Toyota has made a significant addition to the Tundra lineup for 2004. A bigger Dual Taxicab design with a cargo bed as long as the one in the Gain access to Cab is now offered. Readily available in SR5 or Limited trim, the brand-new vehicle extends 13 inches much longer generally compared to other Tundras. Inning Accordance With Don Esmond, Toyota Department elderly vice president and basic supervisor, it's "the longest, best, deepest and roomiest Tundra we have actually ever before constructed."
2004 Toyota Tundra Sr5
Tundras can be found in 3 trim degrees: base, SR5 and also Minimal. Regular-cab versions have a 98.2-inch cargo bed, while the brand-new Dual Cab and also extended-cab trucks with rear-hinged back doors (called Accessibility Taxicabs) bring a 76.5-inch bed. Both a V-6 and also V-8 engine are offered. Tundra pick-ups serve as the basis for the business's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and also are constructed at the very same plant in Indiana.
Toyota's new Dual Cab vehicle has 4, traditional, front-hinged doors. The Access Taxicab has 2 rear-hinged back entrances that can not be opened until the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab designs, the narrow back doors have exterior manages.
Regular-cab and Accessibility Cab body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase and stretch to 217.5 inches long in general. A regular-cab Ford F-150 with an 8-foot freight bed is practically 13 inches much longer. The Tundra's optimum haul is 1,800 pounds, while the F-150 has a 3,000-pound maximum. Dual Cab versions ride a 140.5-inch wheelbase and also procedure 230.1 inches long on the whole.
An optional TRD (Toyota Competing Advancement) Off-Road Plan features progressive-rate springs, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, fender flares, fog lights as well as mudguards. The TRD Sport Package consists of Tokico shocks, tuned springtimes, a back stabilizer bar, a limited-slip differential as well as graphite-toned 17-inch wheels.
Regular-cab and also Access Cab Tundras could be furnished with either a pair of captain's chairs or a 60/40-split front bench seat that holds up to 3 residents. Access Taxis add a three-place 60/40-split rear seat with a fold-down facility armrest. Double Cab trucks have captain's chairs and also a split, folding rear bench. The sun visors have pullout expansions.
Under the Hood
A basic 190-horsepower, 3.4-liter V-6 engine companions with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The optional 240-hp, 4.7-liter i-Force V-8 groups only with the automated; this nuclear power plant is standard in Double Cab designs. The V-8 Tundra's Touch Select four-wheel-drive system can be changed into or out of 4WD-High on the move using dashboard switches. Towing capacity is as high as 7,200 extra pounds.
Four-wheel antilock brakes are common. Double front airbags include a passenger-side cutoff button.
The Tundra is a lot more refined than regular residential pickups, and it generates a rewarding flight without much excess bouncing or cruelty. Except for a little engine drone, it's likewise peaceful for a pick-up. The seats are comfortable in the roomy taxi, and also the StepSide cargo box adds added style.