Today, the Tundra deals with much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram vehicles, GMC and Ford half-ton pick-ups, all of which have actually been updated or revised because 2007.
The Tundra comes in 2- or four-wheel drive, and in three cab designs: routine taxicab, Double Taxi and also CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest taxi in the half-ton sector because Chrysler discontinued the Mega Cab alternative for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other variations can be gotten with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Cut levels consist of Tundra, SR5 as well as Limited.
2011 Toyota Tundra
New for 2011
Toyota has actually introduced several mechanical as well as feature modifications for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup.
The 2011 Tundra will certainly get a number of interior updates that consist of ceasing an ashtray as a conventional function and replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have actually been revised with a new style.
Mechanical adjustments consist of upgrading the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a twin VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that can variably change both the intake and also exhaust shutoffs for boosted performance as well as effectiveness. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horse power and also 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp as well as 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To assist boost hauling security, trailer-sway control programming and brake bypass modern technology have been included as basic tools. Trailer-sway control utilizes a truck's stability control sensors to discover unintended side-to-side movement at the back wheels while towing as well as makes use of the vehicle's antilock braking system in order to help counteract yaw caused by unwanted trailer movement. A trailer brake controller allows the chauffeur to regulate the quantity of gain (brake boost) applied to the trailer's electrical brakes when the motorist applies the vehicle's brakes.
Negating a fad that's obtained momentum in the past years, Toyota has actually lowered the maximum trailer-towing score of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one case approximately 1,100 pounds.
Toyota saw to it this Tundra wouldn't have sand began its face by designing a large, robust pick-up that resembles it might bully any vehicle on the market-- a minimum of from the front. The massive grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper provide a daunting head-on view. From the side, the Tundra is rather standard. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is offered for all cargo beds.
The Tundra's interior is created to fit working people. The control knobs are simple to hold, also in work gloves, and also the evaluates are simple to review at a glimpse but put at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are plenty of storage space options, especially with a center console that could hold a laptop computer as well as hanging data. Even the routine taxicab Tundra has sufficient area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint buckets. The seats are large, encouraging and also comfy. The new Platinum Plan adds deluxe touches that previously were just available in vehicles like premium Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical features consist of:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block and also cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts and 4 shutoffs each cylinder, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with aluminum block and two-alloy cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts and four shutoffs per cylinder, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block as well as cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (standard with V-6).
-Six-speed automated (common with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota emphasizes safety and security with a collection of electronic stopping modern technologies that aid chauffeurs avoid crashes. All are tied right into the antilock braking system. They include traction control, brake help, electronic security control and trailer-sway control. Toyota also has digital brake-force distribution, which adjusts braking pressure according to freight load. The Tundra does not hold back on air bags, with side-impact air bags in front as well as side drape airbags common on all variations.
Safety and security features consist of:
-Front and also rear sonar vehicle parking help.
-Readily available backup cam.
-Three-point safety belt in all positions.
Of Rate Of Interest to Vehicle Owners.
-Maximum gross lorry weight score: 7,000-7,200 extra pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum payload capability: 2,000 extra pounds (regular taxi 4x2).
-Maximum hauling capability: 10,400 extra pounds (normal taxi 4x2).
-Fuel capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle ratio: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer situation low variety: 2.618:1.
-Crawl proportion: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Approach angle: 27-29 levels.
-Departure angle: 24-27 levels.
-Freight flooring length: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (typical bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Freight flooring width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight flooring width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed deepness: 22.2 inches.