In comparing the Toyota Camry's and the Toyota Tacoma's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Camry has the advantage in the area of overall quality score. The Toyota Tacoma has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Camry's and the Toyota Tacoma's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Tacoma is a better car than the Toyota Camry.
Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Tacoma Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Toyota Camry loses 40.7 percent of its value and the Toyota Tacoma loses 13.8 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Tacoma retains 26.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota Camry.
Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Tacoma Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Camry is 9.0 out of 10 while the Toyota Tacoma's quality rating is 8.7 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars and the Toyota Tacoma being ranked 2 out of 7 Best Midsize Trucks.
Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Tacoma Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Camry is 9.0 out of 10. For the Toyota Tacoma the reliability rating is 9.2 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Tacoma a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Toyota Camry.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Camry’s base engine makes 203 horsepower, and the Toyota Tacoma base engine makes 228 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Toyota Camry has higher safety ratings than the Toyota Tacoma, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.