2019 Ford F-150 vs Toyota Tundra

 On the hunt for a pickup truck that's powerful, capable, and packed with advanced safety features? You're in luck - there are two such pickups currently on the market. With so many impressive features offered by both the 2019 Ford F-150 and the 2019 Toyota Tundra, how will shoppers in Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, and Carlisle pick between them?

That's what we a Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg hope to help you do with this detailed comparison. Read ahead to see how these two pickups stack up against each other when it comes to performance, capability, and safety.

F-150 vs Tundra: Performance Specifications

Leading the way in the 2019 Ford F-150 is one of six powerful engines. Among these engines is the available 3.5L EcoBoostÒ engine which works alongside an available 10-speend automatic transmission. These two impressive pieces of equipment manufactures an incredible 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of best-in-class1 torque.

The 2018 Toyota Tundra, on the other hand, gives you just half as many engine options as the F-150. With this model, you won't find any  high-output engines like the F-150 has to offer. As a result, you'll max out at a power output of 401 lb-ft of torque.

Additionally, you'll only have one transmission to pair with your engine in the Tundra. This 6-speed automatic engine won't be able to shift as smoothly with so many less gears.

F-150 vs Tundra: Towing & Hauling Capabilities

With all the power that the Ford F-150 is packing, it should come as no surprise that this pickup can move literal tons of trailer weight. Two of the F-150's engines offer best-in-class tow ratings2 on top of a best-in-class payload rating.3 See how the Toyota Tundra compares:




Best Horsepower

450 horsepower

381 horsepower

Conventional Tow Rating

12,000 pounds

10,200 pounds

Maximum Payload Rating

3,270 pounds

1,730 pounds

Additionally, the F-150 makes towing and hauling a breeze with its Class-Exclusive4 Pro Trailer Backup AssistÔ feature. Steering your trailer with your pickup is as easy as turning a knob.5

F-150 vs Tundra: Advanced Safety Features

No matter how much you're towing or hauling, or how many kids you have in the car, you can count on the 2019 Ford F-150's many advanced safety features to keep you steady and safe. This model offers a wide variety of smart safety features including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go
  • BLISÒ (Blind Spot Information System)
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Lane-Keeping Assist

The F-150 also offers an available 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display. This feature gives you a bird's-eye view of the surroundings of both your vehicle and your trailer so there won't be any surprises coming your way from any direction.

As for the 2019 Toyota Tundra, you'll have a few advanced safety features that you can rely on like a Pre-Collision System. For the most part, you'll miss out on all the other advanced features the F-150 has to offer.

2019 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Toyota Tundra: The Verdict

As you can see, the 2018 Toyota Tundra is no match for the 2019 Ford F-150 with its incredible power, impressive capabilities, and top-notch safety systems. See the F-150 in action at Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg. Shoppers in the areas of Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, and Carlisle can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call!

More F-150 Comparisons:

1 When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

2 Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5' box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4x2 and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Max towing on F-150 LARIAT SuperCab or SuperCrew®, 6.5' box, 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel 4x2, Trailer Tow Package and 3.55 rear axle (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

3 ax payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8' box, 5.0L V8 4x2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18 heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

4 Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.


5 Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

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Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg

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