Toyota Tundra 2016

Toyota Tundra 2016: The 2016 Toyota Tundra obtains a readily available flex gas variation on rear-drive setups as well as two new outside colors: Scorching Blue and also Midnight Black Metallic. SR5 and 1794 Version versions get a modified front grille while. A larger 38-gallon gas storage tank is now standard on the Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, as well as TRD Pro models with the bigger 5.7-liter V-8. SR designs no come standard with Toyota's Entune infotainment system while the SR5 gains navigation.


Toyota Tundra 2016


Restricted and also TRD Pro Tundras had a Toyota costs audio system as well as an app collection along with the Entune infomercial system. The Platinum and 1794 Edition versions come basic with a JBL costs audio system. Dead spot cautioning currently part of the Limited Costs package and comes standard on the 1794 Edition as well as Platinum grade. All Tundras with the 5.7-liter V-8 come standard with the integrated trailer brake controller.

The TRD Pro Collection is now offered in a new outside color called Quicksand while the 1794 Edition 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 versions, and a TRD Off-Road sticker.

Car Summary

The 2016 Toyota Tundra is a full-size vehicle that ports over the smaller sized Tacoma and also is available in 3 taxicab styles, 3 bed sizes and also in rear- or four-wheel-drive setup.

Review

2 V-8 engines are available in the 2016 Tundra: a 4.7-liter rated at 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque as well as a 5.7-liter with 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. Both engines are combined exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission. Gas economic climate isn't one of the Tundra's fortes with rear-drive variations rated at 15/19 mpg city/highway for the 4.7-liter and also 13/18 mpg with the larger 5.7-liter. Choosing four-wheel drive drops those numbers a little to 14/18 mpg with the 4.7-liter as well as 13/17 mpg with the 5.7-liter. Depending on the cab style, engine as well as drivetrain setup, the 2016 Tundra can tow 6,400 to 10,500 pounds when effectively equipped.

Safety

Along with the dual front, side-front, as well as side drape air bags, the 2016 Tundra comes standard with knee airbags for the driver as well as front passenger. Blind spot warning is available as part of the Minimal Premium plan and requirement on the 1794 Edition as well as the Platinum trim.

Trims, Packages, and Just What's Criterion
The base SR trim comes criterion with 18-inch alloy wheels, the Entune infomercial system, 40/20/40 split-folding rear bench seats, towel furniture, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, and Bluetooth connectivity. Stepping up to the SR5 trim includes a bigger seven-inch touchscreen, navigation, 60/40 fold-up back seat pillows, back under-seat storage space, and a matte black lower front bumper. The Limited grade is the mid-level version in the Tundra schedule and adds auto on/off fronts lights with manual degree control, a deck rail system with four tie-downs, chrome heated power side mirrors, 10-inch alloy wheels, the Entune mobile phone application suites, natural leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power back horizontal home window with a privacy glass, dual-zone environment control, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. On the Platinum as well as 1794 Version models, additional conventional functions include a JBL costs audio system, perforated natural leather furniture, heated as well as ventilated pole positions, 12-way power flexible vehicle driver's seats, power vertical moving rear home window with a rear personal privacy glass, and blind spot caution. Tundra TRD Pro designs are the off-road efficiency versions and also have the larger 5.7-liter V-8 as well as 4x4. Standard performance features consist of TRD Pro front and also back Bilstein shocks, TRD twin exhausts, TRD front skid plates with an oil frying pan drainpipe gain access to 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 also dashboard are well style, the worldly high quality of the plastics used is a disappointment as a result of the low-quality materials made use of. Flight and handling, on the other hand, are secure on- and also off-road while the seats give plenty of support. We also said in a 2014 First Examination of 1794 Edition model that the cabin is noisier compared to its competitors while the exterior layout isn't really as fresh. Furthermore, the 5.7-liter V-8 isn't as quick as a few of its rivals that make use of more advanced powertrains. Interior space, on the other hand, is generous specifically the massive rear seats. For those that desire optimum off-road performance, we claimed in a 2015 First Drive review that the Tundra TRD Pro feels much better the quicker it could go. Furthermore, it doesn't obtain disrupted easily and also includes excellent steering feedback and also a well-tuned suspension compared to can deal with high-speed off-roading.

Trendy Fact

The Tundra TRD Pro is just one of 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
-Sizable interior
-Terrific off-road capacity in the --TRD Pro version

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

Trick Rivals
-Ford F-150
-Chevrolet Silverado
-GMC Sierra 1500
-Ram 1500
-Nissan Titan