As one of the most popular pickup trucks in history, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma continues its long-tenured success with a wide range of capabilities and performance. Each year, the model offers reliable external reviews mixed with the latest in Toyota technology. But when compared to another fellow juggernaut, such as Ford, how does it compare? At Bob Smith Toyota, we compare the model to the similar-sized 2021 Ford Ranger.
2021 Toyota Tacoma
2021 Ford Ranger
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|Access, Double||Cab Options||Crew Cab, Super Cab|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available|
When comparing the two popular pickup truck models, there are noticeable differences. While the 2021 Ford Ranger offers a strong base engine, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma offers two different selections. Of the two, the available 3.5-Liter six-cylinder engine offers up 278 horsepower and up to 265 ft-lbs of torque. For all around performance, the Tacoma also opts for higher towing capacity (6,800 lbs) as well as a higher ground clearance (9.4 inches) than its counterpart. As a bonus, the model also offers an available Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof with a sliding sunshade.