Toyota launched the Tundra TRD Pro for the 2015 model year as its response to the likes of the Ford SVT Raptor and Ram 1500 Rebel. This unique model is currently one of the most capable off-road pickup trucks due toa number of specialized components. While it was initially released exclusively on the US market, the Tundra TRD Pro has recently gone on sale in Canada as well. As for the 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, it is expected to differ only slightly from the outgoing model that came with several upgrades.
Just like its predecessor, the upcoming model will once again be offered either as a Crewmax with a 5.5-foot cargo bed or a Double Cab with a 6.5-foot bed. What sets the TRD Pro package from the rest of them is a unique body colored grille that hosts a large “TOYOTA” lettering instead of the brand’s emblem. It also comes with TRD Pro logos scattered throughout the exterior and interior, including the sides of the bed, center console, shift knob, floor mats, as well as upholstery. After the 2016 update, this capable pickup offers Quicksand, Magnetic Gray and Super White exterior colors, while the interior received Black leather with red contrast stitching. Other notable features include a skid plate, black 18-inch alloy wheels and a TRD dual-exhaust system.
2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Engine Specs
Powering the 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, there will be a 5.7-liter V8 cranking out 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. Its power will be transmitted through a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The package also includes Bilstein shock absorbers, clearance and backup sensors, limited-slip differentials and fuel tank protector plates.
As for the standard equipment, expect the 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro to offer a premium audio system that comes with a seven-inch touch-screen, satellite radio and GPS navigation. In addition to that, there will be a towing package which comprises a trailer brake controller, a transmission cooler, as well as a heavy-duty hitch with 4+ pin connectors.
2017 Tundra TRD Price
The 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro is expected to retain the current model’s pricing that starts at around $41,000. The model is most likely to hit the North American showrooms in late 2016.