Which midsize pickup reigns supreme - The Ford Ranger or the Toyota Tacoma?

Nowadays, there are few more competitive segments in the whole auto industry than the midsize pickup segment, and few rivalries are quite as fierce as that of the new Ford Ranger and the Toyota Tacoma. Though the Toyota Tacoma has been around for quite some time, the new Ford Ranger only recently returned to the lineup after many years of absence. So, how does the newcomer stack up to the more venerable rival? Read on to find out!

Ford Ranger vs. Toyota Tacoma

  • The Ford Ranger has more standard horsepower! If you're looking for a pickup truck that provides plenty of power right from the get-go, choose the new Ford Ranger. The Toyota Tacoma has a healthy 159 horsepower available, but the Ford Ranger has a bit more muscle with up to 270 horsepower standard.
  • The Ford Ranger has a higher towing capacity! While the new Toyota Tacoma certainly holds its own with towing capacity up to 6,800 pounds, the new Ford Ranger can move larger payloads with up to 7,500 pounds of towing capacity available.
  • The Ford Ranger has better overall fuel economy! If you're in the market for a daily driving pickup truck, the new Ford Ranger is a bit more economical than the Toyota Tacoma. The new Ford Ranger can achieve EPA-estimated fuel economy returns of up to 21 mpg city / 26 mpg highway, while the new Toyota Tacoma boasts an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city / 23 mpg highway.

Put the new Ford Ranger to your personal test here at our Holden, MA dealership

If you're interested in learning more about the advantages of the new Ford Ranger, feel free to visit us at Sunnyside Ford today. We'll be glad to set you up with a test drive if you'd like to try out this outstanding new Ford midsize truck.