2006 toyota Tundra Double Cab

2006 Toyota Tundra Double Cab: When it emerged for the 2000 version year, Toyota's Tundra was the first full-size Japanese-brand pickup, and it likewise used a V-8 engine choice. The Tundra is smaller sized compared to residential full-size pickup offerings.

For 2005, an improved 4.7-liter V-8 created 282 horsepower (up from 240 hp) as well as 325 pounds-feet of torque. A brand-new 245-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 changed the previous 3.4-liter V-6. A six-speed-manual transmission changed the five-speed device, as well as a five-speed automated edged apart the previous four-speed. A new base V-8 model additionally signed up with the schedule. In addition to changed engine output scores thanks to brand-new Society of Automotive Engineers testing requirements, bit has actually altered for the 2006 version year.


2006 Toyota Tundra Double Cab


Tundras can be found in 3 trim levels: base, SR5 and Restricted. Tundra pick-ups serve as the basis for the business's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and are developed at the very same plant in Indiana.

Exterior

Toyota's Dual Taxicab vehicle has 4 conventional front-hinged doors. The (expanded) Gain access to Taxi has two rear-hinged back entrances that can't be opened up until the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab designs, the slim back doors have outside manages.

Regular-cab models have a 98.2-inch cargo bed, while Double Cab and also Access Taxi trucks lug a 76.5-inch bed. Regular-cab as well as Access Cab body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase and also stretch to 218.3 inches long overall. Double Cab versions ride a 140.5-inch wheelbase as well as measure 230.1 inches long generally.

An optional TRD (Toyota Competing Development) Off-Road Package showcases progressive-rate springtimes, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders and mudguards.

Interior

Tundras can be outfitted with either a pair of front captain's chairs or a front bench seat that holds three people. Gain access to Taxis add a three-place 60/40-split backseat with a folding center armrest. Double Taxi vehicles have a split-folding back bench. A navigating system is optional. Double Cab versions can be outfitted with a rear seat DVD amusement system.

Under the Hood

Making use of the brand-new SAE measuring system, the Tundra's basic 4.0-liter V-6 creates 236 hp. It works with either a five-speed-automatic or six-speed-manual transmission. The optional 4.7-liter i-Force V-8 is currently ranked at 271 hp and also 313 pounds-feet of torque. The V-8 groups just with the automatic. The V-8 Tundra's Touch Select four-wheel-drive system can be changed right into or from 4WD High up on the move by utilizing dashboard-located buttons. Towing ability tops out at 7,100 pounds when appropriately geared up.

Safety

Four-wheel antilock brakes are typical. Seat-mounted side-impact airbags, side curtain-type airbags as well as a digital security system are optional in Dual Taxicab designs.

Driving Perceptions

Much more polished than typical domestic pickups, the Tundra creates a satisfying flight without much excess jumping or cruelty. Aside from a little engine drone, it's also reasonably quiet for a pick-up. Energetic performance contributes to the satisfaction. The seats are comfortable in the roomy taxis, and also the readily available StepSide freight box includes added flair.