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2001 Toyota Tundra vs. 1987 Toyota Camry

To start off, 2001 Toyota Tundra is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Toyota Camry. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Toyota Camry would be higher. At 4,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Tundra (245 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 162 more horse power than 1987 Toyota Camry. (83 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 1987 Toyota Camry.

Because 2001 Toyota Tundra is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2001 Toyota Tundra. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1987 Toyota Camry, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2001 Toyota Tundra (427 Nm) has 263 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Toyota Camry. (164 Nm). This means 2001 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Toyota Camry.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Toyota Tundra 1987 Toyota Camry
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Tundra Camry
Year Released 2001 1987
Body Type Pickup Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4700 cc 1973 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 245 HP 83 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 427 Nm 164 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 5530 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 3270 mm 2610 mm


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