Truck Market Studies Confirm That Customers Like Mid-Level V8 Engines.
Why Are Customers drawn to mid-level engines?
- Because They Want V8 engine performance but don’t need brute power for heavy workloads
- They Prefer A lower price and lower operating costs with better fuel economy
The Tundra’s 4.6-liter V8 has advanced engineering features that give it more horsepower and better fuel economy than competitors mid displacement V8 engines.
Check Out The New 4.6-liter V8 available in Tundra for 2010
- 4.6 motor with 310 horsepower with 327 lb-ft peak torque
- That’s 15 more horsepower than the 4.8-liter V8 in 2010 Chevy and GMC trucks
- 18 more horsepower than 2010 Ford 4.6-liter 3-valve V8
- The Tundra’s V8 pumps out more torque than Ford and GM
- The Tundra is equal in horsepower to the bigger 4.7-liter V8 in the 2010 Ram 1500
- More power improves towing performance and drivability
The Tundra 4.6L i-Force V8 is one of the most technologically advanced truck engines
- The All aluminum construction is lighter and dissipates heat faster
- There are 4-valves per cylinder that flow air more efficiently than the competition’s 2- and 3-valve designs
- Dual overhead cams (DOHC) a Toyota trademark allows the engine to run at lower revolutions/minute and lower temperatures than the competition’s single overhead cam (SOHC) or cam-in-block pushrod designs
- Dual Independent Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual Independent VVT-i) provides more precise and flexible cam adjustments than the competition’s single-timing design
So What Can You Say To Your Neighbor Or Work Buddies About The Tundra 4.6-liter V8 ?
- It’s mated to a new 6-speed automatic transmission; Ford offers 6-speed but Dodge has 5-speed and GM provides just a 4-speed with similar-sized V8s
- The EPA estimated fuel economy1 of 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway (2010 4×2 models)is state of the art; Ford is equal but GM and Dodge are lower
- Tundra has ease of maintenance: Toyota engine coolant designed to last 100,000 miles, Toyota spark plugs designed to last 120,000 miles, and Toyota World Standard automatic transmission fluid designed to last 100,000 miles under normal operating condition