2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma
Forty years is a long time to be at the top, and that’s exactly what the Ford F-150 lineup has achieved thanks to it being America’s favorite truck lineup for that long. And now that the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup has arrived here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, we can safely say that it’s going to be America’s favorite truck for at least another year – and probably many, many more.
We can say that because the new Ford F-150 lineup is literally better than ever in every possible category, including being more powerful, more capable, more efficient and more dependable than ever before. To see what we mean, just check out this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2018 Toyota Tacoma head-to-head model comparison.
2018 Ford F-150
2018 Toyota Tacoma
|290 HP & 265 lb-ft.||Base Horsepower & Torque||159 HP & 180 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 510 lb-ft.||Max Horsepower & Torque||278 HP & 265 lb-ft.|
|13200 lbs. & 3270 lbs.||Max Towing & Max Hauling||6800 lbs. & 1620 lbs.|
Comparing the Engine Options, Power Ratings and Capabilities of the 2018 Ford F-150 Lineup and 2018 Toyota Tacoma Lineup
Is there anything the 2018 Toyota Tacoma lineup can do better than the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup? As you can see in the table above, the unequivocal answer to that question is a resounding no. That’s because the new Ford F-150 lineup tops the new Toyota Tacoma lineup in every possible way. Want more engine options? Go with the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup, as it offers 6 engines to choose from, compared to only 2 available engines for the 2018 Toyota Tacoma lineup.
Want more power? Once again, you’re going to have to go with the new Ford F-150 lineup. That’s because it offers base power ratings of 290 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque, and max power ratings of 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. Conversely, the new Toyota Tacoma lineup offers base power ratings of only 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque, and max power ratings of only 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque.
Want more capability? You guessed it – go with a 2018 Ford F-150. That’s because it can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds, while the 2018 Toyota Tacoma can tow up to only 6,800 pounds and haul up to only 1,620 pounds.
For more on the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup, please reach out to our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.