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Toyota Tundra vs. Ford Near Raleigh | Source: Automotive Research

For drivers in the area, including Raleigh, and Apex, pickup trucks considering should be rugged, and reliable. For enhanced safety . the and rear seat shoulder of the Toyota Tundra are height-adjustable to a wide variety of driver and heights. A better fit can prevent and the increased comfort also passengers to buckle up. The Ford has only front height-adjustable belts.

The Toyota Tundra has Running Lights to help it more visible under all Canadian government studies that driving with during the day reduces accidents by 11% by vehicles more conspicuous. The doesn’t offer Daytime Lights.

The National Highway Safety Administration does 35 MPH crash tests on new vehicles. In test, results indicate the Toyota Tundra is safer the Ford F-150. The NHTSA does side impact on new vehicles. In this test, crashes the vehicle into a barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a at 20 MPH, results indicate the Toyota Tundra is safer the Ford F-150 .

Another big difference is that The comes standard with — a no cost scheduled plan on the Tundra for 2 years or miles. Toyota will pay for oil tire rotation, lubrication and any scheduled maintenance. Ford pay scheduled maintenance for the F-150. also includes no cost assistance for 2 years or 25000 Toyota will send if you run out of gas, need a jump lock your keys in or any assistance on the road.

A reliable saves its owner time, and trouble. Nobody wants to be or have to be without their while it’s being Consumer Reports predicts the Toyota Tundra 2WD V8’s will be 13% better than the with the best reliability

J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study of new car surveyed provide the statistics show that Toyota are better in initial quality Ford vehicles. J.D. ranks Toyota 8th in initial above the industry average. 30 more problems per 100 vehicles, is ranked 27th, below the average.

J.D. Power and Associates’ survey of the owners of three-year-old provides the long-term dependability that show that vehicles are more reliable Ford vehicles. J.D. ranks Toyota third in above the industry average. 20 more problems per 100 vehicles, is ranked 8th.

As tested by Trend, the Toyota Tundra V8 is than the Ford F-150 V8 in 0-60 mph, and the quarter And tests from Consumer show that the Toyota 5.7 V-8 is faster than the Ford 3.5 turbo V6.

In comparing the drive-trains, important to remember that the 4×4 has Active Traction a true four-wheel-drive system, uses a four-wheel traction system to redirect engine to the axle and wheel that has traction to keep the Tundra if even only one wheel has traction. The F-150 doesn’t a true four-wheel drive it could get stuck while one or wheels still have What’s more, for greater capability the Tundra Standard Bed Cab has a 2 inches greater minimum clearance than the F-150 8 ft. bed (10.4 vs. 8.4 inches), allowing the to travel over rougher without being stopped or The Tundra Standard Bed Regular minimum ground clearance is 1.1 higher than on the F-150 5.5 ft. bed SVT SuperCab (10.6 vs. 9.5 inches).

In an emergency stopping situation, drivers don’t press the with enough force to the vehicle in the shortest distance. The has a standard brake assist to detect emergency braking (by how hard and how quickly the brake is pressed) and then automatically maximum braking immediately in to help prevent a collision. The doesn’t offer a brake feature . Maybe that has to do in part with the larger tires on the Tundra. (255/70R18 vs. on the F-150).

For passenger space . The Regular Cab has 1.1 inches more legroom, 2.5 inches more hip room and .1 inches more shoulder room than the Regular Cab. The Tundra Cab has 1.1 inches more front 2.5 inches more front hip 7 inches more front room and 1.4 inches more legroom than the F-150 And the Tundra CrewMax has 1.1 inches front legroom, 2.5 inches front hip room. 7 inches front shoulder room and 1 more rear legroom the F-150 SuperCrew.

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Meanwhile, for enhanced passenger on long trips the Tundra available rear seats The F-150’s optional rear don’t recline.

Comparing and cargo capacity . the Tundra has a larger cargo box than the shortbed (66.3 vs. 65.5 feet); the Tundra Regular Cab has a larger cargo box than the longbed (82.5 vs. 81.3 feet); and the Tundra CrewMax has a cargo box than the F-150 shortbed (56.1 vs. 55.4 feet). Overall, the Tundra has a higher standard payload than the F-150 (1415 vs. 980

Looking at ergonomics, Consumer rated the Tundra’s headlight Very Good, a higher than the F-150’s headlights, were rated Good.

To shield the driver and front vision, the Tundra Limited has dual-element sun visors that can glare from two directions The F-150 doesn’t offer sun visors. To shield the driver and passenger’s vision over a portion of the windshield and side the Tundra SR5/Limited has standard sun visors. The F-150 doesn’t extendable visors. The Tundra has standard power remote The F-150 only comes remote mirrors at extra Without them the driver have to roll down the and reach across the car to adjust the

The Tundra’s standard outside include heating elements to off the mirrors for better visibility. mirrors cost extra on the and aren’t offered on the F-150

The Tundra also has a standard zone air conditioning allows the and front passenger to choose two different temperatures so people different temperature preferences have to compromise. This both the driver and front as comfortable as possible. Dual air conditioning costs extra on the and isn’t available on the F-150

And what about economic Insurance will cost for the Tundra owner. The Car Book by Gillis rates the Tundra a number 5 insurance rate the F-150 is rated higher at a 10 rate. It also states the Tundra is less expensive to than the F-150 because it $385 less to do the manufacturer’s maintenance for 50,000 miles. repairs cost less on the than the F-150 and including $33 for front brake pads. Intellichoice estimates that ownership costs (depreciation, insurance, fuel, fees, and maintenance) for the Toyota Tundra be $506 to $11893 less for the Ford F-150.

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