The Tundra can be found in 2- or 4x4 and in 3 taxicab designs: regular taxicab, Dual Cab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest cab in the half-ton section considering that Chrysler ceased the Huge Taxi choice for the Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other variations can be ordered with either a 6.5-foot or an 8-foot freight bed.
2012 Toyota Tundra
New for 2012
A new Chrome Package for Dual Taxicab and also CrewMax vehicles includes a chrome exhaust pointer, chrome side mirrors, chrome door takes care of and also 18-inch chrome-clad wheels. The Cold Area Package, warmed side mirrors and daytime running lights are now common on all models, and a backup electronic camera is a brand-new function of the Restricted trim degree. The instrument panel now has a black coating, and also the towing package is not bundled with various other options as well as need to now be gotten separately.
Toyota made certain this Tundra would not have sand started its face by designing a huge, brawny pickup that resembles it can bully any type of vehicle on the market-- a minimum of from the front. The massive grille, sculptured hood and husky bumper provide a daunting head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead conventional. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is optional for all freight beds.
Outside functions consist of:
-17-, 18- or 20-inch wheels
-Optional power-sliding rear window
-Optional power moonroof
The Tundra's interior is made to accommodate functioning people. The control handles are easy to hold, even with job gloves, as well as the assesses are very easy to review at a glance but put at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are a lot of storage choices, specifically with a facility console that could hold a laptop and also hanging data. Even the routine cab Tundra has sufficient room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are wide, helpful as well as comfy. The Platinum Bundle adds deluxe touches that until now were just readily available in trucks like high-end Ford F-150s.
Interior attributes consist of:
-Criterion dual-zone air conditioning
-2 front 12-volt power electrical outlets
-Front bench or container seats
-Optional natural leather furniture
Under the Hood
Mechanical features include:
-270-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block and also cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts and 4 shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block and cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts and 4 shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block and cylinder heads, dual overhead camshafts as well as 4 valves per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed automatic transmission (V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (V-8s).
-Four-wheel drive offered on V-8 versions.
Trailer-sway control and also brake bypass innovation are common. Trailer-sway control makes use of a vehicle's security control sensors to discover unintended side-to-side activity at the rear wheels while towing and utilizes the vehicle's antilock braking system to counteract yaw triggered by unwanted trailer motion.
Other safety and security functions consist of:.
-Electronic security system.
-Side-impact airbags for the front seats.
-Side curtain airbags.
-Optional back-up cam.