2019 Toyota Tundra Changes and Rumors about Diesel Engine

Toyota’s full-size Tundra will definitely get a new-generation “suit”. The outdated pickup truck will host a number of changes inside and out, as well as very important improvements under the skin. Plus, the carmaker works on a new engine, which will make debut together with the 2019 Toyota Tundra.

2019 Toyota Tundra Rumors about Changes and Redesign:

We are not so sure in what was the original idea for the redesigned truck. However, we’ve found that the automaker has decided to switch the 2019 Tundra to the lightweight platform. This seems to be an answer to Ford’s aluminum trucks. Anyway, aside it’s going to be lighter, the new pickup will also grow a little bit. We don’t have the exact measures, but there should be a few additional inches in length and width. Since it desperately needs some fresh details, the next Tundra will suffer a dramatic redesign. According to the latest reports, the front end will get Camry’s grille and headlights, while around back the truck might feature a complexly new technology. The cabin is crying for more technology right now, so this should be the main focus.

2019 Toyota Tundra diesel concept

2019 Toyota Tundra Engine Options:

The new platform will reportedly be able to host some new engine options. Still, we are not so sure whether the carmaker prepares anything except gasoline mills. Some sources claim that the truck could get a diesel or even a hybrid powertrain, but we have nothing confirmed. On the other hand, our insider claims that the 2019 Toyota Tundra truck is getting a new base option. In place of the current 4.6-liter unit, the producer will add Lexus’ 5.0-liter V8. The unit currently delivers 394 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, but the output may be raised to 400 hp and as much pound-feet. As for the topping 5.7-liter V8, it’s should be replaced by a new –generation engine, which will also get improved efficiency and power.

Price and Release Date

The completely redesigned Tundra for 2019 will make its debut in the first half of 2018. The all-new truck should be priced around $32,000.

Its main competitors are Ford F-150 which will also get a diesel engine, and it is also rumored that it may get hybrid powertrain very soon, 2018 Nissan Titan diesel and Chevy Silverado.

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