November 16, 2018
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Green Car Journal has comparison a Ram 1500 as a 2019 Green Truck of a Year™. The proclamation was done currently during a 50th annual San Antonio Auto Truck Show in San Antonio, Texas.
Green Car Journal editors journey all intensity lorry models in a U.S. market, weighing environmental attributes alongside normal criteria that conclude what creates a good pickup, such as capability, versatility, safety, value and style. The personality was comparison from 5 finalists by a Green Truck of a Year jury, comprised of automotive experts and Green Car Journal staff.
“The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is a no-compromise pickup heading in efficiency, record and durability, and a new eTorque amiable hybrid complement is explanation that fuel economy and capability can coexist,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “We are anxious to accept The Green Truck of a Year award, affirming a technological care in a lorry market.”
The eTorque amiable hybrid complement is one of several changes done to a 2019 Ram 1500, including upgraded TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary transmissions, vital weight reductions and aero improvements. The eTorque amiable hybrid complement replaces a normal alternator on a engine with a engine generator section and 48-volt battery container to perform several functions, including discerning and seamless stop/start function, short-duration torque serve to a engine crankshaft and stop appetite regeneration, that improves responsiveness and efficiency.
“The new Ram 1500 creates a confidant matter with a altogether design, functionality, lighter weight and critical potency for a full-size pickup,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and greencarjournal.com. “Plus, a use of foundation by eTorque amiable hybrid record in both a 3.6-liter V-6 and 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 is constrained in today’s pickup market. It is clearly a honourable personality of a pretension 2019 Green Truck of a Year™.”
2019 Ram 1500
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is a no-compromise lorry heading in durability, technology, oppulance and efficiency. Defining destiny pickup trucks, a 2019 Ram 1500 commands with innovative design, a top peculiarity materials and class-exclusive technology.
Ram leads a full-size lorry shred with a many reserve and confidence facilities and now delivers poignant gains in fuel potency with an all-new eTorque complement in both V-6 and V-8 configurations. Overall weight for a Ram 1500 has been reduced by 225 pounds. As a truck’s backbone, a support uses modernized materials and engineering to discharge 100 pounds while augmenting rigidity and continuance for 12,750 pounds of towing capability and 2,300 pounds of payload. The new Uconnect 4C with a large 12-inch touchscreen leads a pickup universe with technology, featuring split-screen capability, 360-degree camera views and disdainful calm from SiriusXM with 360L. Active reserve and confidence systems join a record assault with adaptive journey control, involuntary puncture braking and Blind-spot Monitoring.
The 2019 Ram 1500 went on sale progressing this year and has a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $31,695 and $1,645 end fee.
About Green Car of a Year®
The Green Car of a Year endowment is an critical partial of Green Car Journal’s goal to showcase environmental swell in a automobile industry. Since 1992, Green Car Journal has focused on a intersection of automobiles, energy, and environment. Today, a repository is deliberate a premier source of information on high fuel efficiency, low emission, modernized technology, and choice fuel vehicles. CarsOfChange.com presents ‘green car’ articles online along with a concentration on infotainment and connectivity. Green Car of a Year® is a purebred heading of Green Car Journal and RJ Cogan Specialty Publications Group, Inc.
About Ram Truck Brand
Since a launch as a stand-alone multiplication in 2009, a Ram Truck code has usually emerged as an attention personality with trucks that are proven to last.
Creating a graphic temperament for Ram trucks has authorised a code to combine on core business and a facilities they find valuable. Whether focusing on a family that uses a Ram 1500 day-in and day-out, a overworked Ram 3500 Heavy Duty owners or a business that depends on a Ram ProMaster blurb outpost each day for deliveries, Ram has a lorry marketplace covered.
In sequence to be a best, it takes a joining to innovation, capability, potency and durability. Ram Truck invests almost in a products, infusing them with good looks, polished interiors, durable engines and disdainful facilities that serve raise their capabilities.
Ram continues to kick a foe in a many sought-after titles:
- Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road
- Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
- Highest 5th circle towing ability – 30,000 lbs. with Ram 3500 Cummins Turbo Diesel
- Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl back and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
- Best-in-class 4×4 fuel economy and longest operation with disdainful EcoDiesel – 27 mpg with Ram 1500
- Highest sleet plow rating – Ram 2500 and 3500
- Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
- Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
Truck customers, from half-ton to commercial, have a perfectionist operation of needs and need their vehicles to yield high levels of capability. Ram trucks are designed to broach a sum package.
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