2010 Toyota Tundra

#2 in 2010 Full Size Pickup Trucks Overall Score: 8.3 / 10
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2010 Toyota Tundra Overview

The 2010 Toyota Tundra has strong engines and spacious cabs, but some rivals offer nicer interiors.











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Pros & Cons

  • Powerful top-of-the-line V8
  • Good safety scores
  • Low-rent interior
  • Harsher ride than some rivals

Notable for 2010

  • Interior and exterior updates
  • New equipment offerings
  • Revised 4.6-liter V8

Toyota Tundra Rankings and Research

The 2010 Toyota Tundra ranking is based on its score within the 2010 Full Size Pickup Trucks category. Currently the Toyota Tundra has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 75 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.


Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 8.6
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0

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2010 Toyota Tundra Review

By U.S. News Best Cars Staff December 31, 2015

The 2010 Toyota Tundra has strong engines and spacious cabs, but some rivals offer nicer interiors.

Reviewers said that the 2010 Tundra rides like a truck, meaning that the steering doesn’t give a lot of feedback and the ride is bouncy. They noted that some rivals have more comfortable rides. The 2010 Tundra was offered with a base V6 and two V8 options. Most reviewers tested models equipped with the biggest V8, and they agreed that this engine makes the Tundra feel like one of the fastest trucks in the class. A two-wheel drive Tundra with the 4.7-liter V8, the most fuel-efficient engine available, averages 15/20mpg city/highway, which is average for the class. The Tundra can tow up to 10,800 pounds when equipped with the 5.7-liter V8.

Reviewers generally agreed that the Tundra’s interior falls short of its rivals. They said that the materials that adorn much of the cabin seem cheap in comparison to those found in the redesigned trucks from Dodge and Ford. Still, they found the Tundra’s cabin roomy and spacious, with comfortable seats in the front and back. A regular cab Tundra can seat three, while the two-row Double (extended) and crew cabs have seating for up to six. Standard features include dual-zone manual climate control and a four-speaker stereo with an auxiliary input jack and satellite radio capability. Upper trims and option packs added features like power windows, locks and mirrors, a 10-speaker JBL stereo, Bluetooth, leather seats, heated and ventilated front bucket seats, an upgraded stereo, a backup camera, a power moonroof and navigation.

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Other Trucks to Consider

Reviewers said the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 is one of the most comfortable-riding trucks in the class. They also liked its interior, which they said has good fit and finish.

Reviewers liked the 2010 GMC Sierra 1500 for its high-quality cabin and comfortable, refined ride. They also liked its available V8 engines, saying they provide ample power for towing, hauling or general driving.

Compare the Tundra to the Ram 1500 and Sierra 1500 »