2015 Toyota Tundra vs Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500, and Ford F-150 (866) 778-3304

Rugged yet refined, 2015 Toyota Tundra features a TripleTech frame and 4.6L or 5.7L V8, which means it's ready for work or play. For 2015, Tundra continues to offer something for everyone with three different cab and bed sizes and six distinct trim levels, including the all-new TRD Pro models that deliver incredible off-road capability. The 2015 Toyota Tundra is built for work, ready for fun with long cargo beds for Regular Cab, standard and long beds for Double Cab and a short bed for CrewMax, The 2015 Toyota Tundra comes in a variety of configurations to meet customers' needs. The Toyota Tundra is properly equipped, offering more than 10,000 lb. of maximum towing capacity, up to 2080 lb. of maximum payload and Trailer Sway Control, helping owners power through the toughest jobs. Plus, Tundra tow ratings adhere to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2807 trailering standard.

2015 Tundra Limited CrewMax vs. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Crew Cab

Recently remodeled, Chevy Silverado pairs solid utility and capability with a refined cabin and impressive technology. Offering fuel-efficient powertrains, the Chevrolet Silverado is a well-rounded competitor and favorite of critics. However, Tundra is even more capable, with more horsepower and torque, added standard technology and a lower estimated cost of ownership. Plus, for 2015, Tundra's new TRD Pro model delivers a new level of off-roading fun paired with factory reliability.

PERFORMANCE: With a standard V8 engine compared to Silverado, Tundra boasts more horsepower and torque. Plus, all Tundra models have a higher ground clearance and angle of approach than Silverado, allowing for better off-road clearance, regardless of cab.

TECHNOLOGY: While Silverado has a larger 8-in. color touch-screen, Tundra Limited offers much more with its standard Entune App Suite including MovieTickets.com, OpenTable, Pandora, Yelp and much more. The Chevrolet Silverado only offers Pandora internet radio.

CONVENIENCE: Tundra features a standard integrated backup cameraon every trim while Silverado only offers a standard backup camera on LTZ models and up.

COMFORT: Tundra Limited has standard bucket seats with an easily accessible center console for storing phones and other personal items while Silverado has a bench seat without storage space. Not only do Silverado's front bucket seats cost extra, but overall, Tundra offers more front and rear hip room than Silverado.

SAFETY: Tundra comes with eight standard airbags, whereas Silverado has six.

VALUE: Both Tundra Limited and Silverado LTZ Z71 received an "Excellent" value rating from IntelliChoice.com, but Tundra's 5-year cost of ownership estimates were lower by almost $3400.

2015 Tundra Limited CrewMax vs. 2015 RAM 1500 Laramie Limited Crew Cab

The 2015 RAM 1500 has a lot to offer with 10 different trim levels, a standard 3.6L V6 engine and available HEMI® V8 and EcoDiesel engines, all with impressive horsepower, torque and EPA mpg estimates. However, for 2015, Tundra now comes standard with a 4.6L V8 engine, upscale technology, added standard safety and admirable overall value. Plus, with the new TRD Pro model, Tundra delivers factory-enhanced off-road capability.

PERFORMANCE: While RAM 1500 has more horsepower and torque, Tundra has a higher ground clearance and angle of approach than RAM 1500, helping make it more off-road capable. Plus, Tundra has larger front disc brakes than RAM 1500 for enhanced stopping power and stability.

CONVENIENCE: Tundra is equipped with a standard integrated backup camera on every trim whereas RAM 1500 only has a standard backup camera on Sport and Laramie models.

COMFORT: Tundra CrewMax has more front and rear leg room than RAM 1500 Crew Cab.

TECHNOLOGY: With the standard integrated Entune App Suite, Tundra Limited allows owners more app functionality directly from the head unit, like purchasing movie tickets, making dinner reservations and much more.

SAFETY: Tundra has eight standard airbags while RAM 1500 has six

VALUE: The Toyota Tundra Limited has a lower overall 5-year cost of ownership

2015 Tundra Limited CrewMax vs. 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew

With a much anticipated remodel for 2015, Ford F-150 returns to the light duty segment with a first-in-class aluminum-alloy body, four available engines and new technology and amenities. Tundra, however, is the clear leader when it comes to delivering impressive towing, payload and off-road credentials while rewarding its owners with a lower cost of ownership. Plus, for 2015, the new TRD Pro Tundra takes off-roading to a whole new level while delivering Toyota levels of dependability and reliability.

PERFORMANCE: Even with F-150's new aluminum-alloy body and Lariat's standard 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine, Tundra's 5.7L V8 boasts more horsepower (381 vs. 325) and torque (401 lb.-ft. vs. 375 lb.-ft.). Plus, Tundra has a 47.1-ft. turn circle, making it 8.4 inches tighter than F-150's for better maneuverability in tough work situations or towing a boat. Those customers who want the added power of the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 on F-150 will need to fork out an extra $1200.

OFF-ROAD CAPABILITY: All Tundra models have a higher ground clearance than F-150 models and Tundra has a higher angle of approach than F-150 except for its Supercab 4x4 Long Bed models - allowing for better off-road clearance. And with the new TRD Pro model, Tundra's angle of approach is nearly 10 degrees higher than any F-150 model.

UTILITY: F-150 Lariat 4x4 may offer 65 lb. more payload capability than Tundra Limited 4x4, but Tundra Limited is rated to tow up to 9800 lb. compared to F-150 Lariat's 8100-lb. rating. In fact, all 5.7L V8 Tundra grades are equipped with a rear differential with a 10.5-in. ring gear, which allows its 4.30 rear axle ratio to work more aggressively and amplify Tundra's torque. The largest ring gear offered by F-150 is 9.75 inches and its largest axle ratio is 3.73. Plus, Trailer Sway Control is standard on Tundra and all 5.7L V8 models come with an integrated towing hitch receiver and TOW/HAUL mode to hold lower gears longer. F-150 models come standard with Trailer Sway Control and TOW/HAUL mode but an integrated towing hitch receiver can cost extra.

TECHNOLOGY: While F-150 has a larger 8-in. color touch-screen, Tundra Limited offers much more with its standard Entune App Suite allowing users to order movie tickets, make dinner reservations, listen to Pandora, view Yelp™ reviews and much more, all from the head unit. Ford's SYNC with MyFord Touch doesn't provide F-150 users with such connectivity at any level and SYNC services are only complimentary for one year.

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