If you’re opting for the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept provides ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept, which pushes the 2019 Toyota Tundra Concept into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.