2018 Ram 1500 VS 2018 Toyota Tacoma

Black 2018 Ram 1500 on the left and a white 2018 Toyota Tacoma on the right

When you are looking for a vehicle that helps you get the tough jobs done, you need a truck. However, not all trucks are made the same. Depending on what you are looking for, you will need to find the most dependable truck for the job. There are two trucks that are always in competition, the 2018 Ram 1500 VS the 2018 Toyota Tacoma. In all the important categories, the 2018 Ram 1500 takes the cake.

When it comes to capable trucks, there is a reason the Ram 1500 is one of the most dependable and longest lasting trucks. The standard engine is a 3.6-Liter V6 engine that can really get the job done. If you are looking to get maximum performance from the 2018 Ram 1500, you can outfit this Ram with 5.7-Liter V8 HEMI. The 2018 Ram 1500 has the capabilities to get any job done no matter how big or small. Continue reading to get an in-depth view of the 2018 Ram VS 2018 Toyota Tacoma!

2018 Ram 1500


2018 Toyota Tacoma

$27,095 Starting MSRP $25, 200
3.6-Liter V6 Standard Engine 3.5-Liter V6
10,620 pounds Maximum Towing 6,400 pounds
1,880 pounds Payload 1175 pounds
240 hp & 269 lb-ft Horsepower & Torque 159 hp 180 lb-ft
17 city / 25 highway mpg Fuel Economy 20 city / 23 highway mpg
1.7 meters Crew Cab Bed Length 1.5 meters

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Looking at the above chart, it’s clear the 2018 Ram 1500 edges out the 208 Toyota Tacoma in all the important categories. When you equip the Ram 1500 with the V8 Hemi engine, you can get a maximum of 395 horsepower, and a maximum torque of 420 lb-ft. With that engine, you can unleash the true power of the 2018 Dodge Ram. There are also two additional cab types in addition to the crew cab. You can opt for the quad cab, or you can get the regular cab. The regular cab reduces your seating capacity from 6-3 persons. With the regular cab, you can get a bed length up to 2.43 meters. That is enough room to haul anything you need. If you are looking for great technology, the Ram 1500 has

  • Uconnect® 4C with 8.4-inch Touchscreen
  • Driver Information Digital Cluster Display
  • Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay®
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Many More!
  • The 2018 Ram 1500 has all the capabilities and feature you would expect!


If you have any additional questions about the 2018 Ram 1500, contact our sales team here at Renfrew Chrysler, or schedule a test drive online!