Originally Posted by 1sttoyotundra
I have a 2016 Platinum and I absolutely love it. I may be wrong, but I consider it and the 1794 their top of the line offerings. That being said, it would be nice to have rear ac controls, vented seats that actually blow, rear storage, auto folding mirrors when alarm is set, a decent stereo system, touch screen monitor, TPMS that show which tire is low-keeps from having to check all of them, led/hid headlights and maybe a power plug or two in the bed. Sure, most if not all of these, are for convenience, but a lot of these "wants" are standard on other makers entry/mid tier trucks. If you're paying a premium, then you should get a premium product.
I'm sure I'll hear from those that say, well, your build is more like a car or an SUV, not a pick-up, and that would be fair. However the others are offering the same if not more and not everyone that buys a pickup uses it on a daily basis as a "work" truck.
Many buying trucks now aren't using them as a truck they are using them as a family car and they whine, bitch, and moan about everything that makes a truck a truck, now car makers are building trucks to fit the soccer mom grocery hauler crowd rather than building a truck for its intended purpose...so in theory if you want a luxury car buy one don't buy a truck expecting such LOL. But hey people are dumb enough to pay $60k+ for a truck with heated/cooled seats, heated/cooled steering wheel, etc....so what are automakers going to do? They're gonna build where the money is, nevermind what use for the vehicle should be.
I've had a couple vehicles with "leather" seats and they fall apart definitely something I wouldn't want LOL.
My 08 has rear under seat storage, it was an option but its there, and I didn't pay for it, I think someone actually ordered my truck and never bought it so I got a few add-ons LOL. Also have the bed rail system with the adjustable tie-down cleats on the bed rails...not sure I'd trust them to hold much though they don't seem to be very well made.
Many features in today's vehicles regardless of brand, are wants. Do you need a touch screen stereo, absolutely not, and in many cases its more of a pain in the first place...especially in hot or cold weather when the touch screen decides not to work LOL.