Toyota as it in the other categories keeps a full level quality, it is the same when it comes to truck. However Tundra is a well known truck from the Japanese carmaker, but it’s been at least 2 years, they haven’t updated or refreshed the truck. This year you will have the chance to meet actually the newest and hotter version of the Tundra. It debuted on the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. The most exciting news is about the new trim level the TRD sport.
Exterior and Interior
The exterior didnt stayed the same. There are some refreshed elements which gives a car a whole new appearance. It has a new chassis, from a strong steel, which probably affects on the weight. The front end has been changed, with the new grille with horizontal slats. Headlight rearlight are the old one. Maybe the whole concept styile is overall the same as it was in earlier case, but Tundra has been proved the quality and ecpectation at the same time. It has a bigger fuel tank.
Beside this the cabin shines a new lights. It is coming with a new modern inside look, with gentle material, and new dashboard. The high-tech system will be more functional, and well equipped. The large cabin will stay as was, and it ensures the comfortable feeling for the passengers. So it means, a quite spacious legroom as well.
Engine and Performance
It s not officiall but it should have a 3.0-liter inline six petrol engine, what could deliver between 350 and 500 horsepower. Other option is possible as well. But we know that new Tundra TRD Sport will have 5.7-liter V8 engine, with 381 hp, but about that more in below.
Toyota Sequoia and Tundra TRD Sport at Chicago Auto Show
We all love auto shows, especially that one in Chicago, isn’t it? That’s right. We were waiting the new Chicago Auto Show for many reasons. First of all, we get every single information about our favorite machines, and there we can find a really promising vehicles in every cathegory. This time the floodlights goes to Toyota Sequia and Tundra RTD sport.
Well both of them are marvelous, refreshed and powerfull machines from outside and inside as well. Bot of them has new LED headlight, taillights etc. But the Sequia wears a special elements which is worth attention. It has blacked-out grille, 20-inch alloys, new front and rear bumpers. The new Sequoia is coming as a rear and four-wheel drive. The standard Sequoia comes with a 5.7-liter i-Force V-8 engine, what delivers around 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. It is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. We can choose between three trim levels: SR5, Limited and Platinnum. Also there will be three exterior colour: Midnight Black Metallic, Shoreline Blue Pearl, and Toasted Walnut.
Tundra gets a new exciting TRD Sport trim, also with a very promising package details. It contains color-keyed mirrors, 20-inch silver aluminum-alloy wheels, LED headlamps, bumpers, TRD bedside graphics. This breathtaking SUV is equipped with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine, what can deliver around 381 horsepower. Exterior appears in different color themes as the Blazing Blue Pearl, Barclona Red Metallic, Magnetic Gray, Midnight Black Pearl and Super White. Sounds great and exciting!
As for the technologycal equippment, it should be upgraded a new Safety Sense technology, which will include lane depatrure warning, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control etc.
2018 Toyota Tundra Release Date and Price
The Toyota confirmed that the 2018 Tundra and Sequia will arive to the market already in September 2017.
As for the price, Toyota, did not released pricing for the 2018 Tundra, we try to find some official info about the price, and as for this moment there are non. So, as for our opinion we think that price should not be many diferent than the 2017 model, and it goes from around $30,000 to upwards of $50,000.
2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel
Now, there are many speculation, and fake info on the internet to this date, that Toyota will bring new Tundra Diesel on the market. Well that is not truth, we promised to find only the truth, and that we will write it, so we can say for now there will be no 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel. If, there be some update from Toyota we will update our post.