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2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Redesign and Rumors

The new 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Redesign version is hitting the market soon. Toyota will finally launch new Toyota Tundra Diesel version and it will be 2018 model, there were stories about some previous models, like 2015, and 2016, but it never come to life. But, we now have some inside information, and best rumors, about new diesel version of Tundra.

It is clear why everybody likes this Toyota Truck. You can enjoy it by yourself, with family, or your friend. It is great for vacations, and you can carry some big cargo in it. We know that you will most like enjoy it, and you are really looking for diesel version, for more torque, and less mpg. Are we getting there? Ok, let say something about 2018 Tundra version that we found out.

2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Design

When we talk about new Tundra diesel design, it won’t change much. You will be able to choose between two versions, and here are some dimensions:
SR Single Cab Long Bed height (in.) 22.2,Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 7000,Base curb weight (lb.) 4940, Wheels (Tires) 18-in. (P255/70R18).
SR5 Double Cab: height (in.) 76.0,Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 6700,Base curb weight (lb.) 5115,Wheels (Tires) 18-in. .

Limited Double Cab: height (in.) 76.0,Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 6900,Base curb weight (lb.) 5225,Wheels (Tires) 20-in. (P275/55R20) . Dimensions are the same as the 2019 Hilux.
Platinum Crew Max: height (in.) 75.8,Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 7000,Base curb weight (lb.) 5380,Wheels (Tires) 20-in. (P275/55R20). .
This are some dimension, we wanted for you to make a picture in you head what is right model for you.

Engine and Performance

There will be two type of engine that you will be able to choose and the first one is 4.6-Liter Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC, and a second 5.7-Liter Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC.

Now, if you choose the smaller one you should know that it has 310 hp @ 5600 rpm, and 327 lb.-ft. @ 3400 rp,. and both engine will have 6-speed ECT-i automatic Transmission, (5.7L V8 models add TOW/HAUL Mode). When to comes to this engine fuel consuption we can say that it will be 15/19/16. Rumors is that it will be in new Tacoma Diesel.

The second type of new 2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel engine version we can say that it will be 5.7-Liter Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC, with 381 hp and @ 5600 rpm. It is around 401 lb.-ft. @ 3600 rpm. For this model fuel consuption we can say that MPG will be 13/18/15.

2018 Toyota Tundra Diesel Release Date and Price

There are some rumors and speculation about the release date of this 2018 Tundra model. But, we couldn’t confirm about exact release date, but the rumor said that it will hit the market at the firs quarter 2017.

Here are more info about Toyota Tundra TRD Sport and Toyota Sequoia from Chicago Motor Show

The starting MSRP for Toyota Tundra Diesel 2018 will be around $29,450 for Tundra SR model, and for Tundra Limited, and Tundra Platinum it will be $38,170 for Limited, and $46,030 for the Platinum.

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