Flash Drive

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO

Model Tested: 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO CrewMax

The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO 4WD in Army Green livery looks like a rugged military truck blasting down a dirt road.

Engine:5.7-liter V8, 381 horsepower, 401 lb-ft torque

Transmission: 6-speed automatic, four-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: 13-mpg city, 17-mpg highway, 14-mpg combined

Base Price: $52,780

As Tested: $55,527


Strong V-8 engine

Good power and acceleration

Great exhaust note—sounds like a muscle car

The Toyota Tundra CrewMax has an expansive interior with outstanding legroom front and rear.

Competent automatic transmission

Mediocre fuel economy—our best was 16.2-mpg highway

38-gallon gas tank

Smooth highway ride

High performance Fox shock absorbers improve both on and off-road ride

Dashboard dial for 2WD, 4H, and 4L

Trailer towing +/- gain control switch

Standard Lane Departure Warning, but Blind Spot Monitor is optional

Front seat room and comfort are excellent. The center console bin is huge.


Super stretch-out front legroom

Very roomy rear seat legroom

Adults fit in middle position

Good quality interior materials

Heated front seats (3 temps)

Large soft headrests

Medium to large sunroof

Ample headroom

Thick, nicely contoured leather steering wheel

Lots of auxiliary controls, but not well marked

The leather steering wheel has lots of auxiliary controls and the center stack has easy to access features.

Substantial passenger A pillar grab handle and on B pillars

Nice sound system with JBL speakers


Split rear seats fold up

Lots of cargo fits in cab with seats up

Huge, deep, wide console bin

Medium size locking glovebox

Large, full-length front door bins

Full-length rear door bins

8-inch infotainment screen

Oversize fabric visors with ample side slide capabilities

The high performance Fox shock absorbers are keys to the competent off-road ride and smooth highway ride.

One seatback pouch

Great adjustable cargo tie-down system

Easy lift tailgate

WOW Factors:

Excellent front seat room and comfort

Expansive rear seat room

Full-width power retractable rear window

Great reliability history


Blind Spot Monitor is optional, not standard

New Army Green color didn’t do it for me

Bottom Line:

The 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax is a roomy, comfortable, highly capable (on and off-road) full-size pickup that’s very attractive by itself. The problem is competitors have been extensively redesigned effectively

Forged BBS 18-inch alloy wheels are both functional and rugged looking.

leaving the Tundra in their dust.