Updated Japanese pickup Toyota Tundra is officially presented at the Chicago Auto Show . The right to be called an American car, because the Toyota Tundra is designed specifically for the North American market and is produced exclusively in the US on the Japanese company Toyota plant in San Antonio. Despite the lack of a pickup Tundra in Russian showrooms of official dealers, the car can be easily purchased in Moscow and across Russia. Order and buy pickup Toyota Tundra in the US and across the ocean, you can deliver on their own or resorting to the services of so-called “gray” dealers.
Our review will try to consider in detail the changes in the exterior and interior of the updated Toyota Tundra pickup, the – sample, to evaluate options enamel and rubber available colors with wheels, also learn the exact specifications and dimensions of the car, its cost. We estimate the comfort of passenger accommodation possibilities pickup trucks, find out the real fuel consumption and cost of the machine in the United States and Russia. For a full and correct perception of the exterior and interior of the hero of our review of our assistants have traditionally become a photo and video materials about the car.
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Toyota Tundra is available in three body variants: Regular Cab – SWB single-cab, Double Cab – LWB with increased double cab and Crew Max – LWB with a full double cabin designed for comfortable accommodation of five passengers. The paper stop attention to Tundra Crew Max for the sole reason that the majority of pickups falling into Russia is a very large and therefore very comfortable cabin.
- External dimensions Toyota Tundra is incredibly huge: 5800 mm long, 2030 mm wide, 1935 mm high, 3700 mm wheelbase, ground clearance (clearance) of 265 mm.
- Cargo space dimensions are equally impressive, Toyota Tundra trunk is 1999 mm long, 1651 mm (between the arches 1270 mm) wide, 565 mm high side.
- Pick-up is completed at the factory tires 275/55 R20 on alloy wheels size 20 as tuning options may install tires 275/45 R22 on huge alloy wheels 22 range.
- For painting the car offers a variety of colors of enamel: Magnetic Gray Metallic (dark gray), Silver Sky Metallic (silver), Pyrite Mica (gray-brown), Spruce Mica (fir green), Nautical Blue Metallic (light blue), Barcelona Red Metallic (dark red), Radiant red (bright red), Super white (bright white) and black (black).
As we said above, we have updated Toyota Tundra pickup for comparison, we give our readers the opportunity to compare their own restyling and now produces a model photo.
It looks dorestaylingovoy pickup Toyota Tundra (top photo).
So an updated pickup Toyota Tundra in (bottom photo).
From myself I only note that the updated pickup got new compact headlights with strips of LED daytime running lights, chrome grille is much wider, but its height has decreased, the hood got powerful fins and a large slot air intake front bumper changed shape, fog became smaller size.
A review of the side profile to detect changes and wheel arches, new front and rear wings ss stringent vyshtampovki. Foods are not left unattended designers were other marker lights, tailgate got vyshtampovki-groove on the bottom and a hint of a spoiler in the upper part of the rear bumper now consists of three parts (less change in parts in the event of an accident). In general, the Japanese new Tundra pickup truck began to look less heavy and arrogant than its predecessor.
As additional equipment and accessories for external use a wide range of necessary things: towing hitch, the protective coating of the loading platform, a step for lifting the cargo box Bed Step, side steps for planting convenience to the salon, all kinds of fasteners for fixing the cargo, deflectors on hood and side windows, protecting the engine compartment and suspension components, exhaust tips.
If there are changes in appearance, but say not essential, the interior of the updated Toyota Tundra pickup truck in has changed dramatically. What is nice, in a qualitative way, this applies not only better finishing materials, but also ergonomic driving position.
Interior settled in a spirit of large SUVs Japanese company Toyota Land Cruiser 200 and the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150 series , with high-quality plastics, natural leather trim, contrast inset on the front panel (center console in aluminum frame, longitudinal insert on the dashboard under the tree). Solid panel and center console in handy in a large saloon car, matched to their size larger buttons and switches, the gear lever and steering wheel with telescopic adjustment.
Driver’s seat and front passenger with electric drive, designed for very large people lean drivers have to hold fast to the steering wheel, so that in the corners and on uneven road does not fly “out of the saddle.” The seat is comfortable American standards, but, alas, without even a hint of lateral support hips and back.
Large multifunction steering wheel, stylish instrument panel with two large dials, color screen trip computer (option) and four small radii of auxiliary devices. In the console color screen multimedia system, just below the dual-zone climate-control unit. Armrest width so that it is easy to accommodate a teenager. In the front-row seats with a huge margin in all directions, pleasant tactile materials, interior elements carefully picked. Sitting behind the wheel hard to imagine that you are in the cabin, hardworking pickup, everything is so high quality, stylish and noble.
In the second row with no less comfort will accommodate three passengers. Sitting comfortably through the back, set at the optimum angle, seat cushion length, the huge distance from the knee to the backs of the front seats, the minimum height of the tunnel on the floor. The rear seats can be folded down (falls back onto the pillow) for the carriage of goods not put a huge load platform with an area of more than 3 m2.
The new pickup has five complete sets: SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum and Limited Edition of the new version of the 1794 Edition.
In Russia, mainly brought smartly packaged packaging Toyota Tundra Limited, in this version of the model pickup truck in has electric seats (10 directions of the driver, 4-way passenger), heated and ventilated, advanced music JBL (CD MP3 Bluetooth AUX USB iPod DVD 12 speakers) , navigation, rear view camera, dual-zone climate control, sunroof, Electronic Parking, control systems lanes and blind spots, Vehicle Stability control (VSC), Traction control (TRAC), ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, Smart Stop SST ( reduce engine power and stop the car when both the accelerator pedal and brake), 9-Tew airbags including driver’s knee, a leather trim.
Technical characteristics of the new pickup Toyota Tundra : Car offers three petrol engines, diesel is not provided:
- 4.0-liter V6 (270 hp), Automatic transmission 5 automatic transmission (not available for Tundra Crew Max),
- 4.6-liter I-Force V8 (310 hp) mated to a 6 automatic transmission fuel consumption in the combined cycle of about 15 liters,
- 5.7-liter I-Force V8 (381 hp) with 6 automatic transmission consumes less than 18 liters in combined mode.
The front suspension is an independent double wishbone with stabilizer bar, rear suspension, spring split with no bridge. On assurance of the representatives of Toyota Tundra pickup updated chassis has been significantly upgraded. As a result, a large car became more comfortable on rough roads and demonstrates the improved handling and stability on the asphalt at high speeds.
Rear-wheel drive 4×2 with automatic limited slip differential in the rear axle (LSD Auto), for a fee 4×4 all-wheel drive with electronically controlled 4WD transfer case, traction control active A-TRAC and automatic differential increased friction LSD Auto. Disc brakes on all wheels, used power steering.
How much: the start of sales of the updated Toyota Tundra pickup truck in in the United States in September of . For those who want to buy a pick-up in the US the price of the Toyota Tundra in with a double cabin Crew Max in the initial configuration starts at US $ 31,000.