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First Drives2019 Ram Heavy Duty : There's a New Big Guy in the Ring
LAS VEGAS (Nevada) – In the heavy-duty truck segment, numbers are everything, especially torque numbers, and the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty doesn’t disappoint: 1,000 lb.-ft., a 35,100-lb. (15,921-kg) max towing rating, and a 7,680-lb. (3,484-kg) payload capacity. Indeed, FCA’s latest rig is strong and ready to take on rivals such …
Spotlight on2019 Ram Heavy Duty: We’re Heading to Las Vegas to Drive it
This week, The Car Guide heads over to Las Vegas to drive FCA’s latest work trucks, the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty. The War is On 2019 marks the return of professional-grade trucks from the three main American carmakers. General Motors recently pulled the drapes off its Chevrolet …
Comparative TestsFull-size Pickup Comparison Test: Battle Royale
In Canada and in the United States, full-size pickup trucks are bread-and-butter vehicles for Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ford F-Series largely dominates on the sales charts, followed by the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra —when added together—and the Ram Pickup . In our country, these four …
Spotlight on2019 Ram 1500 eTorque: We’re Testing it This Week
Ram’s redesigned 1500 pickup has been on sale since this spring, and we’re already driven it a couple of times—and liked it a lot. This time around, we’ll be heading down to Kentucky in order to try out the brand’s new eTorque engines, which we didn’t yet have the opportunity …

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NewsPickups Struggle With Passenger-Side Crash Test, IIHS Finds
It looks like you’re not necessarily doing your significant other a favour by inviting him or her for a ride in the passenger seat of your brand-new truck. Only three out of eleven pickups managed to earn a “Good” rating in the latest passenger-side small overlap front test conducted by …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Ram 1500
Every year, in summertime, The Car Guide ’s journalists establish their annual Best Buys in all vehicle categories, except for the Best New Car of the Year and Best New SUV of the Year titles, which are announced in the fall. However, the Best Buy in the full-size pickup truck …
News2019 Ram 1500 Pickup Production Behind Schedule
FCA is slated to spend at least $300 million to address production problems that have plagued the 2019 Ram 1500 assembly line at the manufacturer’s Sterling Heights assembly plant. In an earnings call to reporters last week, FCA boss Sergio Marchionne said that the plant is only running at 60% …
News2019 Ram 1500: Pricing Announced for Canada
The totally redesigned Ram 1500 will be on sale this spring, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has just announced its pricing structure. Base price will be set at $42,095 before freight and delivery charges. That’s for a Tradesman Quad Cab 4x2 equipped with a 3.6-litre V6 that includes eTorque mild hybrid …
Toronto2019 Ram 1500 Sport: a Canadian Exclusivity
The redesigned Ram 1500 pickup made its official debut at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, and six trim levels were initially announced, which includes the Tradesman, the Big Horn, the Rebel, the Laramie, the Limited and the Longhorn. At the Toronto Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles unveiled the …

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Towing with the 2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
"This is a truck that is conquesting in Canada today," says Howard Elmer about the 2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. "The reason for that is because it's a tool, and it's a very useful tool." Howard hooked up the trailer to find out how useful the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel truly is …
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Review: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
The 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sets out to redefine the half-ton pickup segment thanks to its 3.0-litre diesel powerplant that offers the towing and payload capacities of a larger motor while maintaining highway fuel economy that rivals most mid-size passenger sedans. It’s not perfect, though, as Howard Elmer notes, and …
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2013 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Trailer
Rough, tough and ready to rumble off-road, the Power Wagon is a special variant of the heavy-duty Ram 2500 that's optimized for climbing over boulders and muscling through deep ruts. Like the rest of the Ram's pickup lineup, it received a thorough updated for the latest model year that includes …