2021 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota Tacoma


2021 Toyota Tundra

39.7 inches

Front Headroom

39.7 inches
38.3 inches

Rear Headroom

38.9 inches
42.9 inches

Front Legroom

39.7 inches
32.6 inches

Rear Legroom

42.3 inches

Seating Capacity


Starting MSRP


Nothing’s better than a cruise down along the Cadillac coast in the springtime, and what better way to do it than in a stylish new vehicle! Can’t decide between a 2021 Toyota Tacoma or a Toyota Tundra? No worries! Compare pricing, performance features, and differences between the Tacoma and the Tundra, then come on down to Serra Toyota of Traverse City and schedule a test drive!

Tacoma vs. Tundra: MPG

You’ll find Serra Toyota of Traverse City customers driving Tacoma and Tundra trucks all over the Manistee area, and for good reason – they’re both excellent purchases! Nonetheless, our dedicated team members want the best choice for you, and one of the biggest deciding factors can be a vehicle’s mpg.

2021 Toyota Tacoma MPG

  • City: 18 mpg
  • Highway: 22 mpg

2021 Toyota Tundra MPG

  • City: 13 mpg
  • Highway: 17 mpg

Tundra vs. Tacoma: Performance

Despite the Tundra having lower mileage-per-gallon, this vehicle isn’t built for city slickers driving from Cadillac to Manistee, but for taking a piece of everyday life on trips on the road less traveled. Don’t believe us? Check out some of the heavy-duty features offered by the 2021 Toyota Tundra and compare to the options available for the 2021 Tacoma:

2021 Toyota Tundra Premium Options:

  • Triple Deck-Frame, Offering 10,200 pounds of Additional Towing Capacity
  • 4WD with A-TRAC Systems for Optimized Traction Across the Front and Rear Axles Simultaneously
  • Cutting-edge Bed Design for an Available Payload Capacity of 1,730 pounds
  • The Deck Rail System, Outfitted with Adjustable Tie-Down Cleats, Can Each Secure Any Cargo Up to 220 pounds

2021 Toyota Tacoma Premium Options:

  • TRD Pro Skid Plate, built from ¼-inch thick aluminum, this piece of armor protects essential mechanical components beneath the vehicle’s front end
  • 6-Speed Transmission
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) system applies brake pressure to individualized wheels and manages engine torque to maintain maximum steering control
  • CRAWL Control, an advanced system that automatically modules the throttle and brakes on five low-speed settings to help navigate across difficult terrain

Tacoma vs. Tundra Spec Comparison

2021 Toyota Tacoma Specs

2021 Toyota Tundra Specs

  • Towing Capacity: 8,800 – 10,200 pounds
  • Horsepower: 381 hp
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 26.4 gal – 38 gal
  • Engine: 5.7 L V8
  • Exterior Bed Length: 66.7 – 78.7 inches

Find a New Toyota Tacoma or Tundra Today!

Your driving experience should be fun, smooth, and affordable, and Serra Toyota of Traverse City has team members ready to make that happen. Contact us to get started, check out our online inventory to learn and compare more information between the Tacoma and Tundra models, and you’ll be driving off the lot in style in no time!

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