Is the 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Worth the Extra Cash?
Each year there is a Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition that celebrates Texas. The 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition takes Texas-sized luxury and convenience features to a whole new level. But does it provide enough value for its price?
How much does the 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition cost?
You can get started in the Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition for about $59,385, which seems like a high falutin price at first. The entry-level Tundra starts at about $37,645, creating a $21,740 price increase to celebrate Texas.
According to Edmunds, the 1794 Edition is based on the Platinum trim, which begins at $58,685. This trim includes the 14-inch touchscreen, ambient interior lighting, heated and ventilated seats, a power sliding rear window, a wireless phone charger, leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera system, heated steering wheel, a digital instrument panel, household-style power outlets, a trailer backup guide system, premium JBL audio system, and more.
What comes with the Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition?
For an extra $700, you can access the 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition upgrades, such as the massive, unique chrome grille. Everything is bigger in Texas, and you can spot that grille from a mile away. Chrome 1794 badges sit on the front doors.
The interior consists of Rich Cream or Saddle Brown leather upholstery with American Walnut wood-grain trim. 1794 and a star are laser etched into the wood. Also, the center console armrests and dash are covered in leather.
The 10-way power-adjustable seats have contrast stitching with four-way power-adjustable lumbar support. The steering wheel and gear shifter are wrapped in leather too.
You also get 1794 Edition all-weather floor mats. They are made of durable rubber but have carpet in the center. I was worried about messing up the carpet at first, but it held up to moisture and mud.
The seats and other soft-touch materials are incredibly comfortable. It’s easy to find the perfect driving position with plenty of support. However, the ride is a bit bumpy over rough patches of road. We experienced some rattling in the cabin while going over larger bumps.
Our model was equipped with the i-FORCE 3.6-liter V6 engine with 348 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. We averaged about 16.8 mpg on country roads, mountain curves, and downtown city areas.
How much is the 1794 Edition Hybrid?
To get the 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition with the i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain, it costs $63,115. So, paying about $3,730 to upgrade the engine for 437 hp and 583 lb-ft of torque. It gets an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city and up to 24 mpg on the highway.
Based on our testing, the regular engine has a quick acceleration and smooth transmission shifts. We can’t imagine the need to go even faster in such a large truck. But the enhanced fuel economy is attractive.
The Tundra 1794 Edition is worth buying. It’s only an extra $700 compared to the Platinum trim and builds upon its luxury with even more comfort. Plus, you get a massive, flashy look that’s unique to Texas.