2014 Toyota Tundra - Road Test Specs

2014 Toyota Tundra Truck

(5.7L V8 4x4 6-speed Automatic 5.6 ft. Bed)
Vehicle
Year Make Model2014 Toyota Tundra 1794 4dr CrewMax 4WD SB (5.7L 8cyl 6A)
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 5-passenger Crew Cab Pickup
Base MSRP$47,320
Options on test vehicleSunset Bronze Mica, Running Boards ($345), Heated Power Outside Tow Mirrors (-$315 -- includes heated power outside tow mirrors with turn signals, manual-extend and folding feature)
As-tested MSRP$48,345
Assembly locationSan Antonio, Texas, USA
Drivetrain
ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected V8, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,663/346
Block/head materialAluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Redline, indicated (rpm)5,900
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)381 @ 5,600
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)401 @ 3,600
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=3.333, II=1.960, III=1.353, IV=1.0, V=0.728, VI=.588
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.3
Transfer-case ratio (x:1)1.0/2.640
Differential(s)Front: brake-actuated limited slip (A-TRAC), Center: locked, Rear: brake-actuated limited-slip (Auto LSD)
Chassis
Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbones, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSolid live axle, leaf springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeHydraulically assisted power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)18.1
Tire make and modelBridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza
Tire typeAll season front and rear
Tire size, frontP275/55R20 111H M+S
Tire size, rearP275/55R20 111H M+S
Wheel size20-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front13.9-inch one-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with four-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear13.6-inch one-piece ventilated with single-piston sliding calipers
Track Test Results
Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)2.5
0-45 mph (sec.)4.4
0-60 mph (sec.)6.8
0-75 mph (sec.)10.4
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)15.1 @ 90.5
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)6.5
0-30 mph, trac ON (sec.)3.0
0-45 mph, trac ON (sec.)5.0
0-60 mph, trac ON (sec.)7.5
0-75 mph, trac ON (sec.)11.0
1/4-mile, trac ON (sec. @ mph)15.6 @ 90.0
0-60, trac ON with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)7.2
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)31
60-0 mph (ft.)130
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)54.2
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph) ESC ON51.7
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.71
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g) ESC ON0.68
Sound level @ idle (dB)39.1
@ Full throttle (dB)65.2
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)72.6
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Acceleration commentsAmple torque and nondefeat traction control make launching the Tundra harder than it should be. Even with TC switched off, the Tundra limits wheelspin by cutting power. The resulting bog costs time. Best launch is a product of carefully metering the throttle to avoid wheelspin. Once underway, however, the Tundra gets up to speed quickly.
Braking commentsBraking distances are wildly inconsistent. This seems like the product of the chassis loading up differently every time and activating the ABS differently. The Tundra stops straight, but there's a fair amount of drama with lots of ABS noise and body dive. Even so, the pedal is consistent and confident.
Handling commentsThis is a good reminder of how of out of sorts trucks are in handling tests. Though the Tundra probably isn't significantly worse than its full-size counterparts here, it's a real handful to weave through the cones and around the skid pad. Slalom: Slow and easy is the name of the game here. Avoid triggering stability control at all costs because it will effectively end the run. Doing so means going laughably slow. Skid pad: Toyota's heavy-handed stability control removes any hope a driver might have of exercising control during steady-state cornering in the Tundra. Your best bet? Stay below the ESC threshold, which is easy.
Testing Conditions
Test date4/1/2014
Elevation (ft.)1,121
Temperature (F)53.3
Relative humidity (%)64.4
Barometric pressure (in. Hg)28.84
Wind (mph, direction)6.9, cross
Odometer (mi.)4,246
Fuel used for test87-octane gasoline
As-tested tire pressures, f/r (psi)30/33
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)15 combined/13 city/17 highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)14.7 mpg overall as tested, 16.6 mpg on 116-mile test loop
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)26.4
Driving range (mi.)448.8
Audio and Advanced Technology
Stereo description12-speaker JBL premium audio with AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack, aux jack, Bluetooth streaming audio
Satellite radioOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard with traffic 7.0-inch display screen (measured diagonally)
Parking aidsStandard parking sonar rear back-up camera
Blind-spot detectionOptional with cross-traffic alert
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,860
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)5,872
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)56/44
Length (in.)228.9
Width (in.)79.9
Height (in.)76.2
Wheelbase (in.)145.7
Track, front (in.)67.9
Track, rear (in.)67.9
Turning circle (ft.)44.0
Legroom, front (in.)42.5
Legroom, rear (in.)42.3
Headroom, front (in.)39.7
Headroom, rear (in.)38.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)65.7
Shoulder room, rear (in.)65.5
Seating capacity5
GVWR (lbs.)7,200
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)1,415
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)9,000
Approach angle (degrees)26.0
Departure angle (degrees)21.0
Warranty
Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance2 years/25,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenance2 years/25,000 miles

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