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Selected Style Reg Cab 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $23,673 $25,455
Reg Cab LB 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $23,981 $25,785
Reg Cab 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $24,789 $26,655
Double Cab 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $25,590 $27,665
Reg Cab 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,505 $30,650
Reg Cab 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,505 $30,650
Double Cab 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 14 19 $28,546 $30,860
Reg Cab LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,812 $30,980
Reg Cab LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,812 $30,980
Double Cab 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,697 $32,105
Double Cab 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,697 $32,105
Double Cab LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $30,613 $33,095
Double Cab LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $30,613 $33,095
CrewMax 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 14 19 $31,159 $33,685
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $32,311 $34,930
CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $32,311 $34,930
Double Cab 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $38,258 $41,360
Double Cab 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $38,258 $41,360
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $40,603 $43,895
CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $40,603 $43,895
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT Platinum 13 17 $44,552 $48,170
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT SE) Platinum 13 17 $44,552 $48,170
CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT Platinum 13 17 $44,552 $48,170
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $22,646 $23,590
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,020 $23,980
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,428 $27,530
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $26,234 $27,615
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,716 $27,830
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $27,104 $29,145
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $27,221 $29,270
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $28,172 $29,655
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $30,015 $31,595
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $30,129 $31,715
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $29,546 $31,770
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $29,574 $31,800
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 13 18 $30,369 $32,655
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $31,069 $32,705
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $30,606 $32,910
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 13 18 $30,648 $32,955
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $31,192 $33,540
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $31,866 $34,265
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $33,121 $34,865
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $32,661 $35,120
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $32,782 $35,250
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $33,498 $36,020
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $33,810 $36,355
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $34,200 $36,775
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $34,423 $37,015
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $34,479 $37,075
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $35,191 $37,840
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,223 $40,025
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,418 $40,235
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,502 $40,325
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $40,348 $43,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,673
$22,646
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,455
$23,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$424 / month
$393 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Toyota Tundra is tough and able, but its overwrought styling, subpar interior appointments, and unimpressive fuel economy could be cause for hesitation. The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado lineup appeals to truck traditionalists, offering a straightforward package that isn't as bold or fashionable as rivals but delivers in every way a truck should.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.7 65.20
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.30
Front Hip Room (in) 63.0 62.50
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.50
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.2 13.40
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 75.8 73.60
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.20
Wheelbase (in) 126.8 119.00
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.2 7.70
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.90
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.90
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 34.70
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - 39.40
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 116.50
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 209.8 205.60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.2 21.00
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 60.70
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 66.4 61.50
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.60
Tailgate Width (in) 66.4 61.50
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.70
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 66.4 62.40
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.61 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x - TBD - 12.99 x 1.18
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 26
Fuel Tank Location NA Driver Side
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.2 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.71 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.1 16.73
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) N/A 2004
Rear Tire Order Code NA QU1
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/70R18 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P255/70R18 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QU1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) N/A 2304
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P255/70R18 P245/70R17
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 480 480
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 520 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 4800
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 9100
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3700 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2061 1848
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6200 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3900 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2519 2612
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection MFI
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 278 @ 4400 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA LU3
Displacement 4.0L/241 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.520 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.400 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access - TBD - NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.716 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.224 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.042 1.63
Trans Order Code NA M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off - TBD - NA
Summary
Body Code NA E63
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Toyota Tundra 2WD Truck Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) NA 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 1.81
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) w/stabilizer bar 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.909 3.23
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 1.38
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3200
Suspension Type - Rear Live rear axle 2-stage multi-leaf
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - Hydroformed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 (2011) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.8 10.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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