2003 toyota Tundra Sr5

2003 Toyota Tundra Sr5: When it arised for the 2000 design year, Toyota's Tundra was the very first full-size Japanese-brand pickup. It was likewise the first pickup with a V-8 engine alternative.

A new V-8 StepSide Access Taxi version joins the schedule for 2003, supplied in SR5 and also Restricted grades. The Tundra includes a new, bigger grille that expands right into the upper bumper, new round haze lamps and also freshly offered warmed mirrors. Antilock brakes are currently conventional.

The Tundra is available in 15 setups and in 3 trim degrees: base, SR5 and also Limited V8. The regular-cab designs have a 98-inch freight bed, while extended-cab associate rear-hinged back entrances (called Gain access to Taxis) bring a 75-inch bed. Both a V-6 engine and a V-8 nuclear power plant are offered.

The Tundra pickups work as the basis for the business's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and are constructed at the same Indiana plant. Access Taxi versions make up 90 percent of sales.


2003 Toyota Tundra Sr5


Exterior

The Access Taxi has 2 rear-hinged back entrances that can not be opened until the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab designs, the narrow rear doors have outside manages.

Both body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase and also stretch to 217.5 inches long overall. A regular-cab Ford F-150 with an 8-foot freight bed is 8 inches much longer. The Tundra's optimum payload is 1,800 extra pounds, while the F-150 has a maximum payload of 3,150 extra pounds.

A TRD (Toyota Racing Growth) Off-Road Package is readily available, as well as it includes progressive-rate springtimes, Bilstein gas shocks, a tuned suspension, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders, fog lamps as well as contoured mudguards. The TRD Sport Plan consists of Tokico shocks, tuned springtimes, a back stabilizer bar, a limited-slip differential as well as graphite-toned 17-inch wheels.

Interior

Regular taxicabs and also Access Taxis may be geared up with either a pair of contoured captain's chairs or a 60/40-split front bench that holds three passengers. Accessibility Taxicabs add a three-place 60/40-split backseat with a fold-down center armrest. Both halves of the rear pillow fold easily to develop added storage space, or valuables can be concealed in a storage area under the padding. A new console resembles the one in the Sequoia SUV. The sunlight visors have pullout expansions.

Natural leather upholstery is optional in the Minimal version. Along with new steering-wheel audio controls as well as a power moving rear home window, Minimal vehicles consist of a premium 3-in-1 stereo with an in-dash six-CD changer.

Under the Hood

A standard 190-horsepower, 3.4-liter V-6 engine friends with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The optional 240-hp, 4.7-liter, i-Force V-8 teams just with the automated. The V-8 Tundra's Touch-Select four-wheel-drive (4WD) system can be shifted in or from 4WD High up on the move using dashboard switches. Towing capacity is as high as 7,200 extra pounds.

Safety and security

Four-wheel antilock brakes are typical. Double front airbags include a passenger-side cutoff button.

Driving Impacts

The Tundra is extra refined than typical domestic pickups. It creates a rewarding ride without much excess jumping or cruelty. Except for a little engine drone, it's also peaceful for a pick-up. The seats are comfortable in a roomy taxi, and the new StepSide box adds additional panache.