The way the tire carrier swings WITH the tailgate is extremely well thought out. Does appear that it might reduce opening angle slightly but I think it’s a minor concession and totally beats having to open then separately.
Can’t speak to the long term but I test drove a Ranger to get a feel for the 2.3 since I want a manual and I came away very impressed. I didn’t really hammer it but in normal driving and in that package it felt comparable to my 5.7 Tundra. I’ve never driven the Toyota 3.5 but I’ve read plenty of...
If electric was really the way they wouldn’t need to force it on us. They want to limit our range and freedom so vehicles with limited range are one part of that equation. And there is nothing “green” about batteries.
🤣 My wife and I also use bodies as a unit of measurement for storage. Lots of practical applications and it’s fun to see salesmen’s faces when you start rationalizing how they would fit wether in pieces or intact.