Toyota Tundra Platinum model will be the trim level with the richest equipment. The real fans of Tundra will be happy to choose the best trim level, especially if they have enough money. Many will be interested to know what are the differences between this and other trim levels. Therefore, special attention in this article is paid to the differences between the Platinum model and the others.
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum Engines , Towing capacity and Specs
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum will be available with two petrol and one diesel powertrains. Petrol engines will have a displacement of 4.6 L and 5,7L and V8 arrangement of cylinders. These powerful engines will have power of 310 BHP and 381 BHP. Diesel engine will have a working volume of 5,0L and more than 300 BHP. All units will transmit power to the rear wheels or all four wheels through a modern automatic transmission with six-speed transmission. Announced fuel consumption with gasoline generators will be 16 mpg. The diesel engine will be something more fuel efficient, with lower fuel consumption. Unfortunately, we still don’t have info about exact numbers. Towing capacity of Toyota Tundra depends of engine power and ranges between 6500 lb and 10300 lb.
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum Design
What at first sight stands out 2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum of the same model with other packages is its height. Additional height is achieved by installing really big alloy wheels of 20 inches. From the other side, the low end trim levels have wheels size of just 18 inch. Also, there is a lot of chrome highlights on the outside of the vehicle. Front grille, front and rear bumpers and moldings on the side of the vehicle are designed with chrome details.
The front LED lights has get new look too. Every inch of model 2017 Toyota Tundra with the Platinum equipment package looks luxurious. A list of equipment in the Platinum package is really long. We will present a short overview of everything in which future owners will be able to enjoy. The interior cabin will be equipped with a combination of premium leather on the seats for all passengers, precious wood on the control panel in front of the driver and front passenger and a bunch of aluminum details throughout the cabin.
The front seats will have the opportunity for a number of adjustments to achieve optimum comfortable sitting position. Very interesting is as the possibility of heating and ventilation of the same. Passengers will be available HD radio, navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, 12 top-quality JBL speakers, air conditioning inside the vehicle in two zones, cruise control, keyless entry, multifunction steering wheel, touch screen display size of 7 inch and so on. For safe performance will be in charge of air bags for all passengers and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger. Tundra Platinum will have rear-view camera, traction and stability control and many other systems of the latest generation.
Differences between Toyota Tundra Platinum and SR model
You’re probably wondering what are the main differences? We can say that all differences can be divided into two groups: aesthetic and functional. Here’s some differences between the Tundra SR and Platinum, which will help you in your choice of the model that best suits you.
As for the aesthetic, differences are:
- Mirrors and door handles made of chrome
- Multitude of chrome parts (front and rear bumpers, grill)
- 20 inch alloy wheels (SR5 has 18 inch wheels)
- Leather on the steering wheel
Much more important, functional benefits of Tundra Platinum will be:
- power slide moon roof
- parking sensors
- rear cross-traffic alert
- blind-spot warning
- LED daytime running lights (DRL)
- heated front seats
- JBL sound with 12 speakers
Further development of Toyota Tundra
We already wrote about the Japanese automobile company Toyota has more than 80 years of experience in the manufacture of pick-up truck of the vehicle. Very important fact is that assembly line of Toyota factory in the USA descended more than a million units of Toyota Tundra. The company Toyota has for decades known for its high quality and reliable vehicles at competitive affordable price compared to rivals from other car companies. Model Toyota has achieved great sales success since its appearance on the market in 1999. The weaker point of this type of vehicle is fuel consumption.
However, this fact can be important only in Europe and in Japan. In the United States the price of gasoline is favorable. The cheap fuel is accessible to a large number of owners of vehicles. In the future, Toyota plans to increase of production of this model in the USA. The latest events, after the election of Donald Trump for the new president will be in the favor of this decision. Toyota will probably increase production of cars in the USA.
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum Release Date and Price
2017 Toyota Tundra Platinum will meet their new owners at the end of 2016, at a price of $ 46.250. This price is adequate for all features that future owners will get.