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2020 Toyota Tundra

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2020 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

4 out of 5

Pros

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ driver aids are standard
  • The TRD Pro model is very capable off-road

Cons

  • Suspension is firm and uncompromising on rough roads
  • Dated-feeling cabin

Mileage (EPA estimate)

13 city, 17 highway, 14 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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2020 Toyota Tundra adds smartphone connectivity, drops one of its V8s

The 2020 Tundra is a pickup truck that's very much rooted in traditional appeal, and it can't compete against top rivals in ride comfort, refinement, or EPA-estimated fuel consumption. Toyota obviously is aware of the aging truck's shortcomings and for 2020 the Tundra's infotainment system finally offers Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone connectivity. But Toyota has also reduced the engine choices from two V8s to just one, a 381-hp 5.7-liter that's undeniably powerful and capable but lags in EPA-estimated fuel economy. The Tundra buyer still has a choice of three cab styles— regular, double, or the massive crew-cab version Toyota dubs CrewMax—and three bed lengths.

There are five trim levels to pick from, from the base SR and value-oriented SR5 up through Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro. The SR and SR5 models are arguably the most appealing because they position the Tundra as a working vehicle. Adding equipment and cost via higher trim levels only highlights its shortcomings against its Chevy, Ford, and Ram rivals. If you want your Tundra for off-road duties, the TRD Pro model is useful, adding off-road tires, skid plates, and a raised, more capable suspension. But if you only venture off pavement occasionally, the TRD Sport package helps and can be fitted to the SR5 model. The 2020 Tundra has appeal in certain areas but significantly trails its competitors when it comes to utility combined with civility, which is increasingly the norm.

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Ratings & reliability

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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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**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

Explore Toyota Tundra details

SR5 2WD 4D Crew Cab