30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

Looking Back At Our 30 Days With The 2013 Ram 1500: Video
Looking Back At Our 30 Days With The 2013 Ram 1500: Video

Through tornado warnings and thunderstorms, off-road parks and long road trips, our month with the 2013 Ram 1500 has seen it put to just about every use you'd see with a typical pickup truck. So how do we feel about it at the end of our 30 Days? The video above puts it all on the table, but, the...Read More»

30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days of 2013 Ram 1500: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

We're rounding the corner on our time with the 2013 Ram 1500. And while we prep our final posts--a towing exercise or two, some comparisons with a well-known competitor or two--we're taking a look back at what we wrote about the Ram earlier this year. Over the past 30 days, our take on the Ram 1500...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500 Off Road: 30 Days Of Ram
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500: Gas Mileage, Little Rock

Pickups and gas mileage aren't exactly known for their good relationship. That's all the more reason every mile per gallon counts with trucks--a 1 mpg gain for a 15 mpg truck is equivalent in gas savings to about 3 mpg in a 50 mpg hybrid. We've been keeping a sharp eye on the mileage of our 2013...Read More»

Uconnect
Uconnect, What It Does (Better): 30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

If you're familiar with any recent Chrysler products, you've probably seen or experienced Uconnect already. If not, you're in for a treat. Visually pleasing, simple and straightforward to use, but still capable and powerful, the Uconnect infotainment system in our 30-day test vehicle is among the...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500, towing configuration
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500: Build & Configure, Towing Edition

Earlier this week, we took a look at what might go into a great all-purpose version of the 2013 Ram 1500. Then we took our example off-roading. Now we bring you the mightiest towing configuration of the Ram 1500. Now, if you're going to be towing a large RV trailer, livestock, or other very large...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500 Off Road: 30 Days Of Ram
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500: Off-Roading At Superlift ORV Park

One of the truest tests of any 4x4 pickup truck is its ability to safely navigate rough terrain. What better place to test a truck's abilities than at one of America's top off-road parks, Superlift ORV Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. After making its way from Atlanta to Little Rock, the hardest...Read More»

Our 'workhorse' configured 2013 Ram 1500.
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: Build & Configure, Workhorse Edition

With an amazing array of cab, bed, drive, and engine options, picking a new pickup can be tough--which features do you really need, and which can you do without, or which do you want to avoid altogether? Fortunately, we've spent enough time with the Ram this month to have a good idea of what works...Read More»

30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: Gas Mileage, So Far

As we roll through our 30-day road test of the 2013 Ram 1500, we're ready to file our first report on the big reason we chose a V-6 instead of one of the Ram's better-known V-8s. Gas mileage isn't usually the first step in the decision tree when it comes to buying a pickup truck. If gas mileage is...Read More»

30 Days of 2013 Ram 1500 truck tent
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: Camping In Your Truck

We've pitched a few tents in our time, and we're no strangers to camping. Still, when a 2013 Ram 1500 pulled into the driveway with plans to stick around for a month, we realized we'd never tested a truck-bed tent. We crossed that off the vehicular to-do list this past weekend, when we split our 30...Read More»

30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: Heading West

Our 30-Day 2013 Ram 1500 has made its way safely to our Little Rock bureau. If you're following our month of Ram stories--or if you're a follower of The Car Connection on Instagram--you knew that already. But if you didn't, you missed a journey across the northern tier of the deep, deep south that...Read More»

30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: Photo Gallery

Our month with the 2013 Ram 1500 is about half over, so it's time to switch gears. The Ram's been sent west--west of the Mississippi to our Little Rock bureau, where we'll have more opportunity to put it through more hardcore duties like towing and off-road driving. For the route west, we steered...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
The Best Country Music Songs: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

Our 30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500 rolls on today with a deeper dive into UConnect--specifically, all the different ways you can keep yourself entertained safely on the road. Between Bluetooth streaming and mobile audio apps, satellite radio, terrestrial AM/FM radio, a CD/DVD player, a USB port, and an...Read More»

30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500
3,663* Things To Carry, Tow, Or Haul: 30 Days of 2013 Ram 1500

When you're used to driving every carlike crossover and coupelike SUV under the sun in a six-month span, a full-size truck can be a welcome relief. And a huge switch. We're making that switch this month with our 30 Days of the 2013 Ram 1500, and we're asking lots of questions. Some that come to...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
Ram 1500 Vs. Ram HD: When Do You Need Heavy Duty?

If you haven't shopped for a full-size truck in a few years, it's possible you've missed that there's a war going on. With each redesign, these light-duty pickups—like the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado 1500, the GMC Sierra 1500, and even the 2013 Ram 1500 SLT that we're driving now for 30...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500 configurator
Ultimate Ram For The Road: 30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500

We're still getting up to speed with the 2013 Ram 1500 we'll be driving for most of May, and while we get familiar, we also wonder how we would have built our own personal truck if we'd stopped into a dealer and started picking and choosing for a variety of duties. What would it have it were the...Read More»

30 Days of 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of 2013 Ram 1500: The Best Things In Life Are Free--At Least On Craigslist

Money can't buy everything, it's true. Want proof? Buy a pickup truck. You might become every moving friend's best friend overnight, but you can also get lots of free stuff, just by keeping an open eye. And maybe an open mind. To do so, you'll have to be a frequent follower of the bottom-feeding...Read More»

30 Days of 2013 Ram 1500
The Ride So Far: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

You know by now that The Car Connection is spending this month in the sturdy embrace of the 2013 Ram 1500. As we round up on week one, we're already finding some favorite features of the revamped pickup truck, with a quibble or two reinforced from our first drives last year. When we drove the 2013...Read More»

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5 Most Wanted Ram Trucks: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

We're spending this month with a 2013 Ram 1500, but while we're focusing on what makes the full-sizer one of our top-rated pickups, we're also taking a look back into history for the five Chrysler pickup trucks we'd have all over again. The Ram's history is just as cloudy as the past for the big...Read More»

30 Days of the 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

With all the high-performance roadsters we take for joyrides, and all the supersedans we cruise, It's easy to forget how good today's full-size pickup trucks have become. We're not going to forget this month, because for the next 30 days, The Car Connection is going in-depth with the 2013 Ram 1500...Read More»

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