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Ram Wins Top Honors in AutoPacific 2019 Ideal Vehicle Awards

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2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn IV

In an Ideal world, Ram trucks win big. The AutoPacific 2019 Ideal Vehicle Awards awarded the brand double wins, as Top Popular Brand and Top Brand Overall. And the brand’s capable, popular and endearing Ram 1500 was the winner of the full-size pickup category.

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“The Ideal Vehicle Awards recognize vehicles that best meet their owner’s expectations and desires,” said George Peterson, AutoPacific president. “These are vehicles that are ‘just right’ for their owners.”

No stranger to accolades, the Ram 1500 also has been singled out by TRUCK TREND as the 2019 Pickup of the Year, was named a Consumer Guide best buy for eight consecutive years, and was Motor Trend’s 2019 Truck of the Year.

The Ram 1500 (2020 model year or 2019 model made after May 2019) also just made history as the first full-size pickup to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick+ rating when properly equipped with Adaptive LED projector headlamps with high-beam assist and driver assist technologies of Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Mitigation.

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Designed to handle taxing jobs, the 2019 Ram 1500 boasts a best-in-class towing capacity of 12,750 pounds when powered by the robust 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with eTorque Hybrid Technology. When properly equipped, the 2019 Ram 1500 also delivers a maximum payload of 2,300 pounds. Also helping the Ram 1500 to be a capability-giant as well as add to its durability is its steel frame, which is almost completely composed of high-strength steel (a whopping 98 percent).