For 2016, the Tundra lineup adds a 38-gallon fuel tank to the Limited, Platinum, 1794 and TRD Pro trims, while trucks with the 5.7-liter V8 gain standard trailer-brake control. SR5 and 1794 trims get revised front-end styling, and all models receive upgraded Entune audio units.
For 2015, the Tundra lineup drops the base V6 engine, making the 4.6-liter V8 standard and the 5.7-liter V8 optional. A TRD Pro Off-Road model is made to play harder in the muck, and a storage tray under the rear seats of some double-cab models adds versatility.
About Toyota Tundra Regular Cab
The 2016 Tundra pickup is Toyota's largest and most powerful truck, vying for attention in an increasingly competitive segment dominated by domestic competitors Ford, Ram and Chevrolet. Although the Tundra is a powerful workhorse with an exemplary reputation for reliability and resale, it lags behind its competitors in the areas of advanced architecture and powertrain choices. The aluminum-bodied F-150, for example, offers better fuel economy but can't tow as much, while the Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan both offer a diesel-engine option, the former with fuel economy approaching 28 mpg highway, the latter with a maximum tow rating over 12,000 pounds. The Tundra, on the other hand, has a maximum tow rating of 10,500 pounds and can't even crack 20 mpg.