2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tundra

  • Standard Engine4.6L V8
  • Horsepower310 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *15 / 19
  • Seats6

Toyota Tacoma

  • Standard Engine2.7L Inline-4
  • Horsepower159 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *20 / 23
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance


Toyota has a heritage of dependability and quality. That heritage certainly has lived on through the 2018 Tundra and the 2018 Tacoma. These vehicles are the perfect examples of what a truck should be. Both of these trucks have impressive performance and are of extreme quality. Both of these vehicles are great choices but cater to different needs.

The 2018 Tundra is a full-size pickup truck which will do whatever is asked of it. The 2018 Tacoma is a mid-size pickup truck famed for its reliability and built to tackle whatever obstacle is in its way. Both of these vehicles are equipped with many premium features and options so that the customer never has to compromise on what they want. Whether you need to tow a recreational vehicle or tackle the trails, these Toyota trucks will fit your needs.

The 2018 Toyota Tundra comes with a few engine options. The first engine option is the 4.6-liter V8. This engine produces 310 horsepower and 327 pound-feet of torque. The 4.6-liter V8 has a fuel economy of 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. Another engine option for the Tundra is the powerful 5.7-liter V8. This engine produces 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. The 5.7-liter V8 has a fuel economy of 13 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway. The 2018 Toyota Tacoma has two engine options to fit the customers needs. The first engine option is the extremely efficient 2.7-liter 4-cylinder. This engine produces 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The 2.7-liter has a fuel economy of 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The second engine option is the impressive 3.5-liter V6. This engine produces 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. The 3.5-liter V6 has a fuel economy of 18 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.


The 2018 Tundra and the 2018 Tacoma both look aggressive yet refined. These vehicles really stick out from the crowd and have the features to back it up. Both of these vehicles are equipped with optional four-wheel-drive. The 2018 Tundra is equipped with sleek and innovative LED headlights which perfectly illuminate the road wherever you go. The 2018 Tundra is equipped with a new honeycomb style grille which looks professional. The 2018 Tacoma has a grille inspired the heritage of the vehicle. In the center of the grille there is a proudly bold Toyota badge. The 2018 Tacoma is equipped with a tough skid plate to protect the vital parts of the truck that is tucked underneath the vehicle and yet is able to be seen.


The 2018 Tundra and the 2018 Tacoma have many impressive interior features as well. The new Tundra has a luxurious platinum interior package which includes high-quality and comfortable leather seating with platinum badges. The new Tacoma has a durable interior which is built to withstand any abuse. For those who prefer a more luxurious interior for their mid-size pickup truck, there is an optional high-quality leather seating package. Both of these trucks are equipped with numerous interior options to ensure comfort on the road.

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* All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.