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2012 Ram 1500 Recalled For Spare Tire Issue
2012 Ram 1500 Recalled For Spare Tire Issue

There's good news and bad news for owners of the 2012 Ram (formerly Dodge Ram). The bad news is that the Ram 1500 pickup has been recalled for a problem with its spare tire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some Ram trucks from the 2012 model year...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500, 2012 New York Auto Show
2013 Ram 1500 Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Especially if the exterior of the refreshed 2013 Ram 1500 (formerly Dodge Ram) is the first thing you see, you might wonder what's new—save for maybe a front-end touch-up and a new grille. But here, first impressions are deceiving. On the inside, the 2013 Ram 1500 gets a much-improved design;...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2013 Ram 1500: Familiar Look, But A Much More Modern Truck

Chrysler has unveiled a radically different 2013 Ram at the 2012 New York Auto Show. But if you were only to go by sheetmetal and exterior styling, you might never know. The 2013 Dodge Ram has a new, stronger and lighter frame underneath, plus a new version of Chrysler's Pentastar V-6, here making...Read More»

2012 Ram with RamBox option. Image: Chrysler Group LLC
Ram Expands RamBox Lineup, Lowers Pricing

For years, one tradeoff of owning a pickup was the lack of a locking trunk. If you needed to keep a laptop or camera bag out of sight and secure, your options were limited. Ditto for tools, especially over-sized things like shovels or post-hole diggers. Honda debuted a locking trunk in the bed of...Read More»

2011 Ram 1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Angular Front Exterior View
2012 Ram 1500 V-6 Will Get More Power, Better MPG

No more wheezy V-6 in the Ram: Later this year, Chrysler will replace the base 3.7-liter V-6 in the base 2012 Ram 1500 full-size truck with a version of its new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. A high-ranking Chrysler official, powertrain chief Paolo Ferrero, confirmed the change for the first time to...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 towing a trailer
Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra Get Top Marks In Rollover Protection

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released its first ratings for large pickups in its rollover-related roof-strength test, and both the 2011 Ford F-150 and 2011 Toyota Tundra have earned top 'good' ratings. The roof-strength test measures the force that can be sustained by the...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Chrysler Set to Devalue Ram Names? [UPDATE]

Chrysler may be on a renaming mini-spree. First, the Sebring sedan grew new sheetmetal and interior trim and earned the new 2011 Chrysler 200 moniker. Now, the newly minted Ram brand may be looking at its numerics with different names in mind. PickupTrucks reports that Chrysler may be considering a...Read More»

2011 Ram Laramie Longhorn
2011 Ram Laramie is the Truck of Texas--With Benefits?

The 2011 Ram Laramie Longhorn has been named the Truck of Texas. The Ram--you knew it last year as the Dodge Ram--earned the title by winning the most votes from the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), which picks the truck it likes best after a two-day truck rodeo. Some 40 journalists evaluate...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
2011 Ram, 2010 Dodge And Chrysler Models Recalled

A power-steering issue is prompting the recall of 2010 Chrysler Sebring, and 300 models, along with 2010 Dodge Challenger, Avenger, and Journey and 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 trucks. According to the automaker, in these affected vehicles the crimped end of the power-steering pressure hose assembly could...Read More»

2011 Ram Laramie Longhorn
2011 Ram Laramie Longhorn: Brooks Brothers, Meet Dunne

It's the most luxurious Chrysler truck ever built, it shares a name with steak we love, and it looks like it's taken a backstage tour through Gretchen Wilson's wardrobe racks. What exactly are we not supposed to love about the Ram Laramie Longhorn ambling down some unnamed dusty trail for 2011?...Read More»

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