2008 Toyota Tundra User Reviews

2008 Toyota Tundra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 36 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"power" 17 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"ride" 9 reviews
"build quality" 6 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"tires" 3 reviews

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Jportez81 writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra Base 4.7L Review
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5

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Great handling

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Gas mileage

Jportez81
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Best Pick Up Truck I've Owned — One of the best all around pick up truck you can own. The new bulky look made this truck compete with American made pick up truck without lacking power and torque. Mainly it's made by the company known for its reliability.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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CrewMax writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra Review
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5

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Great gas mileage for a 3ton truck 14city 18hwy

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Uneven tire wear. Rear tires rapidly losing tread due to owners inability to control his right foot

CrewMax
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Heavy Duty Sport Truck — Before spending years of savings on a new pickup, a truck we plan on driving for the next twenty years, the wife and I invested countless hours researching, test driving and kicking tires. (Even on Sundays while dealers were closed so we could crawl under the trucks without having a sales person hovering) The research process was much more difficult than we thought it would be since we are both Chevrolet fans BUT Dodge, Ford and Toyota build such competent trucks it became very hard to let our Chevy prejudice influence our decision. What happened was everytime we looked at the Tundra it became more and more obvious who was building the best/safest truck... Toyota. So July 2007 we purchased the Tundra DoubleCab, and over time it became clear we made the correct choice, plus we never experience one second of buyers remorse. Sadly the Tundra was totaled (tornado) just short of its 1st anniversary, so the search to replace the truck renewed. The decision to replace the Tundra with a Tundra was much easier, due to the flawless performance of the 07 DoubleCab and the fact that the Tundra was still far and away the best truck offering in the half-ton category. The 08 Tundra CrewMax 4x4 with the 5.7lt, that delivers 381hp and 401ft, 6speed trans, beefy4.30 gearing and a ridiculously tight turning ratio, the Tundra still brings goose bumps and an infectious smile to my face EVERY time I drive this heavy duty sport truck. I sometimes miss the DoubleCab configuration of the Tundra, since the bed was a foot longer, the truck weighed a bit less and was a bit faster but the rear seat of the Tundra CrewMax is cavernous, and since I usually haul people more often than ATVs or sheetrock, the CrewMax was a good choice. Whether you buy the RegularCab, DoubleCab or the CrewMax I (J.D Powers, Car & Driver etc etc) promise you will LOVE the Tundra.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Danny writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 Double Cab 5.7L Review
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5

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Horsepower, Handling, Look

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The sound system

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Tundra Review — Out of the trucks I have owned, this is by far the best truck I have ever driven and owned!!! I love the luxury look and the power under the hood. The towing and the gas mileage is great. Has great storage capacity both inside the truck and in the bed of the truck.

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EdS2K writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra Limited CrewMax 5.7L Review
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5

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Looks, power, capacity, interior styling.

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Factory tires

EdS2K
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Great Truck — Fantastic truck. Plenty of power and torque with smooth shifts. Interior is very wel laid out and the optional Red Rock leather looks great. Very reliable with low cost maintenance. The only change I would make would be to upgrade from the factory tires.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ShawnDover writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra Limited Double Cab 5.7L 4WD Review
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4

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Handles great for a truck.

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None really

ShawnDover
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'08 Tundra — This truck has done every single thing that I've asked of it. It runs great. The gas mileage isn't the best, but then again, it's a four wheel drive truck. There have been no maintenance issue with this vehicle. It's Great!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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azhotrod writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 Double Cab 5.7L Review
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5

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20 MPG with 5.7 and 4.30 gears

Cons

I can think of none. I may be  biased as I sold my previous Toyota with 330k on the clock with nothing more than regular pm, one alternator, one O2 sensor and an ignition switch replaced.

azhotrod
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No Regrets. — Toyota quality is unsurpassed. I believe the recent unintended acceleration recall was a low point for the manufacture, (Toyota should have acknowledged the issue sooner) but they resolved the problem with no related issues since. I would have no concerns about purchasing another Toyota product.

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Nick writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra Base Double Cab 4.7L Review
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5

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stable, strong, and good looking

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no keyless entry, cruise control, or intermittent wipers

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08 Tundra Tuff — The dealership forgot to tell me that the Tundra Tuff models don't come with keyless entry or cruise control, or intermittent wipers. Other than that, best truck I ever owned. Tows like a dream, decent gas milage on the interstate. Radio plays my Ipod, and all my buddies can pile in the back.

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Dallace writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 CrewMax 5.7L 4WD Review
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5

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Hauls 4 adults in comfort and style
Built in Bluetooth integration w/factory nav
21.7mpg highway on 350mile trip with me and the wife onboard

Cons

5.5ft bed (6.5 would be nice)
aux input on JBL premium sound has alternator noise (apparently this is not just me either)
Paint could be thicker / stronger and less prone to scratching.

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Awesome Fullsize Truck With The Toyota Name To Back It — Great full sized truck with lots of towing/hauling ability. For a 5.7L motor with gobs of power it gets decent gas mileage. I can get 16mpg in my daily commute and averaged 19.1mpg on a 700mile round trip, trip that had a good 90 minutes of driving off highway into the mountains. Got 21.7mpg on the way down (before the mountains) It hauls my Street/Dirt bikes great. I've only towed a small trailer with two dirt bikes on it with mine in the bed. Couldn't even tell it was back there. Ride is good for a 4x4 truck

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Erick writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 Double Cab 4.7L Review
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5

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Power, ride, comfort, utility

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Fuel economy - hey, it's a truck!

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It's Natural For Sam Elliot To Pitch This Rugged Hauler — Being my second Tundra, I'd expect nothing less than superb build quality, combined with unsurpassed utility, exceptional comfort, and zen driveability. I'm not disappointed. This truck can serve as a workhorse towmobile/hauler or luxurious datemobile. On the road, it's like driving a Barcolounger on wheels. Extremely comfortable and smooth!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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rcdtundra writes:
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 CrewMax 5.7L 4WD Review
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Very powerful 5.7L V8, very reliable over 100,000 miles and only been in to the shop once, Huge Crewmax with tons of interior space.

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None

rcdtundra
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Best Truck On The Market! — This is the best full size truck you can buy. It has a great engine that produces a powerful 381 horsepower. The Crewmax is very roomy even for 5 full size men. Hopefully they will find a way to get over 20mpg in the future.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2000 Toyota Tundra Reviews

True Die Hard Truck By JunisLLC

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2002 Toyota Tundra Reviews

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2003 Toyota Tundra Reviews

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2004 Toyota Tundra Reviews

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