Compare 2020 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Ford Ranger
2021 Toyota Tacoma
Add Vehicle
Get Your Price Get Your Price
Select style
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
Select style
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 $36,134 $39,005
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,610 $26,250
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,729 $28,510
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,087 $27,080
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,287 $28,040
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,236 $31,185
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,800 $28,930
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,951 $32,330
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,413 $32,830
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,880 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,087 $33,160
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,881 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,345 $34,915
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,983 $42,080
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $39,447 $42,580
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,493 $29,325
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,978 $31,975
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $30,122 $32,515
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $29,170 $31,115
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,367 $34,525
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,798 $35,405
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,263 $35,905
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,165 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,628 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $35,194 $37,990
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,430 $46,880
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,926 $44,175
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,166 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,752 $34,935
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,629 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,194 $37,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,201
$36,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$39,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup is a willing companion to weekend adventures. It’s our worst best friend. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma wears its age like a badge of honor.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Overhang, Front (in)
35.8 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
210.8 212.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Volume (ft³)
51.8 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 41.5
Brakes
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
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
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P265/60SR18
Trailering
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
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2368 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6050 5600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8650 11360
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1777 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
800 -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5500 278 @ 6000
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 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
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 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 2.09
Trans Order Code
44U NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
T T
Body Style
SuperCab Double Cab
Suspension
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
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Leaf
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
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
Next Steps: Get Free Price Quotes!
2020 Ford Ranger
  • 2020 Ranger still in adequate supply
  • Up to $3,750 in factory cash available
  • Lease a SuperCrew from $199 for 36 months
  • APR from 0.9% for 36 months, no payment for 90 days
Get Your Price
2021 Toyota Tacoma

  • 2021 Tacoma is available
  • Lease: From $285/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: Up to $500 cash incentive
  • Finance: 2.9% APR for 60 mo.
Get Your Price

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue