Today, the Tundra deals with much stiffer competition from Chevrolet, Ram trucks, GMC and also Ford half-ton pick-ups, all of which have actually been updated or modified since 2007.
The Tundra is available in two- or four-wheel drive, as well as in three taxicab styles: regular cab, Dual Taxi as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is the largest taxicab in the half-ton section considering that Chrysler ceased the Huge Taxicab alternative for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes only 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. Cut levels consist of Tundra, SR5 and Limited.
2011 Toyota Tundra For Sale
New for 2011
Toyota has actually announced numerous mechanical and also feature changes for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup.
The 2011 Tundra will certainly obtain a number of interior updates that include discontinuing an ashtray as a typical attribute and replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power electrical outlet. The headrests have been modified with a brand-new design.
Mechanical adjustments consist of upgrading the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a twin VVT-i system with roller rockers and hydraulic lifters that could variably change both the consumption and exhaust shutoffs for boosted efficiency and also performance. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horse power as well as 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp as well as 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To help boost lugging safety and security, trailer-sway control programming and brake bypass innovation have actually been added as common devices. Trailer-sway control utilizes a vehicle's stability control sensing units to detect unintended side-to-side activity at the back wheels while towing and also utilizes the vehicle's antilock braking system to assist neutralize yaw caused by unwanted trailer activity. A trailer brake controller enables the vehicle driver to manage the amount of gain (brake boost) put on the trailer's electrical brakes when the vehicle driver applies the automobile's brakes.
Negating a pattern that's gained momentum in the past years, Toyota has actually decreased the optimum trailer-towing rating of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one instance as much as 1,100 pounds.
Toyota ensured this Tundra wouldn't have sand started its face deliberately a large, brawny pick-up that looks like it might bully any kind of vehicle on the marketplace-- at least from the front. The enormous grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper provide an intimidating head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead traditional. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is readily available for all freight beds.
The Tundra's inside is made to suit working people. The control handles are very easy to grasp, also in work handwear covers, and also the evaluates are simple to read at a glance but placed at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are a lot of storage choices, especially with a center console that could hold a laptop computer and also hanging files. Also the normal cab Tundra has enough space behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint pails. The seats are large, helpful and comfy. The new Platinum Package includes high-end touches that until now were just readily available in trucks like premium Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical attributes include:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block and also cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts and also 4 valves per cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block as well as two-alloy cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts and also 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, twin expenses camshafts and also 4 valves each cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (common with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota emphasizes safety with a suite of digital stopping modern technologies that assist chauffeurs prevent accidents. All are tied into the antilock braking system. They include grip control, brake help, electronic security control and also trailer-sway control. Toyota additionally has electronic brake-force distribution, which changes braking pressure according to freight tons. The Tundra does not hold back on airbags, with side-impact airbags in front and side drape air bags typical on all versions.
Safety functions include:
-Front and back sonar vehicle parking aids.
-Available backup camera.
-Three-point seat belts whatsoever positions.
Of Rate Of Interest to Truck Owners.
-Optimum gross vehicle weight rating: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum haul ability: 2,000 pounds (normal taxicab 4x2).
-Optimum hauling ability: 10,400 pounds (normal cab 4x2).
-Gas ability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle ratio: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer situation low array: 2.618:1.
-Creep proportion: 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.
-Cargo floor length: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (basic bed), 97.6 inches (long bed).
-Freight floor width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight floor size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed depth: 22.2 inches.