New and Used Toyota Tundra for Sale in Nigeria
The Tundra is a full sized pickup truck manufactured by the Toyota Motor Co. in the United States for the North American market. The fabrication started in 1999 and to this date Toyota does not have intention to suspend the manufacturing of this truck because it has proved a huge success. The Tundra was not only the first full-size pickup to be built by a Japanese manufacturer, but was also nominated for the North American Truck of the Year award and was Motor Trend magazine's Truck of the Year in 2000 and 2008. Currently the Tundra is assembled in San Antonio, Texas, USA where production was consolidated in 2008, and the only full-size pickup truck manufactured in Texas, where trucks serve many purposes and have become an integral part of the state's culture. A comprehensive collection of both new used or tokunbo Toyota Tundra for sale in Nigeria can be found on the Jumia Car website.
What to know when Buying Toyota Tundra
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Tundra
The first generation Tundra had many similarities with the older Toyota T100 and the compact Toyota Tacoma. The biggest of those similarities was the shared use of a 3.4-liter V6 engine which was the top of the line engine in both the Tacoma and T100. The V6 engine would serve as the base engine for the Tundra, while a second engine, a first for a Toyota truck, a V8 engine sized at 4.7-liters was added to the lineup. The main characteristics of Toyota Tundra are as follows:
- It is a full sized truck and comes in either two door (single cabin) or four door (double cabin) styles.
- It is available in both petrol and diesel versions.
- It is available in five speed manual and five speed automatic transmission.
- Although it is found in different engine sizes, the most commonly found engine volume is 4.7L in a four stroke configuration.
How is the design of Toyota Tundra
Toyota Tundra Exterior Design
Toyota Motors Company offered three body styles when the 2015 Tundra was first launched as a four-door double cab, two-door regular cab and a four-door crew cab which as also referred to as CrewMax. The base trim of that Tundra year model which was the SR regular cab edition was equipped with standard exterior features such as matte black lower front bumper, windshield wiper de-icer, rear bumper with grille surround and etc while other trims are known to have extra enhanced features like chrome rear bumper and grille surround, fog lights and so on standard.
Toyota Tundra Interior Design
The cabin of the Tundra has sufficient space to seat five or six people depending on the seating arrangement. The interior design can however be described to be more functional than stylish since all electronic buttons are large and positioned exactly where there can be easy access. The Tundra is also equipped with advanced technological attributes like the Entune touchscreen interfaces which happens to be one of Toyota's user-friendly devices and other connectivity applications including Bluetooth, smartphone services and etc.
What are the standout features of Toyota Tundra
The standout feature of Tundra is certainly its homemade nature which is particularly emphasized to appeal to the US market. Built in a new Toyota plant in Princeton, Indiana, with 65 percent domestic content, the Tundra showed that Toyota was serious about closing the gap on the "Big Three" in all major segments.
2016 Toyota Tundra Review
The 2016 Toyota Tundra is also built as a full-size pickup in the same body styles as the previous year models. The available trim levels happens to differ according to regional markets but in general there are six trim levels based on selected configuration. The six trim levels include;
- Toyota Tundra SR
- Toyota Tundra SR5
- Toyota Tundra Limited
- Toyota Tundra Platinum
- Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition
- Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
The Tundra designed for the North American car market have two V8 engines buyers can choose from. These engines are the 4.6 liter V8 engine with a 310 horsepower and 327 pound feet of torque and the 5.7 liter V8 engine that generates a 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque.
The interior design of the new Tundra hasn't changed that much, only the SR5 trim and other higher trims are privileged to have a wider screen with more functionalities. There has also been an upgrade in the number of available smartphone connectivity functions which all together has made the 2016 Tundra classified to be equipped with user-friendly tech than competitors like General Motors and Ford.
Nig Used and Tokunbo Toyota Tundra in Nigeria
The Nigerian vehicle market is gradually being dominated by used vehicles imported from abroad which is also demonstrated when it comes to Toyota Tundra pickups for sale. Dealers allover Nigeria that sell this pickup model have a wide range of Tokunbo and Nig used Toyota Tundra pickups. Across the country are major cities and regions where a huge number of Tundra pickups are available such as;
The Best Toyota Tundra year to Buy
When going for used Toyota Tundra in Nigeria, the year model options to check out maybe the Toyota Tundra 2014 and Toyota Tundra 2015 models. A few dealers in the country also offer older versions such as the Toyota Tundra 2008 and buying Tundra spare parts is quite easy to find at reasonable price offerings.
Toyota Tundra Price in Nigeria
As of 2014 the Toyota Tundra is sold in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Panama, Honduras, Bolivia, and Chile. The Toyota Tundra in Nigeria is imported. The availability of spare parts, labor and after sales services is however not a problem at all. The price of Toyota Tundra vehicles found on the Nigeria auto market depends on the model, mileage and the condition.
Overall Impression of Toyota Tundra
The Toyota Tundra has really challenged the domination of US truck market by providing a complete package which is very handy for the truck users. Upon its release 10 years ago till now, Toyota Tundra has captured 17% of the market share and it has become immensely popular with construction workers and off road workers. Publicly introduced in May 1999 as a 2000 model, the Tundra prototypes and "show trucks" were initially known as T150s. The Tundra was slightly larger than the iconic Toyota T100, but still suffered the perception of being too small and car-like to pose a serious threat to the domestic pickup trucks. With a production capacity of 120,000, sales were double the rate of the T100. At the time the Tundra also had the largest initial vehicle sales for Toyota in its history. It garnered impressive honors, including Motor Trend's Truck of the Year award for 2000 and Best Full- Size Truck from Consumer Reports.