Tough new image, added power ensure the 2014 Toyota Tundra continues as…

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Tough new image, added ensure the 2014 Toyota continues as a top pickup truck

The Toyota Tundra is engineered, and built in the United States, and its tough new styling, this pickup truck looks to a top pick. Improved fuel is expected, tow capacity is reported to be pounds, and a new look has it ready to with the likes of the Ford and Dodge Ram. Inside, dampening keeps the cab quiet and the and 1974 Edition models are upscale for the emerging luxury truck market.

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Toyota The 2014 Toyota plays up its American-born sensibilities, in the 1794 Edition that the ranch in Texas on which the factory is located.

Toyota up a large order with the version of its full-size Tundra — with all of the right to whet truckers’ appetites.

This 2014 American-born said Bill Fay, Division’s group vice and general manager, gets upgrades that consumers highlighted by a more-chiseled exterior and interior with improved ergonomics and easy-to-use technology.

The Tundra, which is engineered, and assembled in the United States, is in five grades: base SR; SR5; well-appointed Limited; and a of premium models — and 1974 Edition — to compete in the strong upscale-pickup The 1794 Edition, a new addition to the lineup, pays homage to the San Texas ranch founded in on which the Tundra plant is

Tundras are offered in three cab two-door Regular Cab, and Cab and CrewMax four-door models. All are available with a choice of drive or part-time four-wheel Pricing for the truck, which is to arrive in dealerships in the summer or fall of 2013, has not yet been

Powering the new-look Tundra is a of three engines, which are but have not received significant changes. Standard on Regular Cab and Cab models is a 4.0-liter V-6 engine 270 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. Its mate is a five-speed automatic features shift logic, provides optimal gearing in and downhill situations.

Added comes with a pair of V-8 offerings — a 4.6-liter 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of torque and a generating 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of Both engines are partnered a six-speed automatic transmission and from the efficiency of Dual Valve Timing with The V-8 exhaust is retuned to help engine efficiency, and during emit a throatier sound the previous model.

Performance figures for the 2014 haven’t been announced, but improved fuel economy is and a maximum tow capacity of 10,400 (4×2 Regular Cab) is Also, an integrated trailer-brake is offered for the first time.

The 2014 Tundra’s new look is rugged, while its premium offer features ready to in the upscale-pickup market.

Signifying the pulling power is a new exterior featuring a muscular front said Fay, sporting a taller grille with headlamps that interlock the rest of the front fascia. The was raised 1.6 inches, contributing to the appearance.

A more-aggressive appearance is to the 2014 models to address from consumers who say its predecessor have the appearance expected of a capable truck with engines, said Tundra Engineer Mike Sweers, so the is updated with a more-traditional, look to give it a tougher

Aero-Fins stabilizers have added to the exterior to reduce air along the sides of the truck to straight-line stability and increase in the back, which enhances quality. Also contributing to the effect is a rear spoiler into the lockable tailgate, is stamped with TUNDRA in block letters.

Tundra’s new image carries over to the with more-chiseled dashboard Designers improved cockpit by centralizing and moving audio and control controls 65 millimeters to the driver. On the new trucks, not only do increase with model but the visual differences of the interiors are more marked.

Moving up the range, the quality of materials improves. The Limited, for instance, with standard leather but a move to a Platinum or 1794 truck upgrades the interior the same top-line leather in a Lexus LS sedan.

An all-new front-seat structure with vibration dampening to passenger comfort, and premium benefit from heated and seats.

Toyota Inside, the benefits from higher materials as well as vibration to make riding in the cab more

The rear seat on the CrewMax has from a slide-and-recline configuration to a design. Switching to the tip-up allowed the lowering of the cargo and increased the rear storage

Retuning the suspension — changing the shock absorbers, and spring rates — has improve overall ride Bilstein shocks on TRD Off-Road models also were to provide better ride but the change, engineer Sweers doesn’t come at the sacrifice of capability.

An audio display and backup camera, 3.5-inch display in the gauge cluster and connectivity are standard on all models.

The 2014 Tundras boast the of segment-leading features, such as a Spot Monitor with Cross Traffic Alert on models, the largest front in the class, plus the segment’s front knee airbag.

Tim Spell, Motor Matters

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