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Toyota has raised the bar in full-size trucks with the all-new 2022 Tundra. Is this the workhorse you've been waiting for? We have a closer look, right now.

Let's start with the new architecture this truck sits on. The frame is a high-strength, boxed steel ladder design with high strength pieces laser welded just where they're needed, to reduce weight. The bed is aluminum-reinforced composite. Double Cab models are available with either 6.5-foot or 8.1-foot beds. CrewMax models get a 5.5 or 6.5-foot bed. Toyota has moved past the old leaf-spring rear suspension design, bringing the Tundra into the new century with a coil-spring multi-link design that still retains impressive hauling capabilities: up to 12,000 pounds of towing and a maximum 1,860-lbs of payload in the bed.

Exterior view of the 2022 Toyota Tundra

Powertrains are also new: lower trims will come standard with the i-Force twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 that makes up to 389 Horsepower and 479 lbs-ft of torque on 87-octane fuel. Upper and TRD Pro trims come standard with the i-Force MAX hybrid powertrain. This includes an electric assist motor integrated between the engine and transmission, powered by a bank of Nickel Metal Hydride batteries located under the second row. This system boosts power to an impressive 437 horses and 583 lbs-ft. Both set-ups are mated to a ten-speed automatic transmission. Two and four-wheel drive models with a dual range gearbox are available. The EPA has yet to rate these new powertrains, so economy numbers are not yet available.

Exterior view of the 2022 Toyota Tundra

Inside, even current Tundra owners will be blown away by the new interiors. Fit and finish is impeccable, with high-end materials throughout. There's even an all-new available 14-inch touchscreen display with navigation that can be controlled through voice commands. This new system is shared with Lexus and it catapults Toyota to the head of the technology curve.

If you're into off-road adventures, the new top-end Tundra TRD PRO model is ready for you. Available exclusively with the iForce-MAX Hybrid powertrain, it features an improved version of Toyota's already-excellent multi-terrain select and crawl control systems, in addition to a rear locking differential and 2.5-inch fox shocks: allowing drivers to conquer even the most complicated terrain.

Interior view of the 2022 Toyota Tundra

If you need off-road capability but don't want to go all-in on a TRD Pro model, Toyota will offer an Off-Road package to lower trims that includes the MTS, Crawl and rear locker on both hybrid and standard powertrain models. Even if you're not into the dirt, Toyota will offer the new Tundra in a variety of packages that should appeal to almost any buyer: from the street-styled SR5 Sport (grey) to the luxurious 1794 edition, which is named after the ranch that is now home to Toyota Tundra manufacturing in San Antonio Texas.

Pricing on the new Tundra has yet to be announced, but we think that this will be the truck to beat in 2022. Visit AutoNationDrive.com to find your local AutoNation Toyota dealer. We have more than 70,000 new and used vehicles available from coast-to-coast. Find the perfect vehicle, pick your options, and arrange for a test drive at your location Autonation Toyota dealer today.

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| Oct 25, 2021
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2022 Toyota Tundra Specs


4-door, 5-passenger, 4x4


Twin-turbo 3.4L hybrid
437 hp, 583 lb-ft
Ten-speed auto



NHTSA Rating


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