2017 Toyota Tundra Review
Most trucks follow the same formula of throwing a brawny powertrain under the hood and then tacking on some extra hauling gear. However, they sometimes skimp when it comes to safety.
The 2017 Toyota Tundra doesn’t want to be like other trucks though. Danvers, Peabody, and Salem drivers will find that this vehicle stands out from the pack, offering a well-rounded package and excellent technology. To see for yourself, just check out this review by the Ira Toyota of Danvers team.
2017 Toyota Tundra Performance Specs
When we say that the 2017 Toyota Tundra isn’t like other vehicles in its class, we don’t mean that it eschews the traditional truck formula entirely. Though it goes out of its way to add extra features, it still makes engine power a top priority.
The 5.7L i-FORCE V8 engine you’ll find under the hood of the Tundra was clearly designed with muscle in mind. Its acoustic induction system streamlines power flow throughout the outfit, allowing the 2017 Tundra to produce as much as 381 HP and 401 lb-ft of torque.
A heavy-duty battery and heavy-duty alternator are both standard in this truck. They ensure that all that horsepower is well supplied, and that your engine runs strong for years to come.
You’ll even have a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence (6-speed ECT-i). This transmission features uphill and downhill shift modes, that may you can power through steep inclines.
Towing with Your 2017 Toyota Tundra
Sequential shift modes aren’t the only thing you’ll have with the 6-speed ECT-i. Tow and haul modes also comes standard with this transmission, as part of the included towing package in the 2017 Toyota Tundra.
Several features come standard with this package, such as the trailer hitch receiver, 4/7-pin connector, and the supplemental transmission cooler. All these features help to keep your truck stable and cool while towing.
With the standard towing package on your side, you’ll be able to haul as much as an addition 10,500 pounds of cargo. So, feel free to load up on your next road trip!
Numerous Safety Technology for the 2017 Toyota Tundra
As part of the towing package, you’ll even have a few additional safety features in your 2017 Tundra. Both the integrated trailer brake controller and trailer sway control are included. These ought to go a long way towards keeping your truck steady with that extra weight behind it.
However, these aren’t the only safety features you’ll have. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is a unique truck in that it places extra emphasis on its standard safety array.
In this vehicle, you’ll have 8 advanced airbags and the Star Safety System™ on your side. Star Safety™ comes with features like vehicle stability control, brake assist, and smart stop technology.
Want More Information About the 2017 Toyota Tundra?
While these are some of the most prominent features in the 2017 Toyota Tundra, there’s still much more to discover in the exterior and interior designs. Danvers, Peabody, and Salem drivers can learn all about them by getting in touch with our team.
Contact Ira Toyota of Danvers today to learn more!