2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Toyota Tundra

2018 Toyota Tundra

2018 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2018 Toyota Tundra

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma and 2018 Toyota Tundra are two solid picks for Buford area drivers in need of a new pickup truck. Both trucks feature a range of impressive technology and capabilities, including:

Which one is right for you, though? Find out with this Toyota Tacoma vs. Tundra comparison guide from Beaver Toyota in Cumming, GA.

Performance Capabilities

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma and 2018 Toyota Tundra are both offered with rugged off-road capabilities, but they fit into different pickup segments and are built for distinct performance needs:

2018 Toyota Tacoma


2018 Toyota Tundra
2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder

Base Engine

4.6L i-FORCE V8
(159 hp, 180 lb-ft of torque)


(310 hp, 327 lb-ft of torque)
3.5L DOHC V6 (278 hp, 265 lb-ft of torque)

Upgraded Engine

5.7L i-FORCE V8 (381 hp, 401 lb-ft of torque)
6,800 pounds

Max Towing

10,200 pounds
1,620 pounds

Max Payload

1,730 pounds

Fuel Economy

While the Tundra might prove the best pick for those needing to do some extra heavy lifting, the Tacoma pulls its weight and comes in with stronger fuel savings:

2018 Toyota Tacoma


2018 Toyota Tundra
2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder (23 mpg hwy, 20 mpg city)

Base Engine Max Fuel Economy (EPA)

4.6L i-FORCE V8 (19 mpg hwy, 15 mpg city)
3.5L DOHC V6 (22 mpg hwy, 18 mpg city)

Upgraded Engine Max Fuel Economy (EPA)

5.7L i-FORCE V8 (18 mpg hwy, 13 mpg city)

Starting Price

Either way, the Tacoma and Tundra both get you a lot of truck your money:

  • Toyota Tacoma – MSRP from $25,200*
  • Toyota Tundra – MSRP from $31,120*

What’s the Best Choice for Your Next Toyota Truck?

Find out whether the Toyota midsize pickup or Toyota full-size pickup is the right option for your trucking needs around greater Alpharetta when you take them both for a test drive at Beaver Toyota, where you can easily finance a Toyota truck today!  Each has unique towing capacities, so find out which is right for you. Our dealership is open every day at 1875 Buford Highway in Cumming, GA, and you can contact us at (470) 533-2000.

Disclaimers: *MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $895 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius v, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $995 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,295 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,295 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. Actual dealer price will vary.

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