2021 Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tundra

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 Ford F-150


2021 Toyota Tundra
$28,940 MSRP


$33,675 MSRP

Trim Levels

14,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

10,200 pounds
3,325 pounds

Max. Payload Capacity

1,730 pounds
20 mpg city/26 mpg highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

13 mpg city/17 mpg highway

If your current pickup truck just isn’t holding up as well as you need it to on Monticello, MN job sites, you may be looking to make an upgrade. The Ford F-150 has long been known as a superior option that delivers tough towing and hauling specs without sacrificing efficiency, but how does it fare against a top competitor like the Toyota Tundra? Find out with Cornerstone Auto below, where we’ll compare the 2021 Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tundra in-depth! 


Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tundra: Compare Trims & Prices

If your number one concern while shopping for your next truck is affordability, you’d do well to consider the 2021 Ford F-150. The baseline F-150 XL model starts at just $28,940 MSRP – significantly more budget-oriented than the baseline Tundra SR, which starts at $33,675 MSRP. Compare the full spectrum of trims and prices for the F-150 vs. Tundra, below:

2021 Ford F-150 Trims and Prices

  • XL – $28,940 MSRP
  • XLT – $35,050 MSRP
  • Lariat – $44,695 MSRP
  • King Ranch® – $56,330 MSRP
  • Platinum – $59,110 MSRP
  • Limited – $70,825 MSRP
  • Raptor – $53,455 MSRP (Note: 2020 price, 2021 model not yet available) 

2021 Toyota Tundra Trims and Prices 

  • SR – $33,675 MSRP
  • SR5 – $35,365 MSRP
  • Limited – $42,390 MSRP
  • Platinum – $48,895 MSRP
  • 1794 Edition – $48,895 MSRP
  • TRD Pro – $48,775 MSRP

Toyota Tundra vs. Ford F-150: Towing, Hauling, and Efficiency

Whether you’re hauling lumber to a job in Anoka, MN or towing a camper to a Ramsey, MN weekend retreat, you want to remain as efficient as possible while doing so. How do the towing, payload, and fuel economy specs compare in the case of the F-150 vs. Tundra? The F-150 pulls ahead of the Tundra in all three categories! Check out the details, here:

2021 Ford F-150

2021 Toyota Tundra

  • 10,200-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 1,730-pound maximum payload capacity
  • 13 mpg city/17 mpg hwy rating

Toyota Tundra vs. Ford F-150: Off-Road Options

If you’re searching for a trail-worthy truck, you’re going to want to check out the F-150 and Tundra off-road trims. The Ford F-150 offers the Raptor trim for off-road excursions, while the Toyota Tundra offers the TRD Pro trim. Both options are fitted with heavy-duty FOX® shocks that fare well even in the toughest conditions, but the F-150 Raptor has some exclusive additions worth considering:

  • Terrain Management System
  • Trail Control
  • Electronic shift-on-the-fly system (switch between 4×4 Low, 4×4 High, and 2WD)
  • Torque-On-Demand® transfer case
  • All-Terrain KO2 tires, available with Beadlock wheels

Visit Our Ford Dealership in Elk River to See the F-150!

After comparing the F-150 vs. Tundra with us, we hope you’re feeling more confident about your final decision! If you’re still undecided and would like to test drive the F-150, we welcome you to contact us to arrange an appointment at our Ford dealership in Elk River. In the meantime, if you’d like to get a headstart on financing, you can start exploring Ford Credit options


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