For enhanced safety, the front and rear seat shoulder belts of the Toyota Tundra are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger body types. In a accident a better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Ford F‑150 has only front height-adjustable seat belts.
Toyota pays for scheduled maintenance on the Tundra for 2 years and 25000 miles. Toyota will pay for oil changes, lubrication and any other required maintenance. Ford doesn't pay scheduled maintenance for the F‑150.
J.D. Power and Associates' 2015 Initial Quality Study of new car owners survey provides statistics that show that Toyota vehicles are better in initial quality than Ford vehicles. J.D. Power ranks Toyota 9th in initial quality, which is above the industry average. With 3 more problems per 100 vehicles, Ford is ranked 12th.
The J.D. Power and Associates' 2015 survey of owners of three-year-old vehicles data on the long-term dependability statistics of vehicles showed that Toyota vehicles are more reliable than Ford vehicles. Toyota was ranted 3rd in reliability, above the industry average. With 77 more problems per 100 vehicles, Ford is ranked 24th.