2012 toyota Tundra

2012 Toyota Tundra: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 model year when it introduced the second-generation Tundra full-size pickup with a powerful 5.7-liter V-8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission. Today, the Tundra deals with much stiffer competition from Chevrolet, Ram, GMC as well as Ford half-ton pickups, every one of which have been updated or revised considering that 2007. Certain arrangements of the Tundra could seat as much as 6 individuals.

The Tundra can be found in 2- or four-wheel drive and in three taxicab styles: normal taxicab, Double Taxicab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is the largest cab in the half-ton sector given that Chrysler terminated the Mega Taxi choice for the Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other versions can be ordered with either a 6.5-foot or an 8-foot freight bed.

2012 Toyota Tundra

New for 2012

A new Chrome Bundle for Double Cab and CrewMax trucks consists of a chrome exhaust idea, chrome side mirrors, chrome door takes care of and 18-inch chrome-clad wheels. The Cold Area Package, heated side mirrors and daytime running lights are currently typical on all designs, and also a back-up video camera is a brand-new feature of the Restricted trim level. The instrument panel now has a black coating, and the towing package is not packed with other options and must currently be gotten independently.


Toyota made certain this Tundra wouldn't have sand began its face by designing a huge, robust pickup that resembles it might bully any type of vehicle on the marketplace-- at the very least from the front. The massive grille, sculptured hood and husky bumper present a daunting head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead standard. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is optional for all freight beds.

Outside attributes include:

-17-, 18- or 20-inch wheels
-Optional power-sliding rear home window
-Optional power moonroof


The Tundra's interior is developed to fit working individuals. The control knobs are easy to grip, despite having work gloves, and also the assesses are easy to review at a look yet positioned at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are lots of storage alternatives, particularly with a center console that can hold a laptop and hanging data. Even the routine taxi Tundra has enough area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint buckets. The seats are wide, helpful and also comfy. The Platinum Package adds high-end touches that previously were only available in trucks like high-end Ford F-150s.

Interior attributes include:

-Criterion dual-zone cooling
-Two front 12-volt power outlets
-Front bench or pail seats
-Optional leather furniture

Under the Hood

Mechanical features consist of:

-270-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block and also cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts as well as four shutoffs each cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with aluminum block and cylinder heads, double expenses camshafts and also four shutoffs per cylinder, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block and also cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts as well as four valves per cyndrical tube, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed transmission (V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (V-8s).
-Four-wheel drive available on V-8 versions.

Safety and security

Trailer-sway control and brake bypass innovation are conventional. Trailer-sway control makes use of a truck's stability control sensing units to find unintentional side-to-side movement at the back wheels while towing and also uses the truck's anti-skid brakes system to counteract yaw brought on by undesirable trailer activity.

Other safety and security functions include:.

-Antilock brakes.
-Digital security system.
-Side-impact airbags for the pole positions.
-Side curtain airbags.
-Optional backup electronic camera.