2019 Tundra vs. Titan Comparison

First introduced in model year 2000, the Toyota Tundra quickly gained a reputation as the truck to beat on the market. Kelley Blue Book® even recognized the Tundra with a Best Resale Value award for best full-size pickup this year.

In comparison, Nissan debuted the Titan in 2004. If you’re looking for a powerful pick-up truck that can handle heavy-duty tasks, Tundra and Titan are both great choices. But which one excels most in categories like performance, safety, and reliability? The Nissan Titan has certain interior advantages, including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ standard. When it comes to utility, the Toyota Tundra offers a higher towing capacity of more than 10,000 lbs..

In this full-size truck head to head, we’ll compare key features such as power, towing capacity, standard safety features, and more. Let’s begin.

Published Date: 12/18/2019

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Reliability

Known for producing reliable vehicles, the Tundra maintains this long-standing Toyota legacy. Kelley Blue Book® awarded Toyota its Best Resale Value Brand award for 2017, 2018, and 2019. For its part, the Nissan Titan does deliver a 5-year/100,000-mile warranty compared to the Tundra’s standard 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.

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Reliability

  • Kelley Blue Book® awarded Toyota its Best Resale Value Brand award for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
  • Tundra received Kelley Blue Book®’s Best Resale Value award for best full-size pickup.
  • The 2019 Nissan Titan did not earn any Best Resale Value or 5-Year Cost to Own awards from KBB.
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Safety

Staying safe on the road is important no matter where you go. With this in mind, Toyota Safety Sense® P (TSS-P) includes features like Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. This safety suite comes standard on every 2019 Tundra.

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Safety

  • Every 2019 Tundra comes equipped with Toyota Safety Sense® P (TSS-P).
  • Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are not available on Titan S.
  • 2019 Toyota Tundra SR 4x2 comes with Trailer-Sway Control standard.
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Performance

Every full-size truck should deliver robust towing performance backed by an impressive powertrain.

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Performance

  • Tundra SR5 4x2 Double Cab 5.7L V8 has a higher maximum towing capacity of 10,200 lbs. over the Titan King Cab SV 4x2 capacity of 9,450 lbs.
  • Every 2019 Tundra comes with standard power-assisted ventilated 13.9-in. front disc brakes with opposed 4-piston brake calipers and ventilated 13.6-in. rear disc brakes.
  • Tundra has a higher maximum payload of 1,730 lbs. vs. Titan’s 1,640 lbs.
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Conclusion: Tundra vs. Titan

If you’re in the market for a capable truck, look no further than the 2019 Tundra. It builds on Toyota’s famous reliability, having won Kelley Blue Book®’s 2019 5-Year Cost to Own Award for best full-size pickup. The 2019 Nissan Titan did not win Kelley Blue Book®’s 5-Year Cost to Own Award.

 

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Conclusion: Tundra vs. Titan

  • Every new Tundra comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense® P (TSS-P) and the Star Safety System™.
  • Tundra has a higher maximum towing capacity than Titan at 10,200 lbs. vs. Titan’s 9,450 lbs.
  • 2019 Tundra was awarded the 5-Year Cost to Own Award by Kelley Blue Book®.
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