2017 Toyota Tundra  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#3 of 2017 Pickups

#51 of all 2017 vehicles

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

The 2017 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 2017 Toyota Tundra has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Toyota Tundra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0392% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4727%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0392% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4727% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Toyota Tundra is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2017 Toyota Tundra is 27% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10066Toyota TacomaGMC Sierra 1500Dodge Grand CaravanFord FlexFord F-150Chevrolet SilveradoF. F-250 Super DutyFord ExplorerNissan TitanChevrolet TraverseToyota TundraDodge Ram 1500Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Toyota Tundra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 100. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is safer than the 2017 Toyota Tacoma, the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan, and the 2017 Ford Flex and less safe than the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty. It is about as safe as the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2017 Nissan Titan, and the 2017 Ford Explorer.

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