Toyota Tundra 2011

Toyota Tundra 2011: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 model year when it presented the second-generation Tundra. It sported an effective 5.7-liter V-8 engine as well as six-speed automatic.
Today, the Tundra deals with much stiffer competitors from Chevrolet, Ram vehicles, GMC and Ford half-ton pick-ups, all of which have actually been upgraded or revised considering that 2007.

The Tundra can be found in two- or 4x4, and also in three taxicab styles: routine taxicab, Dual Cab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is the biggest taxicab in the half-ton segment because Chrysler ceased the Huge Cab choice for the Dodge Ram 1500. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while other versions can be gotten with either a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, or an 8-foot cargo bed. Cut levels include Tundra, SR5 and Limited.


Toyota Tundra 2011


New for 2011

Toyota has revealed several mechanical and function modifications for the 2011 Tundra light-duty pickup truck.

The 2011 Tundra will get several interior updates that include discontinuing an ashtray as a conventional attribute as well as replacing the cigarette lighter with a 12-volt power outlet. The headrests have actually been revised with a new style.

Mechanical adjustments consist of upgrading the base 4.0-liter V-6 engine with a double VVT-i system with roller rockers and also hydraulic lifters that can variably adjust both the intake and also exhaust shutoffs for improved efficiency and also performance. The 4.0-liter V-6 makes 270 horsepower as well as 278 pounds-feet of torque, up 34 hp and also 12 pounds-feet from the 2006-2010 Tundra.

To assist improve pulling safety and security, trailer-sway control programs and brake bypass innovation have been added as typical devices. Trailer-sway control utilizes a truck's security control sensing units to detect unintended side-to-side activity at the back wheels while towing and also uses the truck's antilock braking system to assist neutralize yaw brought on by unwanted trailer motion. A trailer brake controller enables the vehicle driver to manage the quantity of gain (brake increase) applied to the trailer's electrical brakes when the driver applies the vehicle's brakes.

Contradicting a trend that's gained energy in the past years, Toyota has actually decreased the maximum trailer-towing ranking of the Tundra half-ton for 2011, in one case as much as 1,100 extra pounds.

Outside

Toyota made sure this Tundra wouldn't have sand began its face deliberately a big, brawny pick-up that appears like it could bully any vehicle on the marketplace-- at least from the front. The massive grille, sculptured hood and also husky bumper provide a daunting head-on view. From the side, the Tundra is rather traditional. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is available for all cargo beds.

Interior

The Tundra's interior is created to fit functioning people. The control knobs are simple to grasp, also in work handwear covers, as well as the assesses are easy to read at a look yet put at the end of lengthy barrels in the dashboard. There are plenty of storage space options, particularly with a center console that could hold a laptop computer as well as hanging documents. Even the regular cab Tundra has sufficient room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The seats are vast, supportive as well as comfortable. The brand-new Platinum Bundle includes luxury touches that previously were just available in vehicles like high-end Ford F-150s.

Under the Hood

Mechanical functions include:

-270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block and cylinder heads, twin overhead camshafts as well as 4 valves per cyndrical tube, with 278 pounds-feet of torque
-310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block as well as two-alloy cylinder heads, twin expenses camshafts and also four shutoffs each cylinder, with 327 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block as well as cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts and also four shutoffs per cylinder, with 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed automatic transmission (criterion with V-6).
-Six-speed automatic (typical with 4.6-liter V-8 or 5.7-liter V-8).

Safety

Toyota highlights security with a suite of electronic stopping innovations that aid chauffeurs avoid accidents. All are linked right into the anti-skid brakes system. They include traction control, brake help, electronic stability control and also trailer-sway control. Toyota likewise has digital brake-force circulation, which changes braking pressure inning accordance with cargo tons. The Tundra doesn't hold back on air bags, with side-impact air bags in front and also side curtain air bags conventional on all versions.

Security functions consist of:

-Front as well as rear sonar parking help.
-Available backup video camera.
-Three-point seat belts in any way settings.
-Trailer-sway control.

Of Interest to Truck Owners.

-Maximum gross car weight score: 7,000-7,200 pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Optimum payload capacity: 2,000 pounds (routine cab 4x2).
-Maximum hauling ability: 10,400 extra pounds (routine taxi 4x2).
-Fuel capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle ratio: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer case reduced variety: 2.618:1.
-Crawl ratio: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Technique angle: 27-29 degrees.
-Separation angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Freight flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax), 78.7 inches (standard bed), 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo flooring size: 66.4 inches.
-Cargo floor width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed deepness: 22.2 inches.