2020 Toyota Tundra vs 2019 Toyota Tundra
Thanks to a mild refresh for the 2020 model year, the Toyota Tundra returns with more muscle and more tech than its 2019 predecessor. See exactly how Toyota has revamped our favorite full-size pickup when we put the 2020 Toyota Tundra alongside the 2019 Toyota Tundra for a side-by-side comparison.
|Category||2020 Toyota Tundra||2019 Toyota Tundra|
|Base Engine||5.7L V8 (381 hp, 401 lb-ft)||4.6L V8 (310 hp, 327 lb-ft)|
|Payload Capacity||1,730 lbs.||1,600 lbs.|
|Towing Capacity||10,200 lbs.||6,800 lbs.|
|Infotainment System||Entune™ Audio with 7” touchscreen
Entune™ Audio Plus with 8” touchscreen
Entune™ Premium Audio with 8” touchscreen
|Entune™ Audio with 6.1” touchscreen
Entune™ Audio Plus with 7” touchscreen
Entune™ Premium Audio with 7” touchscreen
|Apple CarPlay / Android Auto||Standard||Not Available|
|Smart Key System||Available (SR5 and above)||Not Available|
Powertrain Enhancements of the 2020 Toyota Tundra
On the 2019 lineup, the Tundra comes suited with a standard 4.6-liter V8 on SR and SR5 models, returning solid figures at 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque. All models beyond get suited with a more potent 5.7-liter V8. That upgraded V8 earns impressive ratings at 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. With the 2020 Tundra, for gets right to the point, making that 5.7-liter V8 standard on all models. With that change, the lineup gets vaulted in standard power by a staggering 71 horsepower and 74 lb-ft.
The benefits of that upgraded standard powertrain carry over into capability. For the 2019 model year, the Tundra SR maxed out for payload capacity at 1,600 lbs. and towing at 6,800 lbs. As we roll into 2020, that base Tundra SR reaches new heights, rocketing to 1,730 lbs. max payload and 10,200 lbs. max towing.
The 2020 Toyota Tundra undergoes an even more impressive overhaul in technology offerings. In the 2019 Tundra drivers chose between a standard 6.1-inch touchscreen or an optional 7-inch touchscreen for their infotainment setup. For 2020, Toyota enhances the display options to a standard 7-inch touchscreen or an optional 8-inch touchscreen. The 2020 model year also introduces a Smart Key System as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration to the lineup.