It was obvious from the first time I drove my
2005 Toyota Tundra that is was soldily built
and well engineered. Fit and finish are
excellent. The 4.7-liter engine and five-
speed transmission are exceptionally
responsive at all speed ranges. Acceleration
is smart and snappy. Perhaps the best
feature of this truck is its smooth, quiet ride.
Cornering on the 2005 Tundra is flat and
stable, far better than other brands of trucks I
have owned. For the most part, the five-
speed transmission is smooth, but it does
tend to jump rather harshly into a lower gear
when ascending hills.
The overall ride quality, which includes
smoothness, quietness and exceptional
The front end looks a little boxy and
antiquated. A more stylish, contemporary
would hhelp this truck live up to its position
as a technologically advance vehicle.
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