Rugged and reliable, the Toyota Tundra half-ton pickup truck is a fan favorite at J. Pauley Toyota. Armed with an all-V-8 engine lineup and a dominant style, the Toyota Tundra is perfect for hard work on the jobsite and promises unrivaled thrills when you take the road less traveled. With the debut of the refreshed 2018 Toyota Tundra, car shoppers may struggle to find the right fit. Learn more about the updates and changes to the Toyota Tundra design with this 2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2017 Toyota Tundra comparison at J. Pauley Toyota.
Versatility is a key component of the Toyota Tundra formula. Drivers can choose from three cab configurations – Regular, Double and CrewMax – that can be tailored to fit your specifications and will be paired with a 6.5-foot standard bed, a 5.5-foot short bed or an 8.1-foot long bed. Inside a spacious, well-equipped cab, drivers will enjoy the advantages of a standard 6.1-inch Toyota Entune touchscreen display that includes Bluetooth capabilities and Siri® Eyes Free technology.
What Are the Differences Between the 2018 Toyota Tundra and 2017 Toyota Tundra?
Affordability is a key component of any car-buying decision and is an important factor in this 2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2017 Toyota Tundra comparison. With a starting price that stands at just $30,120, the 2017 Tundra is the more affordable option in this comparison and is available with exceptional year-end savings at J. Pauley Toyota. Priced at $31,120, the 2018 Tundra adds value with the addition of Toyota Safety Sense technology and a minimal increase in price.
Toyota Safety Sense technology is standard for all 2018 Toyota Tundra models and will include a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control to upgrade safety. When you pair those elements with an innovative Toyota Entune interface, the Toyota Tundra checks all the boxes for the automotive technophile.
Whether on the jobsite or on the trail, the Toyota Tundra delivers on a promise of Herculean power. Entry-level Toyota Tundra models employ a 310-horsepower 4.6-liter i-Force V-8 engine that is paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission. An upgrade to the 381-horsepower 5.7-liter i-Force V-8 allows the Toyota Tundra to tow a massive 10,500 pounds with a maximum payload of 2,080 pounds. A heavy-duty TripleTech™ frame, a Tow/Haul Mode, an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller and Trailer Sway Control make towing heavy loads simple and safe when you get behind the wheel of the Toyota Tundra.
Variety is the spice of life and the 2018 Toyota Tundra delivers with an impressive seven available trim levels – SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, TRD Sport and TRD Pro. All-new Tundra TRD Sport grades add sport-tuned Bilstein shocks that pair with TRD front and rear anti-sway bars, 20-inch alloy wheels, a color-keyed hood scoop, a mesh grille and more. To further upgrade style, all 2018 Toyota Tundra models will employ a revamped front end with a new mesh grille and updated LED lighting systems.