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Toyota seems to be following the lead of Chrysler as it is currently testing a diesel variant of its full-size Tundra pickup truck. The vehicle is not anticipated to be available for purchase until 2017 because of the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations that will come into effect in a few years.

Not much else is known about the upcoming diesel Tundra, but earlier this year company manager Rick LoFaso said that the truck may receive a Cummins V8 engine.

 

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Toyota makes an amazing truck and this is a good step forward, the next step should be offering a dually version. The custom Tundra Dually should have been enough to push them to send the idea to production:

 

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Ehhh.. I wouldn't say that

The Tundra sales dont get near the other domestic trucks

Its not a bad truck but it can be improved

The V8 drinks gas though

So a diesel will be a nice step for Toyota.
It is one of the best trucks around and it entered the market very late. It entered the worlds prime truck market very late and they're doing an amazing job already.

Once they have everything Ram and Ford offers, it could be game over.
 

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I am seeing a trend in the release of diesel trucks. Are other companies also offering up diesel trucks? I think that for some reason Americans are more okay with a diesel truck than they are with a diesel car. I think we will see more diesel trucks on the road in the future but not many more diesel cars.
 

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I am seeing a trend in the release of diesel trucks. Are other companies also offering up diesel trucks? I think that for some reason Americans are more okay with a diesel truck than they are with a diesel car. I think we will see more diesel trucks on the road in the future but not many more diesel cars.
aside from Toyota, Nissan is working on putting a big 5.0 diesel under the hood of it's truck. seems like japanese trucks are stepping into a diesel phase.
 
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