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2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra Review

New 2020 RAM 1500

2020 RAM
1500

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New 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota
Tundra

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MSRP*
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$32,145 to $57,515
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$33,675 to $53,050
Invoice* $30,798 to $52,624 $31,150 to $49,072
MPG - City 19 - 20 13
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 - 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 RAM 1500 than the Toyota Tundra. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the RAM 1500 and the Toyota Tundra.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Tundra, 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 RAM 1500 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Tundra. The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The RAM 1500 will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Tundra.

Dimensions
Since the RAM 1500 is much wider than the Toyota Tundra, 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 Tundra.

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

Handling
The RAM 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Tundra, making it much 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 RAM 1500 due to its slightly better towing capacity. The RAM 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tundra.

Utility
The RAM 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 RAM 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tundra.