Texas-Made Tundra Goes Against the Titan

Toyota Tundra

When in Texas, you can expect to see several things, including guns, cowboy hats, horses, huge mosquitoes, and pickup trucks. Two of the favorite options for the latter include the Toyota Tundra and the Nissan Titan. However, with the Tundra manufactured in San Antonio, Texas, it clearly gives Texans an edge. If you want to buy a new truck, start by comparing what these two have to offer.

Toyota Tundra

Available in both two- and four-wheel drive, the Toyota Tundra is hard to beat. A massive manufacturing facility in San Antonio, TX, is responsible for manufacturing 27 variations of the Tundra using the same factory line; that includes things like cab and bed sizes, wheelbases, and trim levels. Because of that, you can get virtually anything that you want on the Tundra from the Lone Star State.

The Toyota Tundra boasts a rugged, macho body profile that makes a statement. With its 5.7-liter V8 engine and available four-wheel-drive configuration, this truck can accomplish just about anything. Whether driving in the city, taking a road trip, or going on an off-roading adventure, this pickup truck gets the job done.

The 2018 Toyota Tundra gives you three distinct cab styles, as well as two different bed lengths. This latest model also has a new front grille, and the automaker added the TRD Sport trim, which has a sportier look, anti-roll bars at both ends, a hood scoop, and Bilstein shocks. All that combined with 20-inch wheels, and a shift knob and floor mats emblazoned with the TRD logo make this truck a serious contender.

Nissan Titan

In 2015, the Texas Auto Writers Association named the Nissan Titan XD edition the “Truck of Texas.” Giving the Tundra a run for its money, the 2018 lineup features all the redesigned features from 2017, plus a few additional tweaks. The most prominent is the Midnight Edition appearance package, which is stunning.

Like the Tundra, the 2018 Nissan Titan has a powerful engine. The 5.6-liter V8 produces 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. However, you can opt for the 5-liter turbocharged V8 diesel if preferred. Especially for towing purposes, the 555 pound-feet of torque from the more powerful diesel is ideal for work or play.

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Buy Your New Truck Today

If you have your sights set on a used, certified pre-owned, or new Toyota Tundra, we can help. At Toyota of Longview, located in Longview, TX, a professional salesperson will gladly answer your questions and provide the guidance needed to get you into the right pickup truck. For added convenience, we offer in-house financing. Call or visit us today.