Today, the Tundra encounters much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram trucks, GMC and Ford half-ton pickups, all of which have been upgraded or revised since 2007.
The Tundra can be found in two- or 4x4, and in 3 cab styles: normal taxicab, Double Cab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest cab in the half-ton section given that Chrysler stopped the Mega Taxicab option for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other variations can be ordered with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot freight bed. Cut degrees include Tundra, SR5 and also Limited.
2011 Toyota Tundra Reviews
New for 2011
Toyota has introduced a number of mechanical and also attribute adjustments for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup truck.
The 2011 Tundra will obtain numerous interior updates that consist of ceasing an ashtray as a standard feature and changing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have actually been changed with a new layout.
Mechanical modifications include updating the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a double VVT-i system with roller rockers as well as hydraulic lifters that can variably change both the intake and exhaust shutoffs for boosted performance and also effectiveness. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horsepower as well as 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp as well as 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To assist enhance pulling safety and security, trailer-sway control programming and brake override innovation have been included as conventional tools. Trailer-sway control uses a vehicle's security control sensors to find unplanned side-to-side motion at the rear wheels while towing and also uses the vehicle's anti-skid brakes system to help neutralize yaw triggered by undesirable trailer activity. A trailer brake controller allows the driver to regulate the quantity of gain (brake increase) put on the trailer's electrical brakes when the chauffeur uses the lorry's brakes.
Contradicting a trend that's gotten momentum in the past years, Toyota has reduced the optimum trailer-towing rating of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one instance approximately 1,100 extra pounds.
Toyota ensured this Tundra would not have sand began its face by designing a huge, brawny pickup that looks like it can bully any truck on the market-- at the very least from the front. The substantial grille, sculptured hood and husky bumper offer a frightening head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is rather standard. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is offered for all cargo beds.
The Tundra's interior is created to fit functioning individuals. The control handles are simple to grasp, even in job handwear covers, and the gauges are simple to read at a look yet placed at the end of long barrels in the dash. There are lots of storage choices, particularly with a facility console that could hold a laptop computer and hanging files. Also the regular cab Tundra has sufficient room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint buckets. The seats are broad, helpful and also comfortable. The brand-new Platinum Plan includes luxury touches that previously were just readily available in trucks like high-end Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical attributes consist of:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block as well as cyndrical tube heads, dual expenses camshafts as well as 4 valves per cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block as well as two-alloy cyndrical tube heads, double expenses camshafts and four valves each cyndrical tube, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block as well as cyndrical tube heads, twin expenses camshafts and also four shutoffs per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (common with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota highlights security with a collection of digital stopping modern technologies that assist drivers prevent accidents. All are tied into the antilock braking system. They consist of traction control, brake aid, electronic security control and also trailer-sway control. Toyota likewise has electronic brake-force circulation, which readjusts braking pressure according to cargo load. The Tundra does not hold back on air bags, with side-impact airbags ahead as well as side curtain airbags basic on all variations.
Security functions consist of:
-Front as well as rear sonar auto parking aids.
-Available back-up electronic camera.
-Three-point seat belts at all placements.
Of Interest to Vehicle Owners.
-Maximum gross automobile weight ranking: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum haul capability: 2,000 pounds (regular taxicab 4x2).
-Maximum hauling capability: 10,400 pounds (routine taxi 4x2).
-Fuel capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance reduced array: 2.618:1.
-Creep proportion: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Method angle: 27-29 levels.
-Departure angle: 24-27 levels.
-Cargo flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (standard bed), 97.6 inches (long bed).
-Cargo flooring width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight flooring size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed depth: 22.2 inches.