Toyota Tundra 2009

Toyota Tundra 2009: Toyota went for the jugular in the 2007 model year when it introduced the second-generation Tundra. It showed off one of the most effective V-8 engine of any type of mainstream half-ton vehicle-- surpassed only by the special edition GMC Sierra Denali-- and all cab/bed arrangements could be geared up to tow at the very least 10,000 extra pounds.

The truck included imposing dimension and also styling to prevent any type of memories of the first-generation Expanse, which was referred to by numerous doubters as a seven-eighths-scale truck. The Expanse is available in 2- or 4x4, and also in three taxi styles: Regular Cab, Quad Taxicab as well as CrewMax. The CrewMax is a few inches longer than many team taxis, yet it's not as large as Dodge's Huge Taxi. The CrewMax comes just with a 5-foot, 6-inch bed, while various other versions can be bought with either a 6-foot, 6-inch or an 8-foot freight bed. Cut levels include Tundra Quality, SR5 and Limited.

Toyota Tundra 2009

New for 2009

Toyota included flex-fuel capacity to the 5.7-liter V-8 Tundra offered in select regions, including the Midwest, where most E85 stations lie. Toyota is also releasing two TRD choice plans made for off-roaders and also street lovers. The TRD Rock Warrior includes 17-inch alloy wheels, BFGoodrich all-terrain tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, a color-keyed front bumper and grille surround, bedside decals, as well as unique indoor trim. The TRD Sporting activity likewise chooses a color-keyed look, 20-inch alloy wheels as well as interior upgrades. The Rock Warrior bundle is offered on Expanse Grade Dual Cab and also CrewMax four-wheel-drive models with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The Sport plan is offered on Tundra Grade Regular Taxicab as well as Double Taxi two-wheel-drive versions equipped with a common bed and 5.7-liter engine.


Toyota ensured this Expanse would not have sand began its face deliberately a large, brawny pick-up that appears like it could bully any vehicle on the market-- at the very least from the front. A huge three-bar grille, sculptured hood and also husky bumper provide an intimidating head-on sight. From the side, the Expanse is rather standard. A deck-rail adjustable tie-down system is available for all cargo beds.
-Tailgate assist
-Telescoping tow mirrors readily available
-Offered moonroof on CrewMax
-TRD Rock Warrior available just in Black or Incredibly White exterior surface
-TRD Sport readily available just in Black or Radiant Red


The Tundra's inside is made to attract and also suit working people. The control knobs are very easy to hold, also in work handwear covers, as well as the evaluates are simple to check out at a glance. There are plenty of storage options, especially with a facility console that could hold a laptop and hanging files. Also the Regular Cab has enough room behind the seats to hold five-gallon paint containers. The Tundra Limited does not have some of the significance of deluxe found in the brand-new Dodge and Ford trucks, however the seats are broad, supportive and also comfy, as well as the ride is particularly peaceful. The offered JBL sound system (requirement in Restricted variations) and also DVD navigating system are especially enticing, with 440 watts and 10 speakers (12 in the CrewMax).

-Power vertical-sliding back home window in CrewMax
-Available rear-seat DVD entertainment system
-TRD Rock Warrior, Sport plans include black towel interior as well as pedal covers
-Three 12-volt power outlets in CrewMax and also Double Cab

Under the Hood

-236-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 with aluminum block/cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts and four valves each cylinder makes 266 pounds-feet of torque
-276-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with iron block/aluminum cylinder heads, double expenses camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder makes 313 pounds-feet of torque
-381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with light weight aluminum block/cylinder heads, dual expenses camshafts and also 4 valves each cylinder makes 401 pounds-feet of torque
-Five-speed automatic transmission (standard with V-6 as well as 4.7-liter V-8).
-Six-speed automatic (conventional with 5.7-liter V-8).

Safety and security

Toyota stresses safety with a suite of digital stopping innovations that aid motorists prevent crashes. All are tied right into the anti-skid brakes system, consisting of traction control, brake assist and also digital stability control. Toyota additionally has electronic brake-force distribution, which changes stopping stress inning accordance with freight tons. The Tundra doesn't hold back on airbags, with front seat-mounted side-impact airbags and also side curtain air bags common on all versions.

-Front and also rear finder auto parking aids.
-Readily available back-up cam.
-Three-point safety belt whatsoever placements.

Of Rate Of Interest to Truck Owners

-Optimum gross automobile weight score: 7,000-7,200 extra pounds (CrewMax 4x4).
-Maximum payload ability: 1,990 extra pounds (Normal Taxicab 4x2).
Maximum lugging capability: 10,800 extra pounds (Regular Taxicab 4x2).
-Gas ability: 26.4 gallons.
-Axle proportion: 3.90:1, 4.10:1, 4.30:1.
-Transfer instance reduced array: 2.618:1.
-Crawl proportion: 37.52:1 (6A w/4.30:1 axle).
-Minimum ground clearance: 10-10.2 inches (4x2); 10.4-10.6 inches (4x4).
-Technique angle: 27-29 degrees.
-Departure angle: 24-27 degrees.
-Cargo flooring size: 66.7 inches (CrewMax); 78.7 inches (standard bed); 97.6 inches (long bed).
-Freight flooring width: 66.4 inches.
-Freight floor width at wheel well: 50 inches.
-Freight bed deepness: 22.2 inches.