Comparing the Top Full-Size Pickups in Canada

April 19th, 2024 by

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In the realm of full-size pickups, choosing the right vehicle means navigating a landscape of power, capability, and comfort. Let’s dissect the contenders: the Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500, armed with real-world data to guide your decision.

Price (Starting MSRP):

  • Ford F-150: Begins at approximately $35,000 CAD, offering a wide array of trim levels and customization options to accommodate various budgets and preferences.
  • Toyota Tundra: Starting around $44,000 CAD, the Tundra’s slightly higher entry price reflects its renowned reputation for reliability and durability.
  • Ram 1500: With a starting MSRP of about $42,000 CAD, the Ram 1500 blends affordability with luxurious amenities, appealing to discerning truck buyers.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / GMC Sierra 1500: Both start at approximately $40,000 CAD, delivering premium features and robust performance without breaking the bank.


  • Ford F-150: Offers a diverse engine lineup, including potent turbocharged V6 and V8 engines, alongside a hybrid powertrain for enhanced fuel efficiency.
  • Toyota Tundra: Equipped with a formidable V8 engine as standard, the Tundra delivers reliable performance for demanding towing and hauling tasks.
  • Ram 1500: Boasts a variety of engine options and available eTorque mild-hybrid technology, providing a perfect balance of power and efficiency.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / GMC Sierra 1500: Offer a range of engines to suit diverse performance needs, ensuring robust towing capabilities and confident driving experiences. Engine options include turbocharged four-cylinder, Diesel, V6, and V8 engines, catering to different power and efficiency requirements.

Towing Capacity (lbs):

  • Ford F-150: Leads the pack with maximum tow ratings exceeding 14,000 lbs, setting the standard for towing capability in its class.
  • Toyota Tundra: Offers respectable towing capacity, with maximum tow ratings ranging from 8,800 lbs to 10,200 lbs, depending on configuration.
  • Ram 1500: Boasts competitive towing capacity, with maximum tow ratings ranging from 6,200 lbs to over 12,750 lbs, depending on configuration and engine choice.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / GMC Sierra 1500: Provide robust towing capabilities, ranging from approximately 7,000 lbs to over 13,300 lbs, depending on configuration and engine selection.


  • Ford F-150: Renowned for its spacious and comfortable interior, the F-150 offers premium amenities like heated and ventilated seats and advanced infotainment features.
  • Toyota Tundra: Provides a comfortable ride quality, though some may find its interior design lacking compared to newer competitors.
  • Ram 1500: Sets the standard for luxury in its class, with a plush interior, available 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and class-leading rear-seat legroom.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / GMC Sierra 1500: Offer refined cabins with ample space for passengers and cargo, complemented by upscale features for added comfort and convenience.

Fuel Efficiency (Combined L/100km):

  • Ford F-150: With hybrid powertrain options available, the F-150 achieves impressive fuel efficiency ratings, such as approximately 11.5 L/100km combined with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.
  • Toyota Tundra: Fuel efficiency varies, averaging around 14-16 L/100km combined, depending on engine and drivetrain configuration.
  • Ram 1500: Offers competitive fuel efficiency, particularly with the available eTorque mild-hybrid system, achieving approximately 10-11 L/100km combined with the 3.6-liter V6 engine.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / GMC Sierra 1500: Strike a balance between power and efficiency, with fuel economy averaging around 11-13 L/100km combined, depending on engine choice and configuration.

In summary, while each truck brings its own strengths to the table, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 stand out with their premium features, rugged performance, and competitive pricing. Dive into our dealership to experience these formidable trucks firsthand and find your perfect companion for conquering Canadian roads.

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