2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport

2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD
2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5

vs.

2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport
$28,040 MSRP**

Base Price

$33,160 MSRP**
2.7L 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

3.5L V6
159 hp

Base Power

278 hp
3,500 pounds

Base Towing

6,800 pounds
20 mpg city/ 23 mpg highway*

Fuel Economy

19 mpg city/ 24 mpg highway*

Cleveland drivers in need of the perfect Toyota pickup for tough jobs and built for adventure may be stuck between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport. These two unique Tacoma models offer drivers exclusive specs and features along with incredible pricing to meet all your needs. See which suits you best with a breakdown of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport, and then shop for your next vehicle at Metro Toyota. 

2021 Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport: Performance

A big difference between the 2021 Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport is their respective performances on Parma roads. Each sports its own engine but come backed with the same transmission and drivetrain. They also share nearly identical fuel economy ratings for fewer stops along your Brunswick commute. See the specs of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport below:

Tacoma SR5 specs:

  • 2.7L 4-cylinder engine
  • 159 horsepower
  • 180 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel-drive with automatic Limited-Slip Differential
  • 20 mpg city/ 23 mpg highway*

Tacoma TRD Sport specs:

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel-drive with automatic Limited-Slip Differential
  • 19 mpg city/ 24 mpg highway*

2021 Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport: Towing and Payload Capacity

Both trims feature impressive towing capacities to complete almost any job around Parma. The Tacoma TRD towing capacity maxes out at 6,800 pounds and comes with a payload capacity of 1,525 pounds. While the SR5 has a lowered towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, it balances things out with a payload capacity of up to 1,685 pounds. No matter which is right for your jobs throughout Brunswick, you can benefit from the following towing features: 

  • The class-IV towing hitch receiver
  • ATF cooler (not available on manual transmission) 
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Power steering cooler
  • 130-amp alternator
  • 4- and 7-pin connector with converter
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) (V6 only)

2021 Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport: Price and Features

Another great advantage you’ll find when comparing the 2021 Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport is competitive pricing. The SR5 starts at $28,040 MSRP**, while the TRD Sport has a starting price of $33,160 MSRP**. You’ve already seen the incredible performance you’ll get in exchange for these prices, but here’s a peek at the cabin inside both models: 

Tacoma SR5 interior features:

  • 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Display
  • Air conditioning
  • 3 USB ports
  • Manual day/night rearview mirror
  • 4-way adjustable driver’s seat 
  • 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • 8-inch touchscreen with six speakers

Tacoma TRD Sport interior features:

  • 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Display
  • Auto-dimming day/night rearview mirror
  • 3 USB ports
  • Dual zone automatic climate control 
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat 
  • 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • 8-inch touchscreen with six speakers
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift lever

Find a New Toyota Tacoma for Sale at Metro Toyota!

Once you’ve seen our breakdown of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport, you can experience the difference at the wheel of your very own Toyota truck. Bring home a new Toyota Tacoma for sale from Metro Toyota and save on your next ride with our new vehicle specials and national incentives. Check our more Toyota vehicle comparisons or apply for financing online to get started. Contact us to schedule a test drive in Brook Park!

*2021 project EPA-estimated rating estimates. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Actual mileage will vary.
**MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,175 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,365 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary

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