Compare 2011 Toyota Tacoma vs 2011 Ford Ranger

2011 Toyota Tacoma
2011 Ford Ranger
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2WD Reg I4 MT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg I4 MT 21 25 $15,504 $16,365
2WD Reg I4 AT 19 25 $16,357 $17,265
2WD Access I4 MT 21 25 $18,427 $19,655
4WD Reg I4 MT 18 20 $19,152 $20,220
2WD Access I4 AT 19 25 $19,271 $20,555
2WD Access I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $19,983 $21,315
4WD Reg I4 AT 18 21 $20,223 $21,350
2WD Double I4 AT 19 25 $20,255 $21,865
2WD Double I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $20,857 $22,515
2WD Access V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $21,329 $22,750
4WD Access I4 MT 18 20 $22,022 $23,490
2WD Double V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,188 $23,950
4WD Access I4 AT 18 21 $22,866 $24,390
2WD Double LB V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,651 $24,450
4WD Access V6 MT 14 18 $23,479 $25,045
2WD Access V6 MT X-Runner 15 19 $24,128 $25,735
4WD Access V6 AT 16 20 $24,305 $25,925
4WD Double V6 MT 14 18 $24,220 $26,145
4WD Double V6 AT 16 20 $25,037 $27,025
4WD Double LB V6 AT 16 20 $25,500 $27,525
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2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 22 27 $17,187 $18,160
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 22 27 $17,880 $19,120
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 22 27 $18,747 $19,855
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 22 27 $19,353 $20,740
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $20,887 $22,425
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 21 $21,082 $22,640
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $21,861 $23,495
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $23,285 $25,060
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $24,204 $26,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,504
$17,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,365
$18,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Tacoma is a workhorse truck that gives a little more space and capability than a true compact, yet offers decent fuel efficiency and a low price.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 54.5
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 52.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 8.9
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 81.8
Height, Overall (in)
65.8 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 44.0
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 8.9
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 29.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 33.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
190.4 189.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.5 40.5
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.5 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
56.7 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.0 16.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.85 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 17.0
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 22.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size
Full-size Mini
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 225
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7500 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2685 2350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1462 1384
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4600 4300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2380 2400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1788 1752
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Mini
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1350
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA 99D
Displacement
2.7L/164 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
159 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.95 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
- TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.79
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA 44R
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- TBD - NA
Trans Power Take Off
- TBD - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tacoma Ford Ranger
Body Code
- TBD - 111.5" WB
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2350
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- TBD - 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Twin-Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf-Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- TBD - NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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