|2016 Toyota Tundra||2016 Ford F150|
|381 HP||Horsepower||282 HP|
|401 lb-ft.||Torque||253 lb-ft.|
|10,500 lbs.||Towing Capacity||7,600 lbs.|
|2,060 lbs.||Payload||1,910 lbs.|
2016 Toyota Tundra vs 2016 Ford F150
Many people look at the full-size, light-duty truck segment and only see what many have dubbed “the big 3.” But we want to make sure that you are aware there are other trucks out there just as capable as those popular trucks, so we thought we’d compare one of our favorite trucks to what is without a doubt the most popular truck in North America, by taking a closer look at the 2016 Toyota Tundra vs 2016 Ford F150.
Advantages of the 2016 Toyota Tundra
Taking a look at the above table, which compares the two trucks’ base models against one another, you can see that the Toyota Tundra blows the F150 out of the water in terms of power ratings and capabilities. Let’s start from the top, where the Toyota Tundra’s engine delivers 99 more horsepower than the Ford F150’s. That’s not only going to generate a more enjoyable driving experience, but it gives you that extra boost in power that boosts its capabilities. Same with torque, in which the Tundra has a 148 lb-ft. advantage over the F150.
Moving onto the capabilities of each truck, we won’t shy away from the fact that the Ford F150 does have other trim levels with higher capabilities. But looking simply at the base levels of each the Tundra is head and shoulders better than the big 3 truck. As for trailering capacity, the basic Tundra can tow 2,900 lbs. more than the F150. And in its truck bed it can hold an extra 150 lbs., which might not sound like much until you have to help your friends move their entire apartment.
Overall it is easy to see that the Tundra has definitely been overlooked in the full-size, light-duty truck segment. Its base model can certainly compete with North America’s favorite truck, and we think you’ll see that it is the perfect choice if you just slide behind the wheel. So schedule a test drive here on our website and come hop into the driver’s seat at Wheaton Toyota on the Trail!