2001 Toyota Tundra for sale by owner - San Diego, CA - craigslist (2024)

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Location of Truck: SAN JOSE, CA

—Fly into San Francisco or San Jose Airport. I could meet you at any Bay Area airport with my Truck. Take it for a test drive as long as you need, and / or take it to any Dealership or Auto shop for an inspection if you’d like, and just drive it back home. Let me know if you need any photos or videos, feel free to ask any questions. Thanks!

2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7 V8 / 2WD

57,000 Original Miles

(this major scheduled maintenance was completed recently in 2022 @ 50k miles)


Yes, my V8 Tundra only has 57,120 original miles: Elderly owned and driven most of its life

Clean Title in hand
-CA Registration Tag Stickers current til 2025
-Smog Check completed
-Fully Serviced / Maintained, needs nothing!
-No Accidents

Mechanical Condition:
(Excellent condition overall)
-Runs exactly as a new Tundra with a 4.7 V8 with an Automatic Transmission should—powerful and smooth! No issues at all
-Zero mechanical issues
-Extremely clean exterior and interior for the year
-No Leaks!
-Toyota Scheduled Maintenance have all been completed

-Timing Belt and Water Pump have been replaced: this major scheduled maintenance was completed recently in 2022 @ 50k miles

Overall Condition:
-Never abused, no accidents, always garaged
-ZERO RUST, has always been a California truck—has never even seen any snow in its lifetime! Super clean underneath!
(Please see photos)
-No Leaks
-Highway mileage mainly from California road trips, very light duty usage by original owners as you can see in the photos
-Never used for Work or any Off-Roading type purposes
-Air Conditioning blows super COLD! Heater blows Hot!

-Excellent overall condition (normal wear and tear for a 20 year old truck: no mechanical issues at all): engine bay is super clean (see photos)

Leather Interior Condition:
-Excellent overall condition
-Very clean tan colored leather seats, no stains or major wear
-Headliner is in great shape and rear seats were hardly ever sat on
-Super clean interior overall, everything operates as should

Truck Bed Condition:
-6.5 ft Truck Bed is in great condition:
-Never used for work duty or Heavy Towing purposes

Toyota Factory drivetrain equipment:
•4.7 Liter V8 engine
•Truck uses Regular 87 Gas
•4 speed Automatic Transmission
•2WD / Two Wheel Drive / RWD

Services / Preventive Scheduled Maintenance w/ only OEM TOYOTA factory parts recently completed:
•Timing Belt and Water Pump replaced in July of 2022 @ 50k miles:
-also replaced: idler / tensioner bearings, hydraulic tensioner, cam/crankshaft seals, and drive belt—as should for preventive maintenance during the Timing Belt kit replacement
•Spark Plugs @ 50k miles
•Serpentine Belt / Drive Belt @ 50k miles

Services completed at the Toyota Dealership in Sunnyvale, CA @ 56k Miles:
•Lower Ball Joints factory LBJs (OEM LBJs and 8 OEM Bolts)
•Transmission Service (not a flush!)
•Rear Differential gear fluid change
•Coolant Flush
•Brake Fluid Flush
•Power Steering Fluid Flush
•Oil Change w/ new Toyota Oil Filter
•Air Filter: Toyota factory Engine Air Filter

Brakes / Rotors replaced:
•Front Brake Pads + Rotors @ 50k miles

Options from Toyota Factory:
•A/C blows extra cold / Heater blows hot!
•Power Seat, Power Windows / Door Locks
•Rear Sliding Window
-Plenty of secure storage space in center console and under seat compartment
•Skid Plate
•Fog Lamps
•Fender Flares / Over-fenders (factory)
•Running Boards (factory)
•Locking Fuel Door / Tailgate
•Bed Liner, Toyota Bedliner (great condition)
•4 Wheel ABS
•Daytime Running Lights
•Wood Trim
•Heavy Duty Starter, Heater, and Battery (All Weather Guard Package)

-6.5 ft Bed
-Access Cab body (AC)
-5 Seats (front Captain Chairs, rear bench)

Aftermarket Extras:
-Pioneer 7” Touchscreen Stereo w/ Apple CarPlay + Android Auto w/ Amazon Alexa
-Bluetooth Microphone for Hands Free Talking
-Backup Camera built into the Pioneer Touchscreen

Other Extras:
-Solar Ceramic Tinted Windows
-New LED Interior Lights
-New Headlight Light Bulbs w/ original headlights in excellent clear condition

Wheels and Tires:
•265/75/16 Hankook Dynapro ATM All Terrain Tires
•16” Pro Comp Alloy Wheels (16x8”)
(Tires + Wheels are in good condition—see pics)…
•The factory original 16” wheels are available

Overall Condition:
Truck is in excellent mechanical condition overall: runs / drives / sounds / and stops great—has always been well maintained

Paint / Clear Coat is NOT fading like most older Tundras (no oxidation!)
-Plastics / Seals / Trims / headlights all in excellent condition (not faded)
-ZERO RUST / ZERO CORROSION (California vehicle, always lived and garaged in the Central Valley or San Jose areas, far away from the coast)

Truck is mostly all bone stock from Toyota factory:
-No mechanical or any other type of modifications besides the obvious: Alloy black matte wheels / All Terrain tires package
-The Original factory 16” stock Toyota alloy wheels are available (excellent condition)

My Tundra has the legendary Million Mile 4.7 V8 proven engine — Google “Million Mile Toyota Tundra”, there’s a few examples of these 4.7 V8 engines lasting over 1 Million Miles!

The 4.7 V8 is one of Toyota’s best V8 engines ever built:
-My Tundra shares the exact same 4.7 Liter V8 Engine as the Sequoia / LX470 / Land Cruiser / 4Runner V8

*Google “BRING-A-TRAILER (BaT)” for current prices on these low mileage 2000 - 2006 4.7 V8 Tundras*



I listed my Google Phone Number above due to avoiding spam / scammers, so I prefer that you send me a TEXT MESSAGE or give me a Call and leave a Voicemail if I don’t answer.

Thanks for Reading my entire post!

Price: $24,900 obo
Price is Negotiable

Location of my Tundra:
San Jose, CA

2001 Toyota Tundra for sale by owner - San Diego, CA - craigslist (2024)


What year was the worst year for Toyota Tundra? ›

Avoid: 2012

According to Car Complaints, 2012 might even be considered the Tundra's worst model year due to high repair costs. Engine issues could cost Tundra owners as much as $3,000 if discovered after the vehicle is out of warranty.

How many miles is too high for a Tundra? ›

A typical Toyota Tundra will last 150,000-250,000 miles with proper care. Thus, good mileage is anything over the 150,000-mile mark.

What is the towing capacity of the 2001 Toyota Tundra engine 4.7 L V8? ›

The Tundra comes with a truly exceptional 4.7-liter V8 engine that gives it more than enough power to compete with the big dogs. The Tundra can tow a 7,200-pound trailer or haul more than 2000 pounds in its 8-foot bed.

Which Tundra engine is best? ›

In a head-to-head matchup, the i-FORCE MAX engine reigns supreme, churning out 437 horsepower and 583 lb-ft of torque. The standard i-FORCE engine is no slouch however, producing 389 horsepower and up to 479 lb-ft of torque.

Is the 2000 Toyota Tundra a good truck? ›

An excellent pickup truck, Tundra is comfortable, quiet, handles relatively well and has a super smooth powertrain. It also performs towing and hauling tasks admirably. Good offset-crash-test results are a considerable plus. A crew cab with optional stability control was added to the lineup for the 2004 model year.

What year did Tundra get 6 speed transmission? ›

The 2010 model year Tundra received visual updates to the grille and tail lamps. A premium Platinum trim level was added. A new 4.6 L V8 paired with a 6-speed automatic replaced the previous 4.7 L 2UZ-FE V8 engine.

Is the Toyota Tundra the longest lasting truck? ›

Toyota Tundra – 3.7 Percent

Leading the half-ton class, Toyota's Tundra makes a notable leap with a 3.7 percent likelihood of enduring beyond 200,000 miles.

What is the life expectancy of a 2001 Toyota Tundra? ›

Many reputable automotive sources have reported on the lifespan of a Toyota Tundra, and from the overall analysis, you can expect a Tundra to last between 150,000 to 250,000 miles on average. Reaching 300,000 miles is not out of the norm, if the truck is well-maintained.

What is the life expectancy of a 5.7 Tundra? ›

300K miles with good maintenance is readily achievable.

How much weight can a 2001 Toyota Tundra bed hold? ›

2001 Toyota Tundra Regular Cab Specs, Features & Options
Bed Length
217.5 inches217.5 inches
Payload Capacity
1661 pounds1879 pounds
Front Shoulder Room
19 more rows

How many gallons of gas does a 2001 Toyota Tundra have? ›

26.4 gal

Is a 2001 Toyota Tundra a full-size truck? ›

Toyota's full-size Tundra pickup truck has rewritten the rules when it comes to truck refinement. This truck is simply the smoothest, quietest, and most sophisticated truck we've ever driven.

Is 2017 a good year for tundras? ›

2017 Toyota Tundra Regular Cab Review

If you don't need a pickup ranked best-in-class in every category, then the built-in-America 2017 Toyota Tundra is a worthy choice. Its rugged good looks and strong resale and reliability ratings should be enough to impress most truck buyers.

Is 2015 a good year for Toyota Tundra? ›

Edmunds says. The 2015 Toyota Tundra remains a capable workhorse among full-size pickups, and one of the few that is very serious about off-road performance.

Was 2010 a bad year for Toyota Tundra? ›

The Toyota Tundra has a longtime solid reputation, and there aren't very many model years that are particularly bad. However, a few years, like 2010 and 2019, had an unusually high number of recalls. Overall, the Tundra is a reliable and durable vehicle.

What year was the fastest Tundra? ›

2008 Toyota Tundra TRD Supercharged | 4.4 sec to 60 MPH.

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