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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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New 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota
Tundra

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MSRP*
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$28,500 to $57,100
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$33,675 to $53,050
Invoice* $27,389 to $53,731 $31,150 to $49,072
MPG - City 15 - 20 13
MPG - Hwy 20 - 24 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Toyota Tundra. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tundra.

Convenience
With the Toyota Tundra you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 or the Toyota Tundra, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the Toyota Tundra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a little wider than the Toyota Tundra, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Tundra.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers much less torque than the Toyota Tundra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Tundra, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota Tundra, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tundra.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tundra, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tundra.