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Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names All-new 2019 Ram 1500 ‘Truck of a Year’

March 26, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) kicked off a Denver Auto Show by announcing a 2019 Ram 1500 as Truck of a Year.

“This year, foe for Truck of a Year with a Rocky Mountain Automotive Press was really heated and sparkling with 3 really estimable trucks creation a final vote,” pronounced Craig Conover, President of RMAP. “After a opinion from all a members of RMAP, it was a transparent choice for a new Ram 1500 to be awarded Truck of a Year in a Denver region.”
 
For RMAP’s Truck of a Year award, a car nominating cabinet deliberate a series of attributes, including performance, fuel economy, value and car features, to slight down a margin to 3 finalists. After voting by a whole RMAP membership was tallied, a 2019 Ram 1500 was voted a winner.
 
“The 2019 Ram 1500 with eTorque amiable hybrid complement is a benchmark for potency and continuance with a high turn of record and oppulance astonishing in a pickup truck,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “Recognition from a Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association serve solidifies a efforts in a design, engineering and production of a Ram 1500.”
 
About RMAP
2019 outlines a 13th annual Rocky Mountain Vehicle of a Year awards. The idea is to commend trucks that are all-new or significantly revised for a 2019 indication year. In sequence to be authorised for a award, vehicles contingency be in a Rocky Mountain informal press swift and accessible for RMAP members to test. RMAP represents automotive reporters from Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico and Arizona. RMAP’s categorical idea is to foster an information sell between automakers and reporters and to assistance consumers make sensitive decisions about their travel needs.

2019 Ram 1500
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is a no-compromise truck, heading in luxury, efficiency, capability and innovation. Ram leads a full-size lorry shred with poignant gains in fuel potency by an all-new eTorque amiable hybrid complement in both V-6 and V-8 configurations. Overall weight for a Ram 1500 has been reduced by 225 pounds. The 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 certainty systems join a record assault with adaptive journey control, involuntary puncture braking and blind-spot monitoring.
 
About Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, a Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on assembly a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles.
 
That concentration leads Ram to pattern a industry’s many innovative, award-winning trucks, emphasizing durability, strength, record and efficiency.
 
With a full lineup of trucks, including ProMaster and ProMaster City vans, a Ram code builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go. From a no-compromise Ram 1500 that defines a destiny of pickup trucks with innovative design, a top peculiarity materials and class-exclusive technology, to a Ram Heavy Duty that combines a ability to out-power, out-tow and out-haul each singular aspirant with a segment’s many gentle float and handling, Ram is committed to product leadership.
 
Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:

  • Most powerful: 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Highest towing capacity: 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Heaviest payloads: 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
  • Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
  • Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road

Giving limit bid all day, each day with confidence, the Ram Truck lineup stairs brazen with a full force of complicated capability providing confidence-inspiring facilities and class-exclusive car safety.

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