Most enthusiasts of Toyota vehicles are expected that the Japanese automaker may shift their focal point towards the life-size Tundra, but they have done the reverse, meaning the automaker pays more attention on the redesigned model of the current Tacoma. Though both options would have been better, the interesting thing is that the redesigned Tacoma will be released only after the launch of the redesigned Tundra for the model year 2017.
The new 2017 Toyota Tundra will definitely be a better option than the current model, which has been in the market for the past 10 years, similar to other models. In order to make the 2017 model Tundra to vie effectively with its competitors, Toyota offers the new vehicle with powerful petrol as well diesel engines to offer an improved performance and lesser fuel consumption.
2017 Toyota Tundra Changes, Exterior
As far as the external design is concerned, it is expected to come with a fresh look with the dominant personality. This means that the front part of the new model Tundra will be restyled in an effective way to offer it an aggressive as well as with an attractive look. It comes equipped with a gigantic restyled grill for aggressiveness. The external look of the new vehicle is further beautified by redesigned wide, stylish headlights and attractively designed bumpers. The entire light system in the vehicle comes equipped with LED bulbs for better visibility as well as to offer the new vehicle a lavish outside look.
Speaking further regarding the outside design of the 2017 model Tundra, it will mostly carry over with the similar threatening grille layout, but would receive new hood, front and back bumpers. On the other hand, the overall layout of the vehicle will likely to remain unchanged.
2017 Tundra towing capacity:
– SR 10,500 lbs,
– SR5 6,800 lbs,
– Limited 10,100 lbs,
– Platinum 9,500 lbs.
– SR 2,080 lbs,
– SR5 1,600 lbs,
– Limited 1,670 lbs,
– Platinum 1,630 lbs.
The 2017 model vehicle is anticipated to come with nine attractive body colors, like:
Attitude Black Metallic.
Silver Sky Metallic.
Magnetic Gray Metallic
Sunset Bronze Mica.
Additional standard features are: windshield ice cleaner, running boards, front and rear mudguards, easy lower and lift tailgate, lower and lift tailgate, taillights + stop lights(with dual vortex generators), energy-absorbing glass, variable intermittent windshield cleaners…
2017 Toyota Tundra Interior, Facelift
This time, the cabin comes outfitted with a new leather-trimmed dashboard with a fresh layout. All seats inside the cabin are designed with premium materials and they are upholstered with high-quality materials to offer it a posh look. The interior of the new vehicle would benefit from novel sets of materials that include highly sophisticated leather seats and dash covers in higher grades.
All available trims of the new Toyota Tundra 2017 would come outfitted with 6.1-inch touch monitor as a standard interior feature. In addition to this, all higher end models of the vehicle come with high-tech features, such as satellite navigation, Bluetooth streaming abilities and HD radio, along with bigger, seven-inch display. The cabin also comes prepared with the 4G LTE web connectivity because all models of GM offer them in compact sector, no less. Finally, safety is also believed to be upgraded due to new sophisticated options, such as blind spot screens, cross-traffic warnings and other few lively safety systems.
2017 Tundra Cummins Engine, mpg
The truck now features two physically powerful gasoline engines and an estimated 2017 Toyota Tundra diesel engine. These engines make the new vehicle to achieve, what a life-size pickup is expected to achieve. The new vehicle is going to be powered by a V8, 4.6-Liter Aluminum i-FORCE DOHC mill that will provide it with essential 310 HP power at 5,600 RPM and 327 lbs per foot torque at 3,400 RPM. Through this mill, the expected mileage will be 15, 19 and 16 mpg in the city, highway and combined respectively in case of 4×2 variants, whereas these figures will be 14 mpg, 18 mpg and 16 mpg respectively in case of 4×4 variants.
Another stronger V8 engine with the displacement of 5.7 Liter Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC will offer the required power of 381 horsepower at @ 5,600 RPM and the highest torque of 401 lbs per foot at 3,600 RPM to the new model Tundra. Through this mill, the expected mileage will be 13, 18 and 16 mpg in the city, highway and combined respectively in case of 4×2 variants, whereas these figures will be 13 mpg, 18 mpg and 15 mpg respectively in case of 4×4 variants.
These two 2017 Toyota Tundra engines will be combined with a six-rate mechanical gearbox and, both with back and all-wheel drive modes. moreover, these gasoline mills will provide the 2017 Tundra with the highest towing ability, which ranges from 6,800 to 10,500 pounds (3084 to 4773 kg), whereas payload capacity will vary between 1,600 and 2,060 pounds.
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Diesel engine is probably just a dream of the internet community, very unlike to happens. But we will mention that the third supposed engine that could power the new vehicle is a V8 Cummins diesel variant.
2017 Tundra price and release date
The 2017 Toyota Tundra release date is estimated to hit the dealerships during late 2016 or early 2017 with the price range $ 28 000 – $ 48 000, consistent with the optional features and models.
2017 Toyota Tundra pictures