Should I Buy a Toyota Tundra or Tacoma?
When it comes to buying or leasing a Toyota you cannot go wrong. If you are looking to invest in a Toyota truck, you have two models you can choose from: Tacoma or Tundra. While both of these have many qualities that are favorable, they are different when it comes to size, capacity, and other elements. This blog will be highlighting many of the top features available on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and 2021 Toyota Tundra. The goal is to help you decide which pickup truck is the best choice for your lifestyle before you even visit the dealership lot.
Highlights on the 2021 Toyota Tundra
The 2021 Toyota Tundra is a full-size truck. Available in six trims—SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum, 1794 Edition, and TRD Pro—each trim brings its own benefits to the table. The first two trims can fit six passengers while the other four can fit five people. There is a 5.7-L V-8 engine that can achieve 381 hp at 5,600 rpm and 401 lb-ft of torque at 3,600 rpm. You can expect a smooth ride with the six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). One difference between these trims is the bed length, which can vary from 5.5-feet to 8.1-feet. Drivers can also choose between investing in a 4×2 or 4×4 drivetrain. Depending on the trim, you can have a towing capacity anywhere between 9,400 pounds to 10,200 pounds.
Highlights on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma
The 2021 Toyota Tacoma is a standard pickup truck. This one is more manageable in size compared to the 2021 Tundra. Also available in six trims—SR. SR5. TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro—this truck can seat four to five passengers. This pickup is more affordable with a less expensive starting MSRP compared to the 2021 Tundra. Drivers can choose between a 4×2 access cab, 4×2 double cab, or 4×4 options. This will also impact if the vehicle has a four-cylinder or V-6 engine. The bed of the truck varies from 5-feet to 6-feet. However, all trims are equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. When looking at towing capacity, this can vary from 3,500 pounds to 6,400 pounds.
Where Can I Buy or Lease a 2021 Toyota Tundra or Tacoma?
Overall, both of these Toyota pickup trucks have perks that will leave most truck drivers satisfied. If you are looking for something heavy-duty, you may want to invest in the 2021 Toyota Tundra. If you want a smaller pickup truck for hauling smaller amounts of materials, then the 2021 Toyota Tacoma may be more your speed. Either way, you cannot go wrong with a Toyota truck. You can find both of these models at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto in the San Francisco Bay CA area. Stop by today to learn more about these trucks and take them for a test drive.