2018 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2018 Toyota Tundra | Rochester Hills, MI

2018 Toyota Tacoma vs 2018 Toyota Tundra

So you've decided that Toyota trucks are right for you, but which one fits your lifestyle best? The 2018 Tacoma and Tundra fill two fairly different niches, as the Tacoma is a mid-size truck and the Tundra a full-size truck. To discover the differences between the Tacoma and Tundra, read the comparison guide our Fox Toyota experts have created below. To see the availability of both trucks, check our Tacoma and Tundra inventory. If you would like to speak to a Fox Toyota representative, call us at (248) 731-0221.

Performance Specs and Engine

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma and Tundra both provide capable and reliable utility accompanied by exceptional performance metrics. Both the Tacoma and the Tundra offer engine upgrades, with a 3.5L V6 for the Tacoma and a 5.7L V8 for the Tundra. For the Tacoma, an optional six-speed manual transmission is available for the 3.5L V6. Read the table below for an overview of performance and engine specs.

2018 Toyota Tacoma

Mid- & Full-Size Trucks

2018 Toyota Tundra

2.7L I4


4.6L V8

159 HP


310 HP

180 lb.-ft.


327 lb.-ft.

6,800 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity*

10,500 lbs.

20 MPG City / 23 MPG Highway

Fuel Efficiency*

15 MPG City / 19 MPG Highway

*When properly equipped

Interior and Exterior

2018 Toyota Tacoma Exterior
2018 Toyota Tundra Exterior

Both the Tundra and Tacoma come with a virtually endless list of options and configurations, with trim levels ranging from extreme off-roaders to luxury city-travellers. To foster a better understanding of what each of these trucks offer, look through the interior and exterior features table below.

2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Toyota Tundra

Key interior features:

  • Rearview camera
  • Available keyless entry/start
  • Integrated GoPro® windshield mount
  • Available leather upholstery
  • Available dual zone automatic climate control

Key exterior features:

  • Available 18-in. aluminum wheels
  • Dark gray grille w/ black surround
  • Easy lower tailgate w/ lock
  • Deck rail system
  • Fiber-reinforced Sheet-Molded Composite bed

Key interior features:

  • Available heated and power-adjustable front seats
  • 40/20/40 split fold-down front bench seat
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller*
  • Available leather or Ultrasuede® upholstery

Key exterior features:

  • Gray honeycomb-style grille w/ gray surround
  • 18-in. styled steel wheels
  • Front and rear mudguards
  • Black, heated power side view mirrors
  • Towing hitch receiver*

*Available with 4.6L V8 only

2018 Toyota Tacoma Interior
2018 Toyota Tundra Interior

Safety and Technology

New for 2018, the Toyota Safety Sense™ P safety suite is now standard on the Tacoma and Tundra. Both Toyota trucks provide arrangements for a variety of budget and design aspirations. The table below lists the key safety and tech features of the Tacoma and Tundra.

2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Toyota Tundra

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P: Pre-Collision System w/ Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Available Entune™ multimedia system w/ 7-in. touchscreen and navigation
  • Available JBL® premium audio system
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Available wireless phone charging
  • Available 4.2-in. Multi-Information Display
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P: Pre-Collision System w/ Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Smartphone connectivity
  • Available Entune™ multimedia system w/ 7-in touchscreen and navigation
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Available JBL® premium audio system
  • Available wireless phone charging
  • 4.2-in. Multi-Information Display

New Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Trucks for Sale in Rochester Hills, MI

Have you decided which Toyota truck is right for you? If so, check our Tacoma and Tundra inventories. After you find your model, schedule a test drive at our Rochester Hills, MI dealership by either calling us at (248) 731-0221 or by filling out our online form. Don't wait, claim your offer and get yourself into a new Toyota truck today!

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