2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

For decades, the Ram 1500 and the Toyota Tundra have butted heads for top spots on the bestsellers list. At the dismay of Toyota, the 1500 continues to outsell and outshine the Tundra year after year. See why drivers are choosing to travel the Ram route when we pit the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Toyota Tundra against each other in this model comparison.

Before we dig into the specs, there are a few differences in the feature offerings provided by the rivaling pickups. Both models offer robust driver assistance packages with available crash mitigating brakes, lane departure warning systems, blind spot warning systems and rear cross-path warning systems. The 1500 takes things a step further, adding Hill Descent Control and a Surround View Camera as optional. On any trim, the 2019 Ram 1500 links its engines to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2019 Toyota Tundra engine lineup matches with a 6-speed automatic.

2019 Ram 1500


2019 Toyota Tundra

$31,795      Starting MSRP $31,420 
20 city / 25 highway mpg  Fuel Economy 15 city / 19 highway mpg 
395 horsepower  Max Horsepower 381 horsepower 
12,750 lbs.  Max Towing Capacity 10,200 lbs. 

Comparing the Capability and Efficiency Ratings of the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2019 Toyota Tundra Lineups

If you’re shopping for a pickup, towing and payload are probably important figures to you. Bred to handle the toughest jobs, the 1500 offers impressive power with its robust engine lineup. With the 5.7-liter HEMI® engine under its hood, the 2019 Ram 1500 delivers an astonishing 12,750-lb. max towing capacity along with a 2,300-lb. payload maximum. The Tundra, which caps its towing abilities at just 10,200 lbs., falls short when stacked against the Ram model.

Drivers now enjoy enhanced fuel efficiency behind the wheel of the 1500 thanks to Ram’s fuel-saving eTorque technology. At the base level, the 2019 Ram 1500 delivers ratings of up to 20 city / 25 highway mpg. If you’re looking to the Tundra, you best brace your wallet. The 2019 Toyota Tundra starts its lineup offering 15 city / 19 highway mpg.

Would you like to take a closer look at the 2019 Ram 1500? Fury Motors of South St. Paul hosts a wide selection of 1500 models for area drivers to choose from! Be sure to check out our new 2019 Ram 1500 inventory or schedule a test drive right at our dealership in St. Paul, MN.

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