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Back-to-back Champs: MotorTrend Names Ram Heavy Duty 2020 Truck of a Year®

November 19, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

MotorTrend has named a Ram Heavy Duty a 2020 Truck of a Year®. As voted on by a editors of a automotive publication, a Ram Heavy Duty’s win is a second in as many years for a code with a Ram 1500 earning a 2019 Truck of a Year pretension final year.

Since apropos a standalone code a decade ago, Ram Truck has prisoner MotorTrend’s Truck of a Year pretension 5 times: 2010, 2013, 2014, 2019 and 2020.

MotorTrend’s “Of a Year” endowment recognizes a best vehicles representing well-developed value, supremacy in their classes and impact on a automotive scene. This fame is one of a many desired automotive attention awards and represents a apex of an intensely rival segment.

“The new Ram Heavy Duty creates a absolute matter about a association and a Ram Truck brand,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “In a brutally rival lorry industry, earning MotorTrend’s Truck of a Year pretension in uninterrupted years reaffirms a fact that we have a best light- and heavy-duty trucks on a highway today.”

MotorTrend’s “Of The Year” module is open to any all-new or almost upgraded 2020 model-year vehicles. Instead of being compared opposite one another, contending vehicles are initial put by MotorTrend’s full battery of opening tests to weigh probably any aspect of any vehicle. All competitors are afterwards evaluated on 3 apart courses during a veteran automotive exam core before finalists are selected.

“Ram Heavy Duty is MotorTrend’s 2020 Truck of a Year since it delivers unmatched performance, capability and character to a ultracompetitive lorry segment,” pronounced MotorTrend Editor-in-Chief Edward Loh. “Engineered for work and play, Ram 2500 and 3500 prerogative loyal truckers with unflappable powertrains, sumptuous, high-tech interiors and a operation of courteous application features. Congratulations to Ram for back-to-back Truck of a Year wins.”

After weeks of contrast conclude, a judges establish that vehicles will be given “Of a Year” titles. The winners are not selected from a approach comparison opposite other finalists, though instead a outcome of how any contender totalled opposite a award’s 6 criteria: pattern advancement, engineering excellence, efficiency, safety, value and opening of dictated function.

A full news on MotorTrend’s extensive contrast will be featured on MotorTrend.com and in a Jan 2020 emanate of MotorTrend.

About Ram Heavy Duty
The Ram Heavy Duty blends impassioned opening and towing capability with a segment’s many excellence and user comfort features. The 2020 Ram Heavy Duty offers a towing ability of 35,100 pounds and a cargo ability of 7,680 pounds. Driving it all, a pickup segments initial 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque engine; a Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel. The new Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in comfort, oppulance materials, creation and record fluctuating good past any rival offerings. Class-leading float and doing is achieved around a class-exclusive link-coil back (2500) cessation complement with discretionary back atmosphere cessation (2500 and 3500). Giving limit bid all day, any day with confidence, a Ram Heavy Duty line of pickup trucks stairs brazen with a full force of complicated capability.
 
About Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on assembly a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go. 
 
Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:

  • Segment initial 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Towing ability of 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with genuine wood, genuine leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl back and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most-awarded light-duty lorry in America
  • Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
  • Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road

Ram is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by tellurian automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For some-more information per FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), greatfully visit www.fcagroup.com.

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