2011 toyota Tundra Reviews

2011 Toyota Tundra Reviews: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 model year when it introduced the second-generation Tundra. It sported an effective 5.7-liter V-8 engine as well as six-speed automatic.
Today, the Tundra faces much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram vehicles, GMC and Ford half-ton pick-ups, every one of which have actually been upgraded or revised given that 2007.

The Tundra is available in 2- or four-wheel drive, and in 3 taxi styles: normal taxicab, Double Taxicab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest taxicab in the half-ton section because Chrysler terminated the Huge Taxi choice for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other versions can be gotten with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Trim levels include Tundra, SR5 and Limited.


2011 Toyota Tundra Reviews


New for 2011

Toyota has actually introduced several mechanical as well as attribute changes for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup.

The 2011 Tundra will certainly obtain several indoor updates that include stopping an ashtray as a conventional feature and replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have been revised with a new design.

Mechanical modifications consist of upgrading the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a dual VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that can variably adjust both the intake and exhaust shutoffs for improved efficiency and also effectiveness. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horsepower as well as 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp and 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.

To assist improve hauling safety and security, trailer-sway control programs and also brake bypass modern technology have actually been included as conventional tools. Trailer-sway control makes use of a truck's stability control sensors to discover unintended side-to-side movement at the back wheels while towing and also makes use of the vehicle's anti-skid brakes system in order to help counteract yaw caused by unwanted trailer movement. A trailer brake controller allows the vehicle driver to control the quantity of gain (brake boost) applied to the trailer's electric brakes when the chauffeur uses the car's brakes.

Contradicting a trend that's gained momentum in the past years, Toyota has minimized the optimum trailer-towing rating of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one case up to 1,100 extra pounds.

Outside

Toyota saw to it this Tundra would not have sand began its face deliberately a large, brawny pick-up that looks like it might bully any truck on the marketplace-- at least from the front. The huge grille, sculptured hood and also husky bumper present an intimidating head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead conventional. A deck-rail flexible tie-down system is available for all cargo beds.

Inside

The Tundra's interior is developed to accommodate working people. The control handles are very easy to grasp, also in job handwear covers, and also the assesses are easy to read at a glimpse but put at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are lots of storage choices, particularly with a center console that can hold a laptop as well as hanging files. Also the routine taxicab Tundra has sufficient area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are broad, supportive and also comfy. The new Platinum Bundle adds luxury touches that previously were only readily available in vehicles like premium Ford F-150s.

Under the Hood

Mechanical features consist of:

-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block and also cylinder heads, double expenses 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 cyndrical tube heads, double expenses camshafts and also four shutoffs per cyndrical tube, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block as well as cylinder heads, double expenses camshafts and four valves per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (conventional with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).

Security

Toyota highlights safety and security with a collection of digital braking technologies that assist vehicle drivers prevent crashes. All are connected into the anti-skid brakes system. They consist of grip control, brake aid, electronic stability control as well as trailer-sway control. Toyota likewise has digital brake-force distribution, which adjusts braking pressure according to cargo load. The Tundra doesn't hold back on air bags, with side-impact airbags in front as well as side curtain airbags standard on all versions.

Safety and security functions include:

-Front and also back sonar vehicle parking help.
-Available back-up cam.
-Three-point safety belt whatsoever placements.
-Trailer-sway control.

Of Interest to Vehicle Owners.

-Maximum gross car weight rating: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum payload capacity: 2,000 pounds (routine taxi 4x2).
-Optimum pulling capacity: 10,400 pounds (regular taxicab 4x2).
-Gas capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer case reduced range: 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.
-Freight flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (typical bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Freight floor width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight flooring size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed depth: 22.2 inches.

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