As the one of the truly American pick-up truck, proudly made in America 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel leads the line of the popular and well-sold cars in last decade. Maybe that’s the reason why the new model actually isn’t much changed from the last one, with only additional trims and some restyling in the front end in some versions. It’s only worth to mention integrated brake control and larger gas tank which will be available in the base model.
As we said the manufacturer recognized the market demands making the pretty much the same model as the last one, with some changed details like rear suspension and bigger bumpers and stronger steel chassis. The new car has a couple of versions with different measures. There are three styles – regular, extended double cab and “CrewMax” crew cab. The main difference is in the size of wheelbase and length. The base model is market as SR which has 18-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, full power accessories, heated mirrors, a damped tailgate and a windshield wiper de-icer. For fog lights, chrome trim and larger alloy wheels you must order higher trim version. It’s good to say that the new model has chromatic color as a new feature.
We always expect good equipment in the Toyota cabins, aren’t we? 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel is not away from those expectations. When you look at the standard equipment like a six-speaker sound system, a 6.1-inch touchscreen interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a CD player, an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port and a media player interface, the SR Work Truck package instead of the power locks and windows and the cloth upholstery and carpet with vinyl you will have the same impression. For drivers’ enjoyment and comfort, there is 40/20/40 bench seat, cloth upholstery, a tilt-only steering wheel and for safety whole package with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, trailer sway control, front knee airbags, front side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags that cover both rows.
As the last model, the new 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel has smaller 4.6-liter V8 engine with 310 horsepower and stronger 5.7-liter V8 with 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque in higher trims. Towing capacity is between 9,800 and 10,500 pounds and fuel economy for smaller engine 16 mpg and stronger 15 mpg combined.
2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Price
Considering all we surely can say that for the starting price of $24,000 you may get Toyota Tundra Diesel as the similar truck as the last one with some new interesting features.
July 20, 2016