Ram: Best Big Truck, Consumer Reports
The Ram 1500 was put to the test by Consumer Reports and received a “Recommended” rating. Ram has been extensively updated for 2013. The rating is based on various tests and actual crash tests completed by the magazine. Jake Fisher, director of Consumer Reports Auto Test Center in East Haddam, Conn. Says, “The Ram 1500 is surprisingly luxurious and refined – but still fully capable of doing hard work when needed. Continued interior and power-train improvements make the Ram a particularly well-rounded choice.” The test vehicle for Consumer Reports was the Ram 1500 Crew Cab equipped with its most popular engine option: 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 and the new eight-speed automatic transmission. In terms of what Consumer Reports found for the Recommended Ram 1500, we’ll give you an easy break-down:
· Class leading 15 mpg overall
· Top-rated test scores
· Average reliability
· One of the best rides of pickups
· Competent handling
· Luxury-car quiet interior
· Spacious crew cab
· UConnect Infotainment System with 8-inch touch screen impresse0073
The 2013 Ram 1500 Pickup was also selected as the North American Truck/Utility of the year over close finishers, the Ford C-Max and Mazda CX-5 SUV. To learn more about ratings and specifications from Consumer Reports you’ll need to check out the Consumer Reports website with a CR account. Consumer Reports provides expert ratings and specifications that you can trust because they are based on 40 different tests conducted at a state-of-the art 325 acre test track.
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