2006 toyota Tundra

2006 Toyota Tundra: When it emerged for the 2000 model year, Toyota's Tundra was the first full-size Japanese-brand pickup, and also it also used a V-8 engine option. The Tundra is smaller than domestic full-size pickup offerings.

For 2005, a better 4.7-liter V-8 created 282 horsepower (up from 240 hp) and 325 pounds-feet of torque. A new 245-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 changed the previous 3.4-liter V-6. A six-speed-manual transmission changed the five-speed system, and also a five-speed automatic bordered aside the former four-speed. A new base V-8 version additionally signed up with the schedule. Besides changed engine result rankings thanks to new Culture of Automotive Engineers screening criteria, little bit has transformed for the 2006 model year.

2006 Toyota Tundra

Tundras can be found in three trim levels: base, SR5 and also Restricted. Tundra pickups act as the basis for the company's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and also are developed at the very same plant in Indiana.


Toyota's Dual Taxicab truck has 4 standard front-hinged doors. The (extended) Gain access to Taxicab has two rear-hinged back doors that can't be opened till the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab designs, the slim back doors have outside takes care of.

Regular-cab designs have a 98.2-inch cargo bed, while Double Taxicab as well as Access Taxicab trucks carry a 76.5-inch bed. Regular-cab and Accessibility Cab body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase and also stretch to 218.3 inches long overall. Dual Taxi models ride a 140.5-inch wheelbase and step 230.1 inches long overall.

An optional TRD (Toyota Competing Growth) Off-Road Package showcases progressive-rate springtimes, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders and mudguards.


Tundras can be geared up with either a set of front captain's chairs or a front bench seat that holds three people. Accessibility Cabs include a three-place 60/40-split backseat with a folding center armrest. Dual Taxi vehicles have a split-folding back bench. A navigating system is optional. Double Taxi designs can be furnished with a rear seat DVD entertainment system.

Under the Hood

Using the new SAE gauging system, the Tundra's conventional 4.0-liter V-6 produces 236 hp. It deals with either a five-speed-automatic or six-speed-manual transmission. The optional 4.7-liter i-Force V-8 is now ranked at 271 hp as well as 313 pounds-feet of torque. The V-8 teams only with the automatic. The V-8 Tundra's Touch Select four-wheel-drive system can be shifted right into or out of 4WD High on the move by utilizing dashboard-located switches. Towing ability peaks at 7,100 pounds when properly equipped.


Four-wheel antilock brakes are typical. Seat-mounted side-impact airbags, side curtain-type airbags as well as an electronic security system are optional in Dual Taxicab versions.

Driving Impressions

More refined compared to regular domestic pickups, the Tundra generates a rewarding flight without much excess jumping or violence. Apart from a little engine drone, it's also reasonably peaceful for a pickup. Energetic performance contributes to the pleasure. The seats fit in the roomy cabs, and also the readily available StepSide cargo box includes additional panache.