INTRO: The 2012 Toyota Tundra re-writes the rules on what a full-size truck can be. With it's upscale interior and many comfort and convenience features, the Tundra goes beyond high-power output and a large towing capacity to make this truck a standout for both work and play. The Tundra is available in a wide variety of configurations and includes Regular, Double Cab and Crew Max cab styles.
FEATURES: Upper trim levels of the Tundra can be outfitted with an optional DVD-Navigation system and integrated backup camera - an ingenious safety feature for a truck of this size. And speaking of size, with the available CrewMax cab there is comfortable seating for up to six.
PERFORMANCE: Base power for the Tundra is a 4-liter V6 sending 270 horsepower to the rear wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission. Up-rated models get either a 310 horsepower 4.6-liter V8 or a 381 horsepower 5.7-liter V8. Both send power through a 6-speed automatic to either rear-wheel or 4-wheel drive.
FUEL ECONOMY: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
WARRANTY: All Tundra's come with a 5 year, 60,000-mile power train warranty.
CLOSING: The 2012 Toyota Tundra offers outstanding interior amenities and innovative safety features that set it apart in the highly competitive full-size pickup truck market.