Today, the Tundra faces much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC and also Ford half-ton pickups, all which have been updated or changed with brand-new powertrains and functions in the past year.
The Tundra can be found in 2- or four-wheel drive, and in three cab styles: normal cab, Dual Taxi as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest taxi in the half-ton segment because Chrysler terminated the Huge Cab choice for the Dodge Ram 1500 last year. The CrewMax comes only with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other variations can be purchased with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot freight bed. Trim degrees include Tundra, SR5 as well as Limited.
2010 toyota Tundra
New for 2010
Toyota's new 310-horsepower, 4.6-liter i-Force V-8 makes 327 pounds-feet of torque. It's smaller sized than the 276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with 313 pounds-feet of torque that it replaces, yet it's likewise stronger, lighter as well as a lot more effective. It's likewise regarding 100 extra pounds lighter compared to the 4.7-liter.
Tundra versions are divided into 2 courses: Tundra Quality and also Limited Grade. Tundra Grade versions sporting activity a new two-bar front grille as well as changed taillamps, while Limited designs wear a billet-style grille. A revamped seven-pin towing drawback adapter now sits over the hitch to help prevent damage and dirt. Additionally, a rack to assist arrange storage area has actually been contributed to the lower glove box.
The new Tundra Grade Job Truck Package is targeted at business customers. It's an entry-level version available in just normal or Double Cab arrangements, with plastic seating as well as rubber floorings. It's priced up to $1,030 less than the truck's common MSRP. At the high end of the range is the brand-new Platinum Bundle option for Minimal Expanses equipped with the 5.7-liter V-8. It includes warmed and ventilated seats, a sunroof and wood-grain trim.
Toyota ensured this Tundra would not have sand kicked in its face deliberately a large, robust pick-up that resembles it might bully any kind of vehicle on the marketplace-- at least from the front. The enormous grille, sculptured hood and husky bumper present an intimidating head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is rather standard. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is offered for all freight beds.
The Tundra's interior is made to suit functioning individuals. The control knobs are simple to grip, also in work handwear covers, and also the gauges are easy to read at a glance yet put at the end of long barrels in the dash. There are a lot of storage alternatives, especially with a facility console that can hold a laptop computer as well as hanging files. Even the normal taxicab Tundra has enough space behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are wide, supportive as well as comfy. The brand-new Platinum Plan adds deluxe touches that previously were only available in trucks like high-end Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
-236-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block and cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts as well as 4 valves each cylinder, with 266 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block as well as two-alloy cyndrical tube heads, double expenses camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block as well as cylinder heads, twin overhead camshafts and also 4 shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (standard with V-6).
-Six-speed automated (basic with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota emphasizes security with a suite of electronic braking innovations that assist vehicle drivers prevent accidents. All are connected into the antilock braking system. They include traction control, brake aid and electronic security control. Toyota additionally has electronic brake-force distribution, which changes stopping stress according to freight tons. The Tundra does not hold back on air bags, with side-impact air bags ahead and side curtain air bags basic on all versions.
-Front and rear finder vehicle parking help.
-Offered backup camera.
-Three-point seat belts at all settings.
Of Passion to Truck Owners
-Maximum gross vehicle weight rating: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum haul capacity: 2,000 pounds (regular taxicab 4x2).
-Optimum hauling capability: 10,800 pounds (regular taxi 4x2).
-Fuel capacity: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer situation 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).
-Technique angle: 27-29 degrees.
-Separation angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Cargo flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (typical bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Freight floor size: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo flooring width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed depth: 22.2 inches.