Ram 1500 vs Toyota Tundra Comparison
Whether you’re on the hunt for a pickup truck for the worksite, your weekend at the lake with the family boat, commuting around town, or a little bit of everything, you have a couple of great choices. The 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Toyota Tundra offer a powerful combination of performance capabilities, customization options, and advanced technology features.
So, how will shoppers in Dallas, Garland, and Arlington choose between them? Our team at Dallas Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (DCJR) has put together this 2019 Ram 1500 vs. the 2019 Toyota Tundra comparison to help you do just that. Let’s get started!
Ram 1500 vs Toyota Tundra: Performance
Leading the way under the hood of the 2019 Ram 1500 is one of two available high-performance engines. Standardly, you’ll have a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine which manufactures a best-in-class 305 horsepower. This engine also specializes in efficiency with its EPA-estimated 20 city/25 highway MPG.
The second engine available for the Ram 1500 is a 5.7L HEMI® V8 that delivers a whopping 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower. With this kind of power and the Ram 1500’s standard Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission, you’ll be able to tow up to a best-in-class V8 towing capacity of 12,750 pounds.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra, on the other hand, offers two engines in its powertrain lineup as well, but neither can perform like the Ram 1500’s engines. With the standard 4.6L V8 engine, you’ll achieve an EPA-estimated 15 city/19 highway MPG. As for the second available engine, you’ll get just 381 horsepower, making for a lower towing capacity than the Ram 1500.
Ram 1500 vs Toyota Tundra: Customization
You want your next pickup to be everything you need it to be. The 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Toyota Tundra deliver with a variety of customization options including six uniquely equipped trim levels and several cab options.
With the Toyota Tundra, though, you won’t have as many helpful features to add, like the Ram 1500’s available Class-Exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System. This system offers two lockable, drainable storage bins that can be used to store all kinds of things from tools to cold drinks.
Ram 1500 vs Toyota Tundra: Technology
On top of being powerful and customizable, the 2019 Ram 1500 offers a variety of smart technology features to keep you connected on all of your journeys. This model offers an available Uconnect® 4C NAV infotainment system that combines a large 8.4-inch touchscreen display, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and turn-by-turn navigation.
This model also sports standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in every Ram 1500, regardless of what infotainment system you go with. Pair your smartphone and safely access all of your favorite apps right on the infotainment screen.
As for the 2019 Toyota Tundra, you’ll have similar features with its available Entune™ system. However, you’ll have to hold off on checking your smartphone until you reach your destination as this model does not offer Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.
2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra: Which One?
As you can see, the 2019 Ram 1500 comes out on top in every category. Get a closer look at this impressive pickup truck at Dallas DCJR. Shoppers in Dallas, Garland, and Arlington can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call!