North Charlotte Toyota drivers seeking a full-size pickup truck that is not only dependable but also extremely functional will love the 2012 Toyota Tundra. This truck boasts tons of value for drivers in need of a good work vehicle along with its powerful performance, simplified option package selections and a few redesigns that offer a sleek look and additional enhancements.
Toyota of North Charlotte has the right Tundra for every driver. The Limited grade and available TRD Rock Warrior package both include many impressive features for North Charlotte Toyota drivers, such as a standard back-up camera, for 2012.
The hard-working, hard-playing Tundra has been recognized for its outstanding value and dependability. IntelliChoice named the Tundra a “2011 Best Overall Value” in the full-size pickup segment, and Tundra was named “Most Dependable Large Pickup”, for the sixth year in a row in the 2011 J.D. Power & Associates Vehicle Dependability Study. Toyota of North Charlotte is proud to offer this award-winning pickup.
The 4.0-liter Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) V6 engine with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence is standard in Tundra Regular and Double Cab models. This impressive engine produces 270 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. peak torque. It is paired with a five-speed automatic transmission with uphill/downhill shift logic to give North Charlotte Toyota drivers the best ride possible.
The available 4.6-liter DOHC i-Force V8 offers 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of peak torque, and the 5.7-liter DOHC i-Force V8 produces 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of peak torque. All Tundra engines at our Toyota dealer serving North Charlotte feature an aluminum cylinder block and DOHC heads, along with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) for a broad torque curve and optimized efficiency.
Both i-Force V8 engines are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. A warming unit quickly brings the transmission fluid up to operating temperature to optimize cold-weather performance. Both V8 engines meet Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV II) emissions certification requirements.
If you’re looking for a little more power and towing capacity, look no further than the Tow Package available on all V8 models. This special package helps increase towing capacity up to 10,400 pounds! A one-piece towing receiver is integrated into the frame prior to bed installation. The structure runs nearly two feet down the length of the frame and attaches to each side around the rear spring shackles’ cross-member with 12 bolts. The Tow Package rear springs help provide level full-load rear suspension height and maintain a full range of suspension travel.
The standalone optional Tow Package also upgrades Tundra’s cooling and electrical systems at our Toyota dealer serving North Charlotte. An integrated engine oil cooler helps handle the demands of towing under a full load, and a power steering fluid cooler is added, as well. The seven-pin towing hitch connector sits above the hitch to help avoid damage during high-departure-angle driving.
Visit Toyota of North Charlotte to be greeted with a friendly, knowledgeable sales staff that will allow you to test drive the functional and dependable 2012 Tundra today. This reputable dealership will provide you with all of the information you need about this rugged vehicle and ensure that you receive the best value for your purchase. Call today by dialing 888-475-3924.