Today, the Tundra encounters much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram trucks, GMC as well as Ford half-ton pick-ups, all which have actually been upgraded or changed considering that 2007.
The Tundra can be found in 2- or four-wheel drive, and in 3 taxi styles: routine taxi, Dual Taxi as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest taxi in the half-ton sector because Chrysler discontinued the Huge Cab alternative for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other variations can be purchased with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Cut degrees consist of Tundra, SR5 and also Limited.
2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab
New for 2011
Toyota has revealed a number of mechanical and also attribute adjustments for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup.
The 2011 Tundra will certainly get several interior updates that consist of terminating an ashtray as a standard feature and also replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have been changed with a brand-new style.
Mechanical changes consist of updating the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a double VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that can variably adjust both the intake and exhaust shutoffs for enhanced efficiency and performance. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horsepower as well as 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp as well as 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.
To assist enhance towing security, trailer-sway control programs and also brake override modern technology have actually been added as basic tools. Trailer-sway control utilizes a vehicle's security control sensing units to find unplanned side-to-side movement at the rear wheels while towing and utilizes the vehicle's anti-skid brakes system to assist counteract yaw caused by unwanted trailer activity. A trailer brake controller enables the driver to manage the amount of gain (brake boost) related to the trailer's electric brakes when the motorist uses the lorry's brakes.
Negating a fad that's acquired momentum in the past decade, Toyota has actually minimized the optimum trailer-towing ranking of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one instance approximately 1,100 extra pounds.
Toyota ensured this Tundra wouldn't have sand kicked in its face by designing a big, brawny pickup that appears like it might bully any truck on the market-- at least from the front. The enormous grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper provide an intimidating head-on view. From the side, the Tundra is instead conventional. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is offered for all freight beds.
The Tundra's inside is developed to accommodate functioning people. The control knobs are easy to hold, also in work gloves, and also the gauges are easy to read at a look however placed at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are plenty of storage space options, specifically with a facility console that can hold a laptop and also hanging documents. Even the normal cab Tundra has enough room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint buckets. The seats are vast, encouraging and also comfy. The brand-new Platinum Package adds deluxe touches that until now were just readily available in vehicles like high-end Ford F-150s.
Under the Hood
Mechanical features include:
-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block as well as cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts and also 4 valves per cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with aluminum block and also two-alloy cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts as well as four shutoffs each cylinder, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block and cyndrical tube heads, dual expenses camshafts as well as 4 shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automated (common with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).
Toyota stresses safety and security with a collection of electronic braking innovations that aid drivers stay clear of crashes. All are connected right into the antilock braking system. They consist of grip control, brake help, electronic security control and also trailer-sway control. Toyota likewise has electronic brake-force distribution, which changes stopping stress inning accordance with cargo tons. The Tundra doesn't keep back on air bags, with side-impact airbags in front as well as side drape air bags typical on all versions.
Security functions include:
-Front and back finder parking aids.
-Readily available backup video camera.
-Three-point safety belt whatsoever placements.
Of Rate Of Interest to Vehicle Owners.
-Optimum gross automobile weight rating: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum haul capacity: 2,000 pounds (routine cab 4x2).
-Maximum lugging capacity: 10,400 pounds (routine taxicab 4x2).
-Fuel capacity: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer situation low array: 2.618:1.
-Creep ratio: 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 degrees.
-Separation angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Freight floor size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (typical bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo flooring size: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo flooring size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Cargo bed depth: 22.2 inches.