Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys all things automotive including wrenching on his collection of old pickups. He also plays an absurd amount of golf. Like really absurd.
On Tuesday, May 11, 2015, Ford Motor Company announced it was recalling 12,300 mostly new 2015 Ford F-150 trucks due to a part not being properly attached. This part could fall off and cause a loss of steering control.
Just a few weeks ago, we had a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali. The all-black truck had a striking image, a powerful 6.2L V8 engine, 8-speed transmission and had enough posh leather to rival a Burberry store in NYC. While this truck sure looks great, how does it compare to the 2015 Toyota Tundra Platinum? It all comes down to preferences.
Another month and another sales increase for both the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma. The April 2015 sales numbers show much stayed the same from March with most everyone up in sales except for Ford and Honda.
There is a series of videos out there focusing on the day in the life of a Toyota Tundra San Antonio factory employee. They are honest and insightful looks into who builds the trucks.
Quite often, you will hear us and others talk about the quality, durability and reliability (QDR) of Toyota products and how that is their big advantage. While it is often hard to measure these things, a Toyota certified sales representative puts both trucks under the microscope.