2014 Tundra vs 2014 Tacoma

April 29th, 2014 by

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2014 Tundra vs 2014 Tacoma

When looking for a new truck, you will have multiple options just from the Toyota brand alone, with two of the most popular options being the 2014 Tundra and the 2014 Tacoma. These are both standard pickup trucks with a range of options and styles depending on how many passengers you want to fit in, what engine strength you need, and other features.

Whether you are debating between buying the 2014 Tundra and the 2014 Tacoma or another set of pickup trucks, you will need to consider the features involved as well as value and options. The most important thing to consider is whether or not the truck will meet your needs. Both the Tundra and the Tacoma are excellent options that are fairly similar in nature. This means that the final decision of which one to go with will depend entirely on your preferences and the future use of your truck.

The Basics

Although both the 2014 Tundra and the 2014 Tacoma are pickup trucks, the Tundra is classified as full-size while the Tacoma is a midsize. With either truck, you can opt for two or four doors, depending on your seating needs. When you go with a standard two-door option, the 2014 Tundra will fit three people, while the Tacoma only seats two.

Engine and Transmission

The two trucks do have different engines, with the 2014 Tundra having a 4-liter gas V8 engine and the Tacoma having a 2.7-liter gas four-cylinder engine. Both cars come with all-wheel drive, but the transmission options are slightly different. The standard option for the Tacoma is a five-speed manual, although you can opt for a four-speed automatic if you prefer. With the Tundra, you will get a five-speed automatic transmission.

Mileage

In terms of raw miles per gallon, the 2014 Tacoma does slightly better than the 2014 Tundra, but both are good for pickup trucks. The Tundra gets 16 miles per gallon in the city and 20 on the highway, while the Tacoma gets a few more with 18 miles per gallon in the city and 21 on the highway. Despite these numbers, the Tundra does have a slightly larger tank, which allows for an excellent mileage range (422 miles in the city and 528 on the highway), while the Tacoma only does average to well (378 miles in the city and 441 on the highway).

Features

Both the 2014 Tundra and the 2014 Tacoma have an auxiliary audio input jack, hands-free calling, voice recognition, a USB and iPod connection, and Bluetooth capabilities. The Tundra stands out, however, in terms of keyless entry, power seats, a review camera, HD radio, and cruise control, all of which come standard. Keep in mind, however, that the Tundra tends to be more expensive than the Tacoma, so you are paying for these additional features.

Once you have decided which truck you want to go with, the 2014 Tundra or the 2014 Tacoma, or if you still need help deciding, talk to the experts at Limbaugh Toyota in Birmingham, Alabama. They can walk you through the individual features of each truck to help you make a more informed decision.

 

 

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