Today, the Tundra encounters much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram trucks, GMC as well as Ford half-ton pickups, every one of which have actually been upgraded or modified because 2007.
The Tundra is available in two- or four-wheel drive, as well as in 3 taxi styles: regular cab, Double Taxi as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest cab in the half-ton segment because Chrysler discontinued the Mega Taxicab option for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other versions can be ordered with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Cut degrees include Tundra, SR5 as well as Limited.
Toyota Tundra 2011
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 certainly get a number of interior updates that consist of discontinuing an ashtray as a basic feature and changing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power electrical outlet. The headrests have been modified with a brand-new design.
Mechanical adjustments include upgrading the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a double VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that could variably readjust both the consumption and exhaust shutoffs for enhanced performance and performance. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horse power and also 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp and also 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To assist boost hauling safety, trailer-sway control programming and also brake override technology have been included as conventional devices. Trailer-sway control utilizes a truck's security control sensors to find unplanned side-to-side motion at the back wheels while towing and also makes use of the vehicle's antilock braking system in order to help counteract yaw triggered by unwanted trailer movement. A trailer brake controller enables the motorist to manage the amount of gain (brake increase) related to the trailer's electric brakes when the chauffeur uses the car's brakes.
Contradicting a pattern that's gotten energy in the past decade, Toyota has decreased the optimum trailer-towing score of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one situation as much as 1,100 pounds.
Toyota made certain this Tundra would not have sand started its face deliberately a huge, robust pickup that looks like it can bully any type of vehicle on the marketplace-- a minimum of from the front. The enormous grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper provide a frightening head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is rather traditional. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is offered for all cargo beds.
The Tundra's inside is developed to suit working individuals. The control handles are very easy to grasp, even in job handwear covers, as well as the evaluates are very easy to review at a look yet put at the end of lengthy barrels in the dash. There are lots of storage alternatives, especially with a facility console that can hold a laptop computer and also hanging data. Also the normal taxi Tundra has sufficient space behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are vast, encouraging and comfortable. The new Platinum Package adds high-end touches that previously were just available in trucks like high-end Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical functions consist of:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block and also cylinder heads, dual overhead camshafts and also 4 valves each cylinder, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with aluminum block and also two-alloy cyndrical tube heads, double overhead camshafts and also four valves per cyndrical tube, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block and also cylinder heads, twin overhead camshafts and also four shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed automatic transmission (requirement with V-6).
-Six-speed automated (conventional with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota stresses safety and security with a suite of electronic braking technologies that help motorists stay clear of mishaps. All are linked right into the antilock braking system. They consist of grip control, brake help, electronic security control and also trailer-sway control. Toyota additionally has digital brake-force distribution, which adjusts braking pressure inning accordance with freight lots. The Tundra does not keep back on airbags, with side-impact air bags ahead and also side curtain airbags typical on all versions.
Safety attributes include:
-Front and rear sonar parking help.
-Readily available back-up electronic camera.
-Three-point seat belts in all placements.
Of Passion to Vehicle Owners.
-Maximum gross vehicle weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum haul capacity: 2,000 pounds (normal taxicab 4x2).
-Optimum towing capacity: 10,400 extra pounds (regular cab 4x2).
-Fuel capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle ratio: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance reduced array: 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).
-Technique angle: 27-29 levels.
-Departure angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Freight floor size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (conventional bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo floor width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight flooring size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed depth: 22.2 inches.