How Reliable Are Toyota Tundra Trucks
When you think of large trucks for personal or business use, the Toyota Tundra just might be near the top of your list. The Tundra has a great perception for being tough and dependable over the course of many years of ownership. But is this reputation deserved?
I went in search of answers to prove or disprove this theory.
What does J.D. Power think of the Toyota Tundra?
A great source for determining vehicle dependability is J.D. Power. Every year they produce their U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, and their 2019 findings are a great place to start.
Toyota Tundra won top honor for its Large Light Duty Truck segment. This means that 3-year-old Tundra trucks have fewer problems per 100 vehicles than any other truck in their segment. Talk about giving owners peace of mind.
Toyota tied for second place in overall brand dependability (behind Lexus), but it won for most dependable overall brand for Mass Market Brands (Lexus won for Luxury Brands).
Kelley Blue Book weighs in on the 2019 Toyota Tundra
When trying to determine the vehicles that are the best values each year, many shoppers refer to Kelley Blue Book for answers. Kbb.com looks at both overall cost of ownership and resale values for cars, trucks and SUVs across all brands.
What truck costs the least for owners over time? A recently-released kbb.com 5-Year Cost to Own study further supported that 2019 Toyota Tundra is an excellent choice when looking at value over time.
The 2019 Tundra won its segment for Best Full-Size Pickup Truck in kbb.com’s study. This means Tundra is estimated to have the lowest cost of ownership when compared to all other large pickup trucks. This should make budget-conscious shoppers pleased when researching their new Tundra.
Kelley Blue Book was thorough in its 2019 Tundra assessment. "The qualities that keep the Tundra in consideration are its remarkable reliability and strong resale values, standard active-safety features (adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and automatic high beams), and spacious cabins. It also has the muscle that most people need from a half-ton pickup to get the job done.”
Shoppers looking at the 2019 Toyota Tacoma will be happy as well. The Tacoma won its class award for Best Mid-Size Pickup Truck. The Tacoma and Tundra make a formidable combination in the truck category and should be strongly considered when picking out a new truck for your job and for your family.
And for a final thought on the Toyota Tundra
A vehicle purchase should be one that satisfies the buyer on many levels. It should be able to handle the expected space and workload requirements. Plus, it should have the necessary set of features and equipment. Perhaps most important of all, it should give buyers peace of mind that it will be reliable and dependable and will provide them and their family with transportation they can count on for as long as they drive it.
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I feel the 2019 Toyota Tundra, and previous years for that matter, checks all these boxes and I say this with confidence. If it is not already, the Tundra should be on your short list of full-size trucks to consider for your next purchase.
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