5 Fast Facts: 2016 Toyota Tundra
Toyota claims that its Tundra large pickup, due for a redesign next year, is available in 50 configurations. Made in Texas, the 2016 Toyota Tundra boasts one of the largest fuel tanks in its class (38 gallons) and a trailer-towing capacity of up to 10,500 lbs.
If you are researching large pickups, here are five fast facts about the 2016 Toyota Tundra:
1) The Tundra pickup is offered in 2-wheel- or 4-wheel-drive. In addition to the TRD Pro trim package off-road version, the Tundra line includes the SR, volume-leading SR5, Limited, and two premium trims—Platinum and 1794 Edition. For 2016, the SR5 and 1794 Edition trims feature front-end styling updates along with standard trailer-brake control.
2) The 2016 Tundra offers three cab styles: 2-door Regular Cab, 4-door Double Cab, and 4-door CrewMax. Short (6.5-ft.) and long (8.1-ft.) pickup beds are offered. The CrewMax, with a shorter 5.5-ft. bed, offers 42.3 in. of rear-seat legroom—as much as some premium sedans.
3) Toyota powers the 2016 Tundra with a standard 4.6-liter V-8 engine that generates 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5.7-liter i-Force V-8 that produces 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque is available. Both engines are teamed with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
4) Toyota’s upgraded Entune 2.5 multimedia system is available in all trims with upscale audio, navigation, and app suites offered on higher trim levels. The standard system includes a 6.1-in. touch-screen display with features including MP3 playback capability, USB ports, and smartphone connectivity.
5) In addition to Toyota’s standard Star Safety System with stability and traction control and brake assist, advanced safety systems are available. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are optional on the SR5 and Limited but standard on Platinum and 1794 Edition trim levels.