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What Makes 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro So Special?

The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro is going to be one of the toughest trucks in the market. With the Ford F-150 Raptor, this is definitely a model you should consider if you want to go off-road. TRD package is available on a few levels, and the Pro is a top option. With unique suspension and shocks setup, the full-size truck is becoming unstoppable.

If we compare the 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro and Ford Raptor, we will see that the Japanese truckmaker is using the a V8 engine right from the start and the base model. However, the TRD Pro will get more power from a massive displacement. On the other side, Ford installs a V6 for the base F-150, while the Raptor version is getting a high-output V8.

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro off-road

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Accessories

Ever since its arrival, the TRD Pro lineup became very popular among off-road adventurers. Besides Tundra, the squad included Tacoma pickup and 4Runner SUV. Starting next season, Sequoia full-size SUV joins the party. All models have unique upgrades. But, the goal is the same – make them off-road beasts.

The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro takes advantage of the huge V8 engine. It is already a good start. The rest of the system is also making significant changes. The most notable upgrades are unique suspension and Bilstein shocks. Front springs and dual-exhaust system are also TRD-tuned. The badge is on the front skid plates, while the truck offers more than 10 inches of ground clearance. 17- and 18-inch wheels are wrapped in all-terrain tires. The larger fuel tank is also part of the upgrade.

Inside the 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, you will find leather seats with a lot of badges. Other accessories and equipment will boost the overall off-road driving impression. There are exclusive shift knob and carpet floor mats.

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro shocks

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Specs

Under the bonnet of the 2020 Tundra TRD Pro is a 5.7-liter V8 unit. This is the largest engine the Japanese carmaker is using for their full-size models. However, the drivetrain is not taking any special tuning to offer higher outputs. So, the Tundra TRD Pro can count on 380 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. This is going to be enough in combination with the abovementioned upgrades. Also, the truck is combining the engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive is a working part-time and sends power to the axle which needs more energy to provide a smoother and balanced ride.

TRD Pro lineup

Price

The 2020 Tundra TRD Pro is going to be one of the most expensive versions of the full-size truck. It costs only $100 cheaper than the premium Platinum edition. Toyota is not offering lower tiers of TRD package (Sport and Off-Road) for the full-size model. On the other hand, the Pro version costs $1,000 less than before. Still, with destination and additional fees, expect to pay at least $50,000. This is not too bad since Ford sells its F-150 Raptor for $52,000 without upgrades. Next season we could see novelties in this class, with possible arrival of Chevy Silverado ZR2. Read more about it HERE.

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