2020 Toyota Tundra

MSRP $37,700

Ranked #8 in Midsize Pickup-truck

2020 Toyota Tundra Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: October 16, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax is available for sale with its price ranging between $37,850 and $51,825. it comes in the form of SR5, Limited, TRD Pro, Platinum, and 1794 Edition. The 5.7L V8 is now the standard and the only engine powering the Tundra. It makes 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. of torque while its towing capacity is rated at 10,200 pounds. The V8 is powerful but it suffers from poor fuel economy. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax side angle view

The Tundra's age can be witnessed by looking at its cabin. Except that, the cabin is spacious and offers the latest technological features. The Tundra also stands out for its long list of standard driver-assist features and strong reliability. Another main benefit of buying the Tundra is low ownership costs. The main rivals of the Tundra include the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado, and the Nissan Titan. 

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Pros

A very powerful V8 engine

Spacious and comfortable seating

Unique off-road-themed TRD Pro model

Low ownership costs

Good reliability

Cons

Feels as an extruding fit on tight and congested roads

Poor fuel economy

Sloppy ride quality

What's New?

New 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto & Amazon Alexa

5.7L V8 is now standard


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$37700

bodystyle

4dr CrewMax

passenger capacity

6

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

346 cu.in.

horsepower

381 hp @ 5600 rpm

torque

401 ft-lb. @ 3600 rpm

transmission

6 speed automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front double wishbone suspension

suspension rear

Rigid axle rear leaf suspension, Rigid axle rear leaf suspension (optional)

brake rotors (f/r)

13.9/13.6 in.

dimensions

wheelbase

145.7 in.

length

228.9 in.

width

79.9 in.

height

75.8 in.

curb weight

5340 lbs.

ground clearance

10.2 in.

capacity

passenger volume

38.3 cu ft.

towing capacity

10100 lbs.

payload capacity

1660 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.4 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

13/15/18 mpg

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36,000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos


Trims

SR5$37,700 onwards

Colors and Styles

2020 Toyota Tundra in VooDoo Blue color
VooDoo Blue

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Features

7.5

Engine and Performance

6.0

Fuel Economy

2.0

Interior

7.5

Exterior

5.0

Safety

5.0

6.0

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

6.0

Overall Rating


Still capable, but struggling to stay relevant- Cnet

The Toyota Tundra CrewMax is a truck that arrived in style via imports but definitely failed to make a mark on the American market. We say that this truck is not about luxury and style, it's all about the comfort and space for both work and weekend games. With this as your companion, you will not have to worry about the load anymore.

As with other Japanese moniker trucks, the ownership costs of the Tundra are comparatively less than American trucks. Considering all costs such as maintenance, repair, fuel, depreciation, and insurance, the true cost to own the Tundra is calculated to be $9,050 annually. Add to that Toyota's strong reputation for building reliable vehicles. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax front angle view
2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax rear angle view

7.5/10
Features

6.0/10
Engine and Performance

2.0/10
Fuel Economy

7.5/10
Interior

5.0/10
Exterior

5.0/10
Safety


2020 Toyota Tundra Features

7.5/10

Some equipment offered as standard on upper trim levels is available as part of packages offered on lower trims- Autotrader

The Toyota Tundra Crewmax has five trims i.e. SR5, Limited, TDR Pro, Platinum, and1794 Edition. Prices start from $37,850 for the SR5 while the top-of-the-line 1794 Edition costs up to $51,825. These prices exclude a destination charge of $1,595. Except for the TRD Pro, all other trims are available in both RWD and 4WD configurations. Now if we look at the features of the trims, each and every trim have their own set of features that make them unique from the others.

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax three-quarter view

For example, the 1794 Edition trim is built in such a way that it resembles the old classic trucks while the Platinum trim is equipped with some of the high-tech features that suit the modern era. The TRD Pro adds some exclusive off-roading gear which makes it good for off-roading purposes. Safety features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and front and rear parking sensors are optional for the SR5 and the Limited trims under different packages. 

Trim

SR 5

Limited

TRD Pro

Platinum

1794 Edition

MSRP (RWD)

$37,850

$44,135

N/A

$48,775

$48,775

MSRP (4WD)

$40,900

$47,815

$52,930

$51,825

$51,825

Key

Features

8-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

Adds/ Upgrades to SR5 trim

Adds/ Upgrades to Limited trim

Adds/ Upgrades to TRD Pro trim

Adds/ Upgrades to Platinum trim

  Auto-dimming rearview mirror LED headlights & fog lights Front skid plate Ventilated front seats Texas ranch-inspired interior and exterior trim
 

Fog lights

Dual-zone automatic climate control Fox rear shocks 12-way power driver's seat

 

  Universal garage door opener Leather upholstery TRD Pro front shocks 12-speaker JBL premium audio system

 

  9-speaker audio system Heated front bucket seats Front tow hooks Front & rear parking sensors  
  Sliding horizontal rear window 10-way power driver's seat Unique styling Vertical power rear window  
  Satellite radio 6-way power passenger's seat BBS forged alloy wheels Blind-spot monitoring  
  HD radio Leather steering wheel Sunroof Rear cross-traffic alert  
    Proximity keyless entry      
    Navigation      
    Power-sliding rear window      

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The Limited trim has a good set of comfort and convenience features. It adds dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front leather seats, LED headlights and fog lights, leather steering wheel, proximity keyless entry, power front bucket seats, navigation system, additional speakers, 20-inch alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors, and a power-sliding rear window. 


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2020 Toyota Tundra Engine and Performance

6.0/10

A strong optional V8 gives the Tundra some life, but a dated platform numbs overall performance significantly- Edmunds

For 2020, Toyota has now made the 5.7L V8 engine standard on all models. Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, this powertrain generates 381 hp and 401 lb-ft. of torque. That's enough to get some serious work done. The truck comes standard with an RWD drivetrain but a 4WD setup is available on every Tundra. You can feel a mountain of power in this engine but if you want to unleash it, you're going to need to make a lot of noise. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax engine

Due to its humongous size, the handling of the Tundra is dull, especially at corners. Body roll is what you'd expect from a pickup truck, maybe a little more. The suspension is a bit bouncy and the ride quality is not refined. The steering is very light and on a highway, it makes cruising easy. You only need to put a little bit of input in it to make sure the truck stays straight. The strong rear-end torque makes this truck a serious rock crawler.

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax front driving view

The Tundra is slow under normal acceleration but if you floor the pedal hard, it can reach 60 MPH in 6.4 seconds and covers the quarter-mile mark in 15.1 seconds. These are not the best numbers but they are certainly competitive. That's because the gearbox picks the right gear at the right time but takes its time shift through gears. The Tundra's braking system is quite strong and records a braking distance of 130 feet, despite its heavy curb weight. 

Models

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

MSRP

$37,850

$38,890

$41,050

$45,400

Engine

5.7L V8

5.6L V8

5.0L V8

5.3L V8

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

4WD

RWD

Transmission

6-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Automatic

10-Speed Automatic

8-Speed Automatic

Power

381 hp @ 5,600 RPM

400 hp @ 5,800 RPM

395 hp @ 5,750 RPM

355 hp @ 5,600 RPM

Torque

401 lb-ft. @ 3,600 RPM

413 lb-ft. @ 4,000 RPM

400 lb-ft. @ 4,500 RPM

383 lb-ft. @ 4,100 RPM

0-60 MPH

6.4 sec

7.3 sec

6.2 sec

`6.6 sec

Quarter Mile

15.1 sec

15.3 sec

14.6 sec

14.9 sec

Top Speed

108 MPH

110 MPH

110 MPH

105 MPH

Towing Capacity

10,200 lbs

9,400 lbs

11,600 lbs

11,600 lbs

The Ford F-150 has the quickest acceleration and has the best towing capacity. Even the Chevy Silverado has the same towing capacity and its acceleration is also good, though it makes the least power. The Nissan Titan is the slowest contender in this segment while its towing capacity is the lowest too. The Tundra fares well among its rivals with decent performance and towing capacity. 


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2020 Toyota Tundra Fuel Economy

2.0/10

The Tundra has the worst fuel economy in its class- CarAndDriver

The fuel economy is probably the sourest point as the Toyota Tundra has a bad reputation for its low fuel economy. It can travel up to 16 miles in the cities and 18 miles on the highway, for every gallon. this equates to a combined mileage of 15 MPG, the lowest in the segment. Adding the 4WD system reduces mileage by 1 MPG. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax three-quarter view

In order to compensate for its low fuel economy, Toyota fits the Tundra with a large 26.4-gallon fuel tank. That doesn't create much difference. The Tundra delivers 396 miles of combined range whereas 4Wd models drop down the figure to 370 miles. Those who prioritize fuel economy and have to cover long distances for work, stay away from this truck. 

Models

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

MPG (City)

13

16

15

17

MPG (Highway)

18

22

21

24

MPG (Combined)

15

18

18

20

Fuel Tank (Gallon) 26.4 26.0 26.0 24.0
Range (City/Highway/Combined; Miles) 343/475/396 416/572/468 390/546/468 408/576/480

If the 4WD version of the Nissan Titan is taken into consideration, then its fuel efficiency is exactly the same as the Ford F-150. Meanwhile, the Chevy Silverado has the best fuel economy in this competition and its overall driving range is also ahead of its rivals. Looking at the figures above, the Tundra's fuel economy is really the worst and not comparable to its rivals.  


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2020 Toyota Tundra Interior

7.5/10

The Tundra's interior is spacious and dotted with oversized features, but it's an outdated presentation- CarAndDriver

The Toyota Tundra features an outdated cabin design with a lot of hard plastics but it is functional. Only the SR5 trim has a seating capacity of six. The rest of the trims replace the front bench seat with bucket seats. Except for the SR5 trim, leather upholstery is standard across the range. The front seats have decent levels of comfort and the seat bottoms are soft, which can be uncomfortable for long journeys.

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax dashboard

However, they are spacious enough to accommodate tall occupants. Both the front seats are available with power adjustability, heated and ventilated functions on higher trims. The steering wheel is power-adjustable only on the top two trims, which allows for a comfortable driving position. With the CrewMax cab, you'll have more rear-seat legroom but the seat comfort is not that great, especially on longer trips. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax infotainment system

Toyota made some changes to the Entune infotainment system this year. It now comes with an 8-inch touchscreen display and features standard Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa. The interface is user-friendly and runs smoothly. The buttons and dials are made of cheap plastics and need a refresh. A 9-speaker stereo is standard but the 12-speaker JBL premium audio system on the Platinum has an amazing sound quality. 

Models

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

Passenger Capacity

6

6

6

6

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

39.7/65.7/42.5

41.0/63.3/41.8

40.8/66.7/43.9

43.0/66.0/44.5

Second Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

38.9/65.5/42.3

40.4/63.6/38.5

40.4/65.9/43.6

40.1/65.2/43.4

Cargo Space (cu-ft.)

N/A

N/A

62.3

72.0

Just one cargo bed configuration is available for the CrewMax cab which is 5.5 ft. in size. The exact cargo volume available in this bed is unknown at the moment but it's definitely less than what the F-150 and the Silverado offers. The maximum payload capacity is rated at 1,730 pounds. The rear seats fold up for carrying larger items if you don't want to put them in the bed. Some other interior features are:

  • Power tilt & telescopic multi-function leather steering wheel
  • Cloth & leather upholstery
  • Power front heated, ventilated seats
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Proximity keyless entry
  • Push-button start
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Power-sliding rear window
  • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • 12-speaker JBL premium audio system
  • Navigation system

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2020 Toyota Tundra Exterior

5.0/10

The Tundra's big, bold grille and stamped tailgate are solid truck elements, but it looks more disjointed inside and out than rivals- The Car Connection

Although the Toyota Tundra hasn't been redesigned since 2014, it's a handsome-looking truck whose design is neither too offensive nor too bland. On the front, you will find a bold and muscular grille across all models but the design varies. The SR5 trim has a black mesh in the middle surrounded by chrome. Even the Platinum trim has the same design but instead uses a metallic mesh. The other option is a bold chrome grille shared between the Limited and 1794 Edition trims.

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax three-quarter view

The headlights are LED on all but the base two trims. Most models also come with LED fog lamps on the lower fascia. The standard wheels are 18-inch alloy wheels but the higher trims get 20-inch alloy wheels. The high ground clearance is its unique character trait, good enough for exploring off-road. The rear design of the Tundra resembles very much its rivals. The LED taillights are narrow stacked onto the tailgate and down below, the chrome exhaust pipe is side-mounted. 

Models

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

Curb Weight (lbs)

5,340

5,555

4,913

4,702

Length (in)

228.9

228.2

243.7

231.7

Width (in)

79.9

79.5

79.9

81.2

Height (in)

75.8

75.4

77.3

75.5

Ground Clearance (in)

10.2

8.3

9.3

7.9

Wheelbase (in)

145.7

139.8

156.8

147.4

The Chevy Silverado has the lowest ground clearance in this competition. Therefore, getting in and out of the truck is easy. The heavy curb weight of the Nissan Titan affects its on-road performance. The Ford F-150's V8 is only available with a 6.5 ft. cargo bed, thereby increasing its overall length. It can be challenging to park the vehicle in tight parking spaces. Some main exterior highlights are:

  • LED auto high-beam headlights
  • LED taillights
  • LED fog lights
  • Puddle lamps
  • Power-folding, heated exterior mirrors
  • Chrome door handles
  • EZ-Lift tailgate
  • 18 & 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Chrome grille

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2020 Toyota Tundra Safety

5.0/10

The Tundra offers a suite of safety features as standard this year under the Toyota Safety Sense umbrella of driver aids- Carbuzz

The Toyota Tundra received mixed responses from NHTSA and IIHS. A 4-star overall safety rating was awarded to the Tundra. Out of six crash tests, IIHS gave a 'Good' rating in just three crash tests. The driver's side crash test and headlights received a 'Marginal' rating while the passenger's side was rated 'Poor'. The roof strength was given an 'Acceptable' rating. 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax IIHS crash test

The best part about the Tundra is that the Toyota Safety Sense P is standard even on the base model. It consists of a group of top advanced safety features. There are a few other driver-assist features available as options as well. On top of that, the tundra comes with a suite of eight airbags for enhanced protection of the passengers. The complete list of safety features are:

  • Front & rear parking sensors
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rearview camera
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane change assist
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Adaptive cruise control

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2020 Toyota Tundra Competition

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax vs 2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

The Nissan Titan is slightly more powerful than the Tundra and offers a softer ride. Its fuel economy is also better but the latter has a better towing capacity. The Titan has a beautiful interior and its infotainment system is new for 2020 but the Tundra has an upper hand with more rear legroom. The Titan wins the battle with more standard driver aids than the Tundra. 

2020 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax vs 2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

The Ford F-150 comes with six engine options. It also has the best towing and payload capacities. The ride quality and handling are also better than the Tundra. The interior is spacious and attractive while its cargo volume is the second-best in the segment. The F-150 also earned great safety ratings. No wonder the F-150 is a top-ranking truck in this segment. 

2020 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

The Chevy Silverado's V8 engine is the least powerful in the segment but is agile and more fuel-efficient than the Tundra. It can also haul and tow more load. The Silverado has the most spacious cabin in the segment and also offers class-leading cargo volume too. Its infotainment system is one of the best in the business. Sadly, it offers just two safety features as standard. 

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

2020 Toyota Tundra Final Verdict

The 2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax precisely has all the qualities a Crew Cab has to offer. It has a fair cargo and towing capacity with a powerful V8. Although its interior is dated, it offers user-friendly features. Its poor fuel economy and humongous weight be considered as the main drawbacks that hold it back. However, the Toyota trustworthiness that it has built up past generations becomes one of the noticeable plus points in the consumer market.

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax side angle view

2020 Toyota Tundra CrewMax FAQs

How much can a Toyota Tundra pull?

The Toyota Tundra has a maximum towing capacity of 10,200. 

Is the Toyota Tundra's 5.7L V8 good?

Yes, this engine has strong pulling power and is built to last. But it suffers from poor fuel economy. 

What problems do Toyota Tundras have?

According to NHTSA, buyers have complained of engine pump failure, speed control, engine cooling, etc. 

Do Toyota Tundras have bench seats?

Only the base SR5 trim comes with a bench seat while the rear of the line swap for front bucket seats. 

Does the Toyota Tundra Platinum have a remote start?

Yes, remote start is standard from the TRD Pro trim.

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