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I have hear similar complaints about the Dodge rotating shifter. My wife's Acura has push button shifting. Works fine except in two specific cases. If the door is ajar, it will go into drive, but as soon as you take your foot off the break it shifts back to park. There are times I do something and don't want to get fully in/shut the door. Also, and more annoying, from neutral you cannot go to drive without using the brake. This really gunks up the works when the Mrs. takes it through an automatic car wash (I know they are awful, but I have a religious wax program).





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Don’t forget, the seats in the GM trucks are hard as rocks across the line. Denali’s have the same horrible seats! IMHO
 

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Don’t forget, the seats in the GM trucks are hard as rocks across the line. Denali’s have the same horrible seats! IMHO
Have not been able to get comfortable in Tahoe/Suburban since about 05.
I’ve rented a LOT for long periods and somewhere in there my ability to get comfy in GM tricks waned quit a bit
Dodge was fine, but interior squeaks were annoying and the rotating shift knob is just asinine. Great truck for passing on a two lane tho, and in my personal opinion is the best looking of the domestic 3.
With the arrival 12/13gen Ford, I was comfortable as soon as I got in, the ride was nice and the only complaint I ever had was with a six cylinder 4x4 that could not get out of its own way (2017 I believe).
I’m a creature of habit.
Drove nothing but square body Chevrolet/GMC from 76 until 2007 when I parked my last one for the last time.
Had a Scout II for about a year. Fun little truck that went anywhere it was pointed, but just felt weird to me—too weird, so it was sold and another square body came into my possession. I think I’ve had about 8 of those things.
I’ve had my 98 ( still think it looks like a cockroach) for about 10 yrs now, and I have developed the same content for it. Favorite truck to date for ride, ability, reliability.
Plus—it still has a clutch pedal
 

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If Ford would have got rid of the shifter that whole console could have been storage like the Rams.
While the Ford looks 100% better now, the Ram still has it for the interior in my view.
The only problem with the RAM is, They are still having issues with there Uconnect system.
 

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If Ford would have got rid of the shifter that whole console could have been storage like the Rams.
While the Ford looks 100% better now, the Ram still has it for the interior in my view.
I test drove the F150 Platinum against the Ram 1500 Limited. The Ram's interior is still better but Ford has updated their interior to being close enough that it's not a deal breaker.

The only problem with the RAM is, They are still having issues with there Uconnect system.
I'm in the market for a 1/2 ton pickup as an addition to a sedan and small SUV so I'm in no rush. I'm waiting until 2022 for a few reasons:

- 2022 Ram 1500 may get the Uconnect 5 hardware which is worth it to wait for. Since these things are updated once every 2-4 years, I'll be able to enjoy the new hardware experience for 1/3 of the life of the vehicle.
- Supply of F150s and Ram 1500s will improve.
- Toyota is supposed to introduce a redesigned 2022 Tundra which will increase competition.
- GM is supposed to update their trucks to make them more competitive.
 

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I test drove the F150 Platinum against the Ram 1500 Limited. The Ram's interior is still better but Ford has updated their interior to being close enough that it's not a deal breaker.



I'm in the market for a 1/2 ton pickup as an addition to a sedan and small SUV so I'm in no rush. I'm waiting until 2022 for a few reasons:

- 2022 Ram 1500 may get the Uconnect 5 hardware which is worth it to wait for. Since these things are updated once every 2-4 years, I'll be able to enjoy the new hardware experience for 1/3 of the life of the vehicle.
- Supply of F150s and Ram 1500s will improve.
- Toyota is supposed to introduce a redesigned 2022 Tundra which will increase competition.
- GM is supposed to update their trucks to make them more competitive.
Apparently, the new Tundra is going to 'crush' the F-150 and Ram. I have owned a lot of Toyota's, and while they are solid as a rock, I have never thought the Tundra 'crushed' anything. It does stop frequently for fuel though, so that will be addressed.

https://www.gearpatrol.com/cars/a35448520/new-toyota-tundra-details-2022/
 

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