2015 Ram 1500 vs. 2015 Toyota Tundra
When truck drivers from Regina and Moose Jaw, SK compare the 2015 Ram 1500 to the 2015 Toyota Tundra, they’re looking for a proven powerhouse with a strong engine backed by robust efficiency ratings. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that they prefer the Ram 1500.
When it comes to efficiency, the 2015 Ram 1500 doesn’t just best the 2015 Toyota Tundra — it bests every vehicle in its class. This is the only light truck to offer a diesel engine, making it the most fuel-efficient pickup in the country.
The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 generates a staggering 420 lb-ft of torque, but it will see you achieve 11.5 L/100 km in the city and 8.4 L/100 km on the highway in 4×2 models. The best the new Tundra can provide is 15.9 L/100 km in the city and 12.3 L/100 km on the highway. That’s a dramatic difference, so only pick the Tundra if you enjoy wasting time and money topping up.
Some drivers around Regina and Moose Jaw might have assumed that Ram’s focus on efficiency would see the 2015 Toyota Tundra pull ahead of the new 2015 Ram 1500 in terms of raw power, but they’d be wrong.
- Ram Peak Power: The Ram 1500’s available 5.7L HEMI V8 engine invigorates the vehicle with 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.
- Toyota Peak Power: The Tundra’s 5.7L i-FORCE engine can’t compete, producing just 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque.
The difference might not seem gigantic, but it’s enough to see the Ram outclass the Tundra in terms of towing, payload, and overall performance.
The 2015 Ram 1500 is the latest model from Canada’s longest lasting line of pickups. That longevity is a testament to the brand’s ability to cater to Canadian drivers, a fact further demonstrated by the highest brand loyalty of any full-size pickup in the country.
Want the opinion of experts? The team at Motor Trend recently pitted the 2015 Ram 1500 against both the 2015 Ford F-150 and 2015 Chevrolet Silverado in a grueling drive across California and Arizona before naming the Ram their 2015 Half-Ton Truck Shootout winner. The 2015 Toyota Tundra wasn’t even found worthy of the competition.
Drive the 2015 Ram 1500 in Regina, SK
With superior efficiency, power, and recognition, the 2015 Ram 1500 thoroughly outperforms the 2015 Toyota Tundra. To drive this class-leading truck near Moose Jaw, just come down to Crestview Chrysler in Regina, SK.