The Toyota Tundra is in its second generation, but it has been sold in the United States for almost 20 years, which is a great achievement. The current generation made its debut in 2007, a long time ago, but it was highly modified in 2014. The Tundra competes with cars like the Ford F-150, the Chevrolet Silverado, the Nissan Titan and the Ram. 1500. attract buyers. What can we expect from the new Tundra Diesel?
Under the hood of the four most powerful versions, you’ll find a 5.7-liter V8 engine that develops 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. It is the most powerful engine of the lineup, but it is far behind the competition.
The first two Tundra models come with a 4.6-liter V8 that produces 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque. Whichever engine you choose, you will receive a six-speed automatic transmission.
The new Tundra is also not the best in terms of fuel consumption. According to EPA estimates, the smallest engine Tundra measures 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway, while the most powerful engine models come in 13 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway.
Speaking of towing capabilities, the new Tundra can tow up to 10,200 pounds. For example, the F-150 easily pulls up to 11,600 pounds, while the Ram 1500 reaches a mark of 12,750 pounds.
The Toyota Tundra Diesel 2019 has a lot of space. Despite a comfortable interior and a lot of space, once again, the Tundra has no compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Most Tundras have a 7-inch touch screen with CD player, USB and auxiliary ports, voice recognition, Siri Eyes Free and satellite radio, as well as Bluetooth transmission.
Like other Toyota cars, the new Tundra is equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense P system, which provides pedestrian detection and collision avoidance. In addition, you can find automatic high beams, a lane change warning and a radar speed controller.
The initial price of the Toyota Tundra Diesel 2019 is $ 31,420, but for the basic SR model. The new TRD Pro is at the top of the range and costs $ 49,645. The other four versions are in the middle.