2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel Will Set New Standards for Towing in Full-Size Trucks Segment

2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel

Despite the growing popularity of electric vehicles, diesel engines continue to be in high demand across the globe, especially when it comes to the performance and efficiency of trucks. Diesel powertrains are known for their exceptional towing and hauling capabilities. Impressive fuel efficiency and robust power and torque even when operating at low rpm levels. With Toyota’s proven track record of producing capable diesel motors. The 2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel has the potential to make a significant impact in the highly competitive US middle-size diesel truck market. However, the competition in this segment is fierce, and it remains to be seen whether Toyota will decide to enter the fray.

Nevertheless, given the demand for capable diesel engines in the truck market, it is clear that diesel plants will continue to be crucial power sources for many years to come. And with Toyota’s expertise and capabilities, they could become a significant force in the diesel SUV market. If they choose to enter it with the 2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel.

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2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel Exterior and Interior

The 2024 Toyota Tundra’s diesel variant will receive a refreshed appearance similar to its gasoline counterpart, along with new, more comfortable seats. The center infotainment system will feature an upgraded display that will expand to 12 inches. The dashboard will also be updated from a classic analog to a customizable digital interface. A heated option will be available for the seats and steering wheel. The exterior will have some alterations while maintaining a robust and aggressive design. The vehicle will showcase redesigned 18-inch rims, and the cargo beds will vary from 5.5 to 6.5 feet depending on the cab setup. Minor updates will be made to the front grille, headlights, and taillights.

2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel Specification and Towing Capacity

The 2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel should get 2 diesel engines as an option. One of the choices will be Toyota Hilux 2.8 Liter turbo powertrain that will get a small power and torque. This powerplant will have 210 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque and will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Other opinions will be a slightly less potent 2.5-liter turbodiesel with 150 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. This new model will come as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel depending on trim level and engine option. Also, there is a rumor that manual transmission will be available.

The new 2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel will have a towing capacity of up to 8500 pounds and a payload capacity of up to 1750 pounds. The stronger engines are expected to offer an impressive fuel economy of approximately 24 miles per gallon for city driving and a remarkable 27 miles per gallon for highway driving. Although Toyota has not confirmed anything officially as of now, there is speculation about the possibility of a more powerful engine, potentially featuring a V8 turbodiesel motor. The 2024 Toyota Tundra Diesel will also boost some impressive offroad capabilities. This vehicle is equipped with a powerful engine that provides plenty of torque and horsepower for tackling steep inclines, deep mud, and rocky terrain.

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All-Terrain Truck

Another key factor in the Tundra’s off-road prowess is its high-ground clearance. This vehicle sits high off the ground, giving it the ability to clear rocks, logs, and other obstacles without getting hung up. This is particularly useful when navigating rocky terrain or deep mud, where other vehicles might struggle to get through. The Tundra’s suspension system is also designed to help it conquer rough terrain. With all-terrain tires, heavy-duty shocks, and reinforced underbody protection, this vehicle is capable of tackling even the most challenging off-road environments.

Whether you’re driving on gravel, dirt, or rocks, the Tundra’s suspension system is up to the task.


If Toyota decides to introduce a Tundra Diesel variant in the US, it will meet 2 big competitors. One will be RAM 1500 which has better towing capacity and the other is  Silverado 1500 Duramax which has better fuel economy.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax offers a 3.0-liter Duramax inline-six turbo diesel powertrain with  277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque and it’s paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It can tow up to 12,000 pounds and fuel economy is 23 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.

Finally, the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel comes with a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine that can produce up to 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. This powerful and potent powertrain is paired with a 10-speed automatic gearbox. It can tow up to 10 000 pounds. The fuel economy is 22 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.

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Release Date and Price

The arrival of the 2024 Toyota Tacoma Diesel is anticipated either towards the latter part of this year or at the start of the next one. The starting price will be around $28.000 and will go up to $42.000 depending on trim level and additional equipment.

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