After driving the 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro around for a week, I came across several surprises. Here are my top 5.
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.
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.
Type the word “diesel” into any Tundra fan site or forum and you will immediately get comments declaring you a fool or suggesting if Toyota doesn’t offer the engine, they will never buy another Tundra pickup. The diesel topic has exploded over the past few years and helping fan the flames is the 2015 Ram EcoDiesel. As the only half-ton diesel on the market, rival truck fans have seemingly put the truck on a pedestal to use for/against their diesel argument. What makes it so polarizing? The engine. Is it really that much better? Let’s take a closer look.
When Toyota said they were releasing a new higher trim level truck to compete with the trim levels offered by Ford, GM and Ram, I thought great. When, they said the name was 1794 and it was to be based on a country western ranch lifestyle, I was like huh?? Now, I get it. And it is glorious!