Ram 1500 wins PickupTruck.com’s Best $30,000 Pickup Shootout

The Ram 1500 has won PickupTrucks.com’s Best $30,000 Pickup in the publication’s first ever value shootout. The Ram 1500 beat out similarly prices competitors from Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan and Toyota.

“This test is an overwhelmingly strong third-party validation of Ram Truck’s Value for the money and proof positive that we are meeting the needs and expectations of our truck customers,” said Fred Diaz, Ram Truck Brand President and CEO – Chrysler Group LLC. “The Ram 1500 Quad Cab is one of our most popular models. Ram Quad Cab gives you four full doors and seating for up to six adults. Equipped with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8, the Ram 1500 balances 20 mpg fuel economy with the performance and capability of 390 horsepower and 407 pound-feet of torque. Ride comfort is also exceptional, thanks to a Ram 1500’s segment-exclusive coil spring rear suspension.”

PickupTrucks.com judged all model on towing capacity, performance, handling, styling and fuel economy.

“This shootout was all about best bang for your buck,” said Mark Williams, PickupTrucks.com Editor. “With money being a major concern for everyone right now and pickup trucks being the best-selling vehicles in the country, it was important for the focus of this shootout to be about value over anything else.”

– By: Omar Rana