Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra: What Is The Difference?

New Toyota Tacoma

New Toyota Tacoma

If you're in the Malvern area and you're searching for a tough truck that is prepared to get the job done, you've most likely already come across the Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma. These two rugged pickup trucks are favorites among our Devon and Downingtown area drivers due to their impressive capabilities, high reliability ratings, and affordable price tags. Which tough Toyota truck will work best for you? You'll want to read on to see how these two Toyota trucks compare to find out.

2021 Toyota Tacoma 2021 Toyota Tundra
Base Engine 3.5-liter V6 5.7-liter aluminum i-FORCE V8
Horsepower and Torque Up to 278-horsepower and 265 pounds-feet of torque Up to 381-horsepower and 401 pounds-feet of torque
Base Seating Five Six
Max Towing Capacity 6,400-pounds with V6 towing package 10,200-pounds
Fuel Economy (city/highway) 18/22 miles-per-gallon 13/17 miles-per-gallon

Toyota Tacoma Vs Toyota Tundra - Performance

When it comes to performance, your choice will all depend on how much fuel efficiency you expect and how much power you need. The Tacoma is more efficient, while the Tundra is more powerful. The Toyota Tacoma earns up to 18/22 miles-per-gallon, which is great for your daily drives around Coatesville, Frazer, or beyond. The Toyota Tundra earns a mere 13/17 miles-per-gallon, but can tow up to 10,200-pounds and push out up to 381-horsepower and 401 pounds-feet of torque. Deciding between the two really depends on what type of capabilities you're searching for.

Toyota Tacoma Vs Toyota Tundra - Space

The Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma are similar in size, with plenty of space for your passengers to spread out. However, if you're looking for more room, you'll want to choose the Tundra. The Toyota Tacoma comes with 39.7 inches of front headroom, 32.6 inches of rear legroom, and up to five passenger seats. The Toyota Tundra includes up to 39.7 inches of front headroom, 42.3 inches of rear legroom, and up to six passenger seats.

2021 Tacoma Dashboard

2021 Tundra Dashboard

Toyota Tacoma Vs Toyota Tundra - Price and Trim Levels

Both the Tundra and the Tacoma are affordable trucks for a wide array of price ranges. They also come in many different sizes, packages, trim levels, and options. Which is the least expensive of the two? As the smaller and less powerful truck, the Toyota Tacoma is the more affordable model. It comes in six trim levels - SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro. The Toyota Tundra contains a higher price tag between the two, but offers more power and more space to spread out. It's also available in six trim levels - SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro.

Test Out Either Pickup Truck At Sloane Toyota Of Malvern

Whether you have your heart set on a specific Toyota truck or you still aren't sure which one matches your preferences and price range, we encourage you to take the short drive from Paoli, Great Valley, or beyond to our Sloane Toyota of Malvern dealership. Our team would love to offer you a test drive on both the Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma and can help you make a decision today!

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