Unlike its previous models, the model 2018 Toyota Tundra will be completely different in every aspect of the car when compared to its previous versions. From interior design to exterior materials used, everything will vary from the preliminaries of this model. The new one is expected to feature a better fuel economy and improved pickup. Changes in body and chassis of the car are going to take place which may bring back the glory of the Tundra. Let’s check out the updates of the new 2018 Toyota Tundra.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
There is no official news, but rumours continue to swirl around about the design and specs of the 2018 Toyota Tundra. It seems that the interior will be redesigned which comes with brand new seats, steering and steering column stick shift. Also, containing two trims crew cab and double cab. While some sources say it comes in 4 different trim levels, SR Single Cab Long Bed, Sr5 Double Bed, Limited Double Cab and Platinum Crew Max.
The exterior will be built with lighter yet stronger materials of steel. And aluminium to enhance the performance the Toyota Tundra 2018. We may see new fenders and some updates in the cabin. However, the complete design of the cabin is not yet concluded, but it is likely to get some new refreshments.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Modification under the Hood
The Toyota Tundra has the V8 type of engine at a displacement of 4.6-liter/281, delivering the fuel by port injection having the horsepower. And torque of 310 at 5600 RPM and 327 at 3400 RPM, powered by oil cooling. Rumours say that the turbocharged engines with the 5.0-liter V8 gas motor may be used. Having a tank capacity of 26.4-liter and a combined fuel economy of 16 miles per litre (which is estimated) with only front suspension and 6-speed automatic Transmission Type gives an output between 350 hp to 500 hp as it is a diesel based car.
The top speed of the descendent of the 2018 model is about 108 mph at 381 hp output power which gets 0 to 60 speeds in 6.7 seconds. The top speed, performance and the pickup are expected to get an improvement which regains the popularity of the Tundra. The Transmission Type in the 2018 model is changing and we can find improved EPA rating and Fuel efficiency.
2018 Toyota Tundra – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
In conclusion, the since Toyota designers somehow neglected this model which resulted in the fall of popularity of Tundra. So, the makers strongly decided to raise its popularity by making major updates. Necessary adjustments and finally release at a perfect time by making it a direct competitor to its rivals such as Ford F-Series, Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra.
The release of the 2018 Toyota Tundra may take place in the fall of 2017 or in mid-2018. The price of the previous model ranges from $31215 to $40000. Whereas the new one has a minimum price of $30000. Since the price is not yet confirmed the above rate is just an assumption with respect to the previous model. Finally, we may see the new model at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. As the previous has been launched at the same show in 2013.