Toyota Tundra Tops NADA Guides Best Retained Value List – Low Sales?

The National Automotive Dealers Association has published a report stating the Toyota Tundra has the best retained value among full-size trucks. NADA claims this is because of low sales. Are you buying that?

Toyota Tundra Tops NADA Guides Best Retained Value List - Low Sales?

The Toyota Tundra tops the NADA guide for the best retained value. While that is great, the reason NADA gives is not. Photo Courtesy of Aaron Turpen.

Read more…

2014 Lexus IS 350 Review – No F SPORT, No Problem

Our latest trip through the Lexus IS lineup is the base 350 model. While this model lacks to the F SPORT¬†performance package, it doesn’t disappoint. During the week I spent driving it, one thought kept going through my mind. Is the F SPORT package worth it?¬†

2014 Lexus IS 350 Review - Front Profile

The Lexus IS 350 is really sharp looking.

Read more…

March 2014 Truck Sales Figures – Big Month for Tundra

The sales figures are in for March and the Tundra continues to sell well. With the Tacoma slipping a bit, Toyota has to be pretty happy with the Tundra’s sales increase.

March 2014 Truck Sales Figures - Big Month for Tundra

The Toyota Tundra had a good month in March with a large increase in sales.

Read more…

Is It Wise To Finance Vehicle Accessories When Buying A New Truck?

Dealers LOVE to sell vehicle add-ons, like TRD performance upgrades, bedliners, etc. This is probably because new vehicle buyers love to purchase these add-ons. Dealership finance departments are often able to add the cost of accessories or new parts to the cost of a new truck, which means it’s often very easy to buy add-ons at the dealership. Dealers take care of adding all the gear you want, and you get a nicely customized truck for a monthly payment.

Is this practice of buying accessories at the dealership and financing them into the vehicle purchase price a good idea? Not really.

Is It Wise To Finance Vehicle Accessories When Buying A New Truck?

Financing vehicle accessories isn’t a great idea. Here’s why.

Read more…

2014 “Truck of the Year” on FIRE – Apparently Literally

Have you heard about the 2015 GMC Yukon that caught fire? Apparently, it is being recalled due to a possible fire risk. So is the North American “Truck of the Year” – GM Twins. With already millions of cars being recalled over ignition switch failures, GM is on FIRE lately. Really, fire.

2014 "Truck of the Year" on FIRE - Apparently Literally

GM is recalling ALL of the 2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups it has built. They apparently have a fire risk.

Read more…