The second-generation Toyota Tundra made a huge splash in the full-size truck market when it hit the market for 2007. Unfortunately for Toyota fans, while the competition has redesigned their trucks multiple times in the last decade, the Tundra has only received a few updates. If you’re starting to lose faith that Toyota plans to ever redesign the Tundra, don’t.
At the Chicago Auto Show last week, Jack Hollis, general manager of the Toyota brand in North America, confirmed that the Japanese automaker has no plans to completely abandon its full-size pickup. When asked by a reporter when Toyota plans to redo the Tundra, Hollis promised that would happen, “soon.”
When pressed to clarify how soon that would be, Hollis said, “I can’t give you an announcement yet today because we haven’t even finalized it. But I will tell you this. It’s important to our lineup to get to the Tundra. I’m really excited about where we’re going with that.”
Based on that followup, it sounds like we won’t hear much about Toyota’s plans for the new Tundra for the next several months. But could it be revealed at next year’s Chicago auto show? It’s possible. After all, that’s where Toyota originally revealed the 2007 Tundra 13 years ago.