If you’ve been to Toyota of Killeen, you know how much we love Toyota trucks. Capable, dependable and perfect for the Texas roads, the Tundra and Tacoma are the right blend of tough and cool, giving truck drivers exactly what they need. That’s why we’re proud to neighbors to the San Antonio Toyota plant, where the plants 1-millionth Toyota truck was recently made.
“We are grateful for our loyal customers across North America who tell us they love driving Texas-built Tacomas and Tundras,” said Chris Nielsen, president of Toyota Texas. “It makes me incredibly proud of our team members and 21 on-site suppliers every time I see one of our trucks on the road knowing that safety and quality are built into every one of them.”
This year marks the plant’s 10-year anniversary since it’s groundbreaking, making it a memorable occasion for the entire San Antonio area. In production since October of 2006, the Tundra and the Tacoma factory employs some 2,900 residents, who help to ensure that the trucks produced are durable, reliable, and of the best possible quality. The most American truck Toyota has ever built, the Tundra’s V6 and V8 engines are manufactured in Huntsville, Alabama, with the transmissions built in Durham, North Carolina.
So what does the 1-millionth Texas Toyota truck look like? Very aptly, it’s an exceptionally good looking 1794 Edition Tundra in Sunset Bronze Mica, that’s sure to be someone’s favorite driveway addition very soon.
The 1794 Edition has western styling and premium materials, with beautiful details throughout. Premium leather-trimmed seating and wood-style interior trim have the feel of Texas from top to bottom, while the 5.7L DOHC i-Force V8 has the power (381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque) to handle everything that Texas has to offer.
Ready to be the newest owner of the truly Texas Tundra or Tacoma? Stop by Toyota of Killeen for a test drive today, and become a part of the Texas truck legacy.