2011 Toyota Tundra
Making its appearance in the market is the solid power horse called Tundra from the house of Toyota. This pickup has the power of the V6 and includes many new safety features. This savvy pickup has been introduced to give stiff competition to many of the other brand sin the market.
The newer version of the Tundra has some cosmetic changes in terms of color variants and is available in three formats going by the name Tundra Regular Cab, Tundra Double Cab and the Tundra Crew Max. The 2011 Regular is a two door version whereas the Double Door has two small extra rear doors. Both these two models support cargo beds of 6.5 foot or 8.1 foot. The Tundra Crew Max is a bigger variant with four doors , has three passenger rear bench seat and a 5.5 foot box.
When the size of the Tundra is looked into, it compares very favorably with some of the other brands. It can be said that the Tundra does not give anything away on this front and comes out a clear winner. The seating is very spacious though one could fault the headspace. The strength of the Tundra lies in its strong body though the dashboard leaves a bit to be desired.
The 2011 Toyota Tundra comes with a choice of three engines of 4.0liter V6 and 4.6 and 5.7 of V8. The V6 gives increased horse power though these are becoming less popular in the full size pickup segment. The preferred among the owners of many pickups is the V8. However auto pundits are of the view that given the initial benefits in cost and better fuel efficiency, the V6’s could make a comeback. However as of now the 4.6 V8 commands a good market share and may have its presence felt for quite some time to come. The 5.7 V8 is a great hit among buyers accounting for a little more than 60% and is a six speed automatic
2011 Toyota Truck Tundra – Review
The changes that have been incorporated in the 2011 Tundra can best be described as cosmetic. The headsets are more comfortable and the Tundra comes with an array of safety features not seen in some of the earlier models. This variant has the antiskid system and traction control which helps keep the Tundra on track all the time. The Tundra comes with additional airbags for the knees for both the upfront passengers and head protecting side airbags both in the front and rear.
The 2011 Tundra from Toyota scores well on the communication front equipped as it is with Bluetooth connectivity, USB for iPods and MP3. Some of the other options include a rear DVD player and a navigation system. The Crew Max variant has the additional option of a power sunroof. Taking all features of the 2011 Tundra into consideration, the Tundra indeed is a good buy and will continue to rule the road for a while.