The 2008 Toyota Tundra was named Motor’s Trend Truck of the year winning in front if cars like Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado or Dodge RAM. After days of testing, Motor Trend comes to a conclusion: "The new Toyota Tundra is now ready to take on any American-made pickup truck — on all levels."

According to the magazine, the new Tundra is one of the biggest, strongest, and most capable vehicles in the segment. The Tundra represents one of the most highly anticipated new vehicle launches in many years — car or truck.

2008 Toyota Tundra - Motor Trend Truck of the Year
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The new Tundra offers three different powertrains (one V-6 and two V-8s), with the 5.7-liter V-8 a high-tech wonder and torque monster — and is among among the most powerful engines in any half-ton configuration. Toyota’s platform has the entire segment covered with three different bed sizes, three separate wheelbases covering five different cab and bed configurations, combined with three different trim packages (Tundra Grade, SR5, and Limited) in 4x4 and 4x2 drivetrains — 44 different truck flavors to interested buyers, from work truck to luxury touring.

2008 Toyota Tundra - Motor Trend Truck of the Year
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Source: Motor Trend

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2 comments:

  (6023) posted on 02.19.2008

toyota has no competition.
overseas quality has finally hit the truck market hard.... i drive a 05 tundra and i love it. only suggestion is to work on fuel consumption, the new tundras appearance does not appeal to me, looks too much like a ram. as for quality there is no better truck, plain and simple.

  (20) posted on 12.20.2007

there’s gotta be a better truck out there than a Toyota... but it is Motor Trend...

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