Compare 2011 Ford Ranger vs 2011 Toyota Tacoma

2011 Ford Ranger
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,187
$15,504
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,160
$16,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.6
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
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 58.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
33.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
107.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
189.4 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.9 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
81.8 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 65.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
44.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 109.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.9 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
37.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 72.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
34.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.5 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.5 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
52.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.7 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
54.4 56.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.28 x 0.39 10.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 0.39 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 21.0
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
22.0 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/70R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Mini Full-size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1752 1788
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
4800 7500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2350 2685
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1384 1462
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4300 4600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2400 2380
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Mini 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1350 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI EFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 3750 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
99D NA
Displacement
2.3L/140 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5250 159 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.95
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.0 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.44
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.06
Trans Order Code
44R NA
Summary
Body Code
111.5" WB - TBD -
Body Style
Reg Cab 6' Styleside Regular Cab
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Toyota Tacoma
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf-Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2350 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
SLA w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2750 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
Twin-Forged SLA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35.1 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.5
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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