2017 Toyota Tundra will be the representative of the third generation of the pickup truck models. The entire development of new Tundra was done in Michigan. Specific weather conditions have contributed to the project team to create the perfect vehicle.
Toyota Tundra history and previous generations
Tundra are expanses where trees grow poorly, due to low temperatures. This name comes from Lapland language and means “field without trees”. The Japanese car company Toyota chose this name for their pickup truck. From the basis of this name it is not difficult to conclude that this is a vehicle intended for use in harsh environments. The first copies of the Toyota Tundra were made in 1999 from the Toyota plant in Princeton, Indiana. Toyota Tundra was Japan’s first full-size pickup truck made on the territory of North America. 2000 and 2008 model Toyota Tundra was named “the truck of the Year” by Motor Trend magazine. The creators of the Toyota Tundra have taken the basis for this vehicle from previous models Toyota T100 and Toyota Tacoma. The company Toyota in the truck segment of the automotive industry has a long experience of over 80 years.
2017 Toyota Tundra Engines, colors and Specs
2017 Toyota Tundra will be offered in three variants of powertrain. Two of them will be petrol engines and one will be diesel engine. A small gasoline engine will have a capacity of 4.6 l V8 engine and a power of 310 BHP and higher will have a working volume of 5,7L and from the V8 engine will develop 381 BHP. All power will be transmitted through the automatic transmission with six-speed transmission to the rear wheels. Of course, customers will have opportunity to request and purchase model with drive to all four wheels. The diesel engine will have a capacity of 5,0L and with the help of Cummins turbocharged engine will develop strength of over 300 BHP, with the announced fuel economy of 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. This fuel economy will be very interesting for people who love pickups. New Tundra will be presented in many colors: sunset bronze mica, magnetic gray metallic, silver sky metallic, Barcelona red metallic, super white, blazing blue pearl, midnight black metallic and many other variants.
2017 Toyota Tundra towing
Towing capacity of new Tundra will be great 10500 lbs. Just to remind you that the earlier models of Toyota Tundra had towing of 8100 lbs. With this result, Tundra now become the best Toyota vehicle for pulling other vehicles.
2017 Toyota Tundra Design
2017 Toyota Tundra was introduced at the Chicago Auto Show event in February this year. Buyers will be offered three types of body. The main body will be a Regular Cab with a single row of seats and two doors, Double Cab will have two rows of seats, while Crew Max will have two rows of seats and extra space for passengers. With its size, 2017 Toyota Tundra will be easily noticed on the road, simple and straight body lines will be a sign of recognition of this vehicle, a large front grille with Toyota logo will additionally reinforce the first impression of the vehicle.
Many prefer to see the video to gain a complete impression of the vehicle. Look at the new Tundra captured from different angles:
More than a basic package of equipment, 2017 Toyota Tundra models will be equipped with Entune infotainment touch screen System, Bluetooth connectivity, rear parking camera and excellent audio device. Models with richer equipment packages will have HD Radio system, iTunes tagging, navigation system, leather-coated heated seats, details in the cabin made of precious wood, air conditioning, cabin in two zones, universal garage door opener and so on. For the safety of passengers will take care of traction and stability system, blind spot monitoring, front, side and knee airbags. Toyota has always invested a lot of attention to the safety of their vehicles.
2017 Toyota Tundra Release Date and Price
2017 Toyota Tundra will be offered to customers in several trim levels, starting with the base model SR, via SR5, Limited and Platinum Edition in 1794. Starting price of the model with SR trim will be around $ 25,000. From the other hand, 1794 Edition which will have the richest equipment package will cost $48,000. 2017 Toyota Tundra will appear on the market at the end of 2016. As we find, customers show a strong demand for this model.
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