2011 Toyota Tundra Overview
Whether you’re trekking across frozen expanses of wilderness, lugging a heavy payload to the worksite, or just want versatility in all areas, the 2011 Toyota Tundra pickup can do it all.
The 2011 Toyota Tundra continues to boast a large number of engine options and cab configurations, making it flexible enough to fit whatever you demand from your truck. Engine options start with the updated 270-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 that generates 278 pounds-feet of torque (an improvement of 34 hp and 12 pounds-feet of torque. Next up is a 310-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8, which is followed by a 381-horsepower, 5.7-liter V-8 and its E85 FlexFuel brother. The V-6 engine is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission, while the V-8 engines are each paired to a six-speed automatic. Get maximum traction with two- or four-wheel drive, and tow up to 9,000 pounds or with a max payload capacity of 1,555 pounds.
When it comes to picking the size and configuration of your Tundra there are several options. Choose between three cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad Cab and CrewMax, and two distinct packages: the stripped down entry-level Work Truck package which fits in only the essentials, and the upscale Platinum Package which is chock-full of luxurious features. The 2011 Toyota Tundra competes with the Dodge Ram, Ford F series, and the Chevrolet Silverado.
Two available TRD option packages are geared for off-roaders and street enthusiasts alike. The TRD Rock Warrior appeals to the former and offers bigger tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, and other exterior enhancements, while the TRD Sport focuses more on the interior upgrades.
Interior features in the 2011 Toyota Tundra include a JBL® 6-disc in-dash CD changer with auxiliary audio jack, 12 speakers, and subwoofer for a superior audio experience, as well as standard dual zone manual climate control with sync mode will please both front seat occupants. The optional leather-trimmed and heated bucket seats with 10-way power-adjustable driver and 4-way power-adjustable passenger seats make the drive more comfortable. The Platinum Package includes a DVD navigation system and power moonroof.
Standard safety features include a four-wheel anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist. A standard vehicle stability control system with traction control, dual front airbags with front passenger cutoff switch, front seat-mounted side airbags, and front roll-sensing side curtain airbags make the Tundra one of the safest full-size pickups. Trailer-sway control and a trailer brake controller are now standard equipment for 2011.
No matter what the situation calls for, rest assured that the 2011 Toyota Tundra is up to the challenge.