2019 RAM 1500 in red

2019 Ram 1500

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2019 Toyota Tundra in silver

2019 Toyota Tundra

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2019 Toyota Tundra

2019 Ram 1500

vs.

2019 Toyota Tundra
395 hp

Max V8 Horsepower

381 hp
20 mpg city/25 mpg hwy

Max Fuel Economy

15 mpg city/19 mpg hwy
8-speed automatic available

Transmission

6-speed automatic
12,750 pounds

Maximum Trailer Towing

10,200 pounds
1,670 pounds

Standard Payload (Crew Cab 4x4)

1,440 pounds

If you’ve been weighing the pros and cons of the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra, allow us to make the decision a little easier for you! Our truck comparison pits the two models head to head to determine which is the better buy for drivers who only want the very best. And while the Toyota Tundra has its share of fans, we were blown away by the RAM 1500 specs! See for yourself below:

Powertrain

Whether you’re looking for a powerhouse pickup or a truck that defies the gas-guzzling stereotype, the RAM 1500 lineup has everything that the modern driver could want. If you want serious horsepower, the RAM 1500 has an optional 5.7L V8 that produces a whopping 395 hp. The Toyota Tundra offers a 5.7L V8 of its own, but it falls a little short with only 381 hp.

Plus, the RAM 1500 also has a hybrid option with superior fuel economy compared to the Tundra lineup. You can get:

  • RAM 1500: up to 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway with the 3.6L V6 hybrid option
  • Tundra: Up to 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway
2019 RAM 1500 driving on unpaved path

The RAM 1500 even includes a standard 8-speed automatic transmission for smooth shifting through any journey, while the Tundra only offers a 6-speed automatic. In every category of our truck comparison, the RAM 1500 had the clear edge.

Towing and Payload

Between the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra, the RAM 1500 also had the stronger capabilities. The RAM 1500 has a maximum trailer towing capacity of 12,750 pounds – which is over 2,500 pounds more than the Toyota Tundra. The RAM 1500 also offers over 200 pounds in extra payload capacity when comparing Crew Cab 4×4 models. So if you’re interested in a vehicle that can handle anything that’s on the schedule, the RAM 1500 won’t let you down.

2019 RAM 1500 towing a boat

Find Out More

You’ve read our truck comparison of the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra, but what about the other models on the market? See how the RAM 1500 stacks up against the 2019 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, then contact us at Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Schaumburg to set up your test drive today!

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