2015 Toyota Tundra

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Toyota Tundra highlights

Customer rating


  • The crew cab, called CrewMax, is absolutely huge
  • Both V8 engine choices are strong, and the six-speed automatic is smooth-shifting


  • EPA-estimated fuel economy falls short of top rivals
  • Feels cumbersome on tighter roads

Mileage (EPA estimate)

13 city, 17 highway, 15 combined

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2015 Toyota Tundra has old-school pickup appeal

Toyota overhauled the Tundra's looks inside and out for 2014 and revised the lineup for 2015. The base 4.0-liter V6 is no more, leaving just a pair of V8s (4.6-liter and 5.7-liter) to power the Tundra. There's a new off-road-focused model, too. The TRD Pro adds an off-road optimized suspension with 2-inch lifted Bilstein shocks, skid plates, and off-road tires. It's just one of the many choices available with the 2015 Tundra, which like all its rivals is offered with three cab types, two wheelbases, and a trio of bed lengths. Trim choices are extensive, with the SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and the TRD Pro. The trims are limited to particular cab types. The SR trim is available in regular (two-door) or double-cab form, and the SR5 and above require a double-cab or crew-cab (CrewMax) body style. There's plenty of choice—and potential for confusion—but that's true of all the Tundra's rivals. The appeal is in being able to tailor your large pickup to an intended role—work, play, or a mixture of both.

Despite a pair of powerful V8s and a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission, the Tundra feels cumbersome compared with the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, and the Ram 1500. It hauls, though, and its towing ability is up there at the top, while standard equipment is decent across the range. The sharp looks might be enough to appeal to many, but, if you're considering the Tundra, we'd recommend checking out the competition, too.

All Toyota Tundra years

What is new for the 2015 Toyota Tundra?

  • The Tundra is available in a new trim called the TRD Pro.
  • Tundra trims have been upgraded with Flex Fuel Vehicle as standard equipment this year.
  • Remote Start and DVD Video System features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SR trim now comes with Entune as standard equipment.
  • The SR5 trim now comes with Entune as standard equipment.

2015 Toyota Tundra trims

Curious how Toyota Tundra trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities
  • SR: Available as Regular or Double Cab with a 5.7L or 4.6L V8 engine; includes cloth seats, 18-inch wheels, cruise control, six-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth® connectivity, iPod integration, and more.

  • SR5: Available as Double Cab or CrewMax with a 5.7L or 4.6L V8 engine; adds fog lights, seven-inch touchscreen, HD Radio, rear under-seat storage (Double Cab only), and more.

  • Limited: Standard 5.7L V8 engine; adds leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, standard tow package, power rear windows, 20-inch wheels, navigation, and more.

  • Platinum: Available only in CrewMax; adds color-keyed grille and bumpers, LED running lights, rear and front parking sensors, moonroof, heated and ventilated seats, urban-themed interior, and more.

  • 1794 Edition: Adds unique badging, Western-themed interior, Ultrasuede® seat inserts, available blind-spot monitoring, and more.

  • TRD Pro: Adds standard four-wheel drive, Bilstein® shocks, front bucket seats, skid pan, TRD interior and exterior styling, and more.

5 reasons to buy the 2015 Toyota Tundra

1. Versatile cab and bed options

2015 Toyota Tundra: Front seats | CarMax

The 2015 Toyota Tundra offers lots of options when it comes to cabin size and bed length. The Regular Cab fits three people, while the Double Cab and CrewMax both seat six. The 2015 Tundra comes standard with a 6.5-foot bed, but 5.5-foot or 8-foot beds are also available. Finding the cab and bed size that's right for you lets you optimize every inch of your Tundra experience.

2. Spacious interior

2015 Toyota Tundra: Back seats | CarMax

If you want to stretch your legs, the 2015 Toyota Tundra delivers, whether you're seated in the front or the rear. All 2015 Tundras have 42.5 inches of legroom in the front, which is plenty for any adult. The CrewMax has that much room in the rear seat as well, while the Double Cab offers 34.7 inches of legroom in the rear. Whether you're driving your work crew around or fitting in bulky rear-facing car seats, the 2015 Tundra gives you and your passengers the space you need.

3. Off-Road ready

2015 Toyota Tundra: Side profile of truck | CarMax

The 2015 Toyota Tundra won't be confined to the job site, especially if you opt for the off-road-ready TRD Pro trim, which debuted in the 2015 model year. The TRD Pro comes with standard four-wheel drive, upgraded shocks, a dual exhaust, and other features to help get you where you need to go, even after the pavement ends.

4. Plenty of standard features

2015 Toyota Tundra: Steering wheel and dashboard | CarMax

Want to keep it simple but still enjoy some tech features? The 2015 Toyota Tundra makes that easy. The base SR trim of the 2015 Tundra has lots of upscale features, including heated mirrors, a six-inch touchscreen with integrated backup camera, an easy lift and lower tailgate, and iPod connectivity. If you want a bit more luxury, opt for higher trim levels, which introduce leather seats and a moonroof.

5. Strong engine options

2015 Toyota Tundra: Engine | CarMax

All 2015 Toyota Tundras come with a V8 engine—either a 5.7L V8 or a 4.6L V8. No matter which one you choose, you'll have enough power and torque to get the job done. Both engines pair with a six-speed automatic transmission and available four-wheel drive.

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Image of Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevrolet Silverado is a half-ton full-size pickup truck. The 2014-2018 Silverado 1500 has V6 and V8 engine options and can tow an estimated 12,000 lbs. when properly equipped.

The Silverado offers the option of three cab sizes, three bed sizes, and eight trims, giving you plenty of opportunities to find a truck that works for you. The Silverado 1500 was redesigned in 2019, introducing a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while maintaining V6 and V8 options.

Here's what you'll find on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in model years 2017 and later:

  • Standard teen driver setting, which limits speed and volume

  • Estimated towing capacity of 12,500 lbs. when properly equipped (all trims and engines)

  • Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

Customers say the 2015 Toyota Tundra is a truck that is very comfortable to drive and has plenty of power. The truck is liked for its style and the 6-speed transmission.
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Toyota Tundra an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Toyota Tundra 6th out of 19 among Fullsize Trucks.

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Toyota Tundra features and specs

SR 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Entune
  • Long Bed
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Vinyl Seats

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 42.5"

Head room

F 39.7"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

1050/10500 lbs.



2015 Toyota Tundra FAQ

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Color options

2015 Toyota Tundra: Color options | CarMax

Exterior colors:

  • Attitude Black Metallic (Limited trim and higher)

  • Barcelona Red Metallic (Limited trim and higher)

  • Black (SR and SR5 trims only)

  • Blue Ribbon Metallic

  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

  • Inferno (TRD Pro only)

  • Radiant Red (Not available on Platinum or 1794 Edition)

  • Silver Sky Metallic

  • Sunset Bronze Mica (Limited trim and higher)

  • Super White

Interior colors:

  • Black

  • Black/Red (TRD Pro only)

  • Brown (1794 Edition only)

  • Graphite

  • Sand Beige

Interior details

The interior of the 2015 Toyota Tundra is roomy and comfortable. The Regular Cab Tundra, available on SR and SR5 trims, has seating for three and a fold-down center console. The larger cabs—Double Cab and CrewMax—have seating for six, except on the TRD Pro trim, which has bucket front seats and seating for five. Double Cab and CrewMax models have rear climate controls and cup holders to keep back seat passengers comfortable. The Tundra has some chrome accents beginning at the SR5 trim. Opt for the Limited trim for wood accents, or choose the Platinum or higher trims for luxuries like a moonroof and ventilated seats.

Child seat details

The 2015 Toyota Tundra can be car seat friendly, especially if you choose a CrewMax model. CrewMax and Double Cab models have two sets of LATCH anchors as well as rear car seat tethers. You'll likely be able to fit three car seats in the rear of the Tundra if needed. However, since the CrewMax has more legroom, it's better for rear-facing car seats. The Regular Cab Tundra does not have a rear seat.


All 2015 Toyota Tundras have a powerful V8 engine. The most common is a 5.7L V8 that produces 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the 2015 Tundra goes from zero to 60 in about seven seconds and has a top speed of 125 mph (according to the manufacturer, when new). With this engine and the towing package (standard on the Limited trim and higher), the 2015 Tundra can tow an estimated 10,500 lbs. when properly equipped.

The other engine option is a 4.6L V8 that produces 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque. This engine is available on the SR and SR5 trims. With this engine and the available towing package, the 2015 Toyota Tundra can tow an estimated 6,800 lbs. when properly equipped.

Year comparison / Generations

2007-2021 Toyota Tundra (Second Generation)

The second generation of the Tundra debuted in 2007 with more space and power than previous models. This model year had three engine options: the 4.0L V6 and 4.7L V8 from previous generations, and a new 5.7L V8. The CrewMax cab was introduced in this generation, giving the option for a more roomy interior.

The Tundra received a major refresh in 2014, introducing the 1794 Edition and available technology features like rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring. The V6 engine option was discontinued when the TRD Pro trim was introduced in 2015. In 2018 Toyota's suite of driver-assistance features became standard, and the two-door Regular Cab Tundra was discontinued. In 2020, smartphone connectivity became standard, with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay®, and Amazon Alexa integration.

2022-Present Toyota Tundra (Third Generation)

The third generation of the Toyota Tundra has a standard 389-hp twin-turbo 3.5L V6 engine or an available 437-hp hybrid twin-turbo V6 engine. The third-generation Tundra comes standard with seating for five and many technology and driver-assistance features.

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