2021 Chevrolet Silverado Multi-Flex Tailgate with the truck parked in front of a house
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The Real Reason the 2021 Chevy Silverado Deserves More Respect

Pickup trucks in America compete in a wildly popular segment. Although this segment is also highly competitive, many customers are loyal to their preferred truck maker. Even if the next Ford F-150 isn’t great, many people will still buy them because they are Ford people and always have been. This is a fascinating thing that …

A Ram 1500 truck is offered for sale at a dealership on January 12, 2017 in Elmhurst, Illinois. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of cheating on its diesel emissions software to get better fuel economy for about 100,000 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickups
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Ram Has the Most Affordable Full-Size Diesel Truck of 2021

The new Ram EcoDiesel is quite affordable. In fact, it’s the most affordable full-size diesel truck on the market. Compared to its competitors, you’ll get far more bang for your buck. So what makes the 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel model so affordable? A combination of performance and features, coupled with a hard-to-beat price point, helps …

2017 RAM 1500 Rebel TRX 4x4 is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Is Simply the Best-Looking Truck Out

The business sector was hit hard last year as the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the nation. The auto industry had to postpone new model debuts, cancel auto shows, and close manufacturing plants. Despite the hardships, several companies managed to create some great-looking trucks, cars, and SUVs to appease consumers’ desire for something new. FCA …

2020 RAM 1500 is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The Ram 1500 Just Can’t Stop Itself From Winning

Pickup trucks have grown to be among the best-selling vehicles in the United States. They offer the practicality of a work truck, but they also serve as family commuter vehicles as well. Since trucks also bring large profits, manufacturers have invested heavily in their development and refinement. MotorTrend reviews midsize, full-size, and heavy-duty pickup trucks …

2020 Mopar-Modified RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The 2020 Ram 1500 Is the Perfect Way to Deal With Winter This Year

Winter’s coming, and truck enthusiasts forget about four-wheeling for fun and start thinking about the ice and snow that’s right around the corner. They also spend a lot of time trolling the internet for closeout 2020 models. That age-old combination of want, disguised as need, has a new suitor for the best winter truck – …

A burgundy Ram 1500 Laramie sits in the curve or a dirt road.
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Avoid the 2014 Ram 1500 and Its Expensive Problems

Are you looking to save with a used Ram 1500? That’s an excellent way to get a deal. However, don’t pick the wrong model year. The 2014 Ram 1500 is proving to be a frustrating option due to its potential to come with expensive issues.  Is the 2014 Ram 1500 a good truck?  Yes, the …

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel driving on dirt road
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It’s A Terribly Expensive Time to Buy A Used Truck

Hold on to your wallet. If you’re looking for a used truck right now, then you could lose a lot more money than expected. Used pickup truck prices are skyrocketing right now. It seems like prices are making major jumps in the blink of an eye.  Prices keep growing  I know what you’re thinking. If …

a red Ram 1500 TRX at speed on a dusty desert trail
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This 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Left a Ford Raptor in the Dust

The unveiling of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX brought a 702-hp supercharged pickup truck to the masses. While the TRX is an impressive off-roader, the Hellcat-powered pickup truck has incredible straight-line speed. To test this, the team over at The Fast Lane Truck decided to pit the newly-released Ram against some established competition from Ford …

2019 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Runner
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The Most Fuel-Efficient Trucks

Aside from SUVs, trucks are among the most popular vehicles among American car buyers. And while most truck buyers will pay the most attention to facts and figures like a truck’s tow rating, payload capacity, and other handy features, one feature that might be overlooked is fuel economy. After all, why would you care about …

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel driving on dirt road

The 2019 Ram 1500 Is Attractive But Problematic

Generally speaking, the Ram 1500 is among the most dazzling trucks you can buy. This pickup has boosted its reputation by delivering on both capability and luxury. But if you are interested in shopping for used models, you’ll see that the 2019 Ram 1500 is particularly attractive, but it’s also problematic.  There are a variety of potential trouble spots on the …

2020 Ram 1500 Tradesman
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The Ram 1500 is More Satisfying Than the Ford F-150

If you want to be happy with your truck, then consider the Ram 1500 over the Ford F-150. The results are in, and the Ram 1500 just picked up more awards for vehicle satisfaction. The 2020 Ram 1500 is the most awarded truck, and its latest awards are based on driver feedback.  The 2020 Ram …

rear quarter view of a built to serve edition Ram 1500 pickup is an example of consumer reports best pickup truck
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Ram Debuts 2021 Limited Edition 1500 Honoring US Military

To honor those serving in the US military again this year Ram will make a 2021 limited-production “Built to Serve Edition” pickup. The theme this year will be aeronautical. To that end, both Anvil and Billet Silver paint choices will be available. For the interior black is used throughout with Diesel Gray stitching and Black …

2020 RAM 1500 is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Ram Offers the Best Full-Size Diesel Truck of 2020

Pickup trucks saturate the market these days, which isn’t a surprise since they’re in hot demand. The Ram 1500 is one of the most sought after trucks, especially the diesel version. But how well does it stand up to its competition? CarFax shows you how well it stands in the full-size pickup market. They made …

2020 Mopar-Modified RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The Ram 1500 Is the Pickup Truck With the Best Seats

These days, pickup trucks are known for providing buyers with comfort and plenty of features and amenities. High-quality seats are one of these important features, helping drivers feel comfortable over many hours of driving time. J.D. Power collects information to help determine which trucks have the best seats, and for 2020, the Ram 1500 was …

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock Mojave Sand
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Class Action Lawsuit: 2014-2019 Ram 1500 Defective EGR Fires

Usually, on these Class Action Lawsuits, the manufacturer has performed a recall for the problem. However, owners feel that the fix didn’t fix the issue. Such is partially the case here. On 2014-2019 Ram 1500 pickups an exhaust gas recirculation cooler can crack. This is probably from thermal fatigue. At the end of 2019, Fiat …

An overhead side view of a silver 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition in the desert
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Is the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Faster Than the Ram SRT-10?

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has been the biggest news of the week. And why wouldn’t it be? After all, it has a supercharged V8 that produces over 700 horsepower and enough ground clearance and suspension travel to get you almost anywhere. But what you might not remember is that there was a Ram truck …

a red Ram 1500 TRX at speed on a dusty desert trail
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How Fast Is the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX?

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX was unveiled earlier this week and while it’s safe to say that it’s probably the most extreme trucks to ever hit the market, some may be wondering what it has to offer. We already know that it will be up to date with all of the tech-savvy features that we …

2016 RAM 1500 truck is on display at the 108th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Ram’s Genius Pricing Strategy Has Opened the Door for More Sales

Many love Ram pickup trucks for their impressive hauling and towing prowess. Others appreciate the iconic HEMI engine that offers powerful performance that’s tough to beat. Blending practicality and performance with an impressive list of features, the Ram 1500 is a top-seller in the U.S. Many aren’t aware that there are two variations of Ram …

A red Ram pickup truck on display at an auto show.
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The Ram 1500 Safely Tops the Honda Ridgeline

We found a list of the safest pickup trucks you can buy, and the results may surprise you. The Honda Ridgeline isn’t the safest truck, as to be expected with Honda’s safety reputation. Instead, the Ram 1500 is the safest pickup truck you can buy for 2020.  The Ram 1500 is the safest pickup truck  …

A 2020 Ram 1500 truck on display at an auto show.
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Is the Ram 1500 Borrowing Tech From the Ford F-150?

So far, the 2021 Ram 1500 seems to be carrying over a majority of features from the previous model, except for when it comes to tech. The Ram 1500 is receiving significant tech updates that feel similar to the features that the Ford F-150 already has. Is the Ram 1500 borrowing tech from the Ford …

The Ram Big Horn with a dark red body driving in the country
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Does Continuing the Ram Classic Prove Ram 1500 Is Flawed?

Ram announced yesterday that its Classic pickup truck will continue production at least through 2021. Seeing as how it debuted at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show that means it has soldiered on for at least 13 years. Meanwhile, its replacement, the 1500, debuted at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. So it’s been competing with its …

A red Ford F-150 pickup truck offered for sale at a dealership.
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The Ford F-150 Lasts Longer Than the Ram 1500

When it comes down to dependability, currently, the Ford F-150 is the more reliable option to choose over the Ram 1500. When it comes to having a truck that lasts 200,000 miles, you have a better chance of making it there in the F-150 than its biggest rival, the Ram 1500.  The Ford F-150 is …

A view of the 2019 Ram 1500 Hemi 5.7L during Ram Trucks presents Drive: Artists to Watch @ the CMT Music Awards
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The 2020 Ram 1500 Proved to Be the Most Eco-Friendly Truck

The Tesla Cybertruck isn’t on the market yet, so other automakers still have a chance to be the most fuel-efficient truck on the market right now. Currently, that contest is between the major automakers, Ford, GM, and FCA. And between them, FCA’s Ram 1500 was considered to be the most eco-friendly truck.  A look at …

Ford F-150 Off-Roading through dirt
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5 Reasons Why the Ford F-150 Is Better than the RAM 1500

When it comes to the full-size pickup truck category, the Ford F-150 seems to always reign supreme. However, the RAM 1500 was redesigned for the 2019 model year and now boasts a nicer interior, bolder looks, and a host of features that give the top-contending F-150 a run for its money. But the F-150 wouldn’t …

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
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Avoid the Ford F-150, Buy the RAM 1500 Instead

The Ford F-150 has been the top-selling truck in the country forever and there’s no way it’s sales figures will be slowing down any time soon. After all, 2019 was its best sales year ever as over 890,000 F-150s were sold that year, according to Motor1. That should be no surprise as its popularity is …

Ram Pickup single cab short bed rendering | Abimelec Design
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Way Too Cool For Ram Trucks Ever To Make…

…but we wish it would. Short-bed single-cab pickup trucks were the foundation of hot rod pickups. Proportionally they were truck tough and car cool. Anyone hot rodding a long-bed pickup was considered a “farmer,” not that being a farmer is a bad thing. It was a derogatory slam on long-beds. And speaking of slam, no …

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Could CNG Save The V8 Engine?

We get so wrapped up in diesel vs gasoline, or EV vs ICE that we sometimes forget there are other ways to power vehicles. Some are clean, and we’re not talking about hydrogen. What we are talking about is CNG; compressed natural gas. Cars and trucks have been converted to CNG for decades. It’s mostly …

RAM 1500 trucks for sale at a dealership
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Do Not Buy This One Year Of Ram Truck

The new 2019 and 2020 Ram pickup has improved vastly since the previous generation’s problems. Though production started in 2008 as a 2009 model, the big problems started when there was a major revision in 2013. There were so many changes that included a new frame, electronic steering, eight-speed transmission and the introduction of the …

Introducing the 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel pickup truck
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The Ram 1500’s Penstar Engine Was the Best of 2019

The Pentastar engine has been powering the Ram 1500 since 2012. Reviewers and Ram owners alike are impressed with the engine’s brawny towing and hauling capabilities. One renowned automotive publisher also thinks the Ram engine is excellent since it has won a spot on the 2019 Ward’s Auto 10 best engines list. The specs for the …