The new 2016 Toyota Tundra Cummins has several changes from its predecessor. Toyota always offers a good full size pickup truck but the latest models have an ordinary design compared with the other competitors. It may be one of the reasons why Toyota will soon release the new truck with new chassis, exterior, interior, and engine. The new Tundra is not a simple workhorse, but more than that.
For the exterior, there are some redesigned parts. The size of this truck remains unchanged when compared to the predecessor. However, it is equipped with stronger chassis. The body was made of steel so that it will be lighter in weight. Thanks to the 200 pounds lighter weight. This will support the engine’s works. The front part of the car looks more modern with new grille. New shapes of the headlights and fog lights complete the appearance.
Although Toyota Tundra is not the most powerful trucks, it offers high quality interior in its class. High speed is not the main issue for a truck. Comfort is more important. It is supported with the luxury leather upholstery. Wood accents are also employed for natural warmth. Stretched cabin enables this truck to accommodate 5 passengers. Automatic climate control and satellite navigation complete the high technological enrichment. Then, the driving safety features anti lock braking system, stability control and traction control.
Responding to the competitors’ performance such as the new Titan with its 5.0 V8 diesel built by Cummins, the Ford which is also rumored with a diesel for the Future F-150 and the GM with its displacement V6, the new Toyota Tundra will be also with a diesel engine built by Cummins, the same engine version that is also used in Nissan Titan. It is rumored that this Tundra will be powered with 300 horsepower engine. It is reasonable that the Cummins offers 275 horsepower and 560 pound feet of the torque. Besides offering this great power, the engine will also improve the towing capacity up to 12,000 pounds safely. It will also result around 10% to 30% of enhanced fuel economy.
There is no information about the release date of this new Toyota truck. However, some rumors say the release is planned to be in the end of 2015. For the price, the base trim will be approximately $25,000 while the top model will be around $45,000. There are some more models with the prices between them. The specs and the price of 2016 Toyota Tundra Cumminsmake it ready to compete Ford F-150, Nissan Titan and the Dodge Ram 1500.