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2016 Toyota Tundra vs Chevy Silverado 1500 in Kansas City, MO

Which Truck is Right for You?

There are time when you need a truck for more than just hauling your work equipment. Sometimes you need a truck for those weekend adventures boating on the Missouri River. To help you find the right truck for your needs, we’ve put together a Toyota Tundra competitor comparison here at Adams Toyota. We compared the 2016 Toyota Tundra vs Chevy Silverado in Kansas City, MO, to see which one comes out on top.

No matter what you’re hauling, you need a truck with power under the hood. The 2016 Toyota Tundra’s 5.7L V8 engine will give you up to 310 horsepower and 327 lbs.-ft. of torque to get the job done. The Silverado 1500’s comparable engine will only give you 285 horsepower and 305 lbs.-ft. of torque. Though neither of those numbers are nothing to scoff at, wouldn’t you want to make sure you have enough power to get you, and your boat, to your destination?

 No matter if your truck is taking you to work or off-roading for the weekend, you’ll want the best in safety features. When you’re driving the 2016 Toyota Tundra, you’ll have the added security of a backup camera1, fog lights, optional parking sensors, and underbody protection. The Chevy Silverado doesn’t come with the option of adding fog lights, limiting your vision when the weather doesn’t cooperate, nor will you have the option of parking sensors to help you squeeze into tighter parking spots, or leave unscathed. The other features, which come standard on the Tundra, are optional on the Silverado.

When we took a closer look at the 2016 Toyota Tundra vs Chevy Silverado 1500 in Kansas City, MO, we noticed that the Tundra offers many comfort and convenience features that are lacking in the Silverado 1500. For example, heated mirrors and keyless entry come standard on the Tundra, but are only optional on the Silverado. You’ll also have the option of a navigation system2 in the 2016 Tundra, to keep you on the right route and on time, but you would have to upgrade trims in the Silverado 1500 to have this option.

There are more entertainment options in the Toyota Tundra than in the Chevy Silverado 1500. In the Tundra, you can listen to your MP3s, or your favorite satellite radio station – both of which are standard features. These two options are optional on the Silverado. What is more surprising, however, is that the Chevy Silverado 1500 doesn’t offer a CD player as a standard feature. So, if you have a favorite album for your road trips, don’t worry, the Tundra has got your back.

Don’t get stuck with less. Come in to Adams Toyota today to compare the 2016 Toyota Tundra vs Chevy Silverado 1500 in Kansas City, MO, yourself. See firsthand which truck is just right for you. Schedule a test drive today online, or call us at 800-510-3244


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1. The backup camera does not provide a comprehensive view of the rear area of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your missors to confirm rearward clearance. Cold weather will limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy. 

2. . Be sure to obey traffic regulations and maintain awareness of road and traffic conditions at all times. Availability and accuracy of the information provided by the navigation system is dependent upon many factors. Use common sense when relying on information provided. Services and programming subject to change. Services not available in every city or roadway; updates may be available at an additional cost from your dealer. See your Navigation System Owner’s Manual for details.