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Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys being outdoors, riding his road bike, working out, and sports.

Toyota Tundra J2807 Tow Rating Explained

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The Toyota Tundra is the only full-size truck that uses the J2807 standard for determining its towing rating. What does that mean and how does SAE measure the rating?

Toyota Tundra J2807 Tow Rating Explained

When you tow a load in a Toyota Tundra, rest assured it will tow what it says it will.

2014 Toyota Tundra Overall Impressions – First Take

After a week of posts about exterior, interior, driving, etc., here is my view of the truck overall and Toyota’s sales expectations. Again, this information comes from Toyota’s press preview event, talking with reps and my limited time driving the truck.

2014 Toyota Tundra Overall Impressions - First Take

The 2014 truck is really just a first step to more things to come.


2014 Toyota Tundra Ride Review – First Take

At the media preview event, I was able to log around 100 miles on the new 2014 Toyota Tundra. Here is what I found.

2014 Toyota Tundra Ride Review - First Take

Cruising around in the 2014 and you will notice a subtle, yet improved difference.

2014 Toyota Tundra Interior – First Take

Editor’s note: this review is on the Platinum package. Unfortunately, the photos of the interior with that package are unavailable at this time.

The biggest change on the 2014 Toyota Tundra is arguably the interior of the truck. While at the regional press preview event in late August, I got to check out the interior for a brief time. Here are my thoughts.

2014 Toyota Tundra Interior - Quick Review

This is the new interior of the limited package. You can see the loss of the second glove box, the circular vents and the new dash. The center stack has been moved closer too.

2014 Toyota Tundra Exterior – What They Were Thinking

Quite often, when people look at the new Tundra they ask, “What the heck was Toyota thinking?” Here then, in the most complete way possible, is what they were thinking.

2014 Toyota Tundra Exterior - What They Were Thinking

The exterior of the new 2014 Toyota Tundra is definitely polarizing and pulls from other truck designs. Here’s why.

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