Compare 2017 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Toyota Tundra

2017 Ram 1500
2017 Toyota Tundra
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Express 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Express 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 21 29 $35,980 $37,895
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,674 $42,095
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $40,346 $43,995
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,691 $39,995
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $41,849 $45,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $43,609 $47,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $39,866 $43,495
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Night 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Night 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Night 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Night 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $42,216 $45,095
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $44,201 $47,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Sport 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Sport 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,293 $33,695
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $35,664 $37,295
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
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1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tundra 2WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $43,549 $47,080
Tundra 2WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $43,549 $47,080
Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $38,151 $41,245
Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $38,151 $41,245
Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $36,428 $39,380
Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $36,428 $39,380
Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $43,549 $47,080
Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $43,549 $47,080
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $27,861 $30,120
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $29,036 $31,390
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $29,036 $31,390
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $29,341 $31,720
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $29,341 $31,720
Tundra 2WD SR Reg Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $28,366 $30,500
Tundra 2WD SR Regular Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $28,366 $30,500
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $31,682 $34,250
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $32,856 $35,520
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $32,856 $35,520
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $29,535 $31,930
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $30,709 $33,200
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $30,709 $33,200
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $31,015 $33,530
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 18 $31,015 $33,530
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $46,371 $50,130
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $46,371 $50,130
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $40,972 $44,295
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $40,972 $44,295
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $39,247 $42,430
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $39,247 $42,430
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $46,371 $50,130
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $46,371 $50,130
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $30,683 $33,170
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $31,857 $34,440
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $31,857 $34,440
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $32,163 $34,770
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $32,163 $34,770
Tundra 4WD SR Reg Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $31,202 $33,550
Tundra 4WD SR Regular Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $31,202 $33,550
Tundra 4WD SR Regular Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $31,202 $33,550
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $34,504 $37,300
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $35,678 $38,570
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $35,678 $38,570
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $32,357 $34,980
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $33,531 $36,250
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $33,531 $36,250
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $33,837 $36,580
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $33,837 $36,580
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $42,649 $46,110
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $42,649 $46,110
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $40,228 $43,495
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $40,228 $43,495

2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Toyota Tundra: Compare Trucks

If you are looking for a luxury car, a German vehicle is probably your best bet. If you want efficiency of both space and fuel economy, Japan usually delivers. And if you want a full-size pickup, look to the good ol' U.S. of A.

A comparison of the Ram 1500 and Toyota Tundra is a perfect example of America's dominance when it comes to trucks.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,466
$43,549
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,595
$47,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$627 / month
$785 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ram 1500 can hold its own among the Detroit Three thanks to a good powertrain lineup and smart lineup additions. The Toyota Tundra delivers authentic truck talent, but it feels like a weak effort against its rivals.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.7 65.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 62.6
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
41 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
63.2 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 65.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.6 10.4
Height, Overall (in)
76.9 75.8
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.4 47.9
Wheelbase (in)
140 145.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.6 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 10.4
Overhang, Front (in)
40 -
Cab to Axle (in)
28 27
Length, Overall (in)
229 228.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 50
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
67.4 66.7
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20 22.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
50.3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 66.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 13.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 38
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.1 44
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TTN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
4728 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
636 -
Rear Tire Size
P275/60SR20 P275/55HR20
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
4728 -
Rear Tire Order Code
TTN NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
636 -
Front Tire Size
P275/60SR20 P275/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
455 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
455 950
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4550 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4550 9500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4550 9500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2766 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 4150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9850 16000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2262 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 710
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 710
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 401 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 5.7 L/346
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Regular Duty
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6400 381 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 13
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.35
Trans Type
8 6
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 1.96
Trans Order Code
DFL NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ram 1500 Toyota Tundra 2WD
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab CrewMax
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 4.30
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21 4.30
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 11.7
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
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Rollover Rating

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