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2017 Toyota Tundra

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2017 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra highlights

Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

4 out of 5

Pros

  • Two powerful V8 engine choices
  • Off-road-specific TRD Pro model is impressive when the road runs out

Cons

  • Fuel economy trails top rivals
  • Suspension is firm and jarring on less-than-perfect roads

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 19 highway, 16 combined

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Brawny 2017 Toyota Tundra has plenty of traditional appeal

There should be a 2017 Toyota Tundra to suit your full-size pickup needs. There are three cab types, three bed lengths, a pair of powerful V8 engines, a standard six-speed automatic transmission, rear-or four-wheel drive, and a trim lineup encompassing everything from a simple, inexpensive work truck with plastic bumpers and utility-focused interior trim to a lavishly equipped crew-cab model. Toyota even offers a TRD Pro model that gives the Tundra greater off-road ability with a raised suspension, skid plates, and off-road tires. The thing is, the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, and Ram 1500 all offer the same breadth of choices and use newer platforms and more sophisticated suspensions to deliver better ride comfort and refinement. Their engines can also match and better the Tundra's performance while delivering better EPA-estimated fuel economy.

Against this kind of competition, the 2017 Tundra struggles to make a convincing case for itself. It's a pickup wedded to traditional rugged utility, and that's hardly surprising given the big Toyota's underpinnings were introduced back in 2007. But there's still a lot to like about the Tundra if a smooth-riding suspension and fuel economy are not your top concerns. It looks fantastic, and the interior, which is beyond spacious in double- and crew-cab forms, is laid out well. Equipment levels are also decent. Even so, we'd recommend trying out the Tundra's rivals before you commit, because you'll likely be better served elsewhere.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.8 out of 5

4 customer reviews
5 Stars3
4 Stars1
3 Stars0
2 Stars0
1 Star0

RepairPal reliability rating**

4
Above Average
RepairPal gave the Toyota Tundra an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Toyota Tundra 5th out of 27 among Fullsize Trucks.
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Explore Toyota Tundra details

SR 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Engine type

Gas

Drive type

2WD

Transmission

Automatic

Horsepower

381 @ 5600

Torque

401 @ 3600

Seating capacity

3

Towing capacity

1050/10500 lbs.

* Price excludes taxes, title, registration, and fees. Applicable transfer fees are due in advance of vehicle delivery and are separate from sales transactions.