2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum is the mid trim of 2017 Toyota Tundra. Tundra Platinum is a sophisticated trim which includes several additional/extra features that are not present in the base model.
This trim has advanced upgrades than the base model; it also stands in the mid-range between the base model and other higher trims. Being a part of the 2017 Tundra family, this trim also brings out the same spirit.
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum – Engine Specs
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum will be powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine which has been rated to deliver a horsepower of 310 HP and a torque of 327 pound-feet. A 6-speed automatic transmission system has been used with this engine, and there will be options for both all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive.
With this drivetrain configuration, this new Toyota Tundra Platinum will be able to sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.7 seconds. Its towing capacity is suspected to be 10,500 pounds. It will return a mileage of 15 MPG in city and 19 MPG on highways.
This 2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum looks like the Limited trim and the base model. It can be differentiated from the other models by its Platinum badges which have been featured inside out of this pickup truck.
Its front fascia appears to be slightly different as the grille and edges of the bumper has shiny metallic finishing. The grille is wide and covers most of the space in its front fascia; chrome has been extensively used in this grille.
18-inch alloy wheel has been featured in this trim; the Platinum badge has been placed on its side body. The rest of its body looks similar to the base model.
- Length – 228.9 inches
- Width – 79.9 inches
- Curb Weight – 5000 pounds
- Passenger Volume – 65 to 126 ft3
- Wheelbase – 145.7 inches
Its interior cabin sports additional features like use of leather for upholstery which raises the level of comfort and driving experience. The package of this Tundra Platinum also includes high-end technological features.
This cabin is spacious too, the Platinum badges have been featured on the seats and speaking of the seats, they are of a sporty type. Besides being all fancy, this Tundra Platinum has also been made a highly safe vehicle.
Release Date and Price
There are no official confirmations from the company about the release date of this model but according to the experts, it should be released by the end of 2016. This 2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum will have a price close to $29,000.