2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado



Towing Capacities:

The 2018 Toyota Tundra your go to truck for all your towing needs! It can tow an insane amount of weight, significantly more than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado and has a higher maximum towing capacity than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. There's no limit to what the 2018 Toyota Tundra can tow as it comes equipped with outboard-mounted shocks, heavy-duty TripleTech frame with an integrated towing hitch receiver, and a trailer hitch that uses 12 high-strength bolts integrated into the Tundra's frame!

Not only does the 2018 Toyota Tundra have tons of advanced capabilities that make it the best towing truck out there, it also has a TOW/HAUL Mode and a 4-/7-pin connector gives you another advantage when towing. The Toyota Tundra's 4-/7-pin connector is integrated into the rear bumper and makes connecting a compatible trailer a breeze! And the TOW/HAUL mode is an incredibly intelligent function as it will hold lower gears longer so the Tundra won't constantly be searching for the right gear while you tow your precious cargo. The TOW/HAUL also increases the throttle response, pulling power and braking response significantly increasing the 2018 Toyota Tundra's performance. Scroll down to learn how the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado's towing capacities hold up against the 2018 Toyota Tundra.
2018 Toyota Tundra2018 Chevrolet Silverado
4.6L V8 engine10,200 lbs.4.3L V6 engine5,500 lbs.
5.7L V8 engine10,200 lbs.5.3L V8 engine6,400 lbs.
 
Performance:

The 2018 Toyota Tundra has tons of power and is highly efficient. Its i-FORCE 5.7L V8 6 engine provides up to 381 HP and 401 lb.-ft. of torque which is decidedly more powerful than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado's engine. And its 6 speed automatic transmission and standard Tow Package help to make the 2018 Toyota Tundra the most powerful truck on the road.

The 2018 Toyota Tundra's Automatic Limited Slip Differential and Active Traction Control are just two features the 2018 Toyota Tundra has that give you an edge on the road. The Automatic Limited Slip Differential functions just like any other limited slip differential but has a high-tech spin. The Automatic Limited Slip differential will apply the brakes to the individual wheels that have no traction instead of just controlling slip mechanically. The Automatic Limited Slip Differential won't cut the engine's power like traction control does, so you can distribute power in a more effective way and have more control over the truck! The best part of the Automatic Limited Slip Differential is that it does NOT have any extra components that add to overall ownership costs! That means you get this amazing feature at no added cost!

The Active Traction Control feature is another fantastic feature that enhances traction across the front and rear axles while simultaneously improving the grip on low-traction surfaces. And the A-TRAC system still allows you to use the 2-speed transfer case so you can always have access to the 2018 Toyota Tundra's unbelievable torque and power. Scroll down to see how the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado's performance stacks up against the 2018 Toyota Tundra.
2018 Toyota Tundra2018 Chevrolet Silverado  
Fuel Tank Capacity 38 gallonsFuel Tank Capacity26 gallons
Enginei-FORCE 5.7L V8Engine5.3L EcoTec3 V8
Horsepower381@5600 RPMHorsepower355@5600 RPM
Torque401 lb.-ft.Torque383 lb.-ft.
Automatic Limited Slip DifferentialXAutomatic Limited Slip Differentialnot as advanced as Tundra's-controls slip mechanically
Active Traction ControlXActive Traction ControlX
 
Safety:

The 2018 Toyota Tundra is hands down the most powerful truck on the road, and it is also one of the safest! The 2018 Toyota Tundra comes standard with the full Toyota Safety Sense suite which includes: Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). In addition to all of these incredible safety features, the 2018 Toyota Tundra comes equipped with Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, 8 airbags, LATCH ("Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children), and Toyota Care! No other full size truck on the road comes standard with all of these high tech features. With the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, you have to pay to keep you and your loved ones safe but not with the 2018 Toyota Tundra! Scroll down to see how the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado compares to the 2018 Toyota Tundra in safety features.

 
2018 Toyota Tundra2018 Chevrolet Silverado
  • Standard backup camera
  • Integrated navigation
  • Automatic Limited Slip Differential
  • Active Traction Control 
  • 8 Airbags-driver and front passenger, side curtain, front seat mounted side, knee airbags
  • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
  • Traction Control (TRAC)
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist (BA)
  • Smart Stop Technology (SST)
  • Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children-so you can easily strap your children and their car seats into the 2018 Toyota Tundra)
  • ToyotaCare (Every new Toyota Tundra comes standard with ToyotaCare-a no cost maintenance plan for 2 years or 25,000 miles) 
  • Rear vision camera
  • Front and rear park assist
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • 6 Airbags--dual-stage frontal, head-curtain, front seat mounted, side impact
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Low speed forward automatic braking
  • Safety Alert Driver Seat
  • Teen Driver System
  • Intellibeam High Beam Assist
  • Onstar Automatic Crash Response












 
As you can see, the 2018 Toyota Tundra is unrivaled! No other truck can keep up with its amazing power, towing capacities, and safety. Not only that, but it looks great too! Make sure to check out our extensive inventory of 2018 Toyota Tundra's either online or in person. Not only do we have standard sized 2018 Toyota Tundra's, but we also have lifted ones!

Our experienced team of sales associates are ready and eager to help get you into the truck of your dreams. We are located at 3507 Jefferson Davis Highway Fredericksburg, VA 22408 and if you have any questions, our phone number is (540)710-8500 We can't wait to see you soon!




*All measurements and specs are based off of the 2018 Toyota Tundra SR5 4x2 5.7L V8 engine and 2018 Chevrolet Silverado LT 4.3L V6 engine

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