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Question About How The New Tundras "Coast"
So I recently picked up a new 2017 DC 4x4 with the 5.7 gas motor. I bought this truck from a Toyota dealer that was located right below an extremely steep pass and had the chance to make an interesting observation and comparison about how the truck coasts.
I originally was interested in a 2015 Toyota Certified truck at this same dealer, pretty much exact same model as the truck I got, being a DC with 4x4 and the 5.7 gas motor. This truck had 12k on it.
I drove the certified truck first and went up that pass. On the way back down, for a couple of miles, the truck pretty much coasted all the way down at 70-75 mph. I don't think I even had to hit the gas pedal once. It felt very smooth.
But then I drove my 2017 truck next with 5 miles on it and went up the same pass. On the way back down, my truck did not coast as freely or easily. I had to keep my foot on the gas to maintain 70-75 mph. If I let off the gas, the truck would start slowing down a bit, as if the governor or computer was regulating the engine.
Just wondering about why both trucks felt very different going down the pass. Does my truck and its computer just need some time and a few miles to settle in or something like that?