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2014 Toyota Tundra

Large pickup

Crashworthiness
Front crash
prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    G
2011 Toyota Tundra shown
2011 Toyota Tundra shown
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Driver and front passenger knee airbags: separate airbags in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes (beginning with 2010 models)
4
Electronic stability control
5
Antilock brakes
6
Daytime running lights (standard beginning with 2014 models, optional on 2007-13 models)
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2014
G
G
G
2013
G
G
G
G
2012
G
G
G
G
2011
G
G
G
G
2010
G
G
G
G
2009
G
G
G
G
2008
G
G
G
G
2007
G
G
G
2006
G
A
2005
G
A
2004
G
2003
G
2002
G
2001
G
2000
G

Applies to 2014 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Toyota Tundra was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Beginning with 2010 models, the driver and passenger frontal airbags and front seat belts were modified and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger were added. Beginning with 2014 models, the side curtain airbags were lengthened and reprogrammed to deploy in moderate overlap frontal crashes to improve occupant protection.

Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Toyota as part of frontal crash test verification. Because there were no structural changes, the structure rating of the current model is based on Toyota's test of a 2014 model and three earlier tests of 2007 and 2010 Tundra models.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the head, neck, and chest indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. A high acceleration was recorded on the right foot, indicating that foot injuries would be possible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain airbag deployed during the crash. After the dummy moved forward into the frontal airbag, its head contacted the side curtain airbag.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2014 Toyota Tundra SR5 (2wd Double Cab)
Weight 5,103 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase146 in.
Length229 in.
Width81 in.
Engine4.6 L V8
EPA ratings15 mpg city / 19 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTF0703CEF0712VTF0907VTF1317
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)97710
Left (cm)10669
Center (cm)13587
Right (cm)1661010
Brake pedal (cm)4858
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)2001
Right (cm)3-122
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)-7-5-10-15
Rearward (cm)32-45
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)1021

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTF1317
Head
HIC-15232
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.5
Extension bending moment (Nm)10
Maximum Nij 0.24
Chest maximum compression (mm)25
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)1.5
Femur force - right (kN)1.4
Knee displacement - left (mm)1
Knee displacement - right (mm)0
Maximum tibia index - left0.46
Maximum tibia index - right0.53
Tibia axial force - left (kN)2.5
Tibia axial force - right (kN)2.6
Foot acceleration (g)
Left66
Right161

Applies to 2014 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Toyota Tundra was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Beginning with 2014 models, the side curtain and side torso airbags as well as the front seat structure were modified to improve occupant protection in side impact crashes.

Two tests of the Tundra were conducted, one of a 2007 model by the Institute and the other a 2014 model by Toyota as part of side crash test verification. These vehicles are rated separately, except that the structure ratings for both vehicles are based on both tests.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2014 Toyota Tundra SR5 (2wd Double Cab)
Weight 5,442 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase146 in.
Length229 in.
Width81 in.
Engine5.7 L V8
EPA ratings13 mpg city / 18 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0729VTS1312
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-18.5-16.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTS1312
Head HIC-15124
Neck
Tension (kN)0.6
Compression (kN)0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)28
Lateral force (kN)1.0
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)21
Average deflection (mm)20
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.34
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.18
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)1.1
Acetabulum force (kN)2.0
Combined force (kN)2.9
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.9
L-M moment (Nm)102
A-P moment (Nm) -21

Passenger injury measures

Test IDVTS1312
Head HIC-15104
Neck
Tension (kN)0.1
Compression (kN)0.7
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)28
Lateral force (kN)1.2
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)21
Average deflection (mm)15
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.44
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.19
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.3
Acetabulum force (kN)3.0
Combined force (kN)3.0
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.3
L-M moment (Nm)73
A-P moment (Nm) -33

Applies to 2007-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight5,142 lbs
Peak force23,069 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio4.49
Tested vehicle
Rating applies only to crew cab models.
2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 2wd
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2013-14 models

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
0 points total

Forward collision warning

Not available.
0 points

Low-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

High-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

How this rating is determined

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