Jeep® and Ram Truck Brands Dominate Annual NWAPA “Mudfest”

Posted on 08. May, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

May 7, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Jeep® and Ram Truck code vehicles spotless adult during a 24th annual “Mudfest” foe hosted by a Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA). Jeep and Ram won 3 of a 6 car categories with a all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler holding home tip honors, being voted “Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year” by automotive publisher members of NWAPA. 

“Jeep has taken a Wrangler to a new level, adding safety, record and on-road excellence to a forlorn off-road prowess. NWAPA members were tender by a Wrangler’s opening both on and off a road,” pronounced John Vincent, President of NWAPA. “The 2019 Ram 1500 once again raises a bar for full-size pickup comfort and refinement. It facilities a cabin that rivals oppulance cars, and capability to do any work that it is asked.”

In further to holding altogether tip honors, a 2018 Jeep Wrangler was also named a leader of a Compact and Mid-size Utility difficulty and a Extreme Capability class.
 
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel won a Pickups category. Rebel surfaced a margin that enclosed entries from each pickup lorry manufacturer in a U.S. market.

“The Jeep Wrangler and a Ram 1500 Rebel have well-earned reputations for capability,” pronounced Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Ram Brands. “Winning a head-to-head third-party off-road comparison test, such as Mudfest, is clearly nonetheless another clever publicity for a Jeep and Ram brands.”

More than 25 NWAPA automotive reporters spent dual days contrast vehicles on paved and off-road routes. Testing took place during The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington. Journalists tested 26 vehicles from 16 manufacturers to name winners in 6 categories: Subcompact Utility, Compact and Mid-size Utility, Family Utility, Premium Utility, Trucks and Extreme Capability. The altogether winner, a all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler was comparison from a difficulty winners to be named a 2018 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year.

About a Jeep Wrangler
The iconic 2018 Jeep Wrangler – a many able and famous car in a universe – delivers unmatched off-road capability with mythological four-wheel expostulate and is constructed with some-more than 7 decades of 4×4 engineering experience. Powertrain options embody a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and an all-new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine. Wrangler continues to offer a body-on-frame design, front and back five-link cessation system, plain axles, electronic lockers, and is one of a few mid-size SUVs that offer a six-speed primer transmission, in further to a accessible eight-speed automatic.
 
About a 2019 Ram 1500
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is a no concede truck, heading in durability, potency and record The Ram 1500 is a strongest ever, nonetheless also is a lightest, expelling 225 pounds by a use of high-strength steels. The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel is even some-more capable, featuring new 18-inch wheels with 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires driven by an electronic-locking back differential. Newly designed Bilstein shocks underline remote reservoirs to keep a shocks cold and work with singular back cessation geometry to keep a tires in traction. Rebel also includes hill-descent control for some-more off-road prowess. Hefty draw hooks underline far-reaching fender openings to palliate use and a underbody insurance facilities movement plates on a send case, steering system, oil vessel and gas tank. 2019 Ram 1500 defines a destiny of pickup trucks with innovative design, top peculiarity materials and class-exclusive technology.

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