RAM 1500 Named Truck of the Year in 2017 AutoJudge Awards
Combining undisputed power with superior luxury features, the 2017 RAM 1500 was easily judged as the Truck of the Year at the AutoJudge Awards. Judged by a panel of seasoned automotive journalists who take a year to test drive a select number of vehicles, the RAM 1500 came out on top for these experts and here’s some of the top reasons why:
Power and Customization
With your choice of a V6, V8 and turbocharged diesel V6 engine, the 1500 offers something for everyone. The standard V6 is fully capable of light duty towing with great efficiency, while the turbocharge offers superior fuel economy in the truck’s class.
RAM lovers can find even more reasons to love the 1500 when they further customize. Choose from the essential features offered by the Tradesman or go top of the line with the Limited. For those with an adventurous spirit, the 1500 even offers the off-road-ready Rebel, a favorite at the Lebanon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership.
Safety Ratings and Features
With eight air-bags throughout the vehicle, rollover protection system and blind-spot monitor, the 1500 takes safety seriously. The 1500 also received an overall score of 4 out of 5 stars for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, with a 5-star rating for its side crash capabilities.
Along with rugged strength and commendable safety ratings, the RAM 1500 has a range of stylistic features that make it easily recognizable as a first-class vehicle. With an increasing number of pickup trucks featuring sophisticated and luxury interiors, the 1500 goes above and beyond these others with superior console layout, intuitive, easily reachable controls and rear seats designed for comfort.