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The order is in: The next truck is the 2022 Toyota Tundra Limited


Just a few weeks ago Publisher Tim Esterdahl was pretty sure he wouldn’t get a Tundra this year. He announced he’d be buying a Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, and now he’s back with more news. The 2022 Toyota Tundra Limited won and here’s how he plans to outfit it.

Ordering a 2022 Toyota Tundra

Getting the order in now and hoping for delivery by December seems like a long shot with all the production delays we’ve seen recently, but Esterdahl is hopeful. He’s got his heart set on a Blueprint blue Limited edition with the TRD package. This will give him a few of the more premium features, such as 20-inch wheels, a TRD grille, Bilstein dampers, skid plates, mudguards, nicer seats and a TRD leather shifter. Esterdahl doesn’t have a firm price yet, but he is estimating the truck will come in around the $50k-$60k range, which is comparable to the F-150 he bought last year.

Gas not hybrid

Because the 2022 Toyota Tundra hybrid with the i-Force Max 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 hybrid engine won’t be available before the first of the year, Esterdahl will be getting the gas version of the Tundra with the i-Force 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine. This means 389 horsepower, 479 pound-feet of torque and a 12,000-pound towing capacity.

Features Esterdahl loves

  • heated and cooled seats on the Limited edition
  • composite bed
  • console shifter
  • nice steering wheel
  • tons of drink holders and storage space
  • voice recognition is great for handsfree driving

What’s it missing?

Esterdahl showed disappointment when he talked about a few features he wishes the truck would have. These include tow hooks and a power on-board generator like he had in the F-150 PowerBoost.

Want more info?

We now have driving impressions, fuel economy numbers and so much available on the YouTube channel — with more to come. So keep your eyes on this site, subscribe to the YouTube channel, and get ready for a full year of 2022 Toyota Tundra videos.

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Erica Mueller

Erica Mueller is a Texan, which means she believes that trucks are family vehicles and giant SUVs make good second cars. As part-time auto journalist for almost a decade, Erica enjoys driving all kinds of vehicles and sharing her experiences with others. Erica is the secretary of the board for the Texas Auto Writers Association as well as a contributor at A Girls Guide to Cars.

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