Toyota Tundra Reaches 1 Million Miles on the Odometer
When you buy a brand-new vehicle, you expect a certain level of quality and a high caliber of reliability. These elements reinforce the idea that your new 2016 Toyota Tundra will not fail the moment you drive off the showroom floor. With a reputation built on quality, reliability and durability, the Toyota brand will check all the boxes. If you prefer hard evidence to support this claim, news that a Toyota Tundra reaches 1 million miles on the odometer will be all the evidence you need.
Million-Mile Toyota Tundra Details and Specs
Anytime a vehicle hits the million mile mark, it is fair to ask why and how. In this case, it starts with a tried and true manufacturing process in Toyota plants and high-quality materials implemented into the construction of each Toyota model that comes off the line. These elements, together with faithful and meticulous maintenance have kept Victor Sheppard’s 2007 Toyota Tundra on the road for 1 million miles.
After eight years on the road and an average of 125,000 miles on the road each year, the 2007 Toyota Tundra still employs the original engine, transmission and paint job. Even the interior of the veteran Toyota Tundra is in excellent condition, devoid of broken or tattered seats. You may be asking — how can you make a Toyota Tundra last that long? The short answer, is a strict regimen of maintenance and care. Sheppard and his million-mile Toyota Tundra logged an astounding 117 service visits at the local dealership, for everything from oil changes and timing belt replacements to regular check ups.
A testament to Toyota quality and reliability, the million-mile Toyota Tundra piqued the interest of Toyota engineers. Bound and determined to mine the long-lasting Toyota Tundra for information, Toyota engineers swapped a brand-new 2016 Toyota Tundra for the milestone pickup truck. When the Toyota experts get the 2007 Toyota Tundra back to the shop, they plan to disassemble the mechanical masterpiece to delve deeper into what makes it tick. With the information gained from this process, Toyota engineers hope to apply it to future Toyota models.
When any vehicle hits the million mile mark, it is an impressive feat. When a Toyota Tundra reaches 1 million miles on the odometer, it reinforces the quality, durability and reliability of the Toyota brand. If you want your Toyota to last this long, make sure to schedule regular service checks with the Gale Toyota Service Department. Regular care and maintenance is the key to longevity in the automotive world and the million-mile 2007 Toyota Tundra is proof. If you are looking for a new Toyota vehicle, take a moment to visit the Gale Toyota inventory. We have something for everyone!