2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD

 
 
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD
 

2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD

MSRP 
$32,415
Invoice 
$30,656
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Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 15 mpg City, 19 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 4.6 L Regular Unleaded V-8, 310 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 6
  • Doors: 4

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Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 2 Years / Unlimited Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 4 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 4 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 3 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Specifications for 2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Pre-Collision System (pcs) Forward Collision
    • Lane Departure Alert (LDA)
    • Lane Departure Alert (LDA) Lane Departure Warning
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Entertainment Features
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
    • Radio: Entune AM/FM/CD -inc: MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, 6.1" touch-screen display, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port, iPod connectivity and control, Bluetooth hands-free phone capability, phone book access, advanced voice recognition and music streaming, Siri Eyes Free and integrated backup camera display
  • Exterior Features
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • Splash Guards
    • Gray Grille
    • Tailgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Manual Tailgate/Rear Door Lock
    • Cargo Lamp w/High Mount Stop Light
    • Manual-Leveling Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Auto High-Beam Headlamps
    • Fixed Rear Window
    • Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
    • Black Door Handles
    • Black Side Windows Trim, Black Front Windshield Trim and Black Rear Window Trim
    • Black Rear Step Bumper
    • Black Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Full-Size Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Wheels w/Silver Accents w/Hub Covers
    • Regular Box Style
    • Tires: P255/70R18 AS BSW
    • Wheels: 18" x 8J Styled Steel
  • Interior Features
    • 3-Passenger Front Bench Seat -inc: 40/20/40 split fold-down, 4-way manual adjustable front seats
    • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Fold-Up Cushion Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
    • Power Rear Windows
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
    • Manual Air Conditioning
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
    • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
    • Fabric Seat Trim
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Delay Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering
    • Pickup Cargo Box Lights
    • Dashboard Storage, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
    • Front Center Armrest w/Storage
    • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 4.6L V8 DOHC 32V w/Dual VVT-i
    • Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Automatic w/OD
    • 3.91 Axle Ratio
    • GVWR: 6,700 lbs (3,039 kgs)
    • Transmission w/Sequential Shift Control
    • Rear-Wheel Drive
    • Engine Oil Cooler
    • 710CCA Maintenance-Free Battery
    • 100 Amp Alternator
    • Class III Towing w/Harness, Hitch and Trailer Sway Control
    • 1 Skid Plate
    • 1600# Maximum Payload
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front Anti-Roll Bar
    • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
    • 26.4 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Leaf Rear Suspension w/Leaf Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
    • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13.9
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13.6
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) - 78.7
    • Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - 66.4
    • Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) - 66.4
    • Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 50
    • Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 22.2
  • Electrical Features
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 710
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 710
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 100
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded V-8
    • Displacement - 4.6 L/281
    • Fuel System - Sequential MPI
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 310 @ 5600
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 327 @ 3400
    • Engine Oil Cooler - Regular Duty
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 145.7
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 79.9
    • Height, Overall (in) - 76
    • Cab to Axle (in) - 38.9
    • Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 34.1
    • Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 10.4
    • Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 10.4
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 26.4
    • Fuel Tank Location - Midship
    • Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 6
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.7
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 42.5
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 65.7
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 62.6
    • Second Head Room (in) - 38.7
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 34.7
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 65.6
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 62.6
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 16
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 15
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 19
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 44
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Toyota Tundra 2WD
    • Body Style - Double Cab
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Leaf
    • Axle Type - Front - Independent
    • Axle Type - Rear - Rigid Axle
    • Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.91
    • Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.91
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P255/70TR18
    • Rear Tire Size - P255/70TR18
    • Spare Tire Size - Full-Size
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 6800
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 680
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 6800
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 680
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 6800
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 6
    • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.52
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.04
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.40
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.00
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.72
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.59
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.22
    • Trans PTO Access - No
    • Transfer Case Power Take Off - No
  • Vehicle Features
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 11.1
  • Weight Information Features
    • Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3900
    • Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4000
    • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6700
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Full-Size
    • Front Wheel Material - Styled Steel
    • Rear Wheel Material - Styled Steel
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

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Introduction

The 2018 Toyota Tundra is distinguished by last year’s model by its new grille and headlamps. Also the 2018 Tundra comes standard with more safety features than before: automatic emergency braking, automatic high beam headlights, lane departure warnings, and adaptive cruise control, in addition to its eight airbags.

A new Tundra TRD Sport with Bilstein shocks and bigger sway bars has been added to the lineup for 2018, while the regular cab, the simple work truck that started it all, has been unceremoniously dropped.

Introduced for 2007, the current-generation Tundra was revised for 2014. Among full-size pickups, the Toyota Tundra is the oldest product and has fallen behind the much newer Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, and Nissan Titan. The Ram 1500, meanwhile, is almost as dated as the Tundra.

Two Toyota V8s are available: a 4.6-liter V8 making 310 horsepower and 327 pound-feet of torque and a 5.7-liter with 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet.

They’re mated to the same transmission, a smooth six-speed automatic. Rear-wheel drive is standard, four-wheel drive is available and includes a two-speed transfer case.

Fuel mileage is relatively poor for the class. The 4.6-liter V8 with rear-wheel drive gets an EPA-rated 16 Combined miles per gallon, while the 5.7-liter with 4WD rates 15 mpg.

Tundra offers two cabs and bed lengths. Double Cabs offer 8- and 6.5-foot beds and feature rear-hinged rear doors and flip-up back seats. CrewMax models have 5.5-foot beds, four conventional doors, and a rear bench seat suitable for six-footers.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives the Tundra four stars overall in crash testing. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rates Tundra Good, but only Acceptable in the small-overlap crash test.

Lineup

Tundra SR Double Cab ($31,120) comes with 4.6-liter V8, fabric upholstery, air conditioning, power windows/locks, rearview camera, 6.1-inch touchscreen, AM/FM/CD, Bluetooth hands-free phone/music streaming, USB connectivity, and 18-inch steel wheels. A Work Truck package substitutes vinyl upholstery and flooring. (Prices are MSRP do not include $1,295 destination charge.)

Tundra SR5 4WD ($32,830) features off-road styling and upgrades with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, satellite and HD radio, foglamps, intermittent wipers, Entune Audio Plus, and chromed bumpers. A Scout navigation function works with a smartphone data connection. Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert is optional. Alloy wheels are optional.

Tundra Limited Double Cab ($40,385) comes standard with the 5.7-liter V8, 20-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, woodgrain trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, and full navigation.

Tundra 1794 Edition CrewMax ($47,080) features a Western look, with special brown leather-trimmed seating with embossed and ultra-suede accents, cooled front seats, a sunroof, and 20-inch wheels. Tundra Platinum CrewMax ($47,080) is subtly upscale in style, with color-matched bumpers and modest badging, perforated leather upholstery, 12-way power driver’s seat with memory, heated/ventilated front seats, 12-speaker Entune Premium JBL Audio with navigation, moonroof.

Tundra TRD Pro ($43,495) comes in Double Cab or CrewMax form, with 5.7-liter V8, four-wheel drive, Bilstein remote-reservoir shocks, thick anti-sway bars, all-terrain tires. Tundra TRD Sport is similar, with sport-tuned Bilstein shocks, TRD anti-sway bars, a hood scoop, 20-inch alloy sport wheels, LED headlights, and a mesh grille.

New for 2018 is the suite of safety equipment: automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beams.

Walkaround

The new grille and headlamps make the Tundra look more stylish, but it’s still less stylish than the other trucks. It’s burly, without being clean and crisp like the Ford and GM trucks.

The rest of the sheetmetal looks familiar, while the stamped tailgate is ruggedly understated. The cargo bed lacks the utility of the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. Tundra offers no lockable storage in the cargo bed, no damped tailgate, no bumper steps.

Each Tundra trim level has a distinct character, stemming from its set of body details, including the grille, wheel type, badging, and headlight finish. Pickup bodies exhibit certain creative touches, and mild design updates help keep the Tundra fresh. Even so, it’s not quite as stylish or attractive as the competition.

Interior

Tundra seats are roomy and comfortable.

Partly because of abundant silver-colored plastic elements, the Tundra cabin falls short in attractiveness. Even in upper trim levels, the look isn’t upscale. The 1794 Edition blends luscious brown leather upholstery with plastic components that would suit a work truck.

Controls are large and logically arranged on an effective dashboard that’s symmetrical and wide. The central console can hold a laptop. Infotainment systems are well-executed, and plenty of options are available.

Double Cab models have a front bench seat, with a huge folding armrest. Double Cabs don’t have much second-row space, and the back seats have sternly upright backrests. Relatively small windows on the front-hinged rear doors add to the sense of confinement.

CrewMax offers seating for five, with sufficient leg space for every rider. Seats slide and recline, though the backrest reclining angle isn’t comfortable and cushions are low.

Driving Impressions

Toyota’s two V8 engines feel similar in city-street driving with an unladen truck. Both are smooth and deliver good low-rpm acceleration, making the Tundra acceptably quick and easygoing in traffic. Both lose oomph as speed rises or weight increases. Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, and Ram offer more power for accelerating with a substantial load.

Toyota’s 4.6-liter V8 feels anemic when carrying four tons or so. Despite its 310-horsepower rating, the 4.6-liter V8 cannot quite compare with V6 engines from Ford and GM.

If you’re pulling a trailer, spring for the 5.7-liter engine. Tundras are rated to tow as much as 10,300 pounds. Higher-trim models have a 38-gallon fuel tank.

Acceleration is hardier with the 5.7-liter V8. Push the gas pedal to the floor, and a 5.7-liter Tundra accelerates smartly, with a sporty exhaust note, but it doesn’t match the Chevy or Ram V8s.

Toyota’s smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission smoothly handles its task and responds promptly enough.

On the road, Tundras feel suitably solid. Ride quality is reasonably comfortable, though pavement bumps and seams typically produce impacts beyond the normal range. In urban use, the Tundra handles well. Steering is on the light side, and not as quick as that of F-150 or Ram.

TRD models are the choice for enthusiasts. Offered only with four-wheel drive, the TRD Pro, in particular, targets off-road drivers, behaving with a high level of competence after the pavement ends, not stymied by rock-strewn roads or wilderness obstacles.

Toyota’s easy-to-use 4WD system operates via a dashboard-mounted knob. Because it’s a part-time system, it shouldn’t be used on dry pavement.

Fuel economy with the 4.6-liter V8 and rear-wheel drive is EPA-rated at 15/19 mpg City/Highway, or 16 mpg Combined. Four-wheel drive drops the estimate to 14/18/16 mpg.

The 5.7-liter V8 with rear-drive is EPA-rated at 13/18 mpg City/Highway, or 15 mpg Combined. Four-wheel drive brings the estimate to 13/17/15 mpg. Both V8s use Regular 87-octane gasoline.

Summary

The Toyota Tundra is a good pickup, but it’s been passed by trucks from Ford, GM, and Nissan. Tundra doesn’t excel by any measure. Tundra’s powertrain choices are more limited than what’s offered by Ford, GM, and Ram. At 10,400 pounds, maximum towing capacity trails the domestic models. Yet, if one of the models fits your needs and the price point is compelling, Tundra can be a contender.

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Other 2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD styles
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 4.6L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L
2018 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L

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