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NewsGood News and Bad News for Ram 1500 Customers
The 2020 model year is shaping up to be an exciting one for full-size pickup customers with a fondness for diesel engines. After winning one of The Car Guide ’s Best Buy awards in 2019, the Ram 1500 returns for 2020 with the new and improved third generation of the …
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 …
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 …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesWardsAuto Announce 10 Best Engines Of 2016
Each year, WardsAuto compiles its list of 10 significant engines; the 2016 selection has just been unveiled. To be part of the candidates, there were a few criteria: the engine had to be new or significantly improved for 2016 OR have received a nomination from WardsAuto last year. The vehicle …
NewsRam 1500 Rebel to start at $51,895 in Canada
The Ram 1500 Rebel will start at $51,895 plus a $1,695 destination in Canada when it hits dealer lots, according to FCA Canada. The truck drops the brand's traditional 'crosshair' grille for a blacked out number with prominent 'RAM' lettering up front, matching the tailgate's bold 'RAM' badge out back.
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