Toyota has made a significant enhancement to the Tundra lineup for 2004. A larger Double Taxicab model with a cargo bed as long as the one in the Gain access to Taxicab is now supplied. Available in SR5 or Minimal trim, the brand-new vehicle extends 13 inches longer in general compared to various other Tundras. According to Don Esmond, Toyota Department elderly vice president and basic supervisor, it's "the longest, largest, deepest as well as roomiest Tundra we have ever before built."
2004 Toyota Tundra Double Cab
Tundras can be found in three trim degrees: base, SR5 and also Restricted. Regular-cab versions have a 98.2-inch cargo bed, while the new Double Cab and also extended-cab associate rear-hinged back doors (called Accessibility Taxis) lug a 76.5-inch bed. Both a V-6 and also V-8 engine are available. Tundra pickups act as the basis for the company's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and are developed at the very same plant in Indiana.
Toyota's new Double Taxi vehicle has 4, traditional, front-hinged doors. The Accessibility Cab has 2 rear-hinged back doors that can not be opened up until the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab models, the slim rear doors have exterior takes care of.
Regular-cab and Access Cab body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase as well as stretch to 217.5 inches long on the whole. A regular-cab Ford F-150 with an 8-foot cargo bed is nearly 13 inches longer. The Tundra's maximum haul is 1,800 extra pounds, while the F-150 has a 3,000-pound optimum. Double Taxi versions ride a 140.5-inch wheelbase and measure 230.1 inches long in general.
An optional TRD (Toyota Racing Advancement) Off-Road Plan showcases progressive-rate springtimes, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, fender flares, fog lights and also mudguards. The TRD Sport Plan consists of Tokico shocks, tuned springs, a rear stabilizer bar, a limited-slip differential and also graphite-toned 17-inch wheels.
Regular-cab as well as Accessibility Cab Tundras might be furnished with either a pair of captain's chairs or a 60/40-split front bench seat that stands up to 3 owners. Accessibility Taxicabs include a three-place 60/40-split rear seat with a fold-down facility armrest. Dual Taxi vehicles have captain's chairs as well as a split, folding back bench. The sun visors have pullout expansions.
Under the Hood
A common 190-horsepower, 3.4-liter V-6 engine companions with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The optional 240-hp, 4.7-liter i-Force V-8 groups only with the automated; this nuclear power plant is conventional in Dual Cab versions. The V-8 Tundra's Touch Select four-wheel-drive system can be moved right into or from 4WD-High on the move utilizing dashboard buttons. Towing capacity is as high as 7,200 extra pounds.
Four-wheel antilock brakes are standard. Dual front airbags consist of a passenger-side cutoff button.
The Tundra is a lot more refined compared to typical residential pick-ups, as well as it generates a satisfying flight without much excess bouncing or cruelty. With the exception of a little engine drone, it's additionally quiet for a pick-up. The seats fit in the roomy taxi, and the StepSide cargo box includes additional flair.