2016 Toyota Tundra redesign, diesel, mpg – The Tundra is Toyota’s leading truck for more than a decade, and throughout the years, it has become one of the best medium sized pickup trucks available on the global market. The new Toyota Tundra 2016 is expected to continue that tradition. This pickup truck is considered as one of the toughest and most reliable trucks, and with its wide lineup of engines, combined with its design, makes this truck wanted on the market and also a good choice for contractors, as well as, people who need a reliable car.
2016 Toyota Tundra redesign
As far as the exterior of the 2016 Toyota Tundra pickup truck goes, it will mainly stay unchanged. Some changes will be applied to the hood design with bigger air-intakes, in order to improve the cooling system for the diesel engine. Tundra petrol models will stay pretty much unchanged. The LED headlights and taillights will be standard equipment, while the Xenon headlights will be available in higher trims. The vehicle will also come equipped with LED daytime running lights and fog lights.
Inside the new Toyota Tundra 2016, the customers will find cruise control, infotainment system with 6.1” display, audio system, air conditioning, keyless entry, and cloth upholstery. Higher trim models will have more optional equipment, such as a moonroof, better premium audio system, leather upholstery, cooled and heated seats and blind-spot monitoring.
Toyota Tundra 2016 specs
Under the hood, the new Toyota Tundra 2016 will come with same engine lineup as in the previous model. The base engine will be the 4.6-liter V-8, capable of delivering 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque. Further down the lineup, there will be a 5.7-liter engine, which will be able to produce 380 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will come paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Standard models will come with FWD, while AWD will be available as an option. The big news is that the 5.0-liter V8 Cummins turbocharged engine, capable of delivering 300 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque will be joining the engine lineup. With this diesel powerplant the 2016 Toyota Tundra towing capacity should be much better than current 10,500 pounds.
2016 Toyota Tundra price and release date
As far as the price goes, it will depend on trim level that the customers choose. The price of the base Toyota Tundra 2016 should be around $38,000, while the better equipped models with AWD and TRD variation will cost around $45,000. The official release date of the 2016 Toyota Tundra is still unknown, but it is expected that it will be available for buying by the end of this year as a 2016 model.