The 2016 Toyota Tundra at sunrise, accompanied by the highly modified second-generation Tundra from Total Chaos Fabrication.

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The platinum trim line has all the available bells and whistles, including power-folding mirrors, a sunroof, LED running lights, heated and cooled front seats and a 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat.

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In addition to the Platinum trim line, the 2016 Tundra is also available in five other models. The SR and SR5 are available with either a 4.6L or 5.7L V-8 engine, while the Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition and TRD Pro are only available with the larger of the two.

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The Platinum trim line of our test model comes with a 5.5-foot bed, but a 6.5- and 8-foot bed are available on lower trims.

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20-inch wheels are standard on the Platinum trim. Wrapped in P275/55 all-season rubber, the setup is meant more for on-pavement driving rather than off-road excursions.

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In case you forgot you were driving a Tundra, the model name is stamped into the tailgate.

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The Tundra Platinum features halogen headlamps with manual level control.

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The silver billet grille on the Toyota Tundra is imposing from the front.

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With a wheelbase of over 12 feet and an overall length of over 19 feet, the Toyota Tundra is one large beast.

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Blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors and rear cross-traffic alert are standard on the Platinum trim line.


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The interior design of the Toyota Tundra is competitive in the full-size truck segment. Although reaching the infotainment system may be a stretch for smaller drivers, the climate controls are large and easily operated while wearing gloves.

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Quilted inserts on the seats and dash lend a luxury touch to the interior of the Toyota Tundra Platinum.

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The Tundra CrewMax has just as much legroom in the rear seats as the front.

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The rear seats in the Tundra flip up to offer ample cargo space.

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