The all-new Toyota Tundra owes much of its improved performance to an all-new transmission

Two San Antonio factory workers assemble the hybrid Toyota Tundra pickup truck

Toyota completely redesigned its full-size Tundra pickup for the 2022 model year. The automaker made headlines when it launched its naturally aspirated 5.7-liter V8 and only offered its third-generation Tundra with a twin-turbocharged V6. But Toyota also swapped out the old truck’s six-speed automatic transmission for a next-generation 10-speed unit, which is responsible for much of the truck’s performance improvements.

Do Toyota Tundras have transmission problems?

Toyota released the second-generation Tundra pickup truck for the 2007 model year, and the new truck suffered from several serious transmission problems. But the automaker sought to address all of these through recalls or redesigns for 2008.

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