Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the RAM 1500 than the Toyota Tacoma. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the RAM 1500 and the Toyota Tacoma.
With the RAM 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Tacoma, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The RAM 1500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Tacoma, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the RAM 1500 is much higher than that of the Toyota Tacoma.
Since the RAM 1500 is much wider than the Toyota Tacoma, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the RAM 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Tacoma.
Due to its much higher torque, the RAM 1500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Toyota Tacoma.
The RAM 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Tacoma, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
With the RAM 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota Tacoma, due to its slightly better towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the RAM 1500 greatly outmuscles the Toyota Tacoma.
The RAM 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tacoma, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.
The RAM 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.
Compare the 2014 RAM 1500 and the 2014 Toyota Tacoma.
More Details & Photos
MSRP*: $24,610 - $49,630
More Details & Photos
MSRP*: $18,125 - $28,385
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.12%||--|
|City MPG:||13 - 18||16 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||19 - 25||19 - 25|
|Engine(s):||V-6, V-8||Inline-4, V-6|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 6||3 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Overall Safety Rating
|Frontal Crash Rating
|Side Crash Rating
|Invoice*:||$23,045 - $45,482||$17,162 - $26,297|
Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.
Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!
Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.
There's no other tool quite like it!
*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.