Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016

Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016: The 2016 Toyota Tundra obtains an offered flex gas variation on rear-drive setups and also 2 new outside colors: Scorching Blue and Twelve O'clock At Night Black Metallic. SR5 as well as 1794 Edition designs gain a changed front grille while. A larger 38-gallon fuel storage tank is currently typical on the Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro models with the bigger 5.7-liter V-8. SR versions no come requirement with Toyota's Entune infotainment system while the SR5 gains navigation.

Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016

Minimal and TRD Pro Tundras included a Toyota costs audio system and an application collection together with the Entune infomercial system. The Platinum and also 1794 Version variants come typical with a JBL premium audio system. Unseen area cautioning now part of the Limited Costs package and also comes criterion on the 1794 Version and Platinum quality. All Tundras with the 5.7-liter V-8 come common with the integrated trailer brake controller.

The TRD Pro Series is now available in a new outside shade called Mire while the 1794 Version gets an optional Off-Road plan, which adds 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels, trail-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers, engine skid plates, fuel tank skid plates, front tow hooks on rear-drive versions, as well as a TRD Off-Road sticker.

Automobile Recap

The 2016 Toyota Tundra is a full-size truck that slots over the smaller Tacoma and is offered in three taxi designs, three bed lengths and in rear- or four-wheel-drive setup.


2 V-8 engines are offered in the 2016 Tundra: a 4.7-liter rated at 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque and also a 5.7-liter with 381 hp as well as 401 lb-ft. Both engines are paired exclusively to a six-speed transmission. Fuel economy isn't really one of the Tundra's strong suits with rear-drive variants ranked at 15/19 mpg city/highway for the 4.7-liter and also 13/18 mpg with the larger 5.7-liter. Opting for 4x4 goes down those numbers somewhat to 14/18 mpg with the 4.7-liter and 13/17 mpg with the 5.7-liter. Depending on the taxicab design, engine and drivetrain configuration, the 2016 Tundra could tow 6,400 to 10,500 pounds when correctly geared up.


Along with the dual front, side-front, and also side curtain air bags, the 2016 Tundra comes criterion with knee air bags for the motorist and front traveler. Dead spot warning is readily available as part of the Limited Premium bundle as well as criterion on the 1794 Edition and the Platinum trim.

Trims, Packages, as well as Exactly What's Criterion

The base SR trim comes criterion with 18-inch alloy wheels, the Entune infotainment system, 40/20/40 split-folding back bench seats, fabric furniture, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a rearview cam, and Bluetooth connectivity. Stepping up to the SR5 trim adds a bigger seven-inch touchscreen, navigating, 60/40 fold-up rear seat paddings, rear under-seat storage space, and also a matte black reduced front bumper. The Restricted grade is the mid-level design in the Tundra lineup as well as adds car on/off headlights with hand-operated level control, a deck rail system with four tie-downs, chrome heated power side mirrors, 10-inch alloy wheels, the Entune cellphone app collections, natural leather furniture, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power rear straight home window with a personal privacy glass, dual-zone environment control, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. On the Platinum and also 1794 Edition versions, extra typical attributes include a JBL costs audio system, perforated leather upholstery, heated as well as ventilated pole positions, 12-way power flexible vehicle driver's seats, power vertical moving back window with a back personal privacy glass, and also unseen area warning. Tundra TRD Pro models are the off-road performance variants as well as feature the larger 5.7-liter V-8 as well as four-wheel drive. Basic performance attributes include TRD Pro front as well as back Bilstein shocks, TRD dual exhausts, TRD front skid plates with an oil pan drain access panel, and 18-inch TRD Off-Road alloy wheels.

What We Believe

In a 2014 First Drive review, we said that while the inside as well as dash are well style, the worldly top quality of the plastics used is a letdown due to the low-grade materials utilized. Ride as well as handling, on the other hand, are safe on- and also off-road while the seats give lots of assistance. We likewise stated in a 2014 First Examination of 1794 Edition design that the cabin is noisier than its rivals while the outside style isn't really as fresh. Additionally, the 5.7-liter V-8 isn't as fast as some of its rivals that use more advanced powertrains. Interior space, on the other hand, is generous particularly the significant back seats. For those that desire maximum off-road performance, we claimed in a 2015 First Drive testimonial that the Tundra TRD Pro feels much better the faster it can go. Furthermore, it doesn't obtain disrupted quickly and showcases excellent steering action and also a well-tuned suspension than could manage high-speed off-roading.

Trendy Fact

The Tundra TRD Pro is among 3 TRD Off-road vehicles in the Toyota lineup, the other two being the 4Runner as well as the Tacoma.

You'll Like:
-Toyota reliability
-Sizable inside
-Excellent off-road capacity in the --TRD Pro design

You Will not Like:
-Noisy cabin
-Exterior layout isn't fresh
-Dated powertrain selections

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