The future 2021 Toyota Tundra will introduce plenty of innovations. The full-size pickup truck will arrive with new design, improved interior, and hybrid interior. New 2021 model has been caught on camera and spy shots are showing is plenty of improvements.
New Tundra will probably get a new and smaller engine with a turbocharger. On top of that, expect numerous mechanic upgrades such as suspension and transmission. The price will be slightly higher this time and trim levels will largely remain.
2021 Toyota Tundra Architecture
New spy photos are showing us latest Toyota’s changes on its full-size pickup truck. The 2021 Toyota Tundra will ride on a new F1 platform. The same architecture will underpin new 2021 Tacoma model. On top of that, this platform will surely suffer some modifications on the Tacoma model.
New platform means new powertrain. This time, Toyota will introduce a hybrid system. New Tundra will be a body-on-frame vehicle. New coil spring suspension is available which means the leaf springs are gone now. As for the design, new grille and headlights are easy to spot on the spy shots. Rear-end suffered only small modifications. Toyota will surely introduce new color options for its pickup.
Spy shots are not showing interior details at all. However, a new 2021 Toyota Tundra should be the next-gen model. For that reason, we bet on numerous changes and upgrades. Surely, the interior won’t suffer that many modifications as the exterior. Everything starts with all-new and larger displays.
New units will deliver better user experience and user-friendly interface. Storage bins are larger and the infotainment system is up to date. Toyota will surely introduce some new technologies. Besides the Towing App, we can expect numerous safety systems and driver-assistance features. The cabin looks modern and comfort will be better than ever before.
2021 Toyota Tundra Powertrain
One of the biggest changes in the 2021 Toyota Tundra will a new twin-turbo powertrain. A 3.5-liter V6 is available. This unit can be found under the hood of the Lexus LS500. We are still waiting for precise engine details.
This engine will also arrive with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. A 4.6-liter will remain a standard option. A 5.7-liter V8 is still an optional powertrain. Basically, Tundra will offer three conventional engines and one of them is new. The rest of the engine lineup is unchanged.
The 2021 Toyota Tundra Hybrid will arrive in the near future as well. This is a huge step for Toyota in order to keep up the pace with the competition. New platform and new grille are a clear suggestion of a hybrid system. The new hybrid drivetrain will pair the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 with an electric motor.
The battery pack is in the offer as well. Total output is rated at 450 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. New 10-speed automatic gearbox will become available in the hybrid variant. Toyota is promising great fuel economy numbers and superb performances. On top of that, towing capacity will also see drastic improvements.
Price and Release Date
The forthcoming 2021 Toyota Tundra will cost around $33,500. A hybrid variant will start closer to the $40,000. According to numerous reports, the 2021 Tundra is the new-generation model. For that reason, the price increase is a logical step.
This full-size pickup will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2020. A hybrid variant will arrive in the first quarter of 2021.