2018 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

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2018 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tacoma vs Toyota Tundra


Whether you’re looking for a worksite partner or an off-road explorer, there’s a chance you’ve got your eye on either the Toyota Tacoma or the Toyota Tundra. The question is: Which one is better suited to handle your workload in Gastonia, and around Charlotte and Lincolnton?

To help you find out, our team at Toyota of Gastonia has created this Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra comparison. Let’s see how they match up!

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Toyota Tacoma Engine Specs

Toyota Tacoma vs Toyota Tundra: Power and Performance

Both trucks will bring you plenty of strength, but the Toyota Tundra will give you a little bit more. It comes with a 5.7L i-FORCE V8 engine. It cranks out 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque! It also boasts a maximum towing capacity of 10,200 pounds!

You’ll get options with the Toyota Tacoma. Its standard 2.7L 4-Cylinder engine generates 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. You could also opt for the available 3.5L V6. It kicks out 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. This truck can haul up to 6,800 pounds!

They both offer unique technologies that’ll make towing your haul even easier. They both come with Trailer Sway Control, which can apply brake pressure to individual wheels to keep you in control of your trailer. The Tundra also comes with TOW/HAUL Mode. It optimizes the engine and transmission, so you can tow with confidence.


Toyota Tacoma Off-Roading

Toyota Tacoma vs Tundra: Off-Road Chops

Both Toyota trucks offer the available 4WDemand part-time 4-Wheel Drive system, so you’ll be able to take on an off-road adventure in either the Tacoma or the Tundra.

You may find that you’ll be able to take the Toyota Tacoma farther off the map. It offers a long list of exclusive all-terrain technologies that’ll make every adventure a breeze! First, there’s the available Crawl Control. It comes with five low-speed cruise control settings. It’ll keep you moving, so you can focus on the path ahead!

Adding to that, there’s the available Multi-terrain Select. It comes with five driving modes that will customize engine output and traction control to match the terrain you’re taking on. You’ll also have a Multi-terrain Monitor. This available technology gives you a better view of your surroundings, so you can avoid obstacles.


Toyota Tacoma Interior

Tacoma vs Tundra: Interior Comfort and Technology

Inside both the Toyota Tacoma and the Toyota Tundra, you’ll have comfort that’ll help you prepare for a long workday and wind down once you clock out. You’ll be able to ease into leather-trimmed seats in either model. Plus, the available dual-zone climate control in either model will let your whole crew choose their ideal temperature!

The Tacoma and the Tundra both offer an available 8-inch touchscreen display to help keep you connected on the go. From there, you’ll be able to take command of your favorite apps and music thanks to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Plus, the SiriusXM® Satellite Radio will give you virtually endless listening choices!

When your favorite song comes on, both trucks offer an available JBL® Premium Audio system. That means you can crank up the volume and turn the worksite into your favorite concert venue!
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Toyota Tacoma vs Toyota Tundra: You Decide!

Since these trucks both offer innovative technology and comfortable amenities, your decision will depend on what kind of performance you’re looking for in Gastonia, and around Charlotte and Lincolnton. The Toyota Tundra offers more power and towing capabilities, but you’ll have more off-road chops at the helm of a Toyota Tacoma!

Schedule a test drive at Toyota of Gastonia today!

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