Toyota Tundra 2009

Toyota Tundra 2009: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 version year when it presented the second-generation Tundra. It showed off one of the most effective V-8 engine of any kind of mainstream half-ton truck-- exceeded only by the scandal sheet GMC Sierra Denali-- and all cab/bed setups could be equipped to tow at least 10,000 extra pounds.

The truck showcased imposing size and styling to prevent any memories of the first-generation Tundra, which was referred to by several movie critics as a seven-eighths-scale truck. The Tundra can be found in 2- or four-wheel drive, and also in three taxicab styles: Routine Cab, Quad Taxicab and CrewMax. The CrewMax is a few inches much longer than many staff taxis, yet it's not as huge as Dodge's Mega Taxi. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other variations can be purchased with either a 6-foot, 6-inch or an 8-foot freight bed. Cut degrees consist of Tundra Quality, SR5 and Limited.

Toyota Tundra 2009

New for 2009

Toyota added flex-fuel ability to the 5.7-liter V-8 Tundra marketed in pick regions, including the Midwest, where most E85 terminals lie. Toyota is likewise launching 2 TRD option packages made for off-roaders and also road lovers. The TRD Rock Warrior adds 17-inch alloy wheels, BFGoodrich all-terrain tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, a color-keyed front bumper and also grille surround, bedside stickers, and also unique interior trim. The TRD Sport also opts for a color-keyed look, 20-inch alloy wheels as well as interior upgrades. The Rock Warrior bundle is available on Expanse Quality Double Taxicab as well as CrewMax four-wheel-drive versions with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The Sporting activity bundle is readily available on Tundra Grade Normal Taxicab and Double Taxicab two-wheel-drive versions geared up with a typical bed as well as 5.7-liter engine.


Toyota made sure this Tundra wouldn't have sand began its face by designing a large, robust pick-up that appears like it might bully any type of truck on the marketplace-- at least from the front. A huge three-bar grille, sculptured hood as well as husky bumper present a daunting head-on sight. From the side, the Tundra is instead traditional. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is available for all cargo beds.
-Tailgate assist
-Telescoping tow mirrors available
-Available moonroof on CrewMax
-TRD Rock Warrior available just in Black or Super White outside surface
-TRD Sporting activity offered only in Black or Radiant Red


The Tundra's inside is made to appeal to and also suit working individuals. The control knobs are simple to grip, even in job handwear covers, and also the gauges are easy to read at a glimpse. There are a lot of storage choices, specifically with a center console that can hold a laptop and hanging data. Even the Routine Taxicab has enough area behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint pails. The Expanse Limited lacks a few of the significance of luxury discovered in the brand-new Dodge and also Ford vehicles, however the seats are wide, encouraging and comfy, and also the trip is especially peaceful. The readily available JBL sound system (criterion in Restricted variations) and DVD navigating system are specifically attractive, with 440 watts and also 10 audio speakers (12 in the CrewMax).

-Power vertical-sliding rear home window in CrewMax
-Available rear-seat DVD enjoyment system
-TRD Rock Warrior, Sport bundles include black cloth interior and also pedal covers
-3 12-volt power electrical outlets in CrewMax and Dual Taxi

Under the Hood

-236-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with light weight aluminum block/cylinder heads, double overhead camshafts as well as four shutoffs per cyndrical tube makes 266 pounds-feet of torque
-276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with iron block/aluminum cyndrical tube heads, dual overhead camshafts and 4 shutoffs each cyndrical tube makes 313 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with aluminum block/cylinder heads, twin overhead camshafts and also 4 shutoffs each cylinder makes 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed automatic transmission (requirement with V-6 and also 4.7-liter V-8).
-Six-speed automatic (conventional with 5.7-liter V-8).


Toyota stresses safety with a collection of digital stopping technologies that help vehicle drivers avoid mishaps. All are linked into the antilock braking system, including traction control, brake assist and digital security control. Toyota additionally has digital brake-force distribution, which changes braking stress inning accordance with cargo tons. The Tundra doesn't keep back on air bags, with front seat-mounted side-impact airbags as well as side drape airbags common on all variations.

-Front as well as back finder car parking help.
-Offered back-up cam.
-Three-point seat belts in any way positions.

Of Rate Of Interest to Truck Owners

-Optimum gross car weight score: 7,000-7,200 extra pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum haul capability: 1,990 pounds (Regular Cab 4x2).
Optimum towing capacity: 10,800 pounds (Normal Taxi 4x2).
-Gas capability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer case low variety: 2.618:1.
-Creep ratio: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Method angle: 27-29 degrees.
-Departure angle: 24-27 levels.
-Freight flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax); 78.7 inches (typical bed); 97.6 inches (lengthy bed).
-Cargo flooring width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight floor size at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed depth: 22.2 inches.