Toyota Tundra 2009

Toyota Tundra 2009: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 version year when it presented the second-generation Tundra. It showed off the most effective V-8 engine of any mainstream half-ton vehicle-- surpassed just by the special edition GMC Sierra Denali-- and all cab/bed configurations could be geared up to tow at the very least 10,000 extra pounds.

The vehicle featured imposing dimension and also designing to prevent any type of memories of the first-generation Tundra, which was referred to by numerous movie critics as a seven-eighths-scale truck. The Tundra comes in 2- or 4x4, and also in three taxicab designs: Regular Taxicab, Quad Cab as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is a couple of inches longer than the majority of team taxis, but it's not as large as Dodge's Mega Cab. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other variations can be purchased with either a 6-foot, 6-inch or an 8-foot cargo bed. Trim levels include Tundra Grade, SR5 and also Limited.

Toyota Tundra 2009

New for 2009

Toyota added flex-fuel capability to the 5.7-liter V-8 Tundra sold in choose areas, including the Midwest, where most E85 stations lie. Toyota is likewise releasing 2 TRD choice bundles created for off-roaders and road enthusiasts. The TRD Rock Warrior includes 17-inch alloy wheels, BFGoodrich all-terrain tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, a color-keyed front bumper as well as grille border, bedside decals, as well as special indoor trim. The TRD Sporting activity likewise opts for a color-keyed appearance, 20-inch alloy wheels and indoor upgrades. The Rock Warrior package is available on Expanse Grade Dual Taxicab and CrewMax four-wheel-drive models with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The Sport plan is available on Expanse Grade Routine Cab as well as Dual Taxi two-wheel-drive designs furnished with a standard bed and 5.7-liter engine.


Toyota made certain this Tundra would not have sand started its face by designing a huge, robust pick-up that looks like it might bully any vehicle on the market-- at least from the front. An enormous three-bar grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper present an intimidating head-on view. From the side, the Expanse is rather standard. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is offered for all freight beds.
-Tailgate help
-Telescoping tow mirrors readily available
-Available moonroof on CrewMax
-TRD Rock Warrior available only in Black or Extremely White exterior surface
-TRD Sporting activity available just in Black or Glowing Red


The Tundra's inside is created to appeal to and also fit functioning people. The control knobs are simple to grasp, also in work gloves, and the gauges are simple to read at a glimpse. There are plenty of storage space choices, particularly with a center console that can hold a laptop as well as hanging files. Also the Regular Cab has enough room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The Tundra Limited does not have a few of the significance of deluxe located in the new Dodge and Ford vehicles, but the seats are wide, encouraging and also comfy, and also the flight is especially silent. The offered JBL stereo (requirement in Minimal variations) and also DVD navigation system are particularly attractive, with 440 watts as well as 10 speakers (12 in the CrewMax).

-Power vertical-sliding rear window in CrewMax
-Offered rear-seat DVD entertainment system
-TRD Rock Warrior, Sport bundles include black fabric interior and pedal covers
-3 12-volt power electrical outlets in CrewMax and also Double Taxi

Under the Hood

-236-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block/cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts and also four valves each cylinder makes 266 pounds-feet of torque
-276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with iron block/aluminum cyndrical tube heads, double overhead camshafts and four shutoffs per cylinder makes 313 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block/cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts as well as four valves per cylinder makes 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (requirement with V-6 and 4.7-liter V-8).
-Six-speed automatic (conventional with 5.7-liter V-8).

Safety and security

Toyota highlights safety and security with a suite of digital stopping modern technologies that assist drivers prevent crashes. All are linked right into the antilock braking system, including grip control, brake help and digital stability control. Toyota additionally has digital brake-force distribution, which changes stopping pressure inning accordance with freight load. The Tundra doesn't hold back on airbags, with front seat-mounted side-impact air bags as well as side curtain airbags basic on all variations.

-Front and also back finder parking help.
-Readily available backup cam.
-Three-point seat belts whatsoever placements.

Of Interest to Truck Owners

-Optimum gross lorry weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum haul capacity: 1,990 pounds (Regular Taxicab 4x2).
Maximum towing capability: 10,800 pounds (Normal Taxicab 4x2).
-Fuel capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer case low variety: 2.618:1.
-Creep proportion: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Approach angle: 27-29 levels.
-Separation angle: 24-27 levels.
-Cargo flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax); 78.7 inches (conventional bed); 97.6 inches (long bed).
-Freight flooring width: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo flooring size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed deepness: 22.2 inches.