The vehicle showcased imposing size and styling to prevent any type of memories of the first-generation Tundra, which was described by numerous critics as a seven-eighths-scale truck. The Tundra can be found in two- or 4x4, and in 3 taxi styles: Routine Taxicab, Quad Cab as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is a few inches longer than a lot of staff taxis, however it's not as large as Dodge's Mega Cab. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other versions can be bought with either a 6-foot, 6-inch or an 8-foot cargo bed. Cut levels include Tundra Quality, SR5 and also Limited.
2009 Toyota Tundra
New for 2009
Toyota included flex-fuel capability to the 5.7-liter V-8 Expanse marketed in select regions, including the Midwest, where most E85 stations lie. Toyota is additionally launching two TRD option packages created for off-roaders and road lovers. The TRD Rock Warrior includes 17-inch alloy wheels, BFGoodrich all-terrain tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, a color-keyed front bumper and also grille border, bedside stickers, and also unique indoor trim. The TRD Sport likewise chooses a color-keyed appearance, 20-inch alloy wheels as well as interior upgrades. The Rock Warrior bundle is offered on Expanse Quality Double Taxi as well as CrewMax four-wheel-drive versions with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The Sporting activity bundle is offered on Tundra Quality Normal Cab and also Double Taxicab two-wheel-drive versions outfitted with a conventional bed as well as 5.7-liter engine.
Toyota saw to it this Tundra wouldn't have sand began its face deliberately a big, robust pickup that resembles it can bully any type of vehicle on the market-- a minimum of from the front. A substantial three-bar grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper present a frightening head-on sight. From the side, the Expanse is rather standard. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is offered for all freight beds.
-Telescoping tow mirrors offered
-Readily available moonroof on CrewMax
-TRD Rock Warrior readily available just in Black or Extremely White exterior finish
-TRD Sporting activity offered just in Black or Radiant Red
The Expanse's inside is developed to interest and also accommodate working individuals. The control handles are very easy to grasp, also in work gloves, and the gauges are very easy to read at a glance. There are plenty of storage alternatives, especially with a facility console that can hold a laptop as well as hanging files. Also the Regular Taxicab has enough area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint pails. The Tundra Limited does not have a few of the essence of deluxe located in the brand-new Dodge as well as Ford trucks, yet the seats are vast, helpful as well as comfortable, and also the flight is specifically silent. The available JBL sound system (requirement in Minimal variations) and DVD navigation system are especially enticing, with 440 watts as well as 10 audio speakers (12 in the CrewMax).
-Power vertical-sliding back home window in CrewMax
-Readily available rear-seat DVD home entertainment system
-TRD Rock Warrior, Sport packages include black towel interior and pedal covers
-3 12-volt power outlets in CrewMax as well as Double Cab
Under the Hood
-236-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block/cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts and also four shutoffs each cyndrical tube makes 266 pounds-feet of torque
-276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with iron block/aluminum cylinder heads, dual overhead camshafts and also 4 shutoffs per cylinder makes 313 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block/cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts and also 4 shutoffs per cyndrical tube makes 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (requirement with V-6 and 4.7-liter V-8).
-Six-speed automatic (basic with 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota highlights security with a collection of digital stopping innovations that aid chauffeurs avoid accidents. All are linked into the anti-skid brakes system, including traction control, brake help as well as digital security control. Toyota likewise has digital brake-force distribution, which changes braking pressure according to cargo load. The Expanse doesn't hold back on air bags, with front seat-mounted side-impact airbags and also side drape air bags typical on all versions.
-Front and also back sonar car parking aids.
-Offered back-up electronic camera.
-Three-point safety belt at all positions.
Of Rate Of Interest to Vehicle Owners
-Maximum gross lorry weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum haul ability: 1,990 pounds (Regular Cab 4x2).
Maximum pulling capability: 10,800 pounds (Routine Taxi 4x2).
-Fuel capacity: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle ratio: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance low variety: 2.618:1.
-Crawl ratio: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Method angle: 27-29 levels.
-Departure angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Freight floor length: 66.7 inches (CrewMax); 78.7 inches (conventional bed); 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo floor width: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo flooring width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed depth: 22.2 inches.