2012 Toyota Tundra Review

The 2012 Toyota Tundra brings full-sized trucks to a whole new level.

2012 Toyota Tundra Exterior

This stegosaurus of a truck has made a few minor changes to ensure it keeps bringing the expectations of truck lovers to a whole new level. New for the 2012 Toyota Tundra is simplified option packages, a new Chrome Appearance package and a standard rearview cameras on Limited models.

There aren’t many trucks out there that portray raw power like the 2012 Toyota Tundra. The oversized designs of the front hood, wheel wells, box, cab and front grille make this truck a very brawny and muscular machine. The Tundra isn’t just about its big looks. Its size has function: with its standard 18” wheels and girth of 79.9” makes sure this truck stays grounded. Also the Tundra’s massive headlights make sure a wide beam is created for improved visibility. Another unique feature is that the door handles are super sized to allow operation with gloves.

The interior is just as functional as the exterior. All of the controls on the centre console are big, too, designed to be operated with a work-gloved hand and there’s a telescoping steering wheel with a long range of adjustment. Tons of storage and comfortable seating that flips, folds flat and reclines into countless positions makes sure you have enough room to fit everything you need.

2012 Toyota Tundra Interior

To ensure that the 2012 Toyota Tundra can  perform the way it looks like it can, a two torque-heavy, fuel-conscious engines, intelligent transmissions and a tough cooling and electrical system to make sure everything is running smoothly.

The 2012 Toyota Tundra has a few available trim options including: Tundra Regular Cab 4×2, Tundra Regular Cab 4X4, Tundra Double Cab 4X2, Tundra Double Cab 4X4 and Tundra CrewMax 4X4.

2012 Engines:

  • 4.6L i-Force V8: 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L i-force V8: 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque

2012 Fuel Economy:

  • 4.6L i-Force V8: city 14.7(16), highway 11.76 (20)
  • 5.7L i-Force V8: city 18.09 (13), highway 13.83 (17)

The 2012 Toyota Tundra has a few awards under its belt:

  • J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study Large Pick-up (7th year in a row).
  • Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Awards 2012, Full-size pickup.
  • ALG Residual Value Awards, Full-size Pickup segment.
  • Insurance Institute for HIghway Safety (IIHS) Safety Ratings-”Top Safety Pick” awards

The 2012 Toyota Tundra is an excellent pickup truck to ensure you can get any job done. It is built to last and can perform in any conditions. With the capability of this truck being as it is, toyota ensured that its passengers are safe and sound. Get ready to have some fun and get the job done.

Sales Team

Gateway Toyota


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