Toyota’s full-size, half-ton, Tundra pickup truck sees a handful of modifications for 2018. Grille style and lighting modifications debut, and Toyota makes its Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies basic on all versions.
A new TRD Sport trim level also shows up for 2018, joining the SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro versions of the truck. Routine cab designs are used just in SR trim. Double Cabs can be found in SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Pro, and Limited trim. CrewMax cabs mirror the Double Cab lineup, dropping SR trim but including Platinum and 1794 Edition versions.
2018 Toyota Tundra Exterior
For 2018, all Tundras have actually LED daytime running lights. Furthermore, some versions of the truck get a new mesh grille, while the Limited and 1794 Edition variants have a billet-style grille. These 2 trucks, plus the Platinum, TRD Sport, and SR5 with TRD Off-Road bundle, likewise have new LED headlights and fog lights.
2018 Toyota Tundra Technology
4 different Entune infotainment systems are readily available for the 2018 Tundra. The most standard variation is equipped with a 6.1-in. touch-screen display screen and features Bluetooth connection with music-streaming capability, quick-charge USB port, voice acknowledgment with Siri Eyes Free, and a reversing camera. Stepping up a level, Entune includes a larger 7-in. display screen plus a Scout connected navigation app. Satellite and HD Radio are also included in this variation of the system.
The 3rd rung on the infotainment ladder installs an ingrained navigation system and Entune App Suite, which allows access to popular smart device applications best from the touch-screen display screen. Upgrade this system with a JBL premium sound system and you’ve got the top version of Entune.
2018 Toyota Tundra Engine
Toyota offers a choice in between 2 V-8 engines in the 2018 Tundra. The 4.7-liter V-8 makes 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of torque, while the 5.7-liter V-8 generates 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. Both are paired with a 6-speed automated transmission, and 4-wheel-drive is a choice.
Depending upon setup, EPA fuel-economy rankings vary from 13 mpg city to 19 mpg highway. The Tundra also tows as much as 10,500 pounds. and hauls as much as 2,080 pounds. of payload.
2018 Toyota Tundra Release Date
Search for the 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport along with the rest of the renewed lineup to strike dealers in September.