Bought a used 2009 Tundra Rock Warrior. It is without a doubt the baddest, meanest half-ton truck out there. Toyota knows what they are doing with their TRD and Rock Warrior packages. They're great looking and blow the competition away as far as standard off-road accessories.
The engine is a beast, tranny is the smoothest shifting you will find in a half-ton.
My buddy's 09' F-150 is like a little fragile mini-truck compared to this tundra. I like the inside, the Rock Warrior came with black cloth and carpet which I think look great.
i love the truck but the outside edge of the front tires has wore off at 15,000 miles and Toyota says there's nothing wrong with the front end. they have a problem with the tundra and they can't fix it.
I have had my truck for almost a year and have been pleased on and off the road. Power is more than plenty and it crept up a steep icy driveway over Christmas. Haven't noticed suspension roughness. Now all I'm worried about it the resale value with the recalls. Resale value was one of the big selling factors for me choosing it over the Ram.
Aggressive styling and engine make it easy for us little guys to compensate!
Paint gets scratched too easily... already have 3 door dings from parking lots. Tow hooks need to be out further. Figure out how to fix gas pedal problems so the resale doesn't fall off a cliff.
Skip the GM-Ford-Mopar, this truck will always have a place in my driveway. Drove from NC to Cal. in 47.5 hrs, the interior comfort was phenomenal, was not tired, sore, or uncomfortable during the trip. Like the tailgate that is shock assisted, so will not slam down, but can also use one finger to push back up. Will keep this for years and replace with another!!
Sliding rail attachments, great seats, back seats comfortable and flip up for great back seat storage. Great sound, tailgate very easy to manage. Very quick to accelerate, brakes very quickly and with authority!
Put a K&N airfilter in right away, add 1.4 mpg within the first 200 miles. Now over 3 + mpg at 10K.
I was impressed with the truck's performance and handling ability from the start. No problems towing. It does bounce a little, but overall rides well and gets about 18mpg. Sheet metal on body seems awful thin.
Power of 5.7, nice handling and ride.
better paint, more convenient oil filter and radio controls