Review: 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO – New Color and Entune Audio Upgrades
Armed with a new color and upgraded Entune audio features, the 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO once again proves it is quite capable off the beaten path and on it. While I still hope for more powertrain performance, it is hard to deny the appeal of the body-on-frame SUV.
Why Don’t Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra Trucks Use Existing 8-Speed Transmissions?
Yesterday we told you about the new Toyota Highlander set to be revealed at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. Among its many changes is the addition of a new 8-speed automatic transmission with improvements to horsepower and fuel economy. This 8-speed joins existing Toyota products which use it like the all-new Land Cruiser and Lexus LX570 both out last year. This brings up an interesting question. Why doesn’t the Tacoma (recently redesigned) and the Tundra (in need of powertrain improvements) make use of the 8-speed transmission? Is profit to blame? The reason is likely more complex and here is what I think is going on.
Review: 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid AWD – Sneak Peek at 2017 Model and Segment Recap
Great looks, room for 8, good fuel economy and plenty of technology offerings makes the 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a strong competitor in its segment. And it is about to get even better.
Review: 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO – Small Changes Add Up
The 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO may have a lot of “carry over” equipment, it is still one of the best stock off-road trucks on the market. Plus, a few minor changes make it that much better.Read more…
Million Mile 2007 Toyota Tundra Keeps Trucking
An update on an earlier story, Victor Sheppard has now over 1 million miles on his 2007 Tundra with only minor issues. Yes, minor issues.Read more…