2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma | Kerry Toyota

Specs at a Glance

2018 Toyota Tundra

2018 Toyota Tundra

Engine

4.6L

Horsepower

310hp

MPG (City/Highway)

15/19 *

Transmission

6-Speed Shiftable Electronically Controlled Automatic


2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Toyota Tacoma

Engine

3.5L

Horsepower

278hp

MPG (City/Highway)

18/22 *

Transmission

6-Speed Shiftable Electronically Controlled Automatic

2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma

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The 2018 Toyota Tundra is a full-size pickup truck that's available with the Double Cab or CREWMAX. Offering the Access Cab and Crew Cab, the Toyota Tacoma is a light-duty pickup truck. Under the hood, the Tundra offers two V8 engines that are based on the i-FORCE technology. Both of these trucks are equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense P, which includes industry-leading safety technology.

Performance

Proudly wearing the i-FORCE label, the 2018 Tundra's 4.6 L V8 engine generates 310 horsepower and just under 330 lb-ft of torque. Engineered to handle tougher tasks, the 5.7 L V8 engine also carries the i-FORCE badge. The peak ratings for this eight-cylinder engine are 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. Both engines utilize the all-new Acoustic Control Induction technology that reduces noise during combustion. For its powerful design, the 5.7 L engine is surprisingly compatible with E85 fuel.

Engineered for light tasks, the Toyota Tacoma's 2.7 L engine produces 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. You can alternatively opt for a 3.5 L V6 engine that pumps out 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. This lightweight pickup truck may be equipped with a six-speed manual transmission system. Both models offer the Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) system that has six gear speeds. The Shift Logic and Sequential Shift functions are integrated into the Tundra's automatic transmission.

Appearance

Some of the awesome exterior colors that are available for the 2018 Tundra and Tacoma include Barcelona Red, Inferno and Blazing Blue. Both pickup trucks can be customized with Midnight Black or Cement, which are ideal choices for rugged settings. The fog lights on the Tundra are powered by halogen or LED lights. LED bulbs are installed in the daytime running lights of these vehicles. Chrome body accents could be added to enhance the exterior appearance of the Tundra and Tacoma.

Having a honeycomb design, the Tundra's front grille serves functional and aesthetic purposes. This model is furnished with caps on the deck rails and tailgate. Running guards, tow hooks and mudguards extend the durability of this pickup truck. The bed lengths on the Tundra are available in 5.5, 6.5 and 8.1 feet.

Safety

Besides having robust frames that withstand harsh conditions, the 2018 Tundra and Tacoma offer advanced accident-avoidance technology that's backed up by the Toyota Safety Sense P. The Pre-Collision System is on the lookout for any vehicles or pedestrians that might be in your intended path. The Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control promptly responds to the acceleration or deceleration of another vehicle that's ahead. Both Toyota pickup trucks have the Lane Departure Warning that issues audible alerts when another car encroaches into your adjacent lane. The Tundra's Sway Warning delivers additional measures of reassurance for lane changes. Equipped with eight air bags, this model leads its class in standard passive safety features. Additionally, the alarm system in this Toyota truck has a sensor that detects glass breakage.

Are you searching for a Toyota pickup truck for sale or lease? Then visit our dealership. Our inventory of the 2018 Tundra includes the SR5, Limited, 1794 Edition and other trims. The options for the 2018 Tacoma include the SR, TRD Sport and Limited. Contact us to schedule a test drive in any of these reliable Toyota trucks.


* 2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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