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New 2016 Toyota Tundra Cummins Diesel | mpg Review

Car Junkie - 2016 Toyota Tundra Is to Go with Cummins' Diesel. The new 2016 Toyota Tundra is said to employ a diesel engine supplied by Cummins, a reputable diesel engine specialist centered in Indiana. Toyota claims that its 2016-gen Tundra will work better in any road conditions. "We've dedicated American off-road devotees.", chief engineer confirmed. Besides, Toyota admitted it's the Tundra's priority to rush up as a heavy-task, fully sized pickup truck. And they retold us it's not enough to be the best one, the future Tundra should offer extra capability, comfort and distinct in appearance as well. For smaller Toyota's pickup see 2016 Tacoma.

If you think the 2016 Toyota Tundra is worth waiting to show up its changes and new Cummins' diesel, it should meet the endpoint in the near future. The coming-soon Cummins-diesel Tundra is planned to hit the U.S. whole-size pickup truck market right this year as 2016 generation. Toyota isn't a beginner in regard to cultivating a utility truck; utilizing current diesel-based technology, the engineers are going back on the duty. Truth is, they aren't yet so successful with its full-size pickup Tundra - and now we'll have another chance to welcome the next generation. A couple weeks ago, WardsAuto announced that the 2016 Toyota Tundra redesign will ride on an unfamiliar V8 diesel-power grantor. It's Cummins, a famed diesel specialist, will likely supply the new oil burner for the new Tundra. What it means is that an ampler V8 5.0-L Turbodiesel engine will possibly be adopted to compete its rival, Nissan, with the new-generation Titan.

2016 tundra pics
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Image of 2016 Toyota Tundra

While the forthcoming 2016 Tundra will potentially drive on a Cummins' diesel, its TRD Pro version has just received some tweaks last year as a 2015 generation. We haven't heard yet from Toyota as the owner, but sure to welcome the upcoming Tundra to 2016 market offering significant upgrades. Since both companies haven't yet released any official details concerning 2016 specs, so it's still hard for us to compare the full-size pickup to the ready-to-ride Nissan Titan. What only they claimed is that their creative innovation is expected to lift the Tundra's power up to 500 lb-ft of torque and upward 300 horsepower. Their teamwork is still seriously focused on the CAFE MPG Standards for diesels as it's getting tight on the average ratings which is targeted to 54.5 mpg before 2025.

Regardless of those raw reports, we do expect the soon-coming Toyota Tundra diesel to reduce for 2016 pricing and offer preferable Specs. Ram, however, has owned its V-6 3.0-liter EcoDiesel on sale. So the forthcoming Tundra and Titan are actually not the pioneers. The EcoDiesel Ram 1500 is rated at 420 pound-feet of torque and 240 horsepower - it's been awarded as cisty/28 mpg leading class. According to the source, the 2016 Toyota Tundra with Cummins' diesel is scheduled to get released at the end of this year, 2015. It is sure, there should be a number of refreshments on this generation for both interior and exterior packaging, including the engine performance and safety features. So far that's only the available confirmation for the 2016 Toyota Tundra. To get the full review and recent news on this Cummins-Toyota Tundra, please go back in a couple weeks. We have made some tweaks to this post, so please see the recent news on 2016 Tundra.

2016 Tundra VS 2015 Tundra

Colors
First thing first, we'd like to highlight the exterior paint options. While the current, 2015 models have served us more-than-enough choices with at least 10 styles (blazing blue pearl, standard black, radiant red, magnetic gray metallic, supper white, midnight black metallic, barcelona red metallic, sunset bronze mica, silver sky metallic & inferno); for 2016 Tundra's, there is a quicksand as an additional ext color. So you'll be free to opt for 11 paints offered.

Pricing
It's normal to see a markup over renewed products; and the 2016-model Tundra, Toyota has decided to slightly increase its MSRP, from $28,510 to 28,640 to the standards. The sublime TRD Pro should starts at $42,450, up to $1000 increased from the previous version.

EPA Ratings
We won't benefit any improvements from fuel consumption, since there are no difference as seen 15/19 city/hwy - it differs from one trim to another, though.

Trim Options
For 2016 SR Grades, the engineers added 3 different trims, expanded from 11 to 14 selections (check the official website for details). Same treat is true to the 2016 SR5, there will be 16 trims to pick, the current SR5 is limited at 13. The 2016 Tundra Limited gains only 2 more trims, both Double Cab and Crewmax receive one addition. The only-Crewmax Tundra Platinum gets a new optional model, as well as the 2016 1794 Edition. And the last one, 2016 Tundra TRD Pro has nothing new to offer.

Engine
Toyota seems reluctant to change or add more its Tundra pickup's engines; means there is nothing except a 4.6L V8 and a 5.7L V8 - rated at 310 to 381 horsepower.

Cheapest Insurance Companies for your 2016 Tundra

After purchasing a Toyota Tundra; new or used, you should search for money backup for it. The insurance costs and rates for Tundra in the United States vary from one provider to another, and depend on the locations itself. On this page, let us try giving you some help to find the best and most affordable insurance provider for your Tundra. Here are the 4 best companies recommended to insure your Tundra.

Allstate - Many owners joined this insurer for some reasons; it's a trusted, experienced company in the U.S. with competitive coverage prices. The official currently released the average rate for insuring a new Tundra (2016 generation) will be around $180 to per-month payment, or $2,100 for one year (discounts not included)

Progressive - When it goes to new drivers, Progressive is often claimed as the best one. And you're good to consider that for affordable fee. After searching here and there, we've found that Progressive offers premium coverage on a budget, too. It ranges from $190 to $205 (all state estimation). More details and info here (https://www.progressive.com/auto/)

21st Century - As my friend in Florida told me, he decided to insure his Tundra and Highlander last year to 21st Century, and he was surprised as paying less than how much he estimated before applying. For half-year payment method, he is only charged $600.

State Farm - A reviewer from Tundra-forum blog said that she experienced good-but-higher costs in Las Vegas; picking up a 12-month paying term, the insurer costs her $1,500.

To get more details and recent info, it's better to find and get car insurance quotes online, specifically for Toyota's 2016 Tundra - since companies are regularly updated the costs.

Used Toyota Tundra Prices

If there are any of you looking for a used Toyota Tundra for sale, we do have the price range right below.
  • 2006 Tundra: Ranging from $7,000 to $22,000
  • 2007 Tundra: Ranging from $9,000 to $30,000
  • 2008 Tundra: Ranging from $12,000 to $33,000
  • 2009 Tundra: Ranging from $13,000 to $34,000
  • 2010 Tundra: Ranging from $14,000 to $36,000
  • 2011 Tundra: Ranging from $18,000 to $39,000
  • 2012 Tundra: Ranging from $20,000 to $40,000
  • 2013 Tundra: Ranging from $26,000 to $42,000
  • 2014 Tundra: Ranging from $27,000 to $44,000
  • 2015 Tundra: Ranging from $32,000 to $48,000
  • 2016 Tundra: Starts at $28,650
NOTE: The used price range differs depending on each State, the list above is based on the all-region selling average.

How to Improve Gas Mileage on 2016 Toyota Tundra

Here are some tips on how to get better fuel economy in a Toyota Tundra, very simple ways to try that is possible to change those 15-19 mpg figures..
  • Don't be a rusher - The crazy-like fuel burning happens every time your Tundra truck deals with tough accelerations. If you're off-roading, there is nothing to discuss. But driving downtown, it must be the case that you can try to avoid rushing from start, let's say, stop lights. With Toyota Tundra, supposed you forget the ambition to hit 60mph in under fifteen seconds - see you weight. So how and what you should do is simply by pushing you gas pedal down a bit more gently; for most painful trial, stay at 2mph so your Tundra may catch 60mph in 25 to 30 secs as your grandpa does. We know that's subtly ridiculous for speed junkies, but as you want, better gas mileage.
  • Slower for better - No more over-speed and slow down your Tundra while running on the highway, since speed significantly matters.
  • Take heavy stuff down - As you're driving a Tundra, the wind passes through every side of the truck. And some of it gets stuck on the tailgate before bouncing. No tailgate means the wind will more freely go behind. We don't recommend you to take the bumpers off; instead, you may outsmart it in a way to make that lighter.
  • Pay more attention to maintenance - This is clearly the most formal tip to hear. Reasons are relevant, your body needs it to stay good.
Lastly, tell us if you have other suggestions on how to increase mpg on Toyota Tundra - specially for 2016 version which has been much improved.