Toyota Tundra vs. Ford F-150

Posted Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 by nhtwpprod

When it comes to concern over the battle between Toyota Tundra and the F-150, the only thing car dealerships in Los Angeles are worried about is that there won’t be enough to go around. Both of these models have a stellar reputation with those who won’t take anything less than a truck that can “get the job done.” However, when it comes to performance and value, the Toyota Tundra has far more to offer than the Ford does. From comfort and amenities to the capabilities that truck lovers are all looking for, the Tundra is leading the way.

Power and Performance

The new F-150 has a lot to boast about with the new aluminum alloy body that’s first in its class, but the Toyota goes well beyond the body and straight into performance and power. The 2.7 liter EcoBoost is a favored V6 of Ford, but it can’t compare to the power of the 5.7 liter V8 that the Tundra is packing in such style. The Tundra has far more horsepower (381, as opposed to 325) than the Ford, but it also has more torque, as well.

When it comes to payload capabilities, Ford has a 65 lb. lead on the Toyota, but that’s where the lead stops. The F-150 has a much lower 8,100 lb. rating than the Toyota’s 9,800 lb. rating. That’s just the beginning. They both have the Trailer Sway Control and TOW/HAUL mode, but, for Toyota, the integrated towing hitch receiver is standard. Ford charges an extra fee for their integrated towing hitch receiver.


Toyota doesn’t just offer more in the way of power, performance, and even towing capabilities. They also lead the way when it comes to safety features. Ford does have knee airbags, but the sum total of airbags in the F-150 is 6, while the Toyota offers 8 airbags. Toyota also features a standard backup camera in every model, but Ford limits the models in which their backup cameras can be found.


While a truck may be a vehicle built for work, there is a certain level of comfort that truck owners should be allowed to expect. The Toyota Tundra meets that level of comfort in several ways. For instance, bucket seats are standard on Toyotas, but have to be special ordered on Fords. The bucket seats also mean more room for interior storage in a console, so the whole interior seems to be ginormous and roomy.

Toyota also comes with the Entune App Suite. This allows drivers to reserve a seat at dinner, find movies, and even look up reviews on Yelp while they listen to music on Pandora. Ford might have a bigger touchscreen and SYNC, but it doesn’t have the capabilities that the Tundra offers and, after a year, Ford requires owners to pay for the subscription.

Car dealerships in Los Angeles have a ginormous inventory when it comes to the Tundra, but that’s only because it’s such a great deal that it’s almost impossible to beat. The Tundra outranks the Ford in almost every way, and that isn’t expected to change anytime soon.