Today, the Tundra faces much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram vehicles, GMC and Ford half-ton pickups, all which have actually been updated or modified since 2007.
The Tundra can be found in 2- or four-wheel drive, as well as in 3 cab styles: normal cab, Dual Taxicab and also CrewMax. The CrewMax is the largest taxi in the half-ton section given that Chrysler stopped the Mega Taxicab alternative for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just 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 cargo bed. Trim degrees include Tundra, SR5 and also Limited.
2011 Toyota Tundra Grade
New for 2011
Toyota has announced several mechanical and function adjustments for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup.
The 2011 Tundra will certainly get a number of interior updates that include terminating an ashtray as a typical function and replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have actually been changed with a brand-new layout.
Mechanical adjustments consist of updating the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a dual VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that can variably readjust both the intake as well as exhaust shutoffs for boosted efficiency and efficiency. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horse power and 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp as well as 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To assist improve hauling security, trailer-sway control programs and brake bypass modern technology have been added as basic devices. Trailer-sway control utilizes a truck's security control sensing units to discover unintended side-to-side motion at the rear wheels while towing and also utilizes the truck's antilock braking system to assist counteract yaw triggered by unwanted trailer motion. A trailer brake controller permits the vehicle driver to regulate the amount of gain (brake increase) put on the trailer's electric brakes when the motorist uses the lorry's brakes.
Contradicting a pattern that's gotten momentum in the past years, Toyota has actually minimized the maximum trailer-towing rating of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one instance up to 1,100 pounds.
Toyota made sure this Tundra would not have sand began its face deliberately a large, robust pickup that looks like it might bully any truck on the market-- a minimum of from the front. The enormous grille, sculptured hood and husky bumper provide a frightening head-on view. From the side, the Tundra is rather traditional. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is available for all freight beds.
The Tundra's interior is developed to fit working people. The control knobs are simple to grasp, also in job gloves, and also the assesses are very easy to read at a glimpse but positioned 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 as well as hanging data. Also the regular taxi Tundra has enough area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are wide, supportive and comfortable. The new Platinum Plan adds deluxe touches that until now were just offered in vehicles like premium Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical attributes consist of:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block as well as cyndrical tube heads, twin expenses camshafts and also 4 shutoffs each cylinder, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with aluminum block and also two-alloy cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts and also four valves 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 cyndrical tube, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (standard 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 braking innovations that help motorists avoid crashes. All are linked into the anti-skid brakes system. They include traction control, brake help, electronic security control as well as trailer-sway control. Toyota likewise has electronic brake-force circulation, which changes stopping stress inning accordance with cargo tons. The Tundra does not hold back on airbags, with side-impact airbags in front as well as side curtain air bags standard on all variations.
Safety and security attributes include:
-Front and also back finder auto parking help.
-Readily available back-up camera.
-Three-point seat belts at all positions.
Of Rate Of Interest to Vehicle Owners.
-Optimum gross automobile weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum haul capability: 2,000 extra pounds (normal cab 4x2).
-Maximum lugging capacity: 10,400 extra pounds (routine taxi 4x2).
-Gas ability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance low variety: 2.618:1.
-Crawl proportion: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Approach angle: 27-29 levels.
-Separation angle: 24-27 levels.
-Cargo flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (common bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo floor width: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo flooring width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed deepness: 22.2 inches.