The Tundra comes as a regular-cab model with an 8-foot freight bed or as an Access Taxi (extended-cab) with rear-hinged back entrances and also a 6.5-foot bed. A 3.4-liter V-6 engine mates with either a handbook or transmission, while the 4.7-liter V-8 features the automated transmission only. The Tundra acts as the basis for the Sequoia sport utility vehicle and is built at the same Indiana plant. Opponents include the full plant of domestic full-size pick-ups: Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Ram, Ford F-150 as well as GMC Sierra.
2002 Toyota Tundra
Regular-cab Tundras have an 8-foot freight bed, while the four-door extended Accessibility Cab variation gets a 6.25-foot bed. The Access Taxicab has two rear-hinged back doors that can't be opened up until the front doors are open. Unlike some instances of the extended-cab design, the slim back doors have outside takes care of. 3 trim degrees are readily available: base, SR5 as well as Restricted V8.
Both body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase as well as stretch to 217.5 inches long overall. Comparative, a regular-cab Ford F-150 with an 8-foot cargo bed and also an F-150 SuperCab with a 6.5-foot bed are both 225.5 inches long. The Tundra's maximum haul is an also 2,000 extra pounds, while the F-150 has a maximum payload of 3,150 pounds. A TRD (Toyota Competing Growth) Off-Road Bundle is offered, which features dynamic rate springtimes, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires, aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders, haze lights and also contoured mudguards.
Routine cabs and also Access Taxicabs could have either a set of contoured captain's chairs or a 60/40-split front bench that holds three owners. A power vehicle driver's seat and also two-level console is included with the captain's chairs. Gain access to Cabs include a three-place, 60/40-split rear seat with a fold-down center armrest. Both halves of the rear pillow fold conveniently to create extra storage area, or valuables can be concealed in a storage space area under the padding. Leather upholstery is optional on the high-grade Restricted version. Sunlight visors have pullout expansions.
Under the Hood
A common, 190-horsepower, 3.4-liter V-6 engine friends with either a five-speed guidebook or a four-speed-automatic transmission. The optional 245-hp, 4.7-liter, "i-Force" V-8 teams with the automated unit just.
The Tundra's Touch-Select four-wheel-drive system can be moved in or out of 4WD High on the move using control panel controls. Towing capability is as high as 7,200 extra pounds with the V-8 engine.
Four-wheel antilock brakes are typical on the Tundra Limited and also optional on other versions. Dual front air bags consist of a passenger-side cutoff button.