2016 Toyota Tundra  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#2 of 2016 Pickups

#41 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Toyota Tundra
The Tundra, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 2000, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. The Toyota Tundra has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The Tundra has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Toyota Tundra is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Toyota Tundra has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Toyota Tundra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0391% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4698%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0391% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4698% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Toyota Tundra is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2016 Toyota Tundra is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10065Toyota TacomaFord F-150GMC Sierra 1500Ford FlexC. Town and CountryChevrolet SilveradoF. F-250 Super DutyGMC AcadiaFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseToyota TundraDodge Ram 1500Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Toyota Tundra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 100. The 2016 Toyota Tundra is safer than the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, the 2016 Ford F-150, the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2016 Ford Flex, and the 2016 Chrysler Town and Country and less safe than the 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty. It is about as safe as the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2016 Ford Explorer, and the 2016 GMC Acadia.

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