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2019 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

Starting Price: $36,190 | Price yours

Above Average: Numerous engine and configuration options, best-in-class towing, numerous luxury features, high tech driving and towing aids, lightweight aluminum construction

Below Average: Desirable options can quickly push the price well past $60,000, largest configurations can be a handful to park and maneuver, poor fuel economy on most powerful engines

Consensus: The best selling pickup in America shows no signs of weakness, offering superior powertrain, capabilities and technology in a wide variety of trims and configurations.
 

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2019 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

Starting Price: $36,945 | Price yours

Above Average: Strong reputation for good resale and reliability, choice of two V8 engines, standard TSS-P collision warning and driver assist system

Below Average: Towing, payload and fuel economy lag behind the competition, lacking V6 or diesel engine options, short bed only, missing some high-tech options and infotainment must haves like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Consensus: A sturdy full-size pickup with a stellar reputation, but limited abilities that fall short of the segment leaders.
 

The Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra are both full-size pickups, but one clearly is more capable than the other. The F-150 offers more options, powertrain choices, towing and payload plus a lower priced entry-level crew cab model not offered with the Tundra. The Tundra’s reputation for reliability and strong resale is in full force, so if you can live within its limited towing, payload and configuration parameters, you’re good to go. However, if you’re seeking the latest in infotainment, technology, trailer assist systems, powertrains (including a diesel engine options) and capabilities, the F-150 is the clear choice. The Tundra made KBB’s top 10 Best Resale Value for 2018 list, while the F-150 has taken home KBB’s Best Buy Award four years in a row.

Toyota Tundra Advantages

Strong resale, uncomplicated options list, proven V8 engine, vertical power sliding rear window, standard collision warning and driver assists

Ford F-150 Advantages

Advanced towing and work innovations, class-leading capability, extensive engine lineup, choice of bed lengths, lengthy options list, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible

Similarities

The Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra both offer numerous trims and creature comforts, are able to tow over 10,000 pounds and offer powerful V8 engine options. Both have a good reputation for reliability and owner loyalty, as well as numerous aftermarket upgrades.

Final Recommendation

If your towing, hauling and technology needs fit within the parameters offered by the Toyota Tundra, its strong resale value and excellent reputation for longevity make it a good buy. Everyone else should head down to their local Ford dealer for a new F-150.

  2019 Ford F-150  2019 Toyota Tundra
Popular Powertrains    
Engine 2.7-liter turbo V6 4.6-liter V8
Horsepower 325 hp 310 hp
Torque 400 lb-ft 327 lb-ft
Transmission Auto, 10-spd Auto, 6-spd
Fuel Economy 22 mpg (20 mpg city, 26 hwy) 16 mpg (15 mpg city, 19 hwy)
Also Available 250 hp 3.0-liter diesel V6, 290 hp 3.3-liter V6, 395 hp 5.0-liter V8, 375-450 hp 3.5-liter turbo V6  381 hp 5.7-liter V8
Specs    
Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Max Seating Capacity 6 6
Wheelbase 145.0-156.8 inches 145.7 inches
Overall Length 231.9-243.7 inches 228.9 inches
Width 79.9 inches 79.9 inches
Height 75.6-77.3 inches 75.8-76.0 inches
Max Payload (Crew Cab) 2,890 pounds 1,620 pounds
Max Towing (Crew Cab) 13,200 pounds 10,200 pounds
     
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