2019 Toyota Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6

2020 Toyota Tacoma*

2020 Toyota Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5

2020 Toyota Tundra

2020 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2020 Toyota Tundra

2020 Toyota Tacoma


2020 Toyota Tundra

$26,050 MSRP**

Base Starting Price

$33,575 MSRP**
3.5L V6

Base Engine

5.7L Aluminum i-FORCE V8
42.9/32.6 inches

Base Legroom (front/rear)

42.5/34.7 inches

Base Seating

18/22 mpg***

Fuel Economy (city/highway)

13/18 mpg***
3,500 pounds

Base Towing Capacity

8,800 pounds

Aurora drivers know that Toyota makes excellent trucks, but do they know the difference between Tacoma and Tundra? When comparing the stars of Toyota’s truck line-up, most of the differences come down to size, with the Tundra being the larger of the two. Take a look at the details with Toyota of Naperville.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra — Price and Engine Capabilities

One difference between Tacoma and Tundra is the price points. Plainfield drivers probably won’t be surprised that the larger Tacoma has a proportionately larger MSRP. Another difference between Tacoma and Tundra is their engine capabilities, with the Toyota Tundra being more powerful to match its larger size. The entry-level Tundra features a 5.7L Aluminum iFORCE V8 that generates 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with a six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). It can tow up to 10,200 pounds when properly equipped. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma base engine is a 3.5L V6 that generates 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. It sports the same transmission at the Tacoma and can tow up to 6,400 pounds. In

Tundra vs. Tacoma MPG

In the battle of Toyota Tundra vs. Tacoma MPG, both offer proportionately similar fuel economy. With an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city and 22 mpg highway** fuel economy, the Toyota Tundra wins in Tundra vs. Tacoma MPG. The Tacoma gets an EPA-estimated 13 mpg city and 18 mpg highway** fuel economy driving around Wheaton.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra — Interior Dimensions

The last difference between Tacoma and Tundra we’ll examine is the interior dimensions. The larger Toyota Tundra has seating for six, as opposed to the Tacoma’s seating for five. Here’s how that space is used:

2020 Toyota Tacoma

  • Headroom (front/rear): 39.7/38.3 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 42.9/32.6 inches
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 5 passengers

2020 Toyota Tundra

  • Headroom (front/rear): 39.7/38.9 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 42.5/42.3 inches
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 6 passengers

Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra — Both are Winners at Toyota of Naperville!

Now that Naperville-area drivers know the difference between Tacoma and Tundra, choose which one is right for you. Take a look at Toyota of Naperville’s truck inventory and even see how the Tacoma stacks up against the Nissan Frontier to help you choose the right Toyota truck for you. Looking for something smaller? Consider the Corolla vs. Elantra to find a compact sedan that’ll work for you or learn more about the Toyota 4Runner interior.

*2019 model image used.
**MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $955 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $1,120 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.
***Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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