Introduced in 1999, Toyota Tundra is a pickup truck famous for its sturdy body and incredible towing & payload capacity. The full-size pickup truck is one of the most sought-after vehicles in the world of small and medium-sized cargo-hauling businesses. For those who are looking forward to a new model of this car, the 2018 Toyota Tundra is in the production line and will appear on the market in the coming months.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Exterior and Interior Design
The Japanese automobile manufacturer will use the same design platform available in the Tacoma and 4Runner to build the new 2018 Tundra. The pickup truck is expected to get improved visuals and sturdier body with this platform. The automaker aims to impart some SUV characteristics in the new car in order to compete with other vehicles in the same category. A refreshed hexagonal grille will be one of the features of interest in the front end of the 2018 Toyota Tundra. This feature, alongside big LED headlamps, will give this end an aggressive look. When it comes to the back end, the new Toyota Tundra 2018 truck will spot a prominent tailgate and a spacious cargo box. There will also be sharper taillights and a modern exhaust system in this side.
In the interior, the 2018 Toyota Tundra will be all about comfort and convenience. There will be a more ergonomic steering wheel & seats and enough space around the cabin components. As for materials, you can look forward to leather, high-quality fabric and aluminum trim. The communication and entertainment needs of the car occupants will be met by a modern infotainment system which will consist of a large screen display and other built-in tech features. This system, which will be available in the center console, will support Bluetooth and USB. Other tech features expected in the center console include an automated air conditioning unit, a satellite navigation unit, and a powerful audio system. The 2018 Toyota Tundra will offer safe and secure journeys with the following protection features: hill-descent assist, airbags, brake assist, cruise control, electronic brakeforce distribution, vehicle stability control, traction control, seat belts and anti-lock brakes.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Engine and Performance
According to the car manufacturer, the new 2018 Toyota Tundra will come with three engine choices. There will be a 4.0-liter V6 engine rated 270 hp and 278 lb-ft. There will also be a 4.6-liter V8 engine rated 310 hp and 327 lb-ft. In addition, there will be a 5.7-liter V8 engine rated 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. The powertrains will work with 5 or 6-speed automatic transmission system which will support an all-wheel drive. In the case of fuel economy and environment friendliness, the pickup truck will record improved fuel efficiency and pollution rate figures. You can look forward to fuel consumption of 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Price, Release Date, and Competition
The least price of the new Tundra 2018- base model- will be around $30,000. As for the other models, do not expect to cash out more than $40,000 on the most expensive configuration. On the side of release date, the car will appear in the showrooms in 2017. The following vehicles are expected to limit sales of the new Tundra: Ford F-Series, Mitsubishi L200, Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Ram 1500, Nissan Titan, Honda Ridgeline and GMC Sierra.