Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Toyota claims the Tundra provides more front legroom than any of the domestic pickups, though only by about half an inch; and the Nissan Titan has only a tiny edge over Tundra. Around 70-80% of the Tundra sales are the 5. The Toyota recall includes 2004 to 2007 model year Sequoia full-size sport utility vehicles and 2004 to 2006 Tundra pickups sold in the U. With a production capacity of 120,000, sales were double the rate of the T100. Yet, it's super-quiet when sitting inside the truck or standing in front of it. After the road test, allow the brakes to cool.
This is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. A new engine was introduced in 2005: a 4. Toyota recalled 2000-2001 Tundras, soon expanding it through 2003. Some of the domestic extended cabs offer much better versatility. The color palette was changed to Quicksand 4V6 , Magnetic Gray 1G3 , and Super White 040. Combined, the two plants give Toyota a maximum capacity to produce 300,000 Tundra units annually or 100,000 units from the Indiana plant and another 200,000 units from the Texas plant. The seat bottom on the split bench can be flipped up, but the seat doesn't fold completely out of the way, nor can it be easily removed.
In March 2010, the recall was expanded throughout the country. The redesign featured a larger grille, more enhanced fenders front and rear, a redesigned tailgate and tail lights, as well as a completely redesigned interior. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. New Car Test Drive editor Mitch McCullough filed this report from Alaska. Available Only in Southeast Region. For the Tundra line including the Sequoia , the main miscalculation was in the brakes. In addition to more horsepower, some Tundra models have acquired more standard equipment for 2005, including a tire-pressure monitoring system.
In the eight years of owning the truck, he logged in an average of 125,000 miles 200,000 km a year and had it serviced at his local dealership a total of 117 times. When the installation is carried out by a Toyota dealership the existing warranty remains intact. The standard cab versions are selling at a slower rate than expected. In the event of a camshaft failure Toyota will either replace the engine and extend the warranty or repurchase the truck from the owner. It was built in a new Toyota plant in Princeton, Indiana, with 65 percent domestic content.
Access Cab V8 models are available with a full-width or stepside bed. Two engines are available, and both are more potent for 2005. Interior Features The Tundra is a comfortable truck with a friendly interior. The Double Cab and Regular Cab are available with a 6. In March 2010, the recall was expanded throughout the country.
At its introduction, the Tundra had the highest initial vehicle sales for Toyota in its history. In 2003, the T3 Special Edition was sold in conjunction with the release of the movie. Not everyone needs the ultimate in truck capability, though. But Tundra's rear seatback reclines at an angle of 24 degrees, adding to comfort. Available Only in Southeast Region. The package included special badging and unique 18-inch wheels. For 2005, Toyota has addressed the power deficit with new V-6 and V-8 engines.
A tire-pressure monitor is now standard. The new Double Cab replaces the previous generation's Access Cab, and the all new CrewMax replaces the previous generation's Double Cab, it is also built to compete with the Mega Cab. The new base-level V6 is larger than last year's, at 4. An integrated Trailer Brake Controller was added that is standard on all 5. There's little wind noise or road noise in the cabin. This is the quietest pickup we've driven.
Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. As of the 2010 model year this has been corrected. Available Only in Southeast Region. This option package was only available on the 4x4 Tundras with either the Double Cab or the CrewMax cab. This kit features Eaton's Roots-type supercharger which utilizes twin four-lobe rotors, a design shared with the newly introduced , and.
Two engines are available, and both are more potent for 2005. Toyota's StepSide body is more svelte than macho. Available Only in Southeast Region. Truck bed depth measures 19. The seats on the 1794 are finished in leather and a suede-like material and features contrasting stitching.