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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 20 25 $37,729 $39,965
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,002 $40,265
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $35,169 $37,290
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,994 $43,465
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,267 $43,765
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $38,434 $40,790
1500 HFE 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 23 33 $40,095 $42,240
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 26 $33,107 $34,645
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $41,414 $45,005
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $41,681 $45,305
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,597 $41,980
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $44,609 $48,505
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $44,876 $48,805
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,792 $45,480
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $52,225 $57,150
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $52,047 $56,950
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $55,420 $60,650
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $55,687 $60,950
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $37,729 $39,965
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,002 $40,265
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $35,169 $37,290
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,994 $43,465
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,267 $43,765
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $38,434 $40,790
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $47,889 $52,280
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $48,156 $52,580
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $51,084 $55,780
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $51,351 $56,080
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $43,329 $46,120
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $46,594 $49,620
1500 Rebel 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $43,785 $46,670
1500 TRX 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 10 14 $65,436 $70,325
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $34,152 $35,645
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $34,428 $35,945
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $31,407 $32,795
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $37,452 $39,145
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $37,728 $39,445
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $34,707 $36,295
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $34,359 $35,940
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $31,825 $33,240
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $27,979 $29,200
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $37,579 $39,440
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,045 $36,740
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,202 $33,790
1500 Classic SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,583 $37,735
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $34,359 $35,940
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $34,438 $36,025
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $31,825 $33,240
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $27,979 $29,200
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $27,979 $29,200
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $37,579 $39,440
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $38,398 $40,330
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $35,045 $36,740
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,202 $33,790
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $32,202 $33,790
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,090 $40,435
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,583 $37,735
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $41,204 $43,855
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,768 $41,235
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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 N/A N/A $45,551 $49,245
Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $41,259 $44,605
Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $39,535 $42,740
Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $45,551 $49,245
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $31,473 $34,025
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $31,779 $34,355
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $35,446 $38,320
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $33,037 $35,715
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $33,342 $36,045
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $48,372 $52,295
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $44,081 $47,655
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $42,356 $45,790
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $48,372 $52,295
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $34,295 $37,075
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $34,599 $37,405
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $38,268 $41,370
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $35,858 $38,765
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $36,162 $39,095
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $49,395 $53,400
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $45,441 $49,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,729
$45,551
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,965
$49,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$666 / month
$821 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ram 1500 full-size pickup is heading in the right direction with just a couple of small detours. The 2021 Toyota Tundra leans hard into its brand name and its reputation for durability.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg Coming Soon
Highway
25 mpg Coming Soon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
45.2 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
63.4 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 65.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 38.9
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.7 65.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
63.4 62.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
82.1 79.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA 10.4
Length, Overall (in)
232.9 228.9
Height, Overall (in)
77.5 75.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
NA 10.4
Wheelbase (in)
144.5 145.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 47.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 33.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- 27
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 50
Tailgate Width (in)
60 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
67.4 66.7
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.4 22.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 66.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.9 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)
14.8 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 38
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.2 44
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P275/55HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
TUM NA
Front Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P275/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TUM NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
663 940
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6630 9400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6630 9400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2756 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4100 4150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11900 16000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2150 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 710
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 710
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4800 401 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
ERG 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)
22 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
None None
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
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
Trans PTO Access
No No
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
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
DFT 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 Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 4.30
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21 4.30
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 11.9
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
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