One of the most successful and popular pickup trucks in the U.S is Toyota Tundra. As this pickup truck sports a variety of supremacy, it is not hard for pickup truck lovers to fall for this model. Similarly, 2017 Toyota Tundra SR catches the spirit of its predecessors that have made this line of model very prestigious.
Toyota Tundra pickup trucks have got almost everything in them which make for a great choice especially with the affordable price that they come with. So besides being great in its own right, this new Toyota Tundra will also be giving a fierce competition to some of the other pickup trucks out there falling in the same segment.
2017 Toyota Tundra SR – Engine
Since this new 2017 Toyota Tundra SR is a base model, a 4.6 liter V8 engine has been used in it. This engine produces a torque of 327 pound-feet and 310 HP. This base engine will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. Both the options for all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive configuration have been presented.
The mileage returned by this pickup truck is 15 MPG in city areas, 19 MPG on highways and 16 MPG on a combined basis. Acceleration will be from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.7 seconds.
Unlike its predecessor, this base variant has been improved in different aspects with visuals being one of the most important ones. Up front, this 2017 Toyota Tundra SR holds a wide grille, and it’s functionality as a radiator has been improved which leads to a better cooling of the engine.
The headlights now hold a robust and dynamic shape with a sharply pronounced projection from the body surface. Similar upscale refinements have been featured on a subtle level on its side body. Its rear portion holds slightly modified taillights; the tailgate has been enhanced with power lift; its cargo cabin now holds more space than before.
The interior cabin of this 2017 Toyota Tundra SR has also made way for some changes and improvements. As this new Toyota Tundra SR is a base model, its interior cabin is not very fancy although an array of improvements has taken place.
Upholstery has been done with cloth for the seats, steering wheel, dashboard, centre console and door panels. The infotainment system has been upgraded, and certain controls have been revised.
Price and Release Date
The price of this base model falls somewhere around $29,900, while it goes high for other trims. This 2017 Toyota Tundra SR is expected to go on sale from late 2016 or early 2017.