Tundra 1794 Road Trip King
Test driving a 2016 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition CrewMax between LA and College Station meant 4 days, more than 500 miles and an average 16 mpg in combined city/highway driving, typically loaded with five adults and their gear. A tribute to the oldest ranch in Texas, and now where both Tacomas and Tundras are built, this is the top of the line in terms of Tundra trims. With leather interiors this truck was easy on the eyes and on the road, and the price point sits under top-of-the-line Ram 1500s, Ford F-150s and GMC Sierra 1500s.
The exterior is well balance, even with the CrewMax cab and bed combo, and has a 5.5 ft box that still allows rear passengers plenty of leg room. If you’re not cramming the cab full of people the rear seats fold in a 40/60 split for extra storage. Overhead handles make it easier for passengers to get in and out of the Tundra, a frequent issue in larger trucks.
With the power that you’d expect from a V8, the engine barks when you turn the key, reminding drivers that this beast has a 10,000 lb towing capacity. Smooth and solid, it handles easily, has a tight turn radius and a rear backup camera.
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