From time to time, automakers give major outlets long-term loans of their popular products. Currently, Edmunds.com has a 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. This truck has performed well, but has had a slew of quality issues. While these “annoyances” may not seem that major (besides a stalling issue), they certainly don’t help improve Ram’s quality reputation.
Quite often, we come across information/photos on forums or Facebook showing dangerously overloaded Toyota Tundra trucks with mis-informed comments like: “it can tow 10,500 lbs., you should be fine with the 30-foot trailer loaded with concrete blocks, a backhoe and an ATV in the bed to boot.” While we try to offer accurate information, towing remains one of the least understood topics in full-size trucks. Here is some basic information.
A recent report from TrueCar Inc’s ALG division has found the Toyota Tundra has the highest resale value among full-sized pickups. It trumps the nearest competitor by 5 percent.
While surfing the internet, we came across this video showing a day in the life of a Toyota San Antonio factory employee. Check it out:
Another month is in the books for 2015 and the sales numbers are now out. While some companies will claim poor weather had an effect on their sales, let’s take a closer look at the numbers and draw some conclusions. Like is Ram maxing out demand? Will GM ever consolidate their numbers to show how much they are trouncing Ford? Toyota continues to see sales increases and nobody seems to care.