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2020 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks
2020 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

The Ford F-150 has sold more copies than the average Kinko’s; the Ram 1500 keeps gaining on it and rivals from Chevy and GMC with methodical doses of technology and talent. Both full-size pickup trucks are at the top of their towing and hauling and passenger-carrying game—but which one...Read More»

Ram 1500 "Built to Serve" Edition
2020 Ram 1500 "Built To Serve Edition" pickup trucks honor US military

Ram will honor veterans and active-duty servicemembers of the five branches of the U.S. military with special edition trucks, the truckmaker announced Wednesday. The 2020 Ram 1500 "Built To Serve Edition" trucks will go on sale later this month and Ram will build a different version of the special...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
Ram recalls more than 100,000 diesel pickups for fire risk

More than 100,000 diesel-powered Ram pickups will be recalled for an increased risk of fire, the truckmaker announced last month. Ram says it will recall 2014-2019 Ram 1500 trucks equipped with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine for an issue with the engine that could lead to a fire. Ram said 107,979...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDisel
2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel rated up to 32 mpg highway by EPA, still trails Chevy

In the endless pickup truck battle of one-upmanship, the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel trails the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel when it comes to fuel economy. Ram announced Monday that the rear-wheel-drive 2020 Ram diesel is EPA-rated at 32 mpg highway, while the similarly equipped Silverado diesel...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500
Ram 1500 pickup is the first Top Safety Pick+ truck from Detroit

The Ram 1500 is the first full-size pickup from a domestic automaker to earn a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS, the insurance industry-funded agency announced Tuesday. The rating applies to both 2019 and 2020 Ram 1500 pickups, albeit in narrow configurations. The rating applies to specific...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
Ram expands recall to 2M pickup trucks for power tailgate that can open while driving

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is broadening its recall of Ram pickup trucks due to a power tailgate malfunction that can open while a truck is in motion. Cargo can dump on to the road because of the faulty tailgates, which can create a serious risk to other drivers, as well as lose all that stuff from...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
Power, efficiency, reality all catch up with 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

For 2020, Ram isn’t letting off the gas—or maybe I should say “accelerator.” The 2020 Ram 1500 marks the return of the EcoDiesel engine under the hood of the automaker’s light-duty pickup truck. With a $4,995 price premium (or $3,000 over the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup trucks priced from $38,585

When the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel goes on sale later this year it'll be the most expensive optional engine available in a light-duty truck. On Friday, Ram said the 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine option in the 2020 Ram 1500 will command a $4,995 premium over the base V-6 mild-hybrid or a $3,000...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
Torque-heavy 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel detailed

The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel finally made its debut, staking its ground as the light-duty diesel pickup heavyweight. Ram revealed the pickup with the version of its 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 engine, which now makes 260 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. The latter figure is often what matters...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Limited
FCA recalls 295K Ram 1500 pickup trucks over safety software problem

The 2019 Ram 1500 is subject to a new recall to update software that could disable the airbags and seat belt pretensioners. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said last week that 295,981 Ram 1500 pickups are part of the recall. The recall also affects the 2020 Ram 1500, but only 26 have been built and are...Read More»

2018 Ram 1500 Tungsten Edition
10K Ram 1500 pickup trucks recalled over driveshaft failure risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall about 10,000 models of its popular Ram 1500 pickup truck after a number of reports of driveshaft failures. The recall is scheduled to begin June 15 and was detailed last week in government filings released by the NHTSA. According to the filings, the driveshaft...Read More»

2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport
Ram recalls 410,351 pickups with faulty tailgate latches

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 410,351 Ram pickup trucks that have faulty tailgate latches, the automaker said Friday. The recall affects 2015-2018 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 models equipped with 8-foot cargo beds. The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is not affected. FCA said the power-locking...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 diesel owners eligible for up to $3,075 in settlement

Owners of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 models fitted with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 engine will be eligible for up to $3,075 because their vehicles did not comply with federal emissions regulations. A federal judge on Friday approved the $307.5 million between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock
2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock fights for pickup truck buyers on a budget

With its 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock, Ram revives an historic name for a special edition of its last-generation pickup truck. While there's a redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck in dealers, the Warlock package is exclusively available on the old model that was renamed Ram 1500 Classic for the...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Multifunction Tailgate, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
All aboard: 2019 Ram 1500 debuts new "barn door" tailgate

Pickup truck tailgates no longer simply open, close, lock, and unlock. The 2019 Ram 1500 soon will be available with a tailgate that can either drop down or be opened in a 60/40 split, similar to barn doors. The truckmaker debuted the new tailgate setup Wednesday ahead of the 2019 Chicago Auto...Read More»

 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition
2019 Ram 1500 recalled over potential steering fault

A faulty fastener that may lead to the loss of power steering prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles last week to issue a recall for its 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck. The defective part is a battery ground circuit fastener, the automaker said. About 160,000 2019 Ram 1500 models are affected. FCA said...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Limited
2019 Ram 1500 Limited review update: The luxury pickup truck you want

Pickup trucks used to be a tool that tradesmen and farmers put to work. It's a different era now, as many pickup trucks live their lives running between to Starbucks on Monday morning and hauling the family boat or snowmobiles on the weekends. For 2019, the big three full-size pickup trucks from...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn
2019 Ram 1500 eTorque first drive review: The hybrid pickup truck you can (and should) drive

Late on a weekend night in the 1970s, Woodward Avenue in Detroit thrummed with the roar of V-8 engines and bias-ply rubber wailed as it roasted on the pavement. Today’s Detroit is not 1975’s Detroit, especially on a cold January morning. Mopar now speaks with an Italian accent. Traffic...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 crash test, via IIHS
IIHS: 2019 Ram 1500 aces crash tests but has subpar headlights

The 2019 Ram 1500 aced the IIHS' slew of crash tests but missed out on its top award due to headlights that don't provide good coverage at night. The IIHS found that the new Ram scored "Good" ratings in each of the instrumented six tests it administers including small-overlap front...Read More»