2000 toyota Tundra Sr5

2000 Toyota Tundra Sr5: Tundra is the first real full-size Japanese-brand pickup. Presented last summertime as an early 2000 design, Tundra changes the midsize T100 in Toyota's schedule and directly tests full-size residential pickups such as the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Ram and GMC Sierra.

Built at a new Toyota plant in southern Indiana, the Tundra likewise is the first pickup from a Japanese supplier to use a V-8 engine.

The Tundra's design will certainly be the foundation for a full-size sport utility vehicle-- the Sequoia-- that will certainly be constructed in Indiana as well as introduced as a 2001 model.


2000 Toyota Tundra Sr5


Outside
Tundra comes as a regular-cab with an 8-foot freight bed and as a prolonged cab (called Gain access to Cab) with a 6.5-foot bed. The Accessibility Taxi has rear-hinged rear doors on both sides that could not be opened till the front doors are opened initially. Tundra, nonetheless, has outside takes care of for the rear doors as opposed to in the doorjamb.

Both body designs have a 128-inch wheelbase and overall size of 217 inches. Comparative, the Ford F-150 regular taxicab with an 8-foot bed and also the F-150 SuperCab with a 6.5-foot bed are both 224 inches long.

Tundra's maximum payload is 2,000 extra pounds, while the F-150's maximum is 3,220.

Interior

An eye-catching, well-designed dashboard in the Tundra positions all controls where they are easy to see and also reach, as well as front-seat passengers obtain comfortable, roomy accommodations.

The three-place back seat on the Gain access to Taxicab, however, is as well small for grownups unless the pole positions are pushed well onward. The rear seat is level as a board, with a brief, tough pillow and also backrest. The back pillow is split and also both halves easily fold to develop more storage room.

Regular cabs and also Accessibility Taxis can have either a front bench seat that holds three or two container seats. Leather upholstery is optional on the leading line Minimal version.

Under the Hood

A 3.4-liter V-6 with 190 horsepower is typical as well as features either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. A 4.7-liter V-8 with 245 horse power is optional and groups just with the automated.

Tundra's four-wheel-drive system enables changing in or from 4WD High on the relocation via control panel controls. Four-wheel anti-skid brakes are optional across the board.

Efficiency

Tundra supplies fewer choices in sizes as well as engines than its domestic opponents, as well as it falls short in haul as well as towing capability. Nevertheless, with the V-8 this is probably the best, most fine-tuned pickup offered. Everything fits as well as runs with precision, as well as Tundra feels like it was made by Lexus (Toyota's high-end department).