2005 Toyota Tundra

Change Vehicle
2005 Toyota Tundra

Search Inventory Near You


Available in 16 styles:  2005 Toyota Tundra 4dr 4x4 Access Cab shown
Asking Price Range
$7,585–$20,429
Estimated MPG

15–16 city / 18–20 hwy

Summary

By 

Cars.com National
Vehicle Overview
When it emerged for the 2000 model year, Toyota's Tundra was the first full-size Japanese-brand pickup truck, and it offered a V-8 engine option.

For 2005, an improved 4.7-liter V-8 produces 282 horsepower (up from 240 hp) and 325 pounds-feet of torque. A new 245-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 replaces the previous 3.4-liter V-6. A six-speed-manual gearbox replaces the five-speed unit, and a five-speed automatic edges aside the former four-speed. Seat-mounted side-impact and side curtain-type airbags are now available in the Tundra Double Cab. A new base V-8 model joins the lineup.

Tundras come in three trim levels: base, SR5 and Limited. Tundra pickups serve as the basis for the company's Sequoia sport utility vehicle and are built at the same plant in Indiana.


Exterior
Toyota's Double Cab truck has four conventional front-hinged doors. The (extended) Access Cab has two rear-hinged back doors that can't be opened until the front doors are open. Unlike some extended-cab models, the narrow rear doors have exterior handles. Regular-cab models have a 98.2-inch cargo bed, while Double Cab and Access Cab trucks carry a 76.5-inch bed. Regular-cab and Access Cab body styles ride a 128.3-inch wheelbase and stretch to 218.3 inches long overall. Double Cab models ride a 140.5-inch wheelbase and measure 230.1 inches long overall.

An optional TRD (Toyota Racing Development) Off-Road Package features progressive-rate springs, Bilstein gas shocks, all-terrain tires on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, overfenders and mudguards.


Interior
Tundras can be equipped with either a pair of front captain's chairs or a front bench that holds up to three occupants. Access Cabs add a three-place 60/40-split backseat with a folding center armrest. Double Cab trucks have a split folding rear bench. A navigation system is newly optional.

Under the Hood
A new standard 245-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 teams with either a six-speed-manual or five-speed-automatic transmission. The optional 4.7-liter i-Force V-8 develops 282 hp and teams only with the automatic. The V-8 Tundra's Touch Select four-wheel-drive system can be shifted into or out of 4WD High on the move by using dashboard-located buttons. Towing capacity tops out at 7,100 pounds when properly equipped.

Safety
Four-wheel antilock brakes are standard. Side-impact and side curtain-type airbags are optional in Double Cab models. Vehicle Stability Control is also optional.

Driving Impressions
More refined than typical domestic pickups, the Tundra produces a satisfying ride without much excess bouncing or harshness. Other than a little engine drone, it's also quiet for a pickup. Energetic performance adds to the pleasure. The seats are comfortable in the roomy cabs, and the available StepSide cargo box adds extra flair.

Featured Services for this Toyota Tundra

  • Sell your current car quickly and easily on Cars.com.
  • Not sure what auto repair should cost you? Use our price estimator.
  • Get help with car repair now on Cars.com. Visit Repair & Care

Search Inventory Near You

Calculate Monthly Payment

What will my monthly cost be?

Check Payment

Calculate Affordable Price

What is the most I can afford?

Check Price

More Calculators

Compare finance offers to decide what's right for you.

Certain specifications, prices and equipment data have been provided under license from Chrome Data Solutions ("Chrome Data"). ©2013 Chrome Data Solutions, LP. All Rights Reserved. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.