If you have your eye on a powerful pickup truck then you probably have the 2018 Toyota Tundra on your list. This sophisticated full-size truck has it all, including impressive towing capabilities, a generous array of standard safety features and strong reliability ratings. On the road, the 2018 Tundra is quick with a spirited personality and smooth handling. It has great towing and payload capacities, perfect for any project you might have. Explore narrow city streets or rugged off-roads with confidence, thanks to the Tundra's fine-tuned suspension, large steel wheels and powerful engine options. In fact, the Tundra is available with the choice of two engines, including a 310-hp, 4.6-liter or a 381-hp, 5.7-liter. Here we will focus on the Limited model, equipped with the 5.7-liter engine.
The 2018 Toyota Tundra has many strengths, but how does well does it stand up to the competition? In today's market, it can be very challenging to find the perfect full-size truck that has great towing and payload capacity, the latest safety technologies and the best overall value. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2018 Ford F-150 are two other full-size truck options, both with similar power and capability to the 2018 Toyota Tunda. Which truck is the best value for the money?
|2018 Toyota Tundra Limited||2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew CAB 4WD||2018 Ford F-150 Supercrew 4X4|
|MSRP (Including Destination Charge)||$46,595||$49,295||
|Standard Towing Capacity||8900 lbs.||6100 lbs.||5000 lbs.|
|Horsepower||381 @ 5600||355 @ 5600||325 @ 5000|
|Torque||401 @ 3600||383 @ 4100||400 @ 2750|
|Fuel Capacity||38 gallons||26 gallons||26 gallons|
|Front Knee Airbags||Standard||N/A||N/A|
|Number of Speakers||9||6||7|
|Curb to Curb Turning Circle||44||47.2||47.8|
At the end of the day, each model has its own unique capabilities that helps it stand out. While the 2018 Toyota Tundra has more standard towing, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado and 2018 Ford F-150 have more payload capacity overall and seating for 6, compared to the Tundra's 5 seats. With that said, both the Chevrolet Silverado and the Ford F-150 fail to offer the same variety of features and technologies available on the 2018 Toyota Tundra. In fact, the Tundra Limited is standard with navigation, console storage and more speakers. The new Tundra also has more standard safety technologies, including forward collision warning and mitigation, lane departure warning, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control and front knee airbags.
The Tundra's cabin is one of its highlights, with premium upholstery, comfortable seats and plenty of space. Three adult passengers can fit into the rear row of seats comfortably while the handy storage compartments throughout the cabin making holding cargo easy. No space is wasted inside the Tundra, with deep door pockets, a large center console with enough space for a few laptops and easy-folding seats. Best of all, all Tundra models are standard with Bluetooth, a damped tailgate, a rearview camera, heated mirrors, a windshield wiper de-icer, a CD player and much more. The Limited trim packs on every more high-tech features, including automatic dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, moveable tie-down cleats, automatic headlights, HD and satellite radio, and a 7-inch touchscreen, to name a few.
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