2003 toyota Tundra

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

A new V-8 StepSide Access Taxicab model signs up with the lineup for 2003, provided in SR5 as well as Minimal qualities. The Tundra features a new, larger grille that expands into the upper bumper, brand-new round haze lights as well as recently readily available warmed mirrors. Anti-skid brakes are currently standard.

The Tundra is available in 15 configurations and in 3 trim levels: base, SR5 and Minimal V8. The regular-cab models have a 98-inch cargo bed, while extended-cab associate rear-hinged back entrances (called Gain access to Cabs) lug a 75-inch bed. Both a V-6 engine and a V-8 nuclear power plant are offered.

The Tundra pickups serve as the basis for the business's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and also are built at the same Indiana plant. Gain access to Taxi models make up 90 percent of sales.


2003 Toyota Tundra


Exterior

The Gain access to Taxicab has 2 rear-hinged back doors that could not be opened till the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab models, the slim rear doors have exterior manages.

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

A TRD (Toyota Competing Growth) Off-Road Bundle is offered, and also it features progressive-rate springs, Bilstein gas shocks, a tuned suspension, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders, fog lamps and also contoured mudguards. The TRD Sport Package consists of Tokico shocks, tuned springs, a back stabilizer bar, a limited-slip differential and graphite-toned 17-inch wheels.

Interior

Routine taxis as well as Accessibility Cabs might be furnished with either a pair of contoured captain's chairs or a 60/40-split front bench that holds 3 passengers. Accessibility Taxis add a three-place 60/40-split backseat with a fold-down facility armrest. Both halves of the rear pillow layer easily to produce additional storage room, or belongings can be hidden in a storage space area under the padding. A new console resembles the one in the Sequoia SUV. The sunlight visors have pullout expansions.

Natural leather furniture is optional in the Limited design. Along with new steering-wheel sound controls and also a power sliding rear home window, Restricted trucks include a premium 3-in-1 stereo with an in-dash six-CD changer.

Under the Hood

A conventional 190-horsepower, 3.4-liter V-6 engine mates with either a four-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission. The optional 240-hp, 4.7-liter, i-Force V-8 groups only with the automated. The V-8 Tundra's Touch-Select four-wheel-drive (4WD) system can be shifted in or out of 4WD High up on the relocation by utilizing control panel buttons. Towing capacity is as high as 7,200 pounds.

Safety

Four-wheel antilock brakes are standard. Double front airbags consist of a passenger-side cutoff button.

Driving Impacts

The Tundra is extra refined compared to regular domestic pickups. It produces a satisfying flight without much excess jumping or cruelty. With the exception of a little engine drone, it's additionally quiet for a pick-up. The seats fit in a roomy taxicab, as well as the brand-new StepSide box adds additional style.