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With Fuel Economy Estimates in, Ram Scores a Light-duty Diesel Win Against Ford

<img data-attachment-id="1685458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295.jpg" data-orig-size="2805,2092" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Open Hood","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Open Hood","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-450×336.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”455″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-450×336.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-768×573.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-120×89.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The […]

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Going Dark: More Special Editions Arriving for Ram 1500, Heavy Duty

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a history of releasing special edition vehicles, with Black Edition and Night Edition trims being among the most recent inclusions. Despite having unique names, there isn’t much difference between the two. Both attempt to replace as much of an automobile’s exterior features with dark plastic as possible, with one taking things a […]

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With IIHS Award, Ram Scores a Marketing Coup Over Ford

While Ram’s holdover 1500 Classic isn’t about to earn any top safety awards, its current-generation successor just did. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety bestowed a coveted Top Safety Pick + label upon Ram’s strong-selling full-size pickup, making it the first vehicle in its class to ever earn the accolade. Lots of pickups are plenty […]

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Ram Ladles New Options and Packages on Its 1500 and HD Pickups

If there’s one thing the lads at Ram enjoy more than making torque, it’s making new trim variants for its various lines of pickup trucks. The old Ram 1500 Classic has enjoyed countless special trims during its long life, including a few colors which your extroverted author found to be quite fetching (Ignition Orange and […]

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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Drive – Third Time Lucky

<img data-attachment-id="1685454" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859.jpeg" data-orig-size="3024,2366" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone XR","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565878884","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.25","iso":"25","shutter_speed":"0.00031397174254317","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685454″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”477″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-75×59.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg 447w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-768×601.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-120×94.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It will surprise exactly no one to learn that a […]

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EcoDiesel, Part II: Fiat Chrysler’s New Light Duty Diesel Aims to Anger GM and Ford, not the EPA

The domestic pickup torque wars have flared up again. Following a brief period of dormancy that came after General Motors’ 3.0-liter Duramax 3.0-liter inline-six topped Ford’s 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 by 20 foot-pounds (460 vs. 440), Fiat Chrysler has arrived on the scene to declare itself king of the hill. For the 2020 model year, […]

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Ram 1500 Airbag/Seat Belt Glitch Comes Hot on the Heels of the Old Ram’s Driveshaft Drop Recall

<img data-attachment-id="1663682" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-e1551720068987.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1549707087","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"70","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 RAM 1500 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1663682 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 RAM 1500 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> It’s a bad week for owners of current- and older-gen Ram pickups, assuming they’re safety conscious and have […]

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Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About

Sudden stalls. Tailgates that open on their own. These issues formed the basis of two Fiat Chrysler recalls in 2018, and, one year later, history is repeating itself. On Friday, the automaker called back roughly 600,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Ram pickups for the same ghost-in-the-machine phenomena that led to the earlier recalls. Included in […]

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