2023 Ford Maverick vs. 2023 Toyota Tacoma | NewCars.com

2023 Ford Maverick vs. 2023 Toyota Tacoma Review

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2023 Ford

MSRP*: $22,595 to $28,355
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2023 Toyota

MSRP*: $28,600 to $50,740
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MPG - City 22 - 40 MPG 17 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 33 MPG 20 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 33.3 ft3 Info not available
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 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, Continuously Variable Automatic, Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 250 hp 159 - 278 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 - 6,800 lbs
Exterior Length 199.7 - 200.7 in 212.3 - 225.5 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 74.4 - 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 36.9 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 24.6 - 32.6 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.6 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

Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford Maverick than the Toyota Tacoma. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Maverick and the Toyota Tacoma.

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

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). Clearly, the Ford Maverick is a better financial choice over the Toyota Tacoma, when considering MSRP.

Since the Ford Maverick is much slimmer than the Toyota Tacoma, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Maverick, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Tacoma.

The Ford Maverick has a similar turning radius to the Toyota Tacoma, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Tacoma is clearly the choice over the Ford Maverick for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Maverick has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Maverick transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Tacoma.

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