The most expensive Toyota Tundra is 1794 Edition. Well, this model received a lot of critics. Buyers and fans thought it is too much to spend $50,000 for a truck that is not as special as the TRD Pro version, for example. But, now, the 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition is coming back with even more features and options, making it worthy of consideration.
The name for this truck is derived from an interesting story. Toyota’s plants in Texas are built on the place where the oldest working ranch was in the US. It was the JLC Ranch, built in 1794. And do you know which models are produced in the place where that working ranch was? No need to think twice – Toyota Tundra. By this move, the Japanese company is paying an homage to the history of the place southern from San Antonio, where its plants are now.
2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Features
The interior design of the 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition is unique, as always. The combination of materials and elements will boost elegance and comfort. Also, all features are very useful. Lovers of the latest technologies and gadgets will find various hi-tech equipment that will take some while to gel with it. The leather is all over the cabin. Also, wooden details are making the 2019 Tundra 1794 Edition the most “Texas” ever. All models in this state are carrying a sticker “Built Here, Lives Here”. Well, plastic and aluminum parts are making the truck more modern, compared to the classic design with a lot of leather and wood.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition offers a remote start. This is a pretty cool feature. Imagine that you are in areas where the weather is extremely hot, or cold. You need to get into your ride and wait for the cabin to warm up or cool down. With a remote start, you can do it a couple of minutes before you step into the truck, and the cabin will be at perfect temperature.
Although packed with a lot of modern technologies, the 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition still looks very classic. From the steering wheel, where control buttons are, let’s say, old. Well, the company did a progress with their infotainment features on the latest 1794 Edition truck. Now, it is faster, with more services. Unfortunately, there are no Apple CarPlay nor Android Auto. Toyota will have to fix this as soon as possible if the Japanese company wants to keep the pace with other competitors. Well, the Tundra 1794 Edition is an old-school model, so designer probably wanted to keep it so, even with these two cool features.
2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Engine and Specs
Tundra full-size truck is using the largest engine Toyota has in its offer. It is a 5.7-liter unit, also used by Land Cruiser luxury SUV. The drivetrain is capable to produce 380 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Transmission mated to this unit is an eight-speed automatic gearbox. A V8 powertrain also uses dual-independent intelligent VVT and 4WDemand system. Here, the electronically controlled transfer case will use a part-time four-wheel drive, as well as auto limited slip differential.
A 5.7-liter V8 engine can also consume E85. However, this is a very costly solution for 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition. Using this fuel, the truck will return just 10 mpg combined. Well, we can get 5 mpg more by using standard fuel. The 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition has the same towing capacity as the standard model. A V8 allows the full-size pickup to pull more than 10,000 pounds.
2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Diesel
Well, we still believe that Tundra could be diesel. In the matter of fact, engineers must speed up the development now when the competition is delivering trucks with such drivetrain. Another reason why we think the pickup is getting a new engine is 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition. An old-school truck with a classic engine.
Diesel motors used to be very popular in the past. However, these are big polluters that can meet requirements nowadays. Well, these which enter the US market must be as green as petrol units. That is why we are still not seeing Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 with a diesel engine. EPA is testing it in details to avoid similar outcome as with VW and their fake reports.
2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Price
The 2019 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition is the most expensive truck in the lineup. The base model starts at $35,000 and the 1794 Edition is $15k more expensive. It costs the same as the Platinum pickup and even more than the popular TRD Pro version. Cheaper variants are Limited that costs $44,000 and SR5, priced at $36,500. If the diesel model eventually shows up, it will add some value to this price. Estimations are that such drivetrain will boost the price for about $5,000 for each trim level of Toyota Tundra truck.