Ford F-250 vs Toyota Tundra

Ford F-250

The size and overall capability of the Ford F-250 and Toyota Tundra will immediately appeal to workers around West Point, King William, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

From traveling off the beaten path to towing immense trailers, these giants will prove reliable year after year. How do they compare when you stack them side by side, though? That's exactly what we'll find out with this 2021 Ford F-250 vs. Toyota Tundra comparison.

Because you'll likely be putting these trucks to work when you're behind the wheel, our West Point Ford staff thought it would be good to compare performance, towing, and payload!

F-250 vs Tundra: Engine Options

Ford F-250 Engine SpecsIf you're particular about the type of engine you want in your truck, the Ford F-250 will be appealing, as it offers three engine options compared to the single engine of the Tundra. There's a noticeable power gap between the F-250 and Tundra, as well.

The 5.7L V8 of the Tundra registers 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. Those figures are easily surpassed by the F-250. The standard F-250 offers 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque, thanks to a 6.2L V8.

If you step up to the 7.3L V8, the F-250 makes 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. Finally, if you want to emphasize power outputs, you can turn to the acclaimed 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel, which boasts 475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Ford F-250 TowingIt's almost an unfair fight comparing the towing capacity of the 2021 Ford F-250 against that of the 2021 Toyota Tundra. From the performance section, it's clear which truck will win out in this towing comparison.

The Tundra peaks at 10,200 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped. The maximum conventional towing capacity of the F-250 reaches 20,000 pounds when properly equipped. If you want to ramp up the towing capability, you can set up a gooseneck or 5th-wheel arrangement, which ups towing to a maximum 22,800 pounds.

Maximum Payload Capacity

Payload is a similar story to towing. While the 2021 Tundra is plenty capable, if you're expecting to do some heavy-duty hauling, your best bet is the 2021 F-250.

The Tundra peaks at 1,730 pounds of maximum payload when properly equipped. You can easily double that number with the F-250, which reaches a maximum payload capacity of 4,260 pounds when properly equipped.

2021 Ford F-250 Is More Prepared for Work Than Toyota Tundra

If your sole aim when securing your next truck is getting as much capability and usable power as possible, the Ford F-250 easily surpasses the Toyota Tundra. The Ford truck simply offers much more towing and payload in any configuration for the Tundra to keep up.

Testing the 2021 F-250 out for yourself is possible at West Point Ford. We'll happily answer your questions, get you behind the wheel of your favorite F-250 trim, and eventually get you onto the roads of West Point, King William, and Williamsburg, VA.