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2017 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO, 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Comparison
With the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor hitting dealer lots, the timing is ripe for a quick comparison between Toyota’s Tundra TRD PRO and the Raptor. Even though they are separated by a considerable price difference, consumers will see them as true competitors. Here is what you need to know.
TRD Pro Package Pricing Announced – Pricey, But Not As Much As A Raptor
The Tundra’s new TRD Pro package isn’t directly comparable to Ford’s Raptor F-150. The Raptor is more heavily customized for off-roading, offers more power, a wider track, a shorter wheelbase, and a few other (admittedly awesome) extras.
Still, it’s not as if the two trucks don’t have a lot in common. Both offer increased ground clearance and suspension travel (about 1.5″ more travel front and rear on the Tundra), top-grade shocks, unique styling, and under-body protection. Both also seem to be targeting truck buyers with LOTS of extra cash, as Toyota and Ford are demanding a hefty premium for these trucks.
While a true head-to-head off-road comparison of these trucks has yet to be completed, there’s one area where the Tundra has a clear advantage over the Raptor: Price. Toyota’s announced pricing for the TRD Pro Tundra, and it’s thousands less than the average Raptor.
$40k+ Ford Raptor 90 Foot Jump – Stupidity on Display
It seems to us that more and more truck owners are doing stupid things with their rides. In the latest example, here is a $40k+ Ford Raptor that jumps 90 feet through the air. Sounds cool, except it was amateurs doing it. The footage is unreal.