2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

Many people buy trucks because they rely on their utility, which is why it’s one of the best qualities to compare when deciding between two models. For example, drivers interested in performance ratings and towing capacity will want to know the differences between the 2019 Ram 1500 vs the 2019 Toyota Tundra in both areas. After comparing the two, many truck shoppers find the 2019 Tundra lacking compared to the 2019 Ram 1500.

The 2019 Ram 1500 is offered in one more trim level than the 2019 Toyota Tundra. It’s also worth noting that two of the 2019 Tundra’s trims offer the same interior features, only differing in terms of exterior styling. To compare, all six of the 2019 Ram 1500’s trim levels have unique feature loadouts.

2019 Ram 1500


2019 Toyota Tundra

7 Trim Levels 6
2 Engine Options 2
395 Maximum Horsepower 381
12,750 lbs. Towing Capacity 10,200 lbs.

2019 Ram 1500 Performance & Utility

While the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Toyota Tundra both offer a second, optional engine, the 2019 Ram 1500’s is more capable. Available for the 2019 Ram 1500 is a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Tundra’s optional powertrain is also a 5.7-liter V8 engine, but only provides drivers with 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque.

Drivers who are planning to regularly use their new truck for towing will appreciate the 2019 Ram 1500’s maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds. This rating is 2,550 pounds more than the 2019 Toyota Tundra’s maximum towing capabilities. The 2019 Ram 1500 also has a maximum payload of 2,300 pounds, achieved through its active-level four corner air suspension and automatic load leveling.

Available 2019 Ram 1500 convenience features: Dual-zone automatic temperature control, air conditioning, a 12-volt auxiliary power outlet, a heated steering wheel, an overhead storage console, a panoramic sunroof and under-seat lighting.