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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.

Through the Mountains in a 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Double Cab

A few weeks ago, I had two unique opportunities with a 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Double Cab. First, was a 1,047 mile trip through the Colorado mountains and back to move my daughter to my home. The second was riding in the back to Tabernash, Colorado from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming and back for a media driving event. Here are my experiences.

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Mountain Trip

If you haven’t been through the Colorado mountains you should. This was the setting sun view outside of Steamboat Springs.

2015 Toyota Sienna Surprises with Versatility and Kid Friendly Access

I’m not a mini-van fan. I find their looks lackluster, their size bulky and I think for the money, I’d rather buy a truck. However, after driving around a 2015 Toyota Sienna Limited for a week, I could be persuaded.

2015 Toyota Sienna Surprises with Versatility and Kid Friendly Access

As far as mini-vans looks go, the Toyota Sienna is about middle of the pack.

2015 Ram Rebel, 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Comparison

The inevitable comparison of the Ford Raptor to any straight-from-the-factory off-road truck dominates many discussions, yet the latest stock off-road models – Ram Rebel and Toyota Tundra TRD Pro – are not arguably, “so-called” Raptor fighters. Instead, they are ideally suited to be compared to each other. Here is how they stack up in my opinion.

2015 Ram Rebel, 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Comparision

During my time with the Rebel, I played around at our 300 acre family farm.

2015 Lexus LS460 F Sport Quietly Continues Setting Luxury Standard

Typically there are fast cars and luxury cars. Most fast cars are not really that comfortable or luxurious and most luxury cars aren’t really that fast. Yet, the 2015 Lexus Ls 460 breaks through the mold on both providing a luxurious, comfortable ride that radically changes into a fast, “diving into the corners” experience at the flick of a switch.

2015 Lexus LS460 Quietly Continues Setting Luxury Standard

While the exterior isn’t really distinctive, the interior has the “wow” factor.

Is Toyota’s D-4S Self-Cleaning Feature A Big Deal?

Now that the 2016 Toyota Tacoma is hitting dealer lots, we wonder how many new owners are asking about the whistling noise when idling and turning off the truck? Confused yourself? Stay with us.

Is Toyota's D-4S Self-Cleaning Feature A Big Deal?

Buried within the new engine is a self-cleaning feature that isn’t getting a lot of publicity. Should it get more attention?

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