• (4.9) 41 reviews
  • Available Prices: $26,723–$47,023
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 15-17
  • Engine: 381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 9,900 lbs.
2016 Toyota Tundra

Our Take on the Latest Model 2016 Toyota Tundra

What We Don't Like

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

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

2016 Toyota Tundra Reviews

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

(4.9)

Average based on 41 reviews

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TUNDRA THE BEST TRUCK

by sidesaddle from Ga on November 30, 2017

The toyota Tundra is the best vehicle I have ever owned. It is comfortable, has been very reliable, and is very fast and handles well. There is lots of space for hauling.

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2016 Toyota Tundra Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Tundra 1794 5.7L V8

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
A
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Tundra 1794 5.7L V8

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
M
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
A

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Small overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
P
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Small overlap front
M
Structure and safety cage
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Tundra 1794 5.7L V8

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Tundra 1794 5.7L V8

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $1,400 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

24mo/unlimited

Free Scheduled Maintenance

24mo/25,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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