The 2016 Toyota Tundra is Coming Soon!

2016 Toyota Tundra Release Date

Each year the automotive industry comes up with new and innovative features for drivers to enjoy. These features could improve a vehicle’s performance, safety, style or entertainment. Sometimes upgraded models even have improvements in all of these areas. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the 2016 Toyota Tundra upgrades and when you can except it to arrive here in Palo Alto, CA. The Tundra has received quite a few updates for the 2016 edition.

2016 Toyota Tundra Engine Options

The 2016 Tundra comes standard with a 4.6-liter i-Force V8 engine that provides 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of peak torque. It also has an even more powerful option available with the 5.7-liter i-Force V8 engine. It provides 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of peak torque. Both V8 engine options feature an aluminum cylinder block and double overhead-cam heads with four valves per cylinder. They can each come teamed with a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission.

2016 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

2014_Toyota_Tundra_SR5_001The 2016 Tundra is also powerful enough to have some impressive towing capabilities. The Tundra is able to tow up to 10,500 lb. thanks to its TripleTech frame. This refers to the wide, full-boxed rails for the full portion, a reinforced C-channel under the cab and an open C-channel beneath the bed for strength, ride quality and durability. The available Tundra Towing Package also upgrades the vehicle’s cooling and electrical systems. It also includes a TOW/HAUL shift mode for transmission. It adjusts throttle sensitivity and transmission shift control, favoring and holding lower gears when accelerating and decelerating to help improve control and safety.

There are just a few of the many standout features included with the new 2016 Toyota Tundra. If you are interested in learning more, call or visit Toyota Palo Alto. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. Schedule a test drive today to see what this impressive pickup truck has to offer.