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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 …
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 Only4.5/5
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 Luxury4.5/5
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 …
First DrivesFirst Drive: 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel
There's no denying how wildly popular pickups are these days. Fuel prices be damned, light duty trucks continue to lead all passenger vehicle sales in both Canada and the United States for yet another year—and automakers have clearly taken notice, delivering endless trim packages and options lists for the discerning …
Test Drives2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: Still In Love4.5/5
Sometimes distance can change your perspective. When I initially drove the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel back when it was released in 2014, I was amazed at how adeptly Chrysler had been able to pair real-world fuel efficiency with the kind of torque and practicality that full-size truck owners demand. It was …
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