If the rumors are true, the Japanese carmaker Toyota will adopt diesel technology into their powerful full-size truck segment. Their great pickup truck called the 2016 Toyota Tundra Diesel is almost ready to hit the market. The 2016 Tundra Diesel will arrive with many novelties, but the greatest novelty will arrive in the form of a new engine. Of course, there will be some adjustments in terms of exterior and interior to make the vehicle more competitive. Having in mind that Tundra’s only living competition is actually the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, there is no doubt that the company will do the best for the 2016 model year, otherwise it will be pretty hard to win the competition such as the Ram 1500. More details about the Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016 are available in the article below, read it.
2016 Toyota Tundra Diesel Exterior
The company seems to be pretty tight-lipped about the exact details about the 2016 Toyota Tundra Diesel, but they have confirmed that the vehicle will arrive in a polished, new form, with both interior and exterior changes. The dimensions of the vehicle won’t be changed, so the size of the 2016 model will be the same as the size of the current model. We expect that the upcoming generation of the Tundra will be more technologically superior that the previous generations in every way.
The company will make the vehicle as lighter as possible by incorporating lightweight and top-notch materials for the body structure. Since the vehicle is expected to lose weight, we assume that as a result of the weight loss, fuel economy and performance will be significantly improved. The newcomer will have a stronger chassis made out of alloy. The company announced that the new chassis will arrive as pretty great refreshment for the 2016 model year. The front fascia will arrive with slimmer grille and redesigned front bumper of the same color as the chassis. A set of 19-icnh alloy wheels will be offered as standard.
Toyota Tundra Diesel 2016 Interior
The cabin of the newbie is said to be comfortable, modern, and spacious. It will offer ample of space for passengers and cargo at the same time. We also expect that the cabin of the Tundra Diesel will be technologically improved starting from satellite navigation and automatic climate control. We look forward to see leather upholstery as well. The cabin will have the capacity to accommodate up to five passengers at the time.
2016 Toyota Tundra Diesel Engine and Performance
Once the next generation of the Toyota Tundra Diesel debuts in 2016, it will be powered by a V-8 diesel engine. The newcomer will be powered by the same Cummins diesel engine as the Nissan Titan pickup. It is actually a 5.0 liter diesel V8 that has the capacity to generate around 300 ponies and 300 to 500 lb-ft of torque. Details about the transmission for the 2016 Toyota Tundra Diesel haven’t been announced.
Toyota Tundra Diesel Pricing
The starting price for the 2016 Toyota Tundra diesel is expected to be around $25.000, while higher trim levels will cost much more.