2021 Toyota Tundra News, Redesign, Hybrid

The upcoming full-size pickup truck 2021 Toyota Tundra is spied testing last week. According to the images, the new model will get plenty of upgrades. Basically, the popular Japanese manufacturer will introduce Tundra pickup with a new design, better cabin, and even a new hybrid system.

Alongside the hybrid version, Tundra will also get some modifications under the hood. The same popular engines will be offered. Also, this is not all and we can expect numerous mechanic upgrades and better suspension and transmission this time. This full-size pickup will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2020 with a slightly higher price than before.

2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota Tundra Spy Photos

As we mentioned above, the 2021 Toyota Tundra is spied last week, and from images that we got the upcoming SUV is showing a stronger look than before. According to the latest report, the manufacturer will use the new platform. So, the upcoming 2021 Toyota Tundra sits on the F1 platform that also underpins the Tacoma model.

Thanks to this platform, Toyota will introduce a new hybrid system that will deliver 450 horsepower. However, design-wise the hybrid model will not differ drastically from the standard one. Design on both models will be attractive thanks to the new grille and LED headlights. Also, the rear-end will be refreshed with new taillights that are looking more bigger and visually better.

2021 Toyota Tundra exterior

Cabin Changes

The 2021 Toyota Tundra should introduce numerous changes and upgrades inside. Unfortunately, there are no spy images available, and we can only collect and share some information from gossip. Because this is a new generation of full-size pickup trucks, we can for sure expect many modifications and more space thanks to the new platform. According to some sites, the pickup will get a cleaner and better-arranged cabin with the all-new infotainment system.

Also, features that will come as standard with this model are power windows and locks, heated side mirrors, 18-inch steel wheels, a rearview camera, 6-speaker audio system with AM/FM radio and a CD player, Bluetooth, USB port, auxiliary audio input, and 4-way adjustments for the driver and front-passenger seats.

2021 Toyota Tundra side

2021 Toyota Tundra Powertrain

The 2021 Toyota Tundra pickup truck will be available with few engines. Depending on trims, the manufacturer will introduce new twin-turbo powertrain. The first engine that powers this pickup is a 3.5-liter V6 that is also seen under the hood of popular sedan Lexus LS500. Also, this engine comes with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. The next is a standard 4.6-liter, while 5.7-liter V8 is still an optional powertrain. As you can see, the manufacturer uses the same two engines as before. However, we can also expect better consumption and even output with the upcoming ones.

Hybrid Version

The 2021 Toyota Tundra Hybrid will be released at the same time as the base model. The hybrid drivetrain will come with a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 engine that will be connected to an electric motor. This combination will provide a very powerful output of an amazing 450 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. The manufacturer will also use the 10-speed automatic gearbox with this engine. At this moment there are no available numbers, but we can expect great fuel economy and great performances.

2021 Toyota Tundra rear

Price and Release Date

The 2021 Toyota Tundra will be redesigned and the manufacturer will introduce some changes outside and inside. Basically, the popular pickup truck will be attractive and it will be the ultimate off-roader. According to the latest news, the upcoming base model will cost around $33,500.

A hybrid variant will cost a couple of thousand more or $40,000. The release date of this full-size pickup will be in the last quarter of 2020. Also, at the same time, we can expect a hybrid variant to arrive.

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