2016 toyota Tundra

2016 Toyota Tundra: The 2016 Toyota Tundra gets an offered flex gas variation on rear-drive setups and also two brand-new exterior shades: Scorching Blue and also Midnight Black Metallic. SR5 and also 1794 Edition versions get a modified front grille while. A bigger 38-gallon gas tank is currently standard on the Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro designs with the larger 5.7-liter V-8. SR models no come requirement with Toyota's Entune infomercial system while the SR5 gains navigating.

2016 Toyota Tundra

Minimal and TRD Pro Tundras had a Toyota premium audio system and an application collection together with the Entune infomercial system. The Platinum and 1794 Version versions come conventional with a JBL premium stereo. Unseen area cautioning currently part of the Minimal Costs package as well as comes standard on the 1794 Version and also Platinum quality. All Tundras with the 5.7-liter V-8 come conventional with the integrated trailer brake controller.

The TRD Pro Collection is currently offered in a brand-new exterior shade called Mire while the 1794 Version acquires an optional Off-Road plan, which includes 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels, trail-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers, engine skid plates, gas container skid plates, front tow hooks on rear-drive variants, and a TRD Off-Road decal.

Vehicle Summary

The 2016 Toyota Tundra is a full-size truck that ports over the smaller Tacoma and is readily available in 3 taxi designs, 3 bed lengths and also in back- or four-wheel-drive arrangement.


2 V-8 engines are readily available in the 2016 Tundra: a 4.7-liter ranked at 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque and also a 5.7-liter with 381 hp and also 401 lb-ft. Both engines are paired exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission. Gas economy isn't among the Tundra's strong suits with rear-drive variations ranked at 15/19 mpg city/highway for the 4.7-liter as well as 13/18 mpg with the larger 5.7-liter. Going with four-wheel drive goes down those numbers slightly to 14/18 mpg with the 4.7-liter as well as 13/17 mpg with the 5.7-liter. Depending upon the cab style, engine as well as drivetrain configuration, the 2016 Tundra can tow 6,400 to 10,500 extra pounds when effectively geared up.


Along with the double front, side-front, and also side drape airbags, the 2016 Tundra comes criterion with knee air bags for the motorist and front traveler. Unseen area caution is available as part of the Restricted Premium package and also requirement on the 1794 Edition and also the Platinum trim.

Trims, Packages, and Just What's Requirement

The base SR trim comes requirement with 18-inch alloy wheels, the Entune infotainment system, 40/20/40 split-folding back bench seats, towel furniture, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a rearview electronic camera, as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Stepping up to the SR5 trim adds a larger seven-inch touchscreen, navigation, 60/40 fold-up back seat cushions, back under-seat storage, as well as a matte black lower front bumper. The Limited quality is the mid-level model in the Tundra lineup as well as includes car on/off headlights with manual degree control, a deck rail system with 4 tie-downs, chrome heated power side mirrors, 10-inch alloy wheels, the Entune smart phone app collections, natural leather furniture, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power back straight home window with a personal privacy glass, dual-zone climate control, as well as an auto-dimming rearview mirror. On the Platinum as well as 1794 Version designs, added standard attributes consist of a JBL premium stereo, perforated natural leather furniture, warmed and aerated pole positions, 12-way power flexible vehicle driver's seats, power vertical sliding back home window with a back privacy glass, and also dead spot caution. Tundra TRD Pro models are the off-road efficiency variants as well as include the bigger 5.7-liter V-8 and also four-wheel drive. Common efficiency features include TRD Pro front and also rear Bilstein shocks, TRD dual exhausts, TRD front skid plates with an oil pan drainpipe accessibility panel, as well as 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels.

What We Think

In a 2014 First Drive testimonial, we said that while the interior and dashboard are well design, the worldly top quality of the plastics made use of is a letdown as a result of the low-grade products used. Flight and also handling, on the other hand, are secure on- and off-road while the seats offer plenty of assistance. We likewise stated in a 2014 First Test of 1794 Version model that the cabin is noisier than its competitors while the outside design isn't really as fresh. Furthermore, the 5.7-liter V-8 isn't really as quick as several of its rivals that utilize advanced powertrains. Indoor area, on the other hand, is generous specifically the massive rear seats. For those that desire maximum off-road performance, we stated in a 2015 First Drive testimonial that the Tundra TRD Pro feels much better the quicker it could go. Furthermore, it doesn't get disturbed easily as well as features superb steering response and a well-tuned suspension than can handle high-speed off-roading.

Trendy Fact

The Tundra TRD Pro is among 3 TRD Off-road lorries in the Toyota schedule, the various other two being the 4Runner and also the Tacoma.

You'll Like:
-Toyota reliability
-Roomy interior
-Great off-road capability in the --TRD Pro version

You Won't Like:
-Loud cabin
-Exterior design isn't fresh
-Dated powertrain choices

Secret Rivals
-Ford F-150
-Chevrolet Silverado
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