Because like the rest of the vehicle industry, corners were cut to save money on production.
No indicator lights on the shift selector.
Climate controls should be quick selection knobs instead of two buttons.
Hard plastic everywhere, plus it's very cheap since it is sensitive to scratches...
Because for $50,000+, 9 out of 10 people will want something that is aesthetically pleasing too. Now, what that is varies from person to person - and that's the game. Some poor bastard out there loves this new tundra and is probably pre-ordering as you're reading this.
In California the difference b/w reg and 92 octane is 0.30c at Costco.. I would've thought the difference would've been greater here.
Having said that, the difference is $5 every time I fill up 17gal. Not a big deal, and its better for this engine.
The gas door has instructions which instructs us to wait 5 seconds before pulling the gas nozzle out after filling. I've waited 10 seconds and a drop or two STILL falls out and drips down the side wall. No big deal, but because of this first impression of the capless system I prefer the capped...
* If you were buying today, would you still choose the Ranger? Why?
Yeah, knowing what I know so far; it's been a great. Economical. Fun to drive. Easy to drive.
* If not, why? What would you buy instead? Why?
If I was looking at something else I'd look at the frontier remodel, wait for the...