2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Toyota Tundra

Front exterior view of a red 2018 Ford F-150 on the left "vs" front exterior view of a black 2018 Toyota Tundra on the right

When looking for a new truck it is easy to be drawn to the style and performance of the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Toyota Tundra. Both of these poised and powerful pickup trucks provide multiple engine, cabin size, and bed length options to choose from, giving customers the ability to customize these trucks to their specific needs. By the naked eye, it can difficult to decide between the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Toyota Tundra, but once you peel back the paint and inspect all of the options it is easy to see which truck is right for you.

2018 Ford F-150


2018 Toyota Tundra

5.0L V8 Available Engine 5.7L V8
395 HP/ 400 LB-FT Horsepower/Torque 381 HP/ 401 LB-FT
13,200 Pounds* Maximum Towing 10,100 Pounds
3,270 Pounds Maximum Payload 1,730 Pounds
*When equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine.

Compare the 2018 F-150 & the 2018 Tundra

As you can see from the chart above the available drivetrain of the 2018 Ford F-150 provides more maximum towing and payload than the 2018 Toyota Tundra. Both the 2018 F-150 and the 2018 Tundra offer more than one engine option, but the Ford F-150 offers five engine options while the Toyota Tundra only offers three. On top of the powerful 5.0L V8 engine highlighted in the chart above, the 2018 Ford F-150 offers the well balanced EcoBoost® lineup of engines, including the 2.7L V6, 3.5L V8, & the High-Output (H.O.) 3.5L V6. All three of these EcoBoost engines provide an excellent blend of power and efficiency, most notably the H.O. 3.5L V6 EcoBoost® engine cranks out an incredible 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque.

On the interior, the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Toyota Tundra have multiple cab size options, but the 2018 Ford F-150 offers three cab choices while the Toyota Tundra only provides customers with two. The 2018 Ford F-150’s three cab options include the Regular Cab, SuperCab, and the SuperCrew Cab. Not only does the 2018 F-150 provide more engine and cabin size options than the 2018 Tundra, but it also has three bed lengths to choose from and the 2018 Tundra only has two. With more overall options allowing customers to completely customize it, the 2018 Ford F-150 is the easy choice over the 2018 Toyota Tundra.

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