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RAM 1500

Price $36,095 – $74,595
Fuel consumption 9.6 – 17.5 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
The Ram 1500 was completely redesigned for 2019 and it shows! Highlights include bold new grilles, a more rigid structure, lighter weight and heavily revised suspensions. Quad Cab and Crew Cab models are available (dominated by a new 12-inch touchscreen inside), as are some trim levels of the previous-generation 1500. A key upgrade under the hood is the eTorque mild hybrid system, included with the 305-hp V6 and available on the 395-hp HEMI V8. Max towing is 12,700 pounds.

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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 …
First Drives2019 Ram 1500 Sport: For Canada Only
In 2017, Ram trucks accounted for 37 percent of FCA sales in Canada. What’s more, 25 percent of Ram 1500 buyers opted for a Sport model, which is not even available in the U.S. for the 2019 model year. Why is it so popular north of the border? The folks …
First Drives2019 Ram 1500: Where Truck Meets Luxury
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – The Ram pickup is Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' cash cow, accounting for 37% of its total sales for 2017. Since it became its own brand after separating from Dodge in 2009, Ram has seen its total volume increase by almost 70,000 units; a massive achievement without any major …
Spotlight on2019 Ram 1500 Ready to Roll and Tow in Scottsdale!
American pickup truck manufacturers are ramping up for a big year and one of its major players—the Ram 1500—is taking The Car Guide for a first drive down to the desert terrain of Scottsdale, Arizona. The Ram pickup is coming off a strong 2017 Canadian sales campaign—98,465 units sold, an …
Previews2019 Ram 1500 Preview
The current-generation Ram 1500 has been around since the fall of 2008. That’s a long period for a life cycle of a vehicle, especially one that has to satisfy the wants and needs of so many people. The fact that it’s still selling like hot cakes is proof that the …

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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 …
Detroit2019 Ram 1500: All New at Last!
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has unveiled the totally redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 pickup at the Detroit Auto Show, and it’s got a lot to new features to talk about. First of all, it’s built on a new platform that is said to be stiffer, due to extensive use of high-strength steel, …
RecallsAn Important Recall for Ram 1500 and Ram HD Pickups
Right before the Holiday break, Transport Canada published a recall regarding the Ram 1500 as well as all the Ram HD variants. On vehicles equipped with a steering column gear shifter, the brake transmission shift interlock feature may become inoperative. If that happens, the shifter can be moved out of …
News2018 Ram Harvest Edition: One for the Farmers
We might be repeating ourselves, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is a master at recycling. Their products are aging, but the company keeps consumer interest afloat by conjuring up special-edition variants that are all very distinct. We already have the Ram Outdoorsman for hunting and fishing amateurs, the Ram Sport for …
NewsMopar ’16 Ram Rebel Revealed
Every year since 2010, FCA’s performance-parts division Mopar has conjured up a limited-edition vehicle that features a unique appearance package. This year marks the first time Mopar chooses a truck on which they work their magic. The Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel is obviously based on the 1500-series full-size pickup, and …

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Video Reviews
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 …