Does a pickup truck need a head-up display, 12.0-inch touchscreen, or an 8.0-inch LCD screen in the gauge cluster? Does the bed need fancy storage containers or a reconfigurable tailgate?
These are the questions the Toyota Tundra poses. The Tundra’s far more basic and offers none of the features listed above. The competition sets itself apart with nifty party tricks and luxury-like features. Is that what you need, or even want, in a pickup truck?
With a TCC Rating of 4.7 out of 10 the 2020 Toyota Tundra wins with healthy V-8 power and a comfortable interior, but it guzzles gas, has a mediocre infotainment system, and can ride like a lumber wagon.
The Tundra has been around in its current form since 2006, but the newer, flashier competition hasn’t completely left it behind. I spent a week hauling a bed, boats, mulch, kids, and food to determine where the 2020 Tundra hits…