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Did you know that the first Toyota Tundra went into production in May 1999? If you are currently in the market for a reliable truck then you might want to consider buying a Toyota Tundra. We have put together this guide to help you choose the perfect Tundra for you and your needs. 

Keep reading to learn about some of the best models that have been released over the years. 

1. 2007 Model

In 2007 the Tundra received a major redesign compared to the original look when it was released in 2000. The 2007 model also got a new 5.7-liter V8 engine that year which was a major upgrade from the original model that came with a 4.7-liter V8. The original model had 281 lb-ft of torque and the 2017 model has 401 ft-lb of torque.

If you are looking to tow with the Tundra the 2007 model can tow between 4,800 lb to 10,600 lb. You can even learn how to choose a grille for your Toyota Tundra right here. 

2. 2013 Model

This Toyota Tundra model won the 2013 full-size truck of the year. In 2013 this truck received a platinum trim option and an upgraded navigation system. This model also comes with a Star Safety system that has features such as traction control, stability control, Brake Assist, ABS, and EBD.

2013 was also the first year that Toyota offered the popular TRD Rock Warrior trim. If you go for this model you will get 16 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. You can tow between 4,500 lb to 10,400 lb with the 2013 model.

3. 2015 Model

Another major facelift happened for this truck in 2015 along with an interior redesign. The 2015 model is capable of towing between 6,400 lb to 10,500 lb. You can get 15 mpg while driving in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. 

There are used 2015 models between $16,000 to $32,000 depending on the trim option it comes with. 

4. 2016 Model

With this model, you will have technology incorporated into the truck. The 2016 Tundra has a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 15 mpg. You can find used models costing between $20,000 to $25,000. 

You will find that this tundra is a bit more rugged while you are driving it when you compare it to newer modern pickup trucks. 

5. 2018 Model

In 2018, the tundra received the Toyota safety suite for the first time ever. This truck is rough and ready to get to work if you are looking for a reliable work truck. 

You can find used 2018 models costing between $25,000 to $30,000. Keep in mind that these pickup trucks are in no way luxury trucks they are mainly to get some heavy-duty work completed. 

Which Toyota Tundra Will You Choose?

Now that you have our guide of the top Toyota Tundra models, you can make an informed decision when you are shopping for your next truck. You can rest assured that you will be investing in a truck that is dependable and holds one of the best resale values out there.  

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