2018 Ram 1500 Earns Best Buy Award
The 2018 Ram 1500 has secured the 10th consecutive Large Pickup Truck Best Buy award from the editors at Consumer Guide Automotive, a publication dedicated to helping consumers shop for vehicles by providing unbiased reviews of used and new trucks and cars.
“The Ram 1500 boasts numerous segment-exclusive features in areas most important to truck buyers, supporting best-in-class fuel efficiency with the exclusive EcoDiesel V-6 engine. Class-leading ride and handling is accomplished via a unique link-coil rear suspension system with optional air suspension. Other features, such as Ram Box bedside storage, hidden bins and a flat-load floor, offer unique solutions for cargo,” reports FCA.
The 2018 Ram 1500 is available at nine trim levels: Tradesman, Ram 1500 Express, Big Horn, Rebel, Sport, Night, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited, plus seven Special Editions. The truck is available in three cab configurations: Crew, Quad, and Regular. Drivers can choose among three engines: the 3.6-liter V6 24-valve VVT, 5.7-liter V8 HEMI MDS VVT, and 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6, all of which are mated to the class-exclusive standard TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.
For incredible durability, the 2018 Ram 1500 is engineered with advanced security and safety technologies including four-wheel disc antilock brakes, a high-strength steel frame, side-impact door beams, dynamic crumple zones, an advanced airbag system, eight ultra-tough crossmembers, an unrivaled 5-year/100,000-mile diesel powertrain limited warranty, and a hydroformed tubular front frame unit as well as the available AllSecure Central Locking System.
In addition to unparalleled safety features, the 2018 Ram 1500 boasts impressive technology ideal for the modern-day driver who wants to be entertained and connected while on the road. The available 8.4-inch touchscreen surpasses what the competition offers, and the available Uconnect 4C Nav gives drivers smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as 4G LTE and HD Radio.