2016 RAM 1500 vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma
Comparing the 2016 RAM 1500 vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma, the team here at Palmen Motors hopes to shed light on what makes each of these pickup trucks special, but more importantly, why so many drivers choose to make a RAM their next pickup. The RAM brand, known for powerful capability, has always delivered the very best when it comes to horsepower, torque, and versatility, and the 2016 RAM 1500 is no exception. Today, we'll cover the differences in engine performance and interior features to help you make a great decision on a new pickup that fits your driving needs and preferences.
If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 RAM 1500, give us a call or stop by the dealership lot, here in Kenosha WI. You may also make your own test drive appointment easily online, or take a moment to apply for credit pre-approval. Our friendly team of automotive experts are happy to answer any questions you have regarding our large inventory of new and used vehicles. Here at Palmen Motors, we love to help our customers drive home in the perfect car for their needs and budget. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
|2016 RAM 1500||VS||2016 Toyota Tacoma|
|3.6-Liter V6||Base Engine||2.7-Liter I-4|
|305 HP||Horsepower||159 HP|
|17/25 MPG City/Hwy||Fuel Economy||19/23 MPG City/Hwy|
|5,160 lbs.||Max. Trailer Weight||3,500 lbs.|
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Looking at the exterior of these two pickups, it's easy to see that the RAM 1500 holds a more aggressive stance and has a larger footprint. The chrome detailing and width of the RAM offers a sense of power, while the Toyota's smaller and more upright appearance is slightly less traditional. Under the hood, the smaller engine in the 2016 Tacoma offers half the horsepower, but without the benefit of better fuel economy. With 159 horsepower and only 23 miles per gallon on the highway, the Tacoma stands well behind the 305 horsepower and 25 highway miles per gallon offered on the 2016 RAM 1500.
The interior design of the 2016 RAM 1500 is more comfortable and traditional than the modern and odd controls of the 2016 Tacoma. The center stack features a first-row LCD screen in the Tacoma and the RAM 1500, but only the Tacoma offers standard Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free phone calls. Both the RAM 1500 and the Toyota Tacoma come with a six-speaker audio system and a standard auxilary input jack for easy enjoyment of your favorite music through electronic devices. Hearty vinyl seating trim comes standard on the RAM 1500, while the Tacoma's standard seating trim is cloth. It's easy to see that the interior comfort and overall design of the 2016 RAM 1500 outshines that of the smaller 2016 Toyota Tacoma.