2012 Toyota Tundra

Tundra Grade RWD 2-Dr Reg Cab V6 auto trans

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2012 Toyota Tundra
2012 Toyota Tundra
It seems like a very long time ago that Toyota introduced the Texas-made Tundra with the expectation that it would finally end American automakers' hegemony in the large-truck segment. Five years later, the Tundra struggles--and fails--to muster a sixth of the Ford F-series' sales volume. At the same time, Toyota has shifted much of its attention back to its cars, meaning the Tundra hasn't received as many updates as have its competitors. Still, the Tundra is a solid pickup truck. There are three engines, three body styles, two bed lengths, and a veritable laundry list of options. Things start off strong, with a base 4.0-liter V-6 that puts out 270 hp and a good midlevel option with the 310-hp, 4.6-liter V-8. Still, we'd say the 381-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 with variable valve timing best suits the Tundra's mission, especially if you'll be towing heavy loads; its maximum towing capacity is 10,400 pounds when properly equipped. Both V-8 engines team with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Tundra's only real shortcoming--aside from the fact that it's simply not exceptional enough to tear people from their Fords, Chevrolets, and Rams--is its ride quality. With an empty bed, it shudders and bounces more than its rivals. Its interior was truly exemplary when it debuted in 2007 and remains quite nice but, again, has fallen behind its American competition.
2012 Toyota Tundra Towing Endeavour Right Front Angle
The space shuttle Endeavour's flight over the skies of Southern California caused a stir among locals, but arguably just as highly anticipated was its land journey from LAX airport to the California Science Center near downtown Los Angeles. A 2012 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4x4 played a brief but significant role in that journey, towing the historic shuttle toward its final home. The truck was purchased from a local area dealer, and was totally unmodified for the epic duty.
Toyota Tundra Endeavour Oversize Sign
In a prior post, we reported that the Toyota Tundra would get the privilege of towing the space shuttle Endeavour for part of its journey to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will become part of the permanent exhibition. The Tundra is still going to help out with the task, but the leg which it's going to get towing duties has changed. In a statement released by Toyota, the latest update is that the Tundra will be towing the Endeavour over the 405 freeway on October 12, 2012 on the Manchester Boulevard Bridge.
2010 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Front Three Quarter 1
The 2012 Toyota Tundra can tow almost anything you can throw at, especially when equipped with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine. That said, Toyota is about to throw the truck its biggest towing challenge yet: towing the Space Shuttle Endeavor.
2012 Toyota Tacoma Front Shot
Toyota is still playing catch up with its truck inventory because of the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan last year. The automaker will add Saturday shifts starting January 21 at its truck plant in Texas, which builds both the compact Tacoma and the full-size Tundra pickups. "The effects of the tsunami have run its course and we are back to rolling at full capacity of production," said Brandyn Moore, a spokeswoman for the plant, told Automotive News on Tuesday. "We are trying to catch back up and get the trucks back on inventory lots for the dealers." Many of Toyota’s global plants suffered shortages of sensors and specialty paint because of the March 2011 earthquake which also brought a tsunami and nuclear crisis to Japan. After the natural disasters, the San Antonio plant was idled twice for three-week periods. The plant that builds the Tundra and about half of the Tacoma pickups only ran three-day weeks for 11 weeks last summer. Toyota Tacoma pickup sales were up 10.7 percent in December, but Tundra sales were down 9.7 percent. "December sales were very good for the Tundra and Tacoma markets, so because of that, we have a recovery Saturday set for this weekend and possibly some more in March," Moore said. Toyota hopes inventory will be back up to its optimum dealer inventory target of around 70 days by the end of March. The automaker currently has only a 40 day supply of midsize Tacoma pickups, but has a strong 70 day supply of full-size Tundra trucks. Source: Automotive News

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2012 Toyota Tundra Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
4.0L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
16 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
20 MPG
Horsepower:
270 hp @ 5600rpm
Torque:
278 ft lb of torque @ 4400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
60,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Roadside
25,000 miles / 24 months
Maintenance
25,000 miles / 24 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Summary
Southeast Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 and 2010-2013 Toyota Tundra, 2010-2012 Rav4, 2012 Toyota Sequoia, 2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2010-2011 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser, 2010-2013 Toyota Venza, 2010-2011 Toyota 4Runner, 2010-2013 Toyota Tacoma, 2011-2012 Toyota Sienna, 2012 Toyota Prius, 2013 Scion FR-S, 2011 Scion XD, 2011 Scion XB, and 2012 Scion TC vehicles. These vehicles were sold with labels that were outside the allowable one percent of accuracy of actual weight added. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) Number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Consequences
An inaccurate label could lead to owners overloading their vehicles and tires. An overloaded vehicle can result in a tire failure which may result in a vehicle crash, personal injury, or property damage.
Remedy
Southeast Toyota will notify owners and provide a corrected label with instructions concerning its installation. A small group of the affected vehicles will need additonal remedies which are still being developed. The recall began on May 28, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Potential Units Affected
7,525
Notes
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
SEATS
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, and RAV4; model year 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser, and Highlander Hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; model year 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; model year 2012 Prius V; and model year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During modification by SET to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
Consequences
If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Remedy
Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Potential Units Affected
3,235
Notes
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, and RAV4; model year 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser, and Highlander Hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; model year 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; model year 2012 Prius V; and model year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During modification by SET to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
Consequences
If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Remedy
Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Potential Units Affected
3,235
Notes
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
4
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
3
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
3
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good

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