2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra
2021 RAM 1500


2021 Toyota Tundra
$32,595 MSRP

Starting Price

$33,825 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

10,200 pounds

Engine Options

20 city/25 highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

13 city/18 highway

Pekin-area drivers searching for their next full-size truck will likely compare the 2021 RAM 1500 to the 2021 Toyota Tundra. Both trucks showcase powerful performance and impressive towing capabilities for your daily hauls at the job site or exciting trips out of town. Ready to transform your driving experience? Compare the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra with the team at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton, and find the truck that fits your lifestyle. 

RAM vs. Toyota: Starting Price

When it comes to finding the right truck to take on the roads around Washington, not only does it need to have impressive power, it also needs to fit the budget. Drivers don’t have to worry about that with the RAM or Toyota trucks. 

Both start around the same price with the RAM 1500 coming in at a slightly lower starting MSRP of $32,595 to the Toyota models $33,825 starting MSRP. Be sure to save even more at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton, and check out our current offers & incentives

RAM vs. Toyota: Engine Options

Whether drivers are hooking up the boat for a relaxing trip or pulling a small camper for a weekend getaway, drivers have more than enough power to support their towing needs. The 2021 RAM 1500 offers drivers a variety of engine options, so drivers can match their truck to their needs. 

While the RAM outweighs the Toyota in the number of engine options, the Toyota still offers a strong engine capable of drivers’ towing and payload needs around East Peoria. Take a closer look at the engines below:

2021 RAM 1500

3.6L V6 with eTorque

  • 305 hp
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,730-pound max towing capacity

5.7L HEMI V8

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,610-pound max towing capacity

5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,750-pound max towing capacity

3.0L Turbo-Diesel V6

  • 260 hp
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,560-pound max towing capacity

2021 Toyota Tundra

5.7L V8 Engine

  • 381 hp
  • 401 lb-ft of torque
  • 10,200-pound max towing capacity

RAM vs. Toyota: Towing Features 

To be able to take on the tough jobs around Morton, drivers need the support of a range of towing features to help them stay safe on the road. The standard Toyota towing package highlights capable features like TOW/HAUL Mode switch, Integrated Trailer Brake Controller (ITBC), backup camera, Active Traction Control, and Automatic Limited-Slip Disc Differential, and more. When comparing the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra, the RAM comes similarly equipped with capable features. The RAM includes intuitive features like a trailer tire pressure monitoring, trailer light check, and these impressive towing features:

  • Multifunction 60/40 Split Tailgate
  • Active Air Dam
  • Air Suspension System
  • High-Strength Steel Frame
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection
  • LED In-Bed Lighting
  • 115-Volt Outlets
  • Much more!

Discover the RAM 1500 Power at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton!

Now that you’ve taken a look at how the RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra compare, give the RAM a try by contacting the team at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton to schedule your test drive. Explore more of what the RAM has to offer and take a look at the 2021 RAM trim levels to see which truck will transform your Washington drives.

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