When you are in the market for a new truck model, it can be difficult to determine which vehicle is right for you when there are so many on the market that appear similar. That's why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to take two models and examine them side by side to determine what their differences are and decide which will be a better fit for your needs. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Toyota Tundra.
While the Tundra offers a slightly lower starting price, the Ram 1500 has more convenience and safety features, and offers more power capabilities under the hood, making it the better option for most consumers overall. Let's take a closer look at the key features and differences between these two popular truck models!
The Ram 1500 offers two engine options on its base trim, giving drivers more customization options. The 3.6-liter V6 engine produces up to 305 horsepower, while the 5.7-liter V8 option reaches up to 395 horsepower. The Tundra's 4.6-liter V8 reaches a maximum 310 horsepower. The Ram 1500 also offers a smoother, more responsive ride thanks to its 8-speed automatic transmission.
The 2019 Ram 1500 offers many convenience and safety features. Standard features include a compass, USB ports, a proximity key, delay-off headlights, headlight washer and keyless access system. It also has available Parking Assist technology, front fog lights and an engine block heater. None of these listed features are offered on the base trim of the 2018 Toyota Tundra.
The 2019 Ram 1500 features a sleek, updated design that is sure to draw attention on the road. Drivers interested in learning more about the 2019 Ram 1500 can contact a sales team member at Palmen of Racine today!