Compare 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Toyota Tundra

2018 Ram 1500
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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 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,666 $31,395
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,936 $31,695
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,801 $35,895
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $34,071 $36,195
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $32,116 $33,495
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,753 $34,195
1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Express 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 15 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,573 $37,195
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $36,119 $37,795
1500 Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,163 $34,695
1500 Express 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 Express 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 27 $35,980 $37,895
1500 Harvest 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Harvest 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Harvest 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Harvest 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Harvest 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Harvest 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,898 $42,345
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $40,570 $44,245
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,998 $40,345
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $42,068 $45,845
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 27 $43,828 $47,845
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $40,173 $43,845
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,719 $50,095
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,983 $50,395
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,889 $53,595
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $49,241 $53,995
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,666 $31,395
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,936 $31,695
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,801 $35,895
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $34,071 $36,195
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,719 $50,095
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,983 $50,395
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,889 $53,595
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $49,241 $53,995
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,711 $40,995
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,471 $42,995
1500 Night 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,635 $38,795
1500 Night 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $34,054 $37,095
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,969 $44,595
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,729 $46,595
1500 Night 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,898 $42,395
1500 Night 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,899 $39,095
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $42,581 $45,495
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $44,561 $47,595
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,711 $40,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,471 $42,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,635 $38,795
1500 Sport 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $34,054 $37,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,969 $44,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,729 $46,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,898 $42,395
1500 Sport 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,899 $39,095
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $32,116 $33,495
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,753 $34,195
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,573 $37,195
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $36,119 $37,795
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,163 $34,695
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
Select style
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 $43,734 $47,280
Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $39,267 $42,450
Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $37,542 $40,585
Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $43,734 $47,280
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $28,971 $31,320
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $30,146 $32,590
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $30,451 $32,920
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $32,792 $35,450
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $33,966 $36,720
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 15 19 $30,552 $33,030
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $31,728 $34,300
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 18 $32,032 $34,630
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $46,556 $50,330
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $46,556 $50,330
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $42,089 $45,500
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $42,089 $45,500
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $40,363 $43,635
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $40,363 $43,635
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $46,556 $50,330
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $46,556 $50,330
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $31,793 $34,370
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $32,967 $35,640
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $32,967 $35,640
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $33,273 $35,970
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $33,273 $35,970
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $35,614 $38,500
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $36,788 $39,770
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $36,788 $39,770
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L 14 18 $33,374 $36,080
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $34,549 $37,350
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $34,549 $37,350
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $34,854 $37,680
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L FFV 13 17 $34,854 $37,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,651
$43,734
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,795
$47,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$788 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The swagger-heavy 2018 Ram 1500 is the coolest pickup around, even if competitors have eclipsed it in some ways. The 2018 Toyota Tundra offers a strong V-8 engine and good advanced safety tech, but it comes up short in terms of fuel efficiency and interior quality.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 62.6
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
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.7 65.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 50
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
67.4 66.7
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 38
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.1 44
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
4728 -
Rear Tire Order Code
TUB NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
636 -
Front Tire Size
P275/60SR20 P275/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TUB 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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4510 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4510 9500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4510 9500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
451 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
451 950
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 7000
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5024 5380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 4150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9850 16000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2264 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2760 -
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 710
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 710
Engine
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
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 401 @ 3600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 18
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 1.96
Trans Order Code
DFL NA
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.33
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ram 1500 Toyota Tundra 2WD
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab CrewMax
Suspension
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
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 11.8
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
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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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