Toyota Tundra vs. Ford F150Mar 31th, 2018
If you’re shopping for a pick-up truck in Calgary, chances are you’re considering either a Toyota Tundra or a Ford F-150. While both trucks offer considerable power and towing technology, Toyota has elevated their vehicle in ways Ford has yet to do with the F-150.
When it comes to safety, reliability, and resale value the Tundra is the clear winner when comparing the two. Plus, the Tundra offers buyers more standard features and towing tech on lower level trims meaning you don’t have to spend more to get more; Toyota has made sure your Tundra is fully-equipped no matter the model.
The Tundra comes equipped with the industry-leading suite of safety technologies known as Toyota Safety Sense. These come at no additional cost to buyers and include innovative features that are designed to protect you and your passengers from harm.
The Tundra is equipped with Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection. Similar Ford technologies are not included until later trims, i.e. the Lariat and higher.
There are other safety features Toyota took into consideration, too. For instance, the front and rear seats have adjustable shoulder belts meaning passengers of all heights can enjoy the maximum level of safety. The F-150 only offers adjustable seat belts for passengers up front.
Consumer Reports and J.D. Power and Associates are two of the most respected names when it comes to reliability in the auto world. Not only does Consumer Reports rank the Tundra 56 points higher than the F-150, J.D. Power rated the Tundra the third most reliable large light-duty pickup in 2017. The F-150 did not make the top three.
In terms of total brand reliability, J.D. Power ranks Toyota the second most reliable vehicle manufacturer in the world, where as Ford is left in the eight spot. Finally, the Tundra has earned the Best Resale Value award in the full-sized pick-up segment from Kelley Blue Books for the last two years.
The Toyota Tundra has earned Best Overall Value by IntelliChoice thanks to its great towing and hauling abilities, as well as a comfortable cabin and laundry-list of standard and available features.
IntelliChoice also points to the Tundra as a great off-roading pickup with an exceptional towing capacity making it just as great for families as it is for the worksite. That means its segment of potential buyers is quite large, further increasing the Tundra’s resale value.
Shopping For a Toyota Tundra?
Buying a 2018 Toyota Tundra from Country Hills Toyota doesn’t just mean getting a fantastic pick-up at a great price. It also means you get to enjoy all the benefits that come with being a part of the Country Hills Toyota family.
That includes a lifetime of free oil changes, Aeroplan miles with every service and parts order, and a commitment to you and your trucks needs for however long you own your Tundra!.
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