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Ram 1500 is the First Pickup to Earn Top Safety Pick + Rating

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Ram 2020 models aren’t even available for purchase yet, but the truck maker already has plenty to celebrate before the new model year even begins. The 2020 Ram 1500 Crew Cab model upgraded with optional equipment was just awarded a Top Safety Pick + rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This makes the 2020 Ram 1500 the very first full-size truck achieve such a score. After numerous rigorous tests and evaluations, the 2020 Ram 1500 was awarded the highest rating available.  (more…)

All That’s New on the 2020 Ram Trucks Lineup

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently unveiled all the changes coming to Ram Trucks’ 2020 lineup. A big running theme for all models? Night Editions that add blacked-out trims and wheels. There’s also a new Ram 1500 Rebel Black Edition, and buyers who need a little more power but don’t want to shy away from the menacing looks can also opt for the Ram 2500 Power Wagon as well. The menacing dark designs are popular over at Ram Trucks, but let’s see what else the automaker is offering in its 2020 lineup.  (more…)

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pricing Announced

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Ram Trucks finally announced the pricing for their 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck that goes on sale this year. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has a starting MSRP of $38,585 — including the destination fee. Buyers will be able to buy a two-wheel drive Tradesman Quad Cab Ram truck model for that starting MSRP, while higher-tier trim levels cost a bit more.  (more…)

Get Familiar With a Little Bit of Ram History

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Before Ram Trucks decided to split from Dodge in 2009 to become its own brand, Dodge was the main pickup manufacturer for what came to be known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. In fact, Dodge has been making trucks since 1917, meaning the brand that became Ram has been part of farms, ranches, oil fields, prairies and families has been part of the American landscape for over 100 years. Here are some fun facts about the brand and how it arrived as the pickup truck powerhouse it is today. (more…)

Ram Trucks Can Do It All

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Ram Trucks has got potential buyers covered no matter their needs. There’s no better option on the market of half-ton trucks than the 2019 Ram 1500 – notably named MotorTrend’s Truck of the Year. In fact, the Ram 1500 is enjoying so much popularity that it currently ranks as the second most popular option, having dethroned Chevy. Let’s see where Ram Trucks stands today and how it intends to continue its successful run in the near future.  (more…)

Ram Heavy Duty: Designed With Confidence

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Ram wants to be a star in the work-driven heavy-duty segment. How does the truck maker hope to achieve that? With capability bragging rights of course. Back in January (2019), Ram introduced the revamped heavy-duty lineup at the North American International Auto Show with the main selling point – its 1,000 lb-ft of torque rating. Power doesn’t mean forgoing styling, not for Ram Trucks. According to Mike Gillam, Ram’s exterior design manager, the “visual durability” design team was not at odds with the function of the truck. Gillam spoke to Automotive News and detailed the collaboration between the design and engineering teams, here are a few interesting tidbits that let the public in on the work that goes on behind the scenes.  (more…)

Ram Dakota Definitely in the Works

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Last year, Ram confirmed that it is working on a new midsize pickup truck – likely one that’ll revive the old Dakota moniker. The last time the name was used, it was applied to a midsize truck manufactured by Dodge up until the mid-2000s. Now that Ram Trucks is its own brand under Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the Dakota is likely to be revived for the 2021 model year according to experts. This time around the Dakota will be closely related to a not-too-distant cousin, the all-new Jeep Gladiator. The Dakota’s mission will be different from that of the Jeep Gladiator as the Dakota is intended to attract a broader slice of the truck market instead of catering to those who seek a truck with off-roading capability.  (more…)

2019 Ram 2500 Highlights

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The fifth-generation Ram 2500 Heavy-Duty was initially introduced at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. It competes directly with other heavy-duty full-size pickups such as the Ford F-250 Super Duty, the GMC Sierra 2500HD and Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. Here’s a summary of the highlights that make the 2019 Ram 2500 the truck to beat in its segment: (more…)

Safety Features of the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Friday, June 21st, 2019

America’s continuing love affair with pickup trucks marches onward. The Detroit Three – Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – continue to focus their attention on outfitting their pickups with the best features, especially the safety systems. Rumor has it that the new 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will offer prospective buyers the most desirable safety features that are intended to improve the level of confidence while driving. Ram made a splash when it announced that the EcoDiesel engine was finally making a comeback after being absent for a few model years. In the press release announcing the debut of the new-and-improved EcoDiesel engine, Ram stated: “Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram truck lineup steps forward with the full force of modern capability providing confidence-inspiring features and class-exclusive vehicle safety.” Let’s check out what advanced safety features are expected to be on the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel model. (more…)

EcoDiesel is Back and Better Than Ever on the 2020 Ram 1500

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Great news are in order for all truck fans – Ram just announced that the 2020 Ram 1500 lineup will finally introduce a half-ton pickup powered by an EcoDiesel engine. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel features tech, torque and towing capacity figures that give plenty of other pickups in its segment a run for their money. Ram’s new, 3.0-liter diesel V6 is capable of generating 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Both figures represent an increase when compared to the last-generation Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, with past figures coming in at 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy estimates are unavailable for the time being, but Ram is confident that the EcoDiesel engine “is expected to lead the segment on fuel economy” according to the brand’s official statement. The last-generation Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was rated at 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. (more…)