New 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel is a sibling of one of the most popular puck-up trucks in USA. Although having tough competitors (Ford F 150, Nissan Titan and Dodge Ram 1500), Tundra Diesel have characteristics for a long distance run. This car was improved in terms of exterior design and power train, while use of light materials contributed to its weight loss and therefore improved fuel economy. Its towing capacity is estimated to be fantastic 12,000 pounds. Innovated safety features are one of additional advantages of 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel.
Exterior and Interior
When it comes to exterior look of new 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel, many changes can be expected. We are looking forward to seeing new agressive and more masculine look of this monster van. Although its dimensions will remain the same, Toyota decided to make some changes in terms of exterior design. Therefore, on the front fascia there will be a new look grille that will add to 2018 Toyota Tundra contemporary look. Bigger air intakes on the front were incorporated in order to improve cooling process. Headlights with LED lamps and fog lights will also be redesigned. Massive front bumper and accented fenders will enchance the impression of agressivness. Tail side will also have some modifications, mostly in terms of tail lights.
Inside of the cabin of new 2018 Tundra Diesel major changes will come in terms of technology and safety features, while interior design will mostly remain the same. It is expected for this vehicle to be equipped with manual air conditioning system, sattelite navigation, infotainment system, audio system etc. Safety features will also be included to ensure safe ride for all passengers. Some of them are traction control, anti-lock braking system and so on.
Under the hood of new 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel we are expecting to see latest Cummins 5.0 liter V8 turbo diesel engine. This motor has capacity to develop 300 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque. It will be mated to a six-paced mechanical transmission. Both RWD and AWD will be available. According to testing results, it came out that this engine proved to be highly efficient in terms of fuel utilization. As of EPA estimations, we might expect average consumption of about 30mpg. According to certain rumors, we might assume that lithium-ion battery will be recommendation for this vehicle.
2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Release Date and Price
Although developed as 2018 model, new Toyota Tundra Diesel will be available on market at the end of year 2017. The price of a base model will start at approximately $38,000.