Difference Between the 2021 Tacoma & Tundra

2021 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra
2021 Toyota Tacoma


2021 Toyota Tundra
$26,400 MSRP*

Starting Price

$34,025 MSRP*
2.7L I4

Standard Engine

5.7L V8
18 mpg city/22 mpg highway**

Max Fuel Economy

13 mpg city/17 mpg highway**
6,800 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

10,200 pounds

Toyota Safety Sense™




Do you need a truck that can work as hard as you do on the Marshfield worksite? Look no further than the new Toyota trucks at our dealership. You’ll find that the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and 2021 Toyota Tundra are competitive offerings that stand out in their own respective segments.

But, what is the difference between the Tacoma and Tundra? Find out today at McGee Toyota of Hanover! We’re going to compare the new Toyota Tundra vs. Tacoma mpg figures, pricing, features, and more. That way, you can decide for yourself which one you want to add to your fleet.

2021 Tundra vs. Tacoma: MPG & Performance

Before we touch on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra comparison, it’s important to know that they’re technically in distinct classes. The main difference between the Tacoma and Tundra is that the Tacoma is a midsize truck.

On the other hand, the Tundra is considered a full-sized truck. That means they serve different purposes and cater to different Pembroke lifestyles. Here are the 2021 Tundra vs. Tacoma mpg, performance, and pricing comparisons:

2021 Toyota Tacoma: Starting at $26,400 MSRP*

  • Standard engine: 2.7L I4
  • Max fuel economy: 18 mpg city/22 mpg highway**
  • Max towing capacity: 6,800 pounds

2021 Toyota Tundra: Starting at $34,025 MSRP*

  • Standard engine: 5.7L V8
  • Max fuel economy: 13 mpg city/17 mpg highway**
  • Max towing capacity: 10,200 pounds

In this new Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra comparison, you’ll notice that the Toyota Tacoma offers a lower starting price with better fuel economy than the Tundra. However, the Toyota Tundra offers a larger engine with increased towing prowess.

If you want a truck with impressive fuel economy and a lower price point, you’ll be happy with the new Tacoma. But, if you want the capabilities of a full-sized truck, you can’t go wrong with the new Tundra. Both of these trucks are fantastic options and will be a great addition to your fleet.

2021 Tundra vs. Tacoma: Features

So we know there are some distinct differences between the 2021 Tundra and Tacoma, but what about features? Scituate drivers will be happy to hear that both of these Toyota trucks offer incredible features. Whether you’ll be using your Toyota truck for towing or recreational activities, it’ll be able to tackle it all. Let’s take a look at some of the features and highlights that both of these trucks offer:

  • TRD Pro performance
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™
  • Multi-information display
  • Smart key system
  • Lockable bed storage boxes
  • Bed deck rail system

Explore the 2021 Toyota Tacoma vs. Toyota Tundra Today!

Now that you understand how the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and Tundra compare, which one will you take home to your Hanover garage? Visit McGee Toyota of Hanover to find out. We’ll help you explore both of these trucks in person so that you can get a better understanding of their usability. As always, please let us know if you have any questions o concerns!


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