Today, the Tundra deals with much stiffer competition from Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC and Ford half-ton pick-ups, all of which have actually been updated or revised with new powertrains as well as features in the past year.
The Tundra is available in 2- or 4x4, and in three taxicab designs: routine taxi, Dual Taxi as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is the largest taxi in the half-ton sector because Chrysler stopped the Mega Taxicab choice for the Dodge Ram 1500 last year. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other versions can be bought with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Trim degrees consist of Tundra, SR5 as well as Limited.
2010 toyota Tundra Double Cab
New for 2010
Toyota's new 310-horsepower, 4.6-liter i-Force V-8 makes 327 pounds-feet of torque. It's smaller than the 276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with 313 pounds-feet of torque that it replaces, but it's also stronger, lighter and much more reliable. It's likewise regarding 100 pounds lighter than the 4.7-liter.
Tundra models are split into two courses: Tundra Grade and also Limited Grade. Tundra Grade designs sport a brand-new two-bar front grille and also revised taillamps, while Minimal versions put on a billet-style grille. A redesigned seven-pin towing hitch connector now rests above the drawback to assist avoid damage and also dust. Likewise, a rack to help organize storage space has been included in the lower glove box.
The new Tundra Quality Work Truck Plan is aimed at commercial purchasers. It's an entry-level design available in only regular or Double Taxi arrangements, with vinyl seats as well as rubber floors. It's priced as much as $1,030 less than the vehicle's common MSRP. At the luxury of the spectrum is the new Platinum Plan option for Minimal Expanses equipped with the 5.7-liter V-8. It includes warmed and also ventilated seats, a sunroof and also wood-grain trim.
Toyota ensured this Tundra would not have sand started its face deliberately a large, robust pick-up that looks like it might bully any vehicle on the marketplace-- a minimum of from the front. The large grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper provide an intimidating head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead standard. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is readily available for all cargo beds.
The Tundra's interior is created to suit functioning individuals. The control handles are easy to grip, also in job gloves, and also the determines are easy to read at a glance yet positioned at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are a lot of storage choices, specifically with a center console that can hold a laptop computer and hanging files. Even the normal taxicab Tundra has enough space behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint buckets. The seats are large, encouraging and comfy. The brand-new Platinum Package includes high-end touches that previously were only available in vehicles like premium Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
-236-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block as well as cylinder heads, dual overhead camshafts and also 4 shutoffs each cylinder, with 266 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block and also two-alloy cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts and four shutoffs 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, double expenses camshafts and also four valves per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automated (basic with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Safety and security
Toyota emphasizes safety and security with a suite of digital stopping modern technologies that assist vehicle drivers prevent mishaps. All are tied right into the anti-skid brakes system. They include traction control, brake assist and also electronic security control. Toyota also has electronic brake-force distribution, which changes stopping stress according to cargo tons. The Tundra doesn't hold back on air bags, with side-impact airbags in front as well as side drape airbags standard on all versions.
-Front as well as back sonar parking help.
-Available back-up camera.
-Three-point safety belt in all placements.
Of Interest to Truck Owners
-Optimum gross vehicle weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum payload ability: 2,000 pounds (normal taxicab 4x2).
-Optimum hauling capability: 10,800 extra pounds (regular taxicab 4x2).
-Gas capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance low range: 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).
-Strategy angle: 27-29 degrees.
-Departure angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Cargo flooring length: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (standard bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo flooring size: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo floor size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed depth: 22.2 inches.