2016 Toyota Tundra vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma

2016 Toyota Tundra

2016 Toyota Tundra

2016 Toyota Tacoma

2016 Toyota Tacoma

 

 

Are you looking for a work truck with all the ruggedness, power, and features for comfort that you’ve come to expect from a pickup truck in the Salt Lake City, South Jordan, and Draper area? You might be trying to choose between a 2016 Toyota Tacoma or a 2016 Toyota Tundra. But which one of these is right for you? Brent Brown Toyota brings you a comparison guide to each truck, now available on our lot!

Power and Performance

The 2016 Toyota Tundra comes with a choice of two engines. You can choose the base 4.6L V8 engine, which produces 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque and is able to tow up to 6,800 lbs. when properly equipped. Upgrade to the the 5.7L V8 engine that produces 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque, able to tow up to 10,100 lbs. when properly equipped. Both engines are constructed of aluminum, using a dual overhead cam shaft construction with an acoustic control induction system for less engine noise, and dual independent variable valve timing with intelligence for a smooth and steady performance and better emission control. They also both use a 4-2-1- tubular stainless steel exhaust manifold, as well as a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence and a sequential shift mode for easy and smooth shifting.

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma comes with a choice of two engines. You can choose the base 2.7L 4-cylinder engine, which uses a dual overhead cam shaft and variable valve timing with intelligence to produce 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. It can tow up to 3,500 lbs. The upgraded engine is a 3.5L V6 engine, which uses a dual overhead cam shaft and a direct-injection Atkinson cycle engine with an intelligent variable valve timing intake and exhaust system to produce up to 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. It can tow up to 6,800 lbs. You’ll get a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence, as well as a clutch start-cancel switch.

2016 Toyota Tundra

Exterior Features

The 2016 Toyota Tundra comes with multi-reflector halogen headlights that include both a manual level control and an auto on/off features, as well as daytime running lights and fog lights. You’ll get a choice of three different bed lengths (5.5 ft., 6.5 ft., or 8.1 ft.) that include a deck rail system with four adjustable tie-down cleats which can hold up to 220 lbs. each. Heated power tow mirrors include turn signal indicators, and you’ll get power moonroof with a sliding sunshade. The TRD trim level includes a front skid plate with oil pan drain access panel, as well as pro front and rear Bilstein shocks. Finally, you’ll get a 38-gallon fuel tank–the largest in the industry.

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma comes with projector beam headlights, which include LED daytime running lights and integrated wide-angle fog lights. You’ll get a fiber-reinforced sheet-molded composite inner bed, which includes steel outer panels for more strength as well as storage compartments and an easy-lower lockable tailgate. You’ll also get a power moonroof, along with front and rear mudguards and a hard tri-fold tonneau cover that folds to the cab so you can access the bed. Finally, an integrated tailgate spoiler adds an aerodynamic touch to the Tacoma.

2016 Toyota Tacoma

Interior

The 2016 Toyota Tundra comes with comfort features like automatic dual zone climate control with a dust and pollen filter, as well as the option of leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front bucket seats with power adjustment, thigh and lumbar support. You’ll get 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a leather-trimmed 4-spoke steering wheel with memory function and audio and Bluetooth controls, as well as a gated shift lever. The Entune premium audio system comes with integrated navigation and an app suite, which includes features like phone book access, music streaming, Sirius XM satellite radio, predictive traffic and weather, and more.

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma comes with front dual zone automatic climate control with an air filter, as well as a Qi-compatible wireless device charging station. You’ll get an Entune premium JBL audio suite with integrated navigation and the app suite, along with a remote keyless entry system with the Smart Key push-button start function. The leather-trimmed seats and shift lever are available, as well as a 4-way adjustable front driver’s seat with lumbar support.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Interior

Get Your Work Truck Today

Are you ready to choose between the rugged Tundra and the handy Tacoma? For a test drive of each, contact Brent Brown Toyota today by calling us at (801) 224-1320 or stop by at 1400 S Sandhill Rd, Orem.