2016 Toyota Tundra

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2016 Toyota Tundra
2016 Toyota Tundra

Key specs

Base trim shown

Pickup Truck

Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

228.9” x 75.8”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Visual separation between trim levels
  • V-8 exhaust note
  • Spacious cabins
  • Drop-down power rear window available

The bad:

  • Cheap, plasticky interior materials
  • Fuel economy
  • No driver-side grab handle
  • Limited options vs. domestic brands

6 trims

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Notable features

  • New front-end styling for SR5, 1794 Edition models
  • TRD Pro Series version available
  • 38-gallon gas tank available
  • Choice of V-8 engines
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2016 Toyota Tundra review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The big players in the half-ton pickup truck segment like Ford, Ram and GM have recently launched significant changes to their half-ton trucks in the form of new powertrains, suspensions and specialty option packages. Toyota decided to take a more conservative approach with its Tundra full-size pickup truck, which gained a freshened exterior look and a redesigned interior for the 2014 model year.
New for 2016
The SR5 and 1794 Edition models have new front-end styling, and uplevel trims now have a 38-gallon fuel tank. Trucks with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine add a standard trailer-brake controller.
Significant Standard Features

  • 310-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 18-inch wheels
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Required in every new vehicle: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 engine
  • Four-wheel drive
  • 20-inch wheels
  • Navigation system
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Ventilated front seats

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.6
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Exterior 4.8
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


Tundra Pro

Awesome truck , I'll never buy another brand again. The mpg is what it is.... Love the look and the power it has to move when you need it..



Runs well nice ride i have the 1794 edition and it is the best truck i have owned. my favorite is driving it on road and off it handles well and i feel secure.


million mile truck.

This is my fourth Tundra. I have owned over five hundred vehicles, new and used, in my lifetime and this is one of my favorites. Toughest truck I have owned.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
24 months/25,000 miles
Roadside assistance
24 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
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