5 Cool Things About the 2022 Toyota Tundra
2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone

Completely redesigned for 2022, the Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck now features the in-cabin-technology and drivetrain power and efficiency that had previously gone wanting. The new Tundra is offered in seven trim levels: entry SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, rugged TRD-Pro, and new high-end Capstone.

All but the SR and SR5 can be had with an all-new hybrid drivetrain which brings both more power and greater efficiency. Tundra prices start around $36,000 and climb to around $80,000 for a well-equipped Capstone.

Here are five cool things about the new Tundra:

 5 Cool Things About the 2022 Toyota Tundra

Standard Power

Replacing the Tundra standard powerplant for 2022 is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 dubbed i-Force. The new V6 cranks out 389 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. That’s 18 horsepower and 78 pounds of torque more than previous-generation Tundra’s 5.7-liter V8.

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2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone
2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone

Available Power

Need more power? Tundra’s new i-Force Max features a hybridized version of the standard i-Force engine. Rated at 437 horsepower and an impressive 583 lb-ft of torque, the “Max” ranks among the most-powerful half-ton pickup truck engine options.

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Hybrid Efficiency

Available only in the crew-cab short-bed body configuration, the i-Force Max powertrain delivers around 22 mpg, 2 mpg better than the standard i-Force-equipped Tundras.

Test Drive: 2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone


Ride and Handling

The new Tundra rides and handles better than the previous-generation truck thanks to a new coil-spring rear suspension. Tundra joins the Ram 1500 in eschewing leaf springs, and delivers a sportier and more refined drive experience as a result. Note that the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra, and Nissan Titan still make use of rear leaf springs.

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2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone
2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone

Real Luxury

Replacing the 1794 Edition as the top Tundra trim level for 2022 is Capstone. Capstone comes standard with semi-aniline leather trim, real walnut cabin trim, 22-inch alloy wheels, and the i-Force Max engine. The Capstone comes only as a short-bed crew cab. With Capstone, Tundra now has a trim level for GMC Sierra Denali and Ram 1500 Limited shoppers to consider.

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