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2019 Toyota Tundra

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Toyota Tundra highlights

Customer reviews

4.9 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Pros

  • V8-only lineup offers plenty of power
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ driver aids are standard

Cons

  • Lacks the ride quality of top rivals
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy is below average

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 19 highway, 16 combined

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Off-road-oriented TRD Pro returns to 2019 Toyota Tundra lineup

Full-size pickup trucks are a mainstay, but where they once focused on work and utility, they now rival passenger cars for luxury, refined driving dynamics, and connectivity and entertainment options. While the big players, notably the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ford F-150, and Ram 1500, have adopted these qualities, the 2019 Toyota Tundra is stuck in something of a rut. It lacks the sophistication of its key rivals, which makes it feel behind the times. That's obvious with the engine choices—the Tundra is only offered with a pair of V8s, a 4.6-liter with 310 hp and a 5.7-liter with 381 hp. They're undeniably powerful, but rivals now offer smaller, significantly more fuel-efficient engines without sacrificing power.

The Tundra also lacks features like trailer camera systems. Perhaps more significantly, the 2019 model doesn't offer Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ smartphone integration, which has become a minimum connectivity expectation. The Tundra isn't a bad truck. It's very capable in some areas, notably cabin space in both the double- and crew-cab (CrewMax) models, as well as towing ability and off-road performance with the TRD Pro trim, which returns for 2019 after a year hiatus. But the 2019 Tundra cannot offer the breadth of appeal of its rivals, and a long-awaited redesign doesn't come until 2022.

All Toyota Tundra years

New for 2019

  • The Tundra is available in a new trim called the TRD Pro.
  • Tundra trims have been upgraded with Vinyl Seats and Sunroof(s) as standard equipment this year.
  • Smart Key features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Limited trim now comes with Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor, Parking Sensors, and JBL Sound System as standard equipment.

Explore Toyota Tundra details

Limited 2WD 4D Crew Cab

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Entune
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • JBL Sound System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Smart Key

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

5.7L

Horsepower

381

Torque (ft-lbs)

401

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

38

Wheelbase

145.7"

Overall length

228.9"

Width

79.9"

Height

75.8"

Leg room

F 42.5"/R 42.3"

Head room

F 39.7"/R 38.9"

Front tires

P275/55HR20

Rear tires

P275/55HR20

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

950/9500 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

5 reasons to buy the 2019 Toyota Tundra

1. Standard V8 power

2019 Toyota Tundra Review: Engine | CarMax

The 2019 Toyota Tundra keeps things simple and traditional with its two V8 engine options. The first is a 4.6L V8, available only on the SR and SR5 trims, that pumps out 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is available throughout the entire Tundra range, delivering 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. Both engines rely on a six-speed automatic transmission for smooth power delivery.

2. Impressive towing performance

If you’re looking for a vehicle that satisfies your towing needs, then it’s worth giving the 2019 Toyota Tundra a test drive. When paired with the 5.7L V8 engine, the 2019 Tundra towing capacity tops out at an estimated 10,200 lb in 2WD guise and 9,900 lb when equipped with 4WD.

5.7L V8-equipped models also benefit from an integrated trailer brake controller. The 4.6L V8-equipped 2019 Tundra is no slouch in the towing department with its max capacity at an estimated 6,800 lb when properly equipped.

3. Excellent comfort

2019 Toyota Tundra Review: Backseats | CarMax

When it comes to interior comfort and amenities, the sky’s the limit for the 2019 Toyota Tundra. The full-size truck’s fabric-trimmed 40/20/40 split bench seats offer good comfort for long drives. You can also opt for stylish and comfortable bucket seats that offer convenient 10-way power adjustments for the driver. The top-of-the-line 1794 Edition features a warm two-tone interior featuring wood-like accents and brown leather with white stitching on the dashboard, armrest, and seating surfaces.

4. Plenty of driver convenience features

2019 Toyota Tundra Review: Tech Dash | CarMax

Despite its imposing size, the 2019 Toyota Tundra takes the intimidation factor out of driving with a few powerful aides. These features include a blind spot monitoring system, lane departure warning system and an integrated backup camera. Designed to automatically detect and slow down for other vehicles ahead, the 2019 Tundra’s radar-based cruise control system also gives you more confidence in heavy traffic. These features come as part of the full-suite of driver-assist features.

5. Rugged off-road capability

Choosing a 2019 Tundra with the available TRD Off-Road Package unlocks a host of features that’ll make any avid off-roader happy. With this package you’ll get an upgraded suspension with Bilstein® shock absorbers and skid plates designed to protect the engine and fuel tank. You’ll also get 18-inch split five-spoke wheels shod with meaty all-terrain tires. There’s also the Tundra TRD Pro, which offers even more off-roading features including heavy-duty FOX shocks.

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Chevrolet Silverado

The Chevrolet Silverado can be rightfully considered the Jack-of-All-Trades thanks to its stunning level of standard and optional engines, cab configurations and trim levels to choose from. All-new for 2019, the current fourth-generation Silverado offers six engine choices, including a 2.7L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 310 hp and the 5.3L and 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engines, each respectively producing 355 hp and 420 hp.

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.9 out of 5

8 customer reviews

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 3rd out of 25 among Fullsize Trucks.

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2019 Toyota Tundra trims

SR

  • 18-inch styled steel wheels

  • Halogen headlights

  • 4.2-inch driver information display

  • Six-speaker audio system with 6.1-inch touch screen

  • A dynamic radar cruise control system

  • View all Toyota Tundra SRs in stock

SR5

  • Halogen fog lights

  • Chrome grille surround and bumper endcaps

  • HD Radio with Bluetooth® wireless capability

  • Seven-inch high-resolution touch screen

  • Available 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels

  • View all Toyota Tundra SR5s in stock

Limited

Platinum

1794 Edition

  • Unique 1794 Edition badges

  • Brown leather seats with Ultrasuede® inserts

  • Wood-style accents on shift knob and steering wheel

  • Distinctive 1794 floor mats

  • Available 20-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels

  • View all Toyota Tundra 1794 Editions in stock

TRD Pro

  • A heritage-inspired front grille with “TOYOTA” legend

  • Custom TRD exhaust

  • TRD Pro front and FOX® rear shocks

  • 18-inch five-spoke BBS® forged aluminum wheels

  • TRD aluminum front skid plate

  • Hood scoop

  • View all Toyota Tundra TRD Pros in stock

More about the 2019 Toyota Tundra

Color options

Exterior colors:

  • Barcelona Red Metallic

  • Cavalry Blue

  • Cement

  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

  • Midnight Black Metallic

  • Quicksand

  • Silver Sky Metallic

  • Smoked Mesquite

  • Super White

  • Voodoo Blue

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