Compare 2020 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Toyota Tacoma

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LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $31,201 $32,500
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $33,288 $34,675
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $35,041 $36,500
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $37,128 $38,675
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $23,677 $24,410
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete 19 18 $23,387 $24,110
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $26,005 $26,810
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $27,713 $28,570
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $30,041 $30,970
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $27,322 $28,460
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $29,410 $30,635
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $31,162 $32,460
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $33,250 $34,635
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $35,936 $38,790
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,422 $26,050
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,541 $28,310
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,902 $26,880
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,085 $27,825
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,034 $30,970
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,601 $28,715
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,752 $32,115
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,214 $32,615
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,497 $34,000
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,697 $32,745
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,498 $34,000
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,962 $34,500
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,783 $41,865
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,305 $29,125
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,791 $31,775
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $29,937 $32,315
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $28,969 $30,900
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,166 $34,310
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,600 $35,190
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,063 $35,690
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $33,777 $36,030
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,243 $36,965
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,733 $35,335
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,810 $37,575
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,230 $46,665
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,724 $43,960
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,777 $36,030
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,550 $34,720
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,243 $36,965
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,733 $35,335
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,811 $37,575

2020 Ford Ranger vs. 2020 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

Mid-size pickup trucks are the new sport utility vehicles. Owning one also makes you one of the most popular people in the neighborhood. 

The 2020 Ford Ranger and 2020 Toyota Tacoma fulfill their sporting utility in similar ways and earn an identical TCC Ratings of 5.0 out of 10. 


 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,201
$35,936
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$38,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$647 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup is a willing companion to weekend adventures. It’s our worst best friend. Myriad detail upgrades keep the 2020 Toyota Tacoma competitive in the increasingly competitive mid-size pickup truck market.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 57.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Leg Room (in)
30.4 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
41 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
35.8 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
210.8 212.3
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
126.8 127.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.8 75.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
51.8 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
55.4 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72 60.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.8 19.1
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 40.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P265/60SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P265/60SR18
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 670
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8650 11360
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1777 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2368 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6050 5600
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5500 278 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3000 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
99H NA
Displacement
2.3 L/140 3.5 L/211
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.73
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 2.09
Trans Order Code
44U NA
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.60
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.49
Trans Type
10 6
Summary
Body Style
SuperCab Double Cab
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Leaf
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.91
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.91
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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