The Tundra and Tacoma are two of Toyota's powerful and capable pickup trucks. The Toyota Tundra is a full-size truck whereas the Toyota Tacoma is the brand's midsize truck. In the market for a new pickup truck but not sure what one is the best fit for you? We compare the 2017 Toyota Tundra vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma to show the differences between the two Toyota trucks to give customers a better view into what each truck has to offer. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is offered in six trim levels, SR, SR5, TRD Pro, Limited, Platinum and a 1794 Edition.
The 2017 Toyota Tacoma's available trims include, SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited and TRD Pro. The Tundra and Tacoma are also offered with different engine options. The Tacoma is offered with a 2.7-liter or V6 engine and the Tundra only offers customers V8 engines. Comparing the two Toyota trucks, the Tacoma does receive better fuel economy than the Tundra though both pickup trucks receive estimated-EPA that is average for their segment.
|2017 Toyota Tundra||VS||2017 Toyota Tacoma|
4.6-Liter I-FORCE V8 Engine
5.7-Liter I-FORCE V8 Engine
5.7-Liter V8 with Flex Fuel Capability
2.7-Liter DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine
3.5-Liter V6 DOHC Engine
|10,300 lbs.||Max. Towing Capacity||6,400 lbs.|
|2,060 lbs.||Max. Payload||1,620 lbs.|
Plan on doing some towing or hauling? The Tundra, being that it is the larger truck, offers customers a maximum towing capability of 10,300 pounds and a maximum payload capability of 2,060 pounds. Don't think you need that much towing power? The Tundra offers a maximum towing of 6,400 pounds and a maximum payload of 1,620 pounds. Though the Tundra and Tacoma have some similar trims, standard features are not exactly the same between the two. To decided what pickup truck is the best option for you it may be best to take a look at standard features on specific trim levels between the two trucks.
The 2017 Toyota Tundra and 2017 Toyota Tacoma are both available now at Arlington Toyota. Please contact us to schedule a test drive for the Toyota pickup trucks. Experience the Tundra and Tacoma first hand and really get a feel for what truck is the best option for you. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.