2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2019 Toyota Tundra: Which Truck is Right for You?

A comparison of the 2019 Toyota Tundra & Tacoma

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If you're looking for a new truck and you've come across the 2019 Toyota Tacoma and the 2019 Toyota Tundra, you're probably finding it difficult to choose between them. These Toyota trucks offer impressive performance capabilities and plenty of modern features, but only one truly fits your needs. To assist you in your research, our team at Fox Toyota created a 2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. Tundra breakdown, comparing the best features of each model.

Read through our analysis below, then head to our Rochester Hills, MI, dealership inventory to find your preferred model, then match it with our special offers. If you would like to speak to a Fox Toyota representative, please call us at (248) 731-0221.

 

Performance Specs

Both the Tacoma and Tundra aim to provide high-level performance and capability. The Tacoma caters towards those with a penchant for intense off-roading, while the Tundra offers hefty towing and hauling abilities. Engine specs for each truck can be seen in the table below.

2019 Toyota Tacoma

Model

2019 Toyota Tundra

3.5L V6

Engine

5.7L V8

278 HP

Horsepower

381 HP

265 lb.-ft.

Torque

401 lb.-ft.

19 MPG city/ 24 MPG hwy

Fuel Efficiency

13 MPG city/18 MPG hwy

6,800 lbs.

Towing Capacity

10,200 lbs.

The dashboard of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma
The dashboard of the 2019 Toyota Tundra

Interior & Technology

Remain comfortable and connected in either of these Toyota trucks. Equipped with intuitive infotainment systems, a slew of modern safety specs, and trimmed with premium materials throughout their cabins, both the Tacoma and Tundra provide attractive packages. See key interior and tech features in the following lists:

2019 Tacoma

  • Entune™ Premium JBL® Audio with Integrated Navigation and Entune® App Suite
  • Smart Key System with push button start
  • 4.2-in. TFT multi-information display
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P
  • Star Safety System™
  • Blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear parking assist sonar
  • Heated, leather-trimmed seats
  • Leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic steering wheel

2019 Tundra

  • Entune™ Premium JBL® Audio with Integrated Navigation and Entune® App Suite
  • 4.2-in. TFT multi-information display
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P
  • Star Safety System™
  • Blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear parking assist sonar
  • Premium perforated leather-trimmed seats with Ultrasuede® seat inserts
  • Heated and ventilated front bucket seats
  • Memory system for seats, outside mirrors and steering wheel
A blue 2019 Toyota Tacoma parked in sand dunes
A red 2019 Toyota Tundra parked in a large field by a lake

Reliability

Whether you choose the Tacoma or Tundra, know you're getting a high-quality, dependable truck. Backed by Toyota's reputation of excellent build quality and durability, the Tacoma and Tundra also sports these awards:

2019 Tacoma

  • 2019 Best Retained Value Edmunds
  • 5-Year Cost to Own Award KBB.com
  • 4.6/5 Reliability Rating KBB.com

2019 Tundra

  • 2019 Top 10 Best Resale Value KBB.com
  • 4.8/5 Reliability Rating KBB.com

Test Drive a Toyota Truck in Rochester Hill, MI

Are you ready to experience either of these trucks firsthand? If so, click through to our Fox Toyota inventory and special offers to find your preferred truck at the right price. Once you've selected your model, schedule a test drive at our Rochester Hills, MI, location and our team will have your truck prepped and ready when you arrive. Please give us a call at (248) 731-0221 if you have any further questions.

A man and woman going camping with their 2019 Toyota Tacoma

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