Offering powerful power, rock-solid capabilities, and a long list of innovative features, the Toyota Tundra 2017 is a heavyweight champion in the full-size truck arena. Many drivers through Wilson, Rocky Mount and Greenville are thrilled to learn more about the 2017 Toyota Tundra, so we have set up a review of its key features. Continue reading to learn more about the performance, capabilities and design of this car.
2017 Toyota Tundra Exterior and Interior
The front end has a unique body-color grille featuring a blackened out center section as well as the world Toyota. The headlights are placed lower in the front fascia and are complemented by LED daytime running lights. The front bumper was cut down while the air vents were moved from the hood to the front end. At the rear, the pickup has a slightly larger bumper and new LED taillights. The wheels are alloy while the side panels have been pimped with loads of chrome. As for the interior, the vehicle features black leather upholstery and contrasting red seams on most cabin parts. The Toyota Tundra TRD Pro logo is stamped on the center console, shift knob and floor mats. The center console also features a 6.1 touchscreen and Etune sound system with a navigation unit. With regard to safety, the car has received some important upgrades and now it features rollover-sensing side curtain airbags, hill descent control and advanced vehicle stability control.
2017 Toyota Tundra Safety Features
This year the 2017 Toyota Tundra is all about increased safety measures for the protection of you and your passengers. Supported by Toyota’s Star Safety System, the vehicle is equipped with 8 standard airbags, a head / side curtain sensing roller and front mounted side airbag seats. It is also the first truck of its kind to be equipped with airbags for the knees. There are many advanced safety features also available on the new Toyota Tundra, such as the automatic limited-slip differential (LSD), which gives you extra protection when maneuvering along rough or irregular surfaces like sand, ice or the gravel. Plus, with a back-up camera now available, you’ll see what’s behind you, keeping your eyes on the road ahead.
2017 Toyota Tundra Engine Specs
When other brands offer turbocharged engines, diesel power and V6 in all their ranges, the 2017 Toyota Tundra opts for proven naturally aspirated V8s. Two V8s are offered. The 4.6-liter units develop 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque, which is more than what the basic engines on rival trucks produce. Those who regularly tow or transport may wish to choose the 5.7-liter engine that makes 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard on some models, including the TRD Pro. Both engines are coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission.