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2022 RAM 1500 Classic vs. 2022 Toyota Tundra Review

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2022 RAM
1500 Classic

MSRP*: $29,650 to $47,540
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2022 Toyota
Tundra

MSRP*: $35,950 to $61,720
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MPG - City 15 - 17 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 25 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.3 - 74.7 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 348-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 389-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 305 - 395 hp 348 - 389 hp
Towing Capacity 4,350 - 8,240 lbs 8,300 - 12,000 lbs
Exterior Length 209.0 - 237.9 in 233.6 - 252.5 in
Exterior Width 79.4 in 80.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 34.7 - 40.3 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 33.3 - 41.6 in
Head Room Front 39.9 - 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 - 39.9 in
Front 39.3 - 41.0 in
Rear 36.9 - 38.9 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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Tundra than in the RAM 1500 Classic. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the RAM 1500 Classic and the Toyota Tundra.

Convenience
The Toyota Tundra requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the RAM 1500 Classic, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the RAM 1500 Classic is a better financial choice over the Toyota Tundra, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
The RAM 1500 Classic is a little narrower than the Toyota Tundra, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The RAM 1500 Classic is slightly shorter than the Toyota Tundra, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Tundra is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 Classic for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the RAM 1500 Classic is clearly outclassed by the Toyota Tundra.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the RAM 1500 Classic as you will the Toyota Tundra.