2014 Ram 1500 Wins Motor Trend Truck of the Year for Second Time

For the very first time, the Motor Trend Truck of the Year award goes to last year’s winner, the Ram 1500. This model is the only truck that has won the award two years in a row. With its new EcoDiesel V6 engine, the Ram 1500 beat out some stiff competition this year. The Ram proved its reliability against its nine other contenders testing done by judges which measured tow, payload, and driving experience. Judges measured these stats 0-60 times to ensure accuracy in Uvalde, TX.

2014 Ram 1500
2014 Ram 1500

Not only is the Ram 1500 roomy with its two-door and long bed layout, it also tows anywhere from 7,300 to 9,200 pounds. Additionally, the Ram 1500 comes equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine that has 240 horsepower. This truck of the year gets an average of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. When this truck underwent real-world testing it got up to 24 mpg over hills in Malibu, CA.

In addition to being the only truck to ever win this award two years in a row, the announcement was made in Michigan which is the birthplace of Ram trucks. The Ram 1500 outclasses its stiff competition not only with its fuel economy and Torque, but also its style and all amenities it has to offer.

At your local Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership near Orion, MI we are currently offering the new 2014 Ram 1500 ST Crew truck at great savings. For those that qualify, low leases and purchase prices are available. Stop by our dealership or give us a call at (888)435-3039 for more information!


Consumer Reports ranks Ram 1500 as the Best Truck

ram 1500 Truck

Consumer Reports ranks ram the best truck

Recently, Consumer Reports has come out with their ratings and this year is favoring the Ram 1500. Scoring the highest rating overall, director of Consumer Reports, Jake Fisher, feels, “The Ram 1500 is surprisingly luxurious and refined — but still fully capable of doing hard work when needed.” Some updates to the Ram including the interior and powertrain have improved the Ram 1500 drastically.
These high ratings came from tests ranking all full-size pickups in the auto industry. The Ram 1500 scores high in the “Recommended” ratings due to the great crash test scores and higher reliability ratings. The Ram trim tested was the Ram 1500 Crew Cab four-wheel drive, because it is the most popular engine option. In this pickup truck there is a 5,7-liter Hemi V-8 complete with a new automatic eight-sped transmission. In Consumer Reports independent fuel economy test, the Ram 1500 won a class-leading overall 15 mpg.
Other truck ratings among Consumer Reports ranked the Nissan Titan and the Ford F-150 pickup trucks among the bottom.
Currently, Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, in Rochester Hills, MI has many Ram 1500 vehicles to choose from. Search the new and used truck inventory to see if you find one you like! With these reviews we know you will love it!