2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Toyota Tacoma

Kuhio Auto Group Compares These Pickup Trucks to Inform your Research

When your pickup truck research arrives to both the Ford F-150 and Toyota Tacoma, our team at Kuhio Auto Group is here with the deciding factors to help you sort these models based on individual preferences and personal tastes. Learn how the 2018 Ford F-150 dominates its competition in engine performance, capability, award recognition, features and more below before determining what pickup truck we recommend overall.

Direct Comparative Advantages

A nod goes to the 2018 Ford F-150 over the Toyota Tacoma in the following head-to-head areas, including:

  • Maximum Production: 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet vs. 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet
  • Maximum Towing: 13,200 pounds vs. 6,800 pounds
  • Maximum Hauling: 3,270 pounds vs. 1,620 pounds
  • Maximum Efficiency: 20 miles per gallon city, 26 miles per gallon highway vs. 19 miles per gallon city, 24 miles per gallon highway

Award Distinctions

The 2018 Ford F-150 is featured in the Ford F-Series lineup, recognized as the best-selling pickup truck in the United States for decades. This new Ford full-size pickup truck paces the 2018 Toyota Tacoma in award recognitions by a significant margin, most notably recognized with the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year designation.

Best-in-Class - A Ford F-150 Staple

This new Ford F-Series model comes with a plethora of best-in-class recognitions and class-exclusive amenities to value over the Tacoma. Equipped with a high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy body and bed design, the F-150 leads its class in - maximum payload capacity, maximum trailer tow capacity, maximum gas or diesel torque production, diesel horsepower and torque, and gas mileage (2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine). Class-exclusive features include available Pro Trailer Backup Assist and remote tailgate release.

Test Drive the 2018 Ford F-150, an Easy Favorite, Today

With these class-exclusive, award-winning considerations, the 2018 Ford F-150 easily outpaces the Toyota Tacoma in a direct full-size pickup comparison. Learn more about this Ford F-Series model in person by scheduling a test drive at one of our convenient dealer locations. We look forward to hearing from you.


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