Toyota offers two trucks on its lineup, and although they both bring different qualities to the table, they’re also offer a lot of similar features that drivers expect in their vehicle. In order to get a clear understanding of how the two trucks compare, we’ve put them side-by-side with similar models and trims. Both trucks were compared at the SR model with a double cab and rear wheel drive. The 2016 Tundra is equipped with a larger, more powerful engine, whereas the 2016 Tacoma is set with a smaller, more efficient engine.
When it comes to fuel economy, the Tacoma is on top. Drivers looking for a smaller, more efficient truck that is still capable of off-road performance can look no further than the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. However, drivers looking for a larger, more powerful truck capable of hauling just about anything can look no further than the 2016 Toyota Tundra. While the Tacoma can still tow up to 3,500 lbs., the Tundra can tow an impressive 10,300 lbs and comes standard with a tow package and trailer hitch.
|2016 Toyota Tacoma||VS||2016 Toyota Tundra|
|2.7-Liter 4-cylinder||Engine||5.7-Liter V-8|
|19 city/23 hwy||MPG||13 city/18 hwy|
Both vehicles are equipped with a standard 6-speed automatic transmission for smooth driving. Although the Tundra is larger in size overall, the interior size of the Tacoma is similar to the Tundra. The models compared come set with four doors as well as power locks, mirrors and windows. Each one is set with a standard backup camera for added safety, and they both offer similar safety features and warranties. They both have a low tire pressure monitor and an anti-theft protection so drivers can always have a peace of mind.
Since the 2016 Tundra is marked higher than the Tacoma, drivers know there are going to be more features available on the Tundra. It comes standard with cruise control and keyless entry, both of which are optional on the Tacoma. Heated exterior mirrors are standard as well, but those are not available on the Tacoma. The Tundra is always equipped with a skid plate for under body protection, which is not available on the Tacoma.
Drivers interested in learning more about the 2016 Toyota Tundra or the 2016 Toyota Tacoma are encouraged to contact our team for more information. Those looking to get behind the wheel of these new trucks can do so by scheduling a test drive online.