2024 Ford F-150 vs. 2023 Toyota Tacoma Review

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2024 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $36,570 to $77,980
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2023 Toyota
Tacoma

MSRP*: $28,600 to $50,740
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MPG - City 15 - 20 MPG 17 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 26 MPG 20 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.8 - 77.4 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 325-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 430-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 159-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 278-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Manual
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 325 - 450 hp 159 - 278 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 9,400 lbs 3,500 - 6,800 lbs
Exterior Length 209.1 - 243.5 in 212.3 - 225.5 in
Exterior Width 79.9 - 86.6 in 74.4 - 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 24.6 - 32.6 in
Head Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 39.7 in
Rear 34.9 - 38.3 in

*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 Ford F-150 than the Toyota Tacoma. The Ford F-150 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tacoma.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 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.

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 Ford F-150 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Tacoma, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 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 Ford F-150, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Tacoma.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Tacoma, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-150 is clearly the choice over the Toyota Tacoma for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-150 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-150 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
The Ford F-150 offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tacoma, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.