2020 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Toyota Tacoma
2020 Ford Ranger 2020 Toyota Tacoma
Starting MSRP*
  $24,410 $26,050
Engine Torque
  310 ft-lbs. 265 ft-lbs.
Towing Capacity**
  7,500 lbs. 6,400 lb.

2020 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Toyota Tacoma

Serving Havelock, NC

The Ford Ranger and the Toyota Tacoma are both classified as mid-sized trucks. The Ranger is smaller than the Ford F-150, and the Tacoma is smaller than the Toyota Tundra.

The 2020 Ranger and the 2020 Tacoma are both well-equipped trucks. Both trucks offer several technology features that today's drivers enjoy. Both pickups have virtually the same size truck bed for hauling items.

When it comes to power for towing and hauling, price, and safety features, the 2020 Ford Ranger surpasses the 2020 Toyota Tacoma by a wide margin.

Performance And Capability

The 2020 Ranger and 2020 Tacoma can both tow large loads. However, the Ford Ranger has significantly more towing power than the Tacoma. The Tacoma can tow 3,500 pounds with its four-cylinder engine in place. With the optional V6, the Tacoma's towing power increases to 6,400 pounds. The 2020 Ford Ranger has a 2.3-liter four-cylinder that is very powerful. This engine allows the Ranger to have a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds. That is significantly more than the Tacoma.

The Ford Ranger also has a higher payload capacity than the Toyota Tacoma. The 2020 Tacoma can haul loads weighing up to 1,620 pounds while the 2020 Ranger has a towing capacity of 1,860 pounds. That's a 240-pound difference.


There is a significant difference between the 2020 Ford Ranger and the 2020 Toyota Tacoma when it comes to price. The Ford Ranger is offered at a better price than the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. When considering the price, the Ranger offers more when it comes to fuel efficiency, towing, upfront cost, and comfort.


Safety features are essential on both the 2020 Ranger and the 2020 Tacoma. Both trucks come with many standard safety features that include auto high-beams, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. With the 2020 Ranger, you get a little more in the area of safety features. One important safety feature that is standard on the 2020 Ford Ranger is essential if you will be towing trailers. The Ranger comes with the blind-spot information system with trailer coverage.

Blind-spot warning is a system that examines alongside the Ranger when the driver is attempting a lane change. With trailer coverage, the sensors also check down the length of the trailer to make sure that no vehicles are coming into the blind spot. If a car should be detected in the blind-spot, a warning icon illuminates in one of the side-view mirrors.

While the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is a beautiful truck with several excellent features, the 2020 Ford Ranger offers more at a lower price. If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Ranger and test drive the vehicle, you should contact Riverside Ford conveniently located at 101 East Main Street in Havelock, North Carolina, for more information. Come out and see why the Ranger is a superior truck.

*MSRP for base vehicle. Excludes destination/delivery fee plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Optional equipment not included.
** When equipped with available Trailer Tow Package.