Toyota’s Tundra pickup recently achieved an impressive feat, earning the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s coveted “Top Safety Pick” award. According to Toyota In Chicago, The Tundra performed well in tests, including the new roof-strength test. The Tundra performed better than a range of full-size pickups including the Chevrolet Silverado, Nissan Titan and GMC Sierra.
The Tundra crew cab became a 2011 Top Safety Pick by posting the best possible scores in the IIHS roof-strength evaluation, as well as testing for side-, front- and rear-impact protection, and also offering electronic stability control (standard on Toyota’s award-winning pickup). That important safety technology is a key component of the Toyota Star Safety System that helps add further peace of mind to the Tundra ownership experience; other features of the system include anti-lock brakes, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist, traction control and a full complement of airbags.
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