Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016
Limited and also TRD Pro Tundras had a Toyota costs stereo and also an app collection along with the Entune infotainment system. The Platinum and also 1794 Edition variants come typical with a JBL costs audio system. Blind spot cautioning currently part of the Minimal Costs package and comes criterion on the 1794 Version as well as Platinum quality. All Tundras with the 5.7-liter V-8 come basic with the integrated trailer brake controller.
The TRD Pro Collection is now offered in a new exterior color called Mire while the 1794 Edition acquires an optional Off-Road plan, which adds 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels, trail-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers, engine skid plates, fuel tank skid plates, front tow hooks on rear-drive variations, and a TRD Off-Road decal.
The 2016 Toyota Tundra is a full-size vehicle that slots over the smaller Tacoma as well as is available in 3 cab styles, 3 bed lengths and in back- or four-wheel-drive configuration.
2 V-8 engines are readily available in the 2016 Tundra: a 4.7-liter ranked at 310 hp as well as 327 lb-ft of torque and a 5.7-liter with 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. Both engines are paired exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission. Gas economic situation isn't really one of the Tundra's strong suits with rear-drive variations ranked at 15/19 mpg city/highway for the 4.7-liter and 13/18 mpg with the larger 5.7-liter. Opting for 4x4 drops those numbers a little to 14/18 mpg with the 4.7-liter and also 13/17 mpg with the 5.7-liter. Depending upon the taxi style, engine as well as drivetrain arrangement, the 2016 Tundra could tow 6,400 to 10,500 extra pounds when correctly outfitted.
Along with the dual front, side-front, and side drape air bags, the 2016 Tundra comes requirement with knee airbags for the motorist and front guest. Dead spot warning is readily available as part of the Minimal Costs plan and also standard on the 1794 Edition and also the Platinum trim.
Trims, Plans, as well as What's Standard
The base SR trim comes criterion with 18-inch alloy wheels, the Entune infomercial system, 40/20/40 split-folding back bench seats, fabric furniture, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a rearview electronic camera, and also Bluetooth connectivity. Stepping up to the SR5 trim includes a bigger seven-inch touchscreen, navigation, 60/40 fold-up back seat pillows, rear under-seat storage space, as well as a matte black lower front bumper. The Minimal grade is the mid-level model in the Tundra lineup as well as adds car on/off fronts lights with hand-operated degree control, a deck rail system with four tie-downs, chrome warmed power side mirrors, 10-inch alloy wheels, the Entune cellphone application suites, leather furniture, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power rear horizontal window with a personal privacy glass, dual-zone climate control, and also an auto-dimming rearview mirror. On the Platinum and 1794 Version versions, added common features include a JBL premium audio system, perforated natural leather furniture, heated and also ventilated front seats, 12-way power flexible motorist's seats, power vertical gliding back window with a rear personal privacy glass, as well as blind spot warning. Tundra TRD Pro designs are the off-road efficiency versions and also feature the larger 5.7-liter V-8 as well as 4x4. Basic efficiency functions include TRD Pro front as well as rear Bilstein shocks, TRD double exhausts, TRD front skid plates with an oil pan drain accessibility panel, and also 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels.
What We Think
In a 2014 First Drive review, we claimed that while the interior as well as dashboard are well design, the worldly top quality of the plastics used is a letdown because of the low-quality materials utilized. Flight as well as handling, on the other hand, are safe and secure on- as well as off-road while the seats offer lots of assistance. We also stated in a 2014 First Test of 1794 Edition design that the cabin is noisier compared to its rivals while the exterior design isn't as fresh. Additionally, the 5.7-liter V-8 isn't as quick as several of its rivals that utilize more advanced powertrains. Indoor space, on the other hand, is generous particularly the big back seats. For those who want maximum off-road efficiency, we claimed in a 2015 First Drive review that the Tundra TRD Pro feels much better the faster it can go. Additionally, it does not obtain disturbed easily and also features superb guiding feedback as well as a well-tuned suspension compared to can manage high-speed off-roading.
The Tundra TRD Pro is just one of 3 TRD Off-road automobiles in the Toyota lineup, the various other 2 being the 4Runner and the Tacoma.
-Terrific off-road ability in the --TRD Pro version
You Won't Like:
-Outside design isn't really fresh
-Dated powertrain choices
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