You Can Now Build the New 2022 Toyota Tundra: Live Configurator

The configurator for the 2022 Toyota Tundra is finally live on Toyota’s website. This allows customers and lookie-loos the opportunity to “Build Your Own” Tundra, an adult activity akin to a child getting to peep the toy aisle during a shopping trip. It’s a great way to see pricing, options, and add-ons—while dreaming a little along the way.

The third-generation 2022 Toyota Tundra is a big deal, particularly for Toyota people but also for anyone who is even remotely into trucks. It seems that pretty much everyone was ready for a spiced-up Tundra, as Toyota’s flagship full-size pickup hadn’t seen any real changes for like 15 years. Truck years are like dog years—that’s a long time. The redesigned, reengineered Tundra satisfies that longing for something new with its new fully boxed frame, new five-link rear suspension, new engine, and more. If you haven’t seen one on the road yet, you will soon.

Back to the configurator. Toyota calls them “grades,” but you may recognize them as trim levels. Listed are the SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, and 1794. Missing is the TRD Pro, and there’s a reason for it. The configurator only shows the non-hybrid 3.4-liter V-6 i-Force Max. It does not show the 437-hp, 583 lb-ft twin-turbo 3.4-liter V-6 i-Force Max hybrid engine option yet. Since the TRD Pro only comes with the hybrid powertrain, it’s currently not listed on the configurator.

The SR starts at $37,645, while the 1794 starts at $59,385 on the other end of the Tundra spectrum.

Cab options include the Double Cab and the CrewMax. The Double Cab is still a four-door cab, but the rear doors are small like on some competitors’ extended-cab models, whereas the CrewMax has full-size rear doors. Both cabs technically seat five, but if you truly intend on seating five regularly, the larger cab is obviously the way to go. There is no single cab 2022 Toyota Tundra, which kind of stinks because it would look rad as a lowered sport truck.

Bed options include 5.5-foot, 6.5-foot, and 8.1-foot lengths. The CrewMax cab gets the 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed while the Double Cab gets the 6.5-foot or 8.1-foot bed. Interestingly, you can configure an SR as a CrewMax with a 5.5-foot bed, meaning the base trim gets the largest cab. The SR5 has the most bed/cab configurations. Platinum and 1794 drop the Double Cab and are CrewMax only.

As for exterior colors, Limited offers the most at 10 options: White, Wind Chill Pearl ($425), Magnetic Gray Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Supersonic Red ($425), Smoked Mesquite, Army Green, Lunar Rock, and Blueprint. Platinum gets a black leather interior, and 1794 gets a choice between Saddle Tan and Rich Cream leather interiors. Rich Cream opens up the Supersonic Red exterior option for the 1794 trim.

Packages are plentiful for all trims except the SR, which only gets the SR Tow Package. The SR5 has a bunch of options including the TRD Off-Road, SR5 Convenience, SR5 Premium, TRD Sport (exclusive to SR5), and Advanced Technology. The TRD Sport package adds unique 20-inch TRD wheels, a TRD grille, a TRD leather-wrapped shift knob, and a TRD lowered sport front suspension. TRD models also trade Tundra’s standard twin-tube shock absorbers for TRD-tuned Bilstein monotube dampers.

Almost three dozen accessories can be added to most 2022 Toyota Tundra trims. These accessories range from bed organizers to floor mats to running boards to tonneau covers to paint protection to bedliners. One of the most interesting accessories is the TRD front skid plate ($550), which could be a jazzy addition to the base SR.

All this to say, go have some fun on the configurator if you’re considering Toyota’s latest Tundra.

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