Ram Named Best Truck Brand by U.S. News

Boasting an impressive combination of powerful capabilities and sophisticated features, the Ram lineup was recently honored as the Best Truck Brand for 2020 by U.S. News and World Report.

Ram trucks lead their segments in a wide range of categories, including the Cummins Turbo Diesel engine’s unbeatable 1000 lb-ft of torque, 35,100-pound towing capacity for the Ram 3500, most spacious and luxurious interior, and best owner loyalty.

In awarding the Ram brand, U.S. News cited its interior luxury, broad appeal, and leadership in innovation.

U.S. News also praised the exclusive use of the coil-spring rear suspension in the Ram 1500, which creates a more comfortable ride than most pickups, as well as its huge touchscreen infotainment system and the fuel-efficient new EcoDiesel engine option.

The magazine also noted that while Ram trucks start off at a higher price than competitors due to their abundant luxury features, a fully-loaded top trim is actually less expensive than the highest trims of competitors.

The Ram brand’s dedication to creating the perfect balance of cabin comfort and class-leading performance is why the Ram 1500 is the most awarded light-duty truck in the country. The 2020 Ram 1500 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, and the 2019 Ram 1500 was named the Official Truck of Texas and a Consumer Guide Best Buy.

2019 Jeep® Wrangler Is KBB’s Most Awarded Car of 2019

The 2019 Jeep® Wrangler is so good, it recently won an award for all the awards it’s won. That’s right — the Jeep® Wrangler is now the proud owner of Kelley Blue Book’s Most Awarded Car of 2019 title.

For 2019, KBB staff members analyzed and drove more than 350 vehicles for various awards. After closing the (blue) books on the 2019 awards in preparation for 2020 models, KBB staff analyzed their award results to determine which vehicle had earned the most.

In the 2019 model year, the Wrangler earned KBB’s Best Resale Value for its segment, as well as Best 5-Year Cost-to-Own in the same segment. The Wrangler also landed on the 10 Best SUVs Under $30,000 list for 2019.

“Kelley Blue Book’s expert editors drive and review nearly every new car on the road each year, so we have an abundance of knowledge that fuels our editorial awards and accolades, while our analysts evaluate tremendous amounts of data to help determine which vehicles make the cut for Kelley Blue Book’s awards,” said Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for Kelley Blue Book. “Kelley Blue Book’s Most Awarded Car for 2019 is the Jeep Wrangler, a recently redesigned icon and perennial favorite that excels in many categories.”

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