About 2011 Toyota Tundra
Last year’s release was able to prove its merit in the automotive market, hence a lot of attention is fixed on the 2011 Toyota Tundra to try and outdo that. To get a detailed look into how this vehicle performs, more details follow below.
As expected, the 2011 Toyota Tundra will enjoy minor revisions to the taillamp and the grille – just to give a new look into a classic formula. There are three cab styles – Double Cab, regular cab, and CrewMax crew cab – and three bed lengths to choose from. Overall though, it gives up nothing in size in comparison to its closest rivals. It lacks the stylish and upscale look on the dashboard as most other pickup trucks in the market, but the strength of the interior structure is unparalleled.
2011 Toyota Tundra Changes
Since a lot of the earlier issues on the Toyota model releases focused on safety, the 2011 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a brake-override – a feature that enables the brake pedal to override the accelerator. Meanwhile, there are three engine choices available here just as with the 2010 Toyota Tundra model, but the base option is the 4.6-liter V8 engine, capable of producing up to 310 horsepower and up to 327 lb-ft torque. In terms of the fuel economy rating for this vehicle, it is estimated to be deliver the same numbers as the 2010 edition, which is approximately 15 mpg on the city and 20 mpg on the highway for the base engine option.
There is also a host of infotainment features available to make each ride as comfortable and enjoyable as possible for the passengers. You will also appreciate the use of leather upholstery to bring forth that comfort, while the cabin is rich in pockets to provide you with more storage room on the inside.
Pro’s of 2011 Toyota Tundra
*Terrific ride quality;
*Better road feel and quicker response;
*Cargo bed bins can outdo its rivals.
Con’s of 2011 Toyota Tundra
*Even the 4WD setup is equipped with low-range gearing, although it manages to hold well on slippery surfaces.
As with upcoming vehicles, there are no definite details as to the pricing information of this vehicle model yet. However, it is expected to hover around the estimated price range of $23,900 to $43,100. But of course, prices are expected to vary depending on the specific model type you opted for.
The base model price will start at $23,900, which is also the cheapest in the range. The most expensive model is the CrewMax Limited 4×4 at $43,100, which is equipped with a 5.7-liter V8 engine and 4WD. Other price estimates are as follows: $25,300 for the regular cab with 4.6-liter V8 engine, $26,300 for the regular cab with 5.7-liter V8 engine, and $26,600 for the Double Cab with 4.6-liter V8 engine, and $27,900 for the ones with 5.7-liter V8 engine.
The Bottom Line
The 2011 Toyota Tundra is the ideal choice of vehicle for anyone who believes in the manufacturer’s commitment when it comes to engineering and designing their vehicle models – even in the genre of pickup trucks. Although Toyota has been marred by the recall brush that it suffered just recently, it looks like they have proven themselves worthy of being considered this time out and have gone to great lengths to enable the brand to recover.