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2016 RAM 1500 vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota Tacoma will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 1500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the RAM 1500 as you will with the Toyota Tacoma, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

Cost
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.

Dimensions
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. When looking at overall length, the RAM 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Tacoma.

Drivetrain
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.

Handling
The RAM 1500 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Tacoma, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the RAM 1500 is clearly the choice over the Toyota Tacoma for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the RAM 1500 greatly outmuscles the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
The RAM 1500 has less seating than the Toyota Tacoma, making the Toyota Tacoma the better choice if you often have passengers.

Warranty
The RAM 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.

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2016 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $26,145 - $52,665

2016 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*: $23,660 - $38,180
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.75%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.05% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 15 - 21 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 21 - 29 20 - 24
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 6 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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****-***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $25,152 - $48,021 $22,181 - $35,371

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.