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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

Base Engine

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

Maximum Horsepower/Torque

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

MPG Ratings

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

Maximum Towing Capacity

12,000 pounds

Both pickups are designed by Toyota, so we know for sure that they are reliable miles after miles, but what sets them apart? And which one should you choose in Tampa? 

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is a midsize truck while the 2022 Toyota Tacoma is a full-size truck, so you can imagine the Tacoma brings more power to your worksite than the Tundra. That is not to assume that the Tundra cannot meet what you’re searching for in your new truck though! Discover the new Toyota Tundra vs. Tacoma price points and performance specs, including mpg and towing capacity, below!



2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra: Trim Levels & Prices

While you have the budget to purchase a brand new truck, you might still want to check out the prices before deciding on your model. Like the rest of the lineup, the Tacoma and Tundra are both affordable though the Tacoma starts at a lower MSRP due to the fact that it’s smaller and not as powerful as the Tundra. Still, if its incredible capabilities match what you need in Lakeland, you’d opt for its lower price tag! On the other hand, you can expect the Tundra to be more expensive, but what you might not realize is that there are more trim levels to choose from. You have more leeway to customize your pickup when you’re shopping for the Tundra. Here are the starting MSRPs for the 2022 Tacoma vs. Tundra:

2022 Toyota Tacoma

  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma SR: $27,150 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma SR5: $28,940 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport: $34,060 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road: $35,340 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma Limited: $39,905 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro: $46,585 MSRP*

2022 Toyota Tundra

  • 2022 Toyota Tundra SR: $35,950 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra SR5: $41,455 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra Limited: $47,550 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra Platinum: $57,690 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition: $58,390 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro: $67,505 MSRP*
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone: $74,230 MSRP*

Check out the manager’s specials and lease specials at Wesley Chapel Toyota whether you want the Tacoma or Tundra! 

2022 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra: Performance 

Both the 2022 Toyota Tundra and Tacoma have two engine options for you to choose from to power you through your St. Pete drives. With two different engine choices available, the Tundra vs. Tacoma mpg figures, towing specifications, and fuel efficiency figures will vary. Here’s a closer look at the 2022 Tundra vs. Tacoma mpg specifications and other performance information:

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
  • Fuel Economy: 18 mpg city/22 mpg highway**
  • 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
  • Fuel Economy: 20 mpg city/24 mpg highway**
  • Max Towing Capacity: 12,000 pounds

The new Toyota Tundra offers all-new engine offerings with an i-FORCE twin-turbo V6 and an i-FORCE MAX twin-turbo V6 hybrid. These new engines allow the Tundra to offer incredible towing performance and impressive fuel efficiency. Meanwhile, the new Toyota Tacoma provides tried and true engine options with an efficiency that’s extraordinary, especially when you consider the level of performance that it offers.

Get a Taste of the Tacoma & Tundra Today at Wesley Chapel Toyota!

Pickups are all about their capability and power, so it’d be a crime to not try them out before making a purchase. Whether your minds are made up or not, contact Wesley Chapel Toyota for a test drive today! Once you’re at our Wesley Chapel dealership, we’d love to tell you more about the perks that come with your purchase. 

*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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