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Toyota Tundra:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Toyota Tundra side view
Toyota Tundra angular front perspective
Toyota Tundra angular rear perspective

Overview of the Toyota Tundra

Learn about the Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra Summary

Powerful, spacious and reliable, the Toyota Tundra has established itself as a well-respected vehicle since it arrived in Canada back in 1999. The standard V8 engine and spacious rear seats have always been the main strengths of the Tundra, and in the newer models, drivers can also benefit from the enhanced technology and safety features on offer. The versatility of the truck comes from its spacious flatbed and generous seating. It’s ideal for light-duty professional use, or as a family vehicle for country dwellers. Just watch out for the tall step-in height!

Pros and cons of the Toyota Tundra

  • Standard V8 power
  • Spacious rear seat area
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense system
  • Below average fuel economy for the segment
  • Entune system can be difficult to use
  • Tall step-in height
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Toyota Tundra

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Toyota Tundra

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats3 - 6
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption14 - 18.5 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.9 - 14.2 L/100km
  • Width2030 mm
  • Length5329 - 6300 mm
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Toyota Tundra

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Toyota Tundra 2007 - 2021 is available in 11 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Toyota Tundra

Dimensions of the Toyota Tundra

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211990 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20201921 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20191920 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20181920 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20171920 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20161925 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20151925 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20141925 mm2030 mm5815 mm
20131925 mm2030 mm5340 mm
20121925 mm2030 mm5329 mm
20111925 mm2030 mm5329 mm
20101925 mm2030 mm5329 mm
20091925 mm2030 mm5329 mm
20081925 mm2030 mm5329 mm
20071925 mm2030 mm5810 mm

Towing capacity of the Toyota Tundra

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021454 kg3992 − 4400 kg
2020454 kg3992 − 4535 kg
2019454 kg2948 − 4535 kg
2018454 kg2948 − 4535 kg
2017454 kg2945 − 4717 kg
2016454 kg2945 − 4760 kg
20152945 − 4760 kg
20142945 − 4760 kg
20133580 − 4715 kg
20123715 − 4760 kg
20113715 − 4760 kg
20103535 − 4895 kg
20093535 − 4895 kg
20083535 − 4895 kg
20073490 − 4895 kg