Capability, innovation, and power - these are just a few things you can expect to experience when you get behind the wheel of the new 2016 Toyota Tundra. Considered a local favorite for years, this model has provided drivers of New Brunswick, Plainsboro Township, and South Brunswick with the strong performance and entertaining features required to enjoy each ride.

So what can you expect out of the latest model? Let's take a look at Dayton Toyota's 2016 Toyota Tundra review.

New Features and Style for the 2016 Toyota Tundra

The 2016 Toyota Tundra is essentially all-new, thanks to its updated features and interior/exterior style. Its famous Entune™ multimedia infotainment system has been upgraded to include dual core processors for 85 percent faster functionality and smartphone integration. In addition, this feature now comes with an available Connected Navigation Scout® GPS Link app where you'll able to use your preferred navigation system on your phone through the truck's head unit.

You can expect enhancements in style and comfort on both the interior and the exterior of the Toyota Tundra. This year's model is equipped with more high quality materials as well as brand-new leather perforated seats standard on certain trim levels. On top of that, the 2016 Tundra adds a 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat for cargo convenience. The exterior features new a new front style and additional color options.

There will also be new additions underneath the vehicle, like a new fuel tank. Its capacity jumped from 24.6 gallons to 38 gallons. Plus, an integrated Trailer Brake Control is now standard across all trims to ensure stability for your cargo and safety for all riding inside.

2016 Toyota Tundra Engines

This 2016 Toyota Tundra offers a 5.7L i-FORCE V8 engine and a 4.6L i-FORCE V8 engine that deliver impressive capabilities and power. Overall the 5.7L V8 gets up to 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque, and the 4.6L V8 can provide up to 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque. Plus, when equipped properly, the 2016 Tundra can tow a maximum of 10,500 pounds.


In terms of fuel economy, both engines use Dual Independent Variable Valve with intelligence as well as other performance technologies to produce impressive efficiency. As a result, the 5.7L engine can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 18 highway mpg and the 4.6L engine can get an EPA-estimated 19 highway mpg.

2016 Toyota Tundra Bed Details

The bed for the 2016 Toyota remains, for the most part, unchanged. It still features a composite lining and storage bins. However, upgrades have been made for your convenience. The storage bins are deeper to help you store more cargo and an easy-lower-and-lift tailgate is implemented for easier access. Locks have been added as well for increased protection and security.

2016 Toyota Tundra Safety

This year's Tundra comes with the Toyota Star Safety System™ for a stable and controlled performance. Within this suite of safety features there's Vehicle Stability Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, and Smart Stop braking override technology. For added protection, the truck is equipped with eight standard airbags to reduce the risk of injury during a collision.

Another safety amenity for 2016 is Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. It was available for last year's model, but the latest Tundra welcomes it back as a standard technology for select trim levels.

Interested in taking the new 2016 Toyota Tundra home? Then stop by Dayton Toyota at 2991 US Route 130 in South Brunswick, and schedule a test drive today! 

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