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Is the Tundra or the Tacoma the bigger truck?

Tundra or Tacoma: Which Truck is Heavy-Duty?

Here at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL, we have the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and the 2021 Toyota Tundra available for sale. Both trucks are excellent. However, they have similar names and it can be confusing as to which truck is the heavy-duty one.

Is the Tundra or the Tacoma the bigger truck?



2021 Tundra driving on trail

Tundra vs Tacoma

The 2021 Tundra is a full-size pickup truck with a 381-horsepower 5.7L V8 that can tow up to 10,200 lbs. The 2021 Tacoma is a compact pickup truck with a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 that can tow up to 6,800 lbs. If you’re looking for a Toyota truck strictly to tow heavy stuff, the Tundra is optimal choice.


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