really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,400 miles

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problem #9

Dec 102018


  • 0 miles
The bottom corners of both doors come to a very sharp point. Both of us have sustained nasty cuts on our shins when getting in and out of the truck several times. There should be a different design to remove the sharp points you can¿T avoid it at least put durable protection over the sharp edge.

- Mcallister, MT, USA

problem #8

Jun 012018


  • miles
My 2012 Tundra crew cab has severe rust at the rear axle mounting plates of the bed. The rust is corroding from the underside through the bed. Toyota indicates my VIN is not part of the recall series despite the bed rust being in the exact location of a prior recall.

- Mahomet, IL, USA

problem #7

Jan 012017


  • 65,000 miles
Rust is bubbling under paint on truck bed near rear T51 bed bolts where the spot welds are located. Rust appears to be coming out from underneath seam sealing in area as well. No rust is visable underneath of vehicle. A tsb on this issue was sent out for 2007-2011 model Tundra this vehicle is a 2012 with same issue.

- Erie, CO, USA

problem #6

Jul 112018


  • 47,000 miles
Premature bed rust around mounting bolts. Very similar to recall and class action lawsuit for the 2011 model year.

- Park Ridge, IL, USA

problem #5

Jun 262018


  • 45,200 miles
Rust occurring in bed of truck behind each rear wheel

- Caledonia, WI, USA

problem #4

Feb 232018


  • miles
I went in to carmax to trade in my truck, and when it was appraised they found rust on the undercarriage significant enough to to lower the value of a trade in price. In fact, carmax would have to take it to 'auction.' My truck was appraised at $19,000. Kbb estimates it between - $21,300 to $23,400.

- Coconut Creek, FL, USA

problem #3

Dec 252013


  • 37,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Toyota Tundra. The contact stated that the steering wheel was shaking and corroded. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to a dealer for the failure and the technician crashed the vehicle. The details of the crash were unknown. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. A police report was not filed and no injuries were sustained. The failure mileage was 37,000.

- Roseland, NJ, USA

problem #2

Nov 012014


  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Toyota Tundra. The contact was involved in a crash and the vehicle veered off the road into the water. The specifics of the crash were not available. The vehicle alarmed activated and the doors failed to open. The contact stated that water entered the vehicle and, when the alarm deactivated, he was able to open the doors and exit. A police report was not filed and there were no injuries reported. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 40,000. The VIN was not available.

- Pecos, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 082013

Tundra 8-cyl

  • 21,400 miles
The 9/8/13 accident involved a severe side impact. Both driver side doors were impacted and the center frame post required replacement. However, the side impact air bags did not deploy, which should have happened. The truck is still in the shop as of 9/25/13 because there are problems with the onboard computer recognizing the side air bags. I am concerned with the safety of the vehicle air bag system. Updated 1/6/2013

- Marietta, GA, USA