2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2020 Ford Ranger

Are you in the market for a midsize pickup truck? Have you had your heart set on the 2020 Toyota Tacoma? Do you want to know how it stacks up against a premier competitor in the segment? Find out why the Toyota Tacoma deserves a spot in your driveway with this in-depth 2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2020 Ford Ranger comparison.

To cater to your automotive needs, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is available in six trim levels – SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited and TRD Pro – that will start at $26,050. Tacoma models are available in Access and Double Cab body styles that pair with 6.1-foot and 5-foot bed options. Ford Ranger models offer only three trim levels – XL, XLT and Lariat – with Extended and Crew Cab variants that pair with a 6-foot or 5-foot bed. If you are looking for options, the Toyota Tacoma is the way to go.

2020 Toyota Tacoma


2020 Ford Ranger

$26,050 Starting Price $24,410
278-Horsepower 3.5-Liter V-6 Engine 270-Horsepower 2.3-Liter EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder
6,800 Pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 7,500 Pounds
7-Inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Touchscreen Standard Infotainment System 4.2-Inch Ford SYNC® LCD


Differences Between the 2020 Toyota Tacoma and 2020 Ford Ranger

If you are looking for a premier midsize pickup truck, the Toyota Tacoma promises to stand out in this 2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2020 Ford Ranger comparison. Armed with an affordable price tag and a wealth of standard features, the Toyota Tacoma provides value that its Ford Ranger counterpart cannot match. Toyota Tacoma SR models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ technology, 16-inch wheels, heated side mirrors and a 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa and Wi-Fi Connect. Base Ford Ranger XL models lack many of the features that are highlights of the Toyota Tacoma SR including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa.

Drivers who choose to upgrade their 2020 Toyota Tacoma will find no shortage of features and technology that will amp up your day-to-day commute. Highlights of the Toyota Tacoma spec sheet include an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen display, Toyota Smart Key with Push Button Start, a Qi wireless charging system, a power sunroof, heated front seats, 18-inch alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, a premium JBL® sound system, plush leather upholstery and more.

Under the hood, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma provides drivers with a pair of engine options – a 159-horsepower 2.7-liter four-cylinder and a power-packed 278-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Tacoma engine options are paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission or an optional six-speed manual gearbox. When equipped for towing, the Toyota Tacoma will tow up to 6,800 pounds of cargo with a maximum payload of 1,620 pounds. Ford Ranger models are available with a single powertrain – a 270-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Toyota Tacoma entries upgrade performance with a 4WDemand part-time four-wheel drive system, Multi-Terrain Select and CRAWL Control technology.

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Front Exterior on the Trail with Lights On
2020 Toyota Tacoma Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Toyota Entune 3.0 Touchscreen Display with Apple CarPlay
2020 Toyota Tacoma Rear Exterior on Rocky Trail