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#79 of 547 Quite flattering?
Feb 28, 2003 (9:26 am)
Don't get too ahead of yourself, it had nothing to do with you. Btw, what are you doing checking the Tacoma board now?
Sales: If they are offering 0%, good for them. The big 3 have been doing this for 2 years now, and are getting hurt by it. Who knows why Toyota is jumping on that bandwagon, but Tundra and 4Runner has had 0% for a while now. 4Runner I can understand, they are still trying to sell off old 2002 models and getting people to buy new 2003 one. Tundra..well, it's understandable why people don't really want to buy it yet. It'll be interesting to see what'll happen when new plant in San Ant opens.
FX2...blah blah blah. You're biased, what else is there to say. I don't need a truck with a snorkel from a factory. If I do, I'll buy one and put it on myself (because who knows, maybe snorkel manufacturer has made a bad run of snorkels.....it's never Fords' fault)
Mar 01, 2003 (12:09 pm)
I was surprise to see that skid plates are now optional with the 4x4 here at Edmunds. Anyway I have a 99 Taco extended cab 4x4 and it has been very reliable if not boring. One bad trait is the ride can be bone jarring at times.
Its gets tired after a while to see the friction between those that rant Ford or Toyota products. Both the Ranger and the Taco have their bad points.
Mar 02, 2003 (6:17 pm)
Since you're so obsessed with sales figures and their importance (at least in your mind), please explain this to me: The Mazda B series is one of the worst-selling compact pickups, and it is identical to a Ford Ranger.
What does that mean to you? The Ranger being identical to one of the worst selling pickups around? Ouch, I bet that hurt!
So the Level II FX4 Ranger is the coolest, most capable truck by any manufacturer? Well maybe in your world it is, a world in which an MP3 player is more important than a locker in an off-road specific truck, LOL.
I guess in your world the Taurus outsells the Camry too, huh? You might want to double check your research on that one.
Toyota's #1, and when you're #1, somebody's always trying to challenge you. You're an eloquent example, that's for sure!
Mar 04, 2003 (9:34 am)
watch out, you may explode.
you may want to check your sales figures. what does #1 mean to you? does it mean taking a severe dive in sales? probably since everything in life is backwards to you. you need to check pickuptruck.com and see the sales figures. toyota is anything but #1 my man- they're actually on their way down in sales.
and your argument concerning the mazda truck is totally bogus and quite entertaining at the same time. the mazda truck isn't built for sales numbers, it's built so that mazda can offer a truck. they sell every one they get from ford, just like you brag about the tacoma doing (now with sales incentives like ford). but the tacoma is the meat and potatoes of toyota's truck line. the B4000 on the other hand is built just so mazda can have a truck on their lot. they could care less how many they sell. i think that has to be an all time low for you. when you start bashing mazda's sales numbers just because the ford ranger is surging in sales, that's pretty pathetic. and you know it.
camry, in no way outsells the taurus/sable line. never has, never will.
get a grip and get some facts. as usual, you look like a bumbling typist with toyota written all over his forehead and nothing but dreams in his head.
sc0rp- you're the one talking about me. you should know i would've found out. shame on you.
#83 of 547 Sales Wars
Mar 04, 2003 (10:54 am)
Just reading up on your discussion here guys. Maybe someone could find out for sure, but aren't Toyota pick-ups selling better in every other country outside the US? It seems like they have a real presence in countries that don't have a national highway system or surplus income.
I think that the Ford trucks have always sold the best because of styling. They have managed to keep up with the times, but have never taken any risks. Not surprisingly, the new F-150 looks like the current model. The Silverado has also had a real simple look unitl recently, and it has sold almost as well as the F-150. With Chevy taking styling risks on its new truck and Ford keeping it the same, Ford should leave Chevy in the dust. It looks like a real oppertunity for the Tundra, that happens to look alot like the Ford.
Just my two cents. (BTW if everything goes to plan, I'll be picking up a '01 Tacoma Double Cab this afternoon!)
Mar 04, 2003 (1:05 pm)
Real quick, here: Which of these cars would you own first, and in what order? I would do this:
1)Camry (not my favorite, but well built and reliable!)
2)Taurus (just because I HAVE to pick a 2nd!)
3)Sable (do I really have to pick this car??)
Mar 04, 2003 (1:24 pm)
I'd pick Camry b/c it's Toyota and I've seen websites like "Ford Taurus Haters" on the net a few times. Sable is a dying breed.
Mar 04, 2003 (4:52 pm)
Why don't we make this real simple - instead of posting nothing but your biased opinions, why don't you simply provide us with links showing:
1. The Ranger outperforms the Tacoma in comparos
2. The Ranger has a better record for quality
3. The Ranger had a better record for reliability
4. The Ranger has a higher resale value
5. The Ranger has a higher customer satisfaction rating
6. The Ranger has had fewer TSBs
We've shown time and time again that, in regards to these measures, the Tacoma wins hands-down. All you've done is criticize our sources and come to wild conclusions about which truck is better due to monthly sales figures.
So you see, your argument is pretty weak without something to back you up.
I'll be waiting for those links, bud....oh, and please spare us tales of how tough Rangers are because you've personally jumped them but then later personally denied abusing your truck when you tried to sell it on Ebay. Stuff like that kind of hurts your credibility, you know.
Mar 05, 2003 (6:58 am)
Don't stard this again. You know tbunder will keep clinging to his lifeline of "Ranger outsells Tacoma" and the "It has bigger engine than yours does".
We've been up and down this road before, and you know where all that led. We don't want this topic closed. How's ol' Mexico nowdays?
Mar 05, 2003 (7:32 am)
We HAVE been down this road before, so let's just steer clear of the potholes BEFORE we hit them again...
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