When looking at the truck market, you’ll find many high-quality vehicles loaded with sought-after features. Today, let’s look at a comparison between the RAM 1500, available at Heritage Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM Parkville, and the Toyota Tundra. Both of these models are full-size, light-duty trucks offer drivers excellent handling and a practical truck bed.

However, you’ll find the RAM 1500 truck has many advantages.

Body Styles

First, the RAM 1500 offers more body styles and engine options than the Toyota Tundra. With the RAM truck, drives can choose between a regular cab, larger Quad Cab, or premium Crew Cab. The Toyota Tundra is only available in a Double Cab or CrewMax body styles.

Performance Factors

Regarding engine types, the RAM 1500 offers a V-6 or V-8 gasoline engine or a V-6 diesel engine. The Toyota Tundra delivers two V-8 engines, which can’t outmuscle the RAM truck’s powertrains.

The base 3.6-liter V-6 of the RAM 1500 delivers slightly less horsepower than the V-8 standard on the Toyota Tundra, it delivers significantly better gas mileage. This is especially true of highway miles, which means the RAM truck is a good fit for daily commutes, towing, or just about anything else.

The RAM truck 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine delivers 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque with up to 10,620 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped. The Toyota Tundra has 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque with 10,200 pounds of towing when properly equipped.

Luxury Looks

The RAM 1500 also caters to those looking for a luxury truck, especially the new elite models: Limited Tungsten Edition and the Laramie Longhorn Southfork. Truck drivers will find unique upgrades with these two trims.

 Ready to Purchase a New RAM 1500

At the end of the comparison, it’s fair to say that the RAM 1500 has more options and better performance than its peer the Toyota Tundra. Heritage Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Parkville has a large selection of 2019 RAM 1500 trucks for you to peruse, and you can explore more features as reviewed by Car and Driver. Visit our Baltimore, MD RAM dealer today to take your test drive.

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