2017 Toyota Tundra diesel Cummins, changes, news

Toyota is preparing some new cars for the future, but the 2017 Toyota Tundra will not be one of them. This full-size pickup truck is one of their great cars to offer but we have to wait 2018 year model for bigger changes. This new model of Tundra won’t be on the marketplace before 2017. For 2017 year model Tundra offers to us only details changes. The new model will have some alterations either in its exterior or interior aspect.
What about diesel?
Today, people are waiting Cummins diesel engine for better fuel economy but it probably won’t happen. The hottest rumor is about the new Toyota Tundra 2017 with diesel Cummins engine. It’s a crystal clear rumor you can hear among people nowadays but according to Toyota officials it could be available only outside the US.

2017 Toyota Tundra diesel Cummins, changes, news

2017 Toyota Tundra news


If you are concerned with this car, you should know how good it is. You can start from outside part of the new 2017 Toyota Tundra. At the first glance, it’s quite aggressive with minor improvements. This forceful look comes from updated and new guard. The grille looks sturdier as well. Both the headlights and taillights are improved. You can see fog lights attached to this car. The 2017 Tundra will include 19 inches of wheels with extraordinary light body materials. These upgrades will make this car more efficient than the previous model. Overall, the exterior part of new Tundra will be more intense with new grille and bumper.

There are three cab styles available with new Tundra: Regular Cab, Double Cab and four-door CrewMax. Regular Cab comes only with a long bed configuration while four-door Double Cab is available with the standard- or long-bed configuration. 5.5-foot bad is available only with Tundra CrewMax. Exterior colors for base SR models now include Barcelona Red Metallic, Super White, and Black while Inferno and Quicksand colors are available with SR5 and Limited models. Tundra TRD Pro is available with Super White as before but there are two now color options: Barcelona Red Metallic and Cement.

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2017 Toyota Tundra diesel Cummins, changes, news

Interior changes

When it comes to the interior part of 2017 Toyota Tundra, you’ll find some upgrades and enhancement. For 2017-year model Limited models come with front bucket powered seats as standard and it also includes front passenger seat adjustable in four-ways. The car becomes enormous with its new security components including footing control, anti-lock braking system, and many others. The entire cabin is made of high-quality materials, making your ride more comfortable. Limited models are equipped with leather upholstery in Black, Graphite or Sand Beige color with woo-style interior details. Interior also involves some high-quality infotainment systems that can make your drive more fun.

Standard for all trim levels is Entune Autio system with 6.1-inch touchscreen display, CD/MP3/WMA Player and USB port in SR model. Higher rated models come with improved Entune Audio system with Connected Navigation Scout GPS Link App with Entune Audio Bundle with 7.0-inch touchscreen display, HD Radio, HD Traffic and Weather and SiriusXM satellite radio. A new balance handle supports the way you drive. This car combines the luxury and functionality inside the cabin. When it comes to safety there is the Toyota Star Safety System as standard. It includes Traction Control, Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Smart Stop brake override technology while Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert is available as option with higher trim levels.

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2017 Toyota Tundra diesel Cummins, changes, news

New Toyota Tundra 2017 specification

Don’t overlook its power. The new Toyota Tundra 2017 comes with a same engine options as before. Reliability and power are their main benefits. In accordance to officials, the 2017-year model uses a V8 engine with 4.6-liter capacity. It produces 310 horsepower with 327 pound-feet of torque. This car runs with a 6-speed auto transmission in the rear-wheel drivetrain. There’s a option that the car can use a 4WD system for better traction control. Second engine is 5.7-liter V8 with 381 horses and 401 lb-ft of torque. With this power, you can feel the pride when driving new Tundra around your neighborhood later. What can be more comfortable than a car with a powerful engine?

What is new for the 2017-year model? Well, there is only one thing – a tow hitch receiver is now standard for all Tundra models (even with 4.6L V8). When it comes to diesel engine, Toyota announced that diesel Cummins engines won’t be in their vehicles in the US. Reason for that decision is too much cost for adaptation to strict environmental standards.

New Toyota Tundra 2017 diesel Cummins, changes, news

2017 Toyota Tundra price and release date

Most people have been waiting for information about the new Toyota Tundra 2017 release date. According to official information, the new generation of Tundra will be on the marketplace in fall 2016. Its price will be slightly higher that its predecessor cost. The 2017 Toyota Tundra price starts just above $30,000 for base SR model and goes slightly over $50,000 for the 4WD Platinum and 1794 Editon models with CrewMax Cab and bigger engine.

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ModelBed optionEngineMSRP
2WD Extended SRStandard Bed4.6L V8 6AT$30.020
2WD Extended SRStandard Bed4.6L V8 6AT$31.830
2WD Crew Max SR5Short Bed4.6L V8 6AT$34.150
4WD Extended SRStandard Bed4.6L V8 6AT$33.070
4WD Extended SR5Standard Bed4.6L V8 6AT$34.880
4WD Crew Max SR5Short Bed4.6L V8 6AT$37.200
2WD Extended LIMITEDStandard Bed5.7L V8 6AT39.280
2WD Extended SRStandard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$31.290
2WD Extended SR5Standard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$33.100
2WD Crew MAx LIMITEDShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$41.145
2WD Crew MAx SR5Short Bed5.7L V8 6AT$35.420
2WD Crew MAx PLATINUMShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$46.980
2WD Crew MAx 1794 EditionShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$46.980
2WD Regular Cab SRLong Bed5.7L V8 6AT$30.400
2WD Extended SRLong Bed5.7L V8 6AT$31.620
2WD Extended SR5Long Bed5.7L V8 6AT$33.430
4WD Extended LIMITEDStandard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$42.330
4WD Extended SRStandard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$34.340
4WD Extended SR5Standard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$36.150
4WD Extended TRD PROStandard Bed5.7L V8 6AT$43.395
4WD Crew Max LIMITEDShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$44.195
4WD Crew Max SR5Short Bed5.7L V8 6AT$38.470
4WD Crew Max TRD PROShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$46.010
4WD Crew Max PLATINUMShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$50.030
4WD Crew Max 1794 EditionShort Bed5.7L V8 6AT$50.030
4WD Regular Cab SRLong Bed5.7L V8 6AT$33.450
4WD Extended SRLong Bed5.7L V8 6AT$34.670
4WD Extended SR5Long Bed5.7L V8 6AT$36.480


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