Toyota on Tuesday announced preliminary prices and energy saving Estimated for 2022 Tundra. Base mixture model – the 4×2 Limited CrewMax model with a 5 ½ foot bed – starts at $53,995 (including $1,695 for destination). That works out to a $3,400 hybrid premium up and down the lineup, culminating in the $73,530 Capstone model.
That $3,400 gets you a 479-horsepower engine that returns 24 mpg on the highway. Yep, 24 mpg – the magic number for half a tonne of fuel economy. It’s also the same fuel economy you’d get in a non-hybrid Tundra, albeit with significantly less power. 2WD Tundra Limited i-Force Max managed 20 mpg in the city (2 mpg better than the non-hybrid) and is rated at 24 highway mpg and 22 combined in that configuration. Upgrade to 4WD and you’re looking at 19 mpg city, 22 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined. Pro models are rated 19/21/20.
Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid initially rated at 24 mpg too (in the city, on the highway, and combined, for that matter) but other trims have since been appreciated more. We bet F-150Its 500-pound weight advantage is at least partly thanks to its better around-town numbers. A few mpgs doesn’t sound like much, and when you’re talking about highway numbers on something like Toyota Prius, it really isn’t. But the city 4 mpg in a vans maybe one hundreds, even thousands of dollars a year depending on how much you drive.
Accordingly, the new i-Force Max hybrid will be a major upgrade over the upcoming 5.7-liter V8, which will return 13 mpg in the city, 17 mpg on the highway, and 15 mpg combined. with 2WD and 13/17/14 with 4WD. Not only do you get more power and torque, but you also use less gas when you do it. Mutually beneficial.