It appears Toyota will certainly be the next automaker to embrace diesel technology into its full-size truck segment. The 2016 Toyota Tundra will be getting a V-8 diesel powerplant when its next generation launchings in 2016. Exactly what’s even more, word has it Tundra’s brand-new oil-burner will certainly be provided by famed diesel contractor, Cummins.
It will be a variation of the same 5.0-liter V-8 turbodiesel that competing truck-builder Nissan has actually slotted to power its next-generation Titan set to debut next year. Not just is this huge news for Tundra fans, it stands for uncharted territory in diesel engine sharing on the light-duty level. Truck purchasers are a fiercely faithful lot, so it will be interesting to see where precisely commitments fall- with the truck- or engine-builder.
Toyota Tundra towing capacity
There’s no official word on how the 2016 Toyota Tundra diesel engine will certainly compare to the Titan’s. Titans diesel engine is stated to be rated at “even more than” 300 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The only safe bet is the certainty of some extremely extreme engineering meetings between the three companies. With this diesel engine 2016 Toyota Tundra towing capacity should be higher than its predecessor and its 10200 lbs towing capacity with Limited trim level.
The overriding reason diesels are catching headlines nowadays is the requirement for automakers to satisfy the approaching CAFÉ standards that are tightening up on business average mpg ratings. The target: a company average of 54.5 mpg by 2025. Nissan and Toyota aren’t the very first to go diesel. Ram, in truth, already has their 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel presently on sale in the U.S. Rated at 240 horse power and 420 pound-feet of torque, the EcoDiesel Ram 1500 achieves a class-leading 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway.
2016 Toyota Tundra release price
The 2016 Toyota Tundra is undoubtedly best equipped, in any section. Safety is on high level, as the other choices. This model will offer greater leading speed, lower usage and greater drive efficiency. Unfortunately, there is no still precise data about the release date of 2016 Tundra. It will certainly come as design for 2016 and will end up being part of automobile market in 2015. As for the rate, it will be depend of the variation of new 2016 Tundra. Some average price will be around $ 38,000 (27,970 euros). Higher prices will be for all-wheel drive variation and higher trim levels.
Update: Latest details about the upcoming Toyota Tundra 2017