2016 toyota Tundra Redesign

2016 Toyota Tundra Redesign: The 2016 Toyota Tundra obtains an offered flex fuel variation on rear-drive arrangements as well as two brand-new exterior shades: Scorching Blue and also Midnight Black Metallic. SR5 and 1794 Edition models acquire a modified front grille while. A bigger 38-gallon gas storage tank is now basic on the Limited, Platinum, 1794 Version, as well as TRD Pro versions with the larger 5.7-liter V-8. SR models no come requirement with Toyota's Entune infotainment system while the SR5 gains navigation.

2016 Toyota Tundra Redesign

Limited as well as TRD Pro Tundras included a Toyota costs audio system and an application collection along with the Entune infotainment system. The Platinum as well as 1794 Version versions come typical with a JBL costs stereo. Blind spot alerting currently part of the Minimal Premium bundle and comes requirement on the 1794 Version and Platinum grade. All Tundras with the 5.7-liter V-8 come basic with the integrated trailer brake controller.

The TRD Pro Collection is currently available in a new outside shade called Mire while the 1794 Edition obtains an optional Off-Road bundle, which adds 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels, trail-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers, engine skid plates, gas tank skid plates, front tow hooks on rear-drive versions, and also a TRD Off-Road sticker.

Vehicle Summary

The 2016 Toyota Tundra is a full-size truck that ports over the smaller Tacoma as well as is available in 3 taxicab styles, three bed lengths as well as in rear- or four-wheel-drive configuration.


2 V-8 engines are readily available in the 2016 Tundra: a 4.7-liter ranked at 310 hp as well as 327 lb-ft of torque as well as a 5.7-liter with 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. Both engines are combined solely to a six-speed transmission. Gas economic situation isn't really among the Tundra's fortes with rear-drive variations ranked at 15/19 mpg city/highway for the 4.7-liter and 13/18 mpg with the larger 5.7-liter. Choosing four-wheel drive goes down those numbers a little to 14/18 mpg with the 4.7-liter and 13/17 mpg with the 5.7-liter. Depending on the taxicab style, engine and drivetrain setup, the 2016 Tundra could tow 6,400 to 10,500 extra pounds when correctly outfitted.


In addition to the twin front, side-front, and side curtain airbags, the 2016 Tundra comes standard with knee airbags for the chauffeur and front traveler. Dead spot warning is offered as part of the Limited Costs bundle and also standard on the 1794 Edition as well as the Platinum trim.

Trims, Bundles, as well as Exactly What's Standard

The base SR trim comes requirement with 18-inch alloy wheels, the Entune infotainment system, 40/20/40 split-folding back bench seats, fabric upholstery, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a rearview cam, and also Bluetooth connection. Stepping up to the SR5 trim adds a larger seven-inch touchscreen, navigation, 60/40 fold-up rear seat pillows, back under-seat storage space, as well as a matte black lower front bumper. The Restricted quality is the mid-level version in the Tundra lineup and adds automobile on/off fronts lights with hands-on level control, a deck rail system with 4 tie-downs, chrome heated power side mirrors, 10-inch alloy wheels, the Entune cellphone app collections, leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping guiding wheel, power rear horizontal window with a privacy glass, dual-zone environment control, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. On the Platinum and 1794 Version models, extra common attributes include a JBL premium audio system, perforated natural leather upholstery, heated and also ventilated pole positions, 12-way power adjustable motorist's seats, power vertical sliding rear home window with a back personal privacy glass, and blind spot warning. Tundra TRD Pro versions are the off-road performance variants and come with the larger 5.7-liter V-8 and 4x4. Basic efficiency functions consist of TRD Pro front and also rear Bilstein shocks, TRD double exhausts, TRD front skid plates with an oil pan drainpipe accessibility panel, and 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels.

What We Believe

In a 2014 First Drive evaluation, we said that while the interior as well as dash are well style, the worldly quality of the plastics used is a disappointment because of the low-grade products utilized. Ride and also handling, on the other hand, are safe and secure on- and off-road while the seats provide a lot of support. We also claimed in a 2014 First Test of 1794 Version model that the cabin is noisier compared to its rivals while the outside style isn't really as fresh. Furthermore, the 5.7-liter V-8 isn't really as quick as several of its rivals that use advanced powertrains. Interior room, on the other hand, is generous particularly the substantial back seats. For those who want optimum off-road performance, we claimed in a 2015 First Drive testimonial that the Tundra TRD Pro really feels much better the quicker it could go. Additionally, it does not obtain disrupted conveniently and showcases superb guiding feedback and a well-tuned suspension than can manage high-speed off-roading.

Amazing Fact

The Tundra TRD Pro is just one of three TRD Off-road cars in the Toyota schedule, the various other 2 being the 4Runner as well as the Tacoma.

You'll Like:
-Toyota reliability
-Sizable inside
-Terrific off-road capacity in the --TRD Pro model

You Will not Like:
-Noisy cabin
-Outside layout isn't really fresh
-Dated powertrain selections

Secret Competitors
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