The 2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel is the latest model in the series of trucks that have been on the market for more than a decade. Despite its ruggedness and reliability, the series has started to fall behind its competitors, due to its age and some obvious technical shortcomings. In order to get back with strength on the market. Toyota has decided to return with some updated and modernized versions, as well as completely new versions of its trucks. One of those versions is the 2017 Toyota Tundra diesel. With the addition of a new diesel engine and a new body and chassis. The Tundra is expected to bring back Toyota where it belongs on the market.
2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel – Exterior Body Styles and Interior Changes
Since it is a completely new model, the 2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel will most certainly benefit from a slew of new innovations and upgrades for a brand new truck. The most obvious upgrade comes in the form of a completely new chassis, the first in recent years. What distinguishes this chassis from older ones is the fact that it is made from a strong, high-quality steel, as well as a certain amount of aluminum. This combination will significantly contribute to the vehicle’s reliability and durability.
The Tundra also sports a completely new set of running gears, as well as upgraded brakes, suspension and axles. thus substantially increasing its towing capabilities. The grill parts and the bumper are also reshaped, so as to bring a fresh look. Additionally, the vehicle sports brand new fog lights, tail lights and head lights. It help the driver by providing enhanced visibility, and an automatic, lockable tailgate, which can slowly lower, so as to prevent tailgate slams.
As with its exterior, the 2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel interior is also a mix of completely new and upgraded old. The cabin itself is made out of high-quality materials and offers more than enough space for everyone inside. The seats are also upgraded with fine new materials and high-quality leather, thus providing highly comfortable experience for the driver and the passengers. Other additions to the Tundra’s interior include Bluetooth connectivity, a rear parking camera, audio streaming and Entune touch-screen infotainment system. When it comes to safety, the vehicle is equipped with dual front, front knee, full-length airbags.
2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel – Engine and Performance
When it comes to its powertrain, the vehicle is equipped with a number of different engines. Including a standard 310 hp, 4.6-liter V8 at 5.600 rpm. And an optional 381 hp, 5.7-liter V8 at 5.600 rpm. These engines are combined with a six-speed automatic transmission. The engines can boost the vehicle from 0 to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, and from 0 to 100 Mph in 17.9 seconds. The maximum allowed speed the vehicle can reach is capped at 107 mph. In addition, Its fuel economy is rated at 13/15 mpg for urban driving and 17-19 mpg for highway driving.
2017 Toyota Tundra Diesel – Price and Release Date
The release date for this Toyota Tundra Diesel 2017 is expected to be in the early to mid-2017. It has a price of 29.835 $ for the base model. And a somewhat higher price of more than 44.000 $ for the model with additional equipment.