Posts Tagged ‘Ram Dakota’

The Ram 1500 Classic Returns for the 2021 Model Year

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Full-size pickup trucks continue to rise in popularity as of late, largely due to how luxurious and spacious they’ve become. Countless potential buyers out there really need and want the size and capability that comes with a half-ton pickup — especially when the price tag is hard to beat, as is the case with the Ram 1500 Classic. According to automotive experts, this is part of the reasons why Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) continues to sell its last-generation Ram 1500 Classic alongside the significantly new-and-improved Ram 1500 latest-generation that debuted in 2019. By the looks of it, FCA doesn’t seem to have any plans to stop offering both pickups alongside one another anytime soon. In an unsurprising move, the automaker announced that the Ram 1500 Classic model wil; stay in its lineup for the 2021 model year. (more…)

Ram Trucks Files for “Dakota” Trademark

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Detroit’s Big Three automakers ditched the midsize pickup truck long ago in the early 2010s, largely letting foreign automakers such as Toyota and Nissan fill that segment. But all of that’s changing now, as midsize trucks have seen an uptick in popularity these past few years. While Ford revived its Ranger model and Chevrolet brought back the Colorado, Ram has remained noticeably absent from the midsize pickup segment. All that’s about to change though, as Ram featured a midsize pickup addition to its lineup in the brand’s five-year plan back in 2018. We just discovered the latest bit of evidence that Ram’s midsize pickup in question is likely to enter the segment soon.  (more…)

Checking in With the Ram Dakota Rumors

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Only a few years ago, the midsize pickup segment was starting to feel like a bit of a cemetery. Nowadays new midsize pickup options, such as the Jeep Gladiator and the GMC Canyon, have helped revive interest in the segment. Other truck makers are poised for a comeback with Ford announcing the return of the Ranger, while Toyota updates the Tacoma, but what’s left for Ram Trucks who has a gap in its lineup? The truck maker is rumored to be bringing back the old Dodge Dakota to the market. (more…)