What's the Difference Between the Tacoma & Tundra?

2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2022 Toyota Tundra
2022 Toyota Tacoma


2022 Toyota Tundra
$27,150 MSRP*

Starting Price

$35,950 MSRP*
2.7L I4

Standard Engine

3.5L twin-turbo V6
278 hp/265 lb-ft of torque

Max Horsepower/Torque

437 hp/583 lb-ft of torque
18 mpg city/22 mpg highway**

Fuel Economy

20 mpg city/24 mpg highway**
6,800 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

12,000 pounds

Are you looking for an efficient yet powerful truck to take you from your jobsite in Midwest City to your weekend adventures in Oklahoma City? If so, you may be wondering what’s the difference between the Tacoma and the Tundra? While both offer legendary Toyota reliability, there are plenty of things that set these two trucks apart. Find out how the Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra match up in price, performance, and more with the team from Post Oak Toyota!



2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra: Price & Trims

When you compare the Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra in price and trims, you’ll find that the mid-size Tacoma offers a more affordable entry point into the lineup, while the full-size Tundra offers more power to accommodate its higher price tag.

  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma Starting MSRP: $27,150 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra Starting MSRP: $35,950 MSRP*

Both trucks come in multiple different configurations, but the Tundra offers one additional model for drivers who are looking for a top-tier truck to enjoy on the roads of Shawnee.

2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra: Engine Specs

Performance is one of the biggest differences between the Tacoma and Tundra. The Tacoma offers plenty of power for a mid-size truck, but the full-size Tundra offers more towing capabilities and engine output for those in need of heavy-duty hauling.

2022 Toyota Tacoma

  • Engine Options: 2.7L I4/3.5L V6
  • Horsepower: 159 hp/278 hp
  • Torque: 180 lb-ft of torque/265 lb-ft of torque
  • Max Towing Capacity: 6,800 pounds

2022 Toyota Tundra

  • Engine Options: 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6/3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 Hybrid
  • Horsepower: 348 hp/437 hp
  • Torque: 405 lb-ft of torque/583 lb-ft of torque
  • Max Towing Capacity: 12,000 pounds

2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra MPG

When you compare the Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra mpg ratings, you’ll find that they’re both efficient for a truck. However, the Tundra offers higher mpg ratings overall:

2022 Toyota Tacoma

  • Fuel Economy: 18 mpg city/22 mpg highway**

2022 Toyota Tundra

  • Fuel Economy: 20 mpg city/24 mpg highway**

Find Your Next Truck Today Near Edmond

Now that you’ve Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra mpg ratings, price, and performance, you’ll likely want to experience one or both of these trucks for yourself. Schedule a test drive today at Post Oak Toyota to get a personal tour of both of these hardworking Toyota trucks today!


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*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $1,025 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $1,215 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,495 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,695 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

**2022 projected EPA-estimated mpg rating estimates as determined by manufacturer. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.

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