Are you looking for a hard-working midsize pickup truck in the Bangor area? The 2020 Toyota Tacoma at Downeast Toyota is a fan favorite in a popular automotive segment. With more and more midsize pickup trucks like the Ford Ranger hitting the streets, drivers want to know – what are the differences? Learn more about why the Toyota Tacoma is the perfect fit with this detailed 2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2020 Ford Ranger comparison.
No matter what your automotive adventures may entail, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma can be tailored to fit your lifestyle with six trim levels to choose from – SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited and TRD Pro – that start at $26,050. Toyota Tacoma Access Cab and Double Cab variants can be paired with a 5-foot short bed or a 6.1-foot standard bed that will allow you to customize your Toyota Tacoma to fit your lifestyle and budget. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is available in 32 distinct configurations.
Differences Between the 2020 Toyota Tacoma and 2020 Ford Ranger
In this 2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2020 Ford Ranger comparison, the Ford Ranger features a lower price point for base trim levels. Base Toyota Tacoma SR trim levels make up the difference with an impressive list of technology and features that the stock Ford Ranger XL cannot match. A 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system with access to Wi-Fi Connect, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa sets the bar high in the Toyota Tacoma – while the Ford Ranger XL is equipped with a 3.5-inch LCD display with AM/FM radio.
To upgrade your safety on the road, at the jobsite or on the trail, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is equipped with standard Toyota Safety Sense™ technology that will apply a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and Automatic High Beams to the spec sheet. Available upgrades to the Toyota Tacoma spec sheet will vary by trim level and include an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen display, a power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, a JBL® sound system, heated seats and a navigation system.
Power and performance on the trail or jobsite are hallmarks of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. Base Toyota Tacoma models employ a 159-horsepower 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that is married to a six-speed automatic gearbox – and is replaced by the popular 278-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine in many variants. Tacoma models equipped with the 3.5-liter power core will earn 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The available part-time 4WDemand 4x4 system employs an electronic transfer case, an electronic locking rear differential and an Automatic Limited Slip Differential to deliver peerless traction on the trail. Multi-Terrain Select drive modes and an innovative CRAWL Control system will upgrade off-road performance.