The ongoing 2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel is perhaps the oldest truck on sale in the American market. This truck is available since 2006, and after almost 12 years, it didn’t change too much. The base of the truck is still the same, but there are some rumors that the manufacturer is releasing a significant update. The most of the details about the upcoming Toyota Tundra is yet unknown, but some major changes are expected. This should be just enough to make a difference between new model and its predecessor.
2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
Compared to the previous models, the new Toyoda Tundra Diesel is more or less the same. The smaller headlights and hexagonal front chrome grille give new Tundra a little bit more fashioned look. When looking at the rear end, it is visible that the bumpers are bigger. Tundra is perhaps the biggest Toyota’s vehicle, and some robust details are still the same.
Depending on trim levels, the buyers can choose the material of skid plates. Another good news is that the Toyota made the upcoming Tundra available in a lot of different colors. Cement, Silver Sky Metalic, Magnetic Gray Metallic are just some of them. Different shades of blue color are also available.
A big improvement is expected in terms of interior. The forthcoming 2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel will possess the best quality materials. The infotainment system is updated as well and we can expect some innovations. Some of them are USB and smartphone connectivity, Bluetooth and a 7-inch touchscreen with the navigation system. The audio system is wholly new, and some safety issues are improved.
Tundra owns eight airbags, stability control, cross traffic alert and blind spot monitor as well. The comfort of the cabin is great. Seats are made of leather and are coming with heating options. Furthermore, thanks to the new chassis, the cabin space is significantly improved. With all those improvements, new features, and updated technology, Toyota Tundra is ready to fight for the top.
2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel – Main Power Production Unit
New Toyota Tundra, new engine. The old 4.6-liter V8 engine will not power the base model in the future. The manufacturer is installing a smaller 3.5-liter V6 engine. With different help like direct injection and new Atkinson cycle, this engine can produce 305 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. The best thing about this engine is its fuel economy.
The fuel consumption will be reduced up to 15%. Top trim models will also use V6 engine, probably 3.5-liter twin-turbo. This engine is used by Lexus and so far made huge impressions. With the power of 420 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque, this engine is one of the most impressive in its class. All engines are using an automatic transmission, but instead of 6-speed, new ones should be 8 or even 10-speed.
2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
New 2019 Toyota Tundra Diesel will become cheaper than its predecessor. While the manufacturer decides to remain silent, all we can do is guess. In order to keep the pace up with the competitors, the upcoming Tundra will for sure be more affordable. The starting price is around $30,000 while the topping trim is reaching $50,000. The Toyota Tundra Diesel 2019 should be available before the end of 2019. The main competitors are Chevy Silverado, Nissan Titan, Ram 1500 and Ford F-150.