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The 2019 Ram 1500 Snags the Edmund’s Editors’ Choice Award | Salem, OR

The 2019 Ram 1500 leaves lasting impressions, and not just on your average truck driver — it’s even impressing the experts. The 2019 Ram 1500 was tapped for Edmund’s coveted “Editors’ Choice Award.” Edmund’s Editor-in-Chief, Alistair Weaver, described it as “one of the best vehicles [Edmund’s has] driven in a long time,” specifically citing the Ram 1500’s “old-school brawn, cutting-edge technology, and thoughtful engineering” as reasons for its win. The new Ram 1500 provides a best-of-all-worlds driving experience, letting drivers benefit from the comforts of a luxurious interior without sacrificing hefty towing capacity or horsepower. “It’s a standout vehicle in all aspects and easily grabbed top honors for trucks in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Buy a RAM Truck in Salem, OR

There are plenty of reasons to buy RAM vehicles — they’re stylish, reliable, powerful pickups that have earned the loyalty of many American drivers. But, for those of you still on the fence, here are our top five reasons to buy a RAM truck: Advanced Safety: A RAM truck is a safe truck. They’re constructed with dynamic crumple zones, a comprehensive airbag system, and side-impact door beams. Plus, RAM offers a plethora of available driver assist technologies. Diesel Options: RAM offers a wide range of diesel engines to suit different preferences. Two popular options are the EcoDiesel V6 and the 6.7-liter Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6. Comfy Interiors: RAM takes interior … Continue reading

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2019 Ram 1500 North Edition Dominates Winter in Salem, OR

The 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition brings capability that will impress adventurous drivers. The automaker has incorporated features that inspire confidence behind the wheel, even when roads turn slick. “The Ram 1500 North is more than a great-looking pickup, it offers cold-weather content for truck owners who require a no-compromise 4×4 as part of their daily regimen,” said Reid Bigland, head of Ram. Standard amenities, like an electric-locking rear axle and engine block heater, are ideal for winter travels. The Ram 1500 North Edition boasts a one-inch factory lift and severe-rated on/off-road tires for even more peace of mind when navigating messy routes. Remote Start adds a touch of convenience … Continue reading

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2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn Earns Truck of the Year Title

The first annual Southwest Lifestyle Media Drive consisted of 18 journalists who evaluated trucks in areas that include safety, comfort, and performance. In the end, the 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn reigned supreme and earned the title Southwest Lifestyle Truck of the Year. Ram 1500 Updates The Ram 1500 features an eTorque system that maximizes performance and improves fuel economy compared to conventional powertrains. The V6 engine comes standard with eTorque technology, while the V8 engine offers this available system as an add-on. Thanks to its redesign, the 2019 Ram 1500 sheds 225 pounds compared to the previous model. The new generation includes a standard 12-inch touch-screen display. “The Ram 1500 … Continue reading

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Ram Mid-Size Truck to Arrive by 2022

Ram’s current lineup only includes the Ram 1500, a full-size pickup truck, but that may change in the next few years. With truck sales on the rise and Ford is introducing a competitor for the Chevy Colorado, Ram will soon assert its domination in the mid-size truck market. In June, Ram announced that it will bring its own mid-size pickup to the market by 2022, but it kept quiet on details surrounding the new truck. Auto journalists and truck enthusiasts have speculated that Ram may bring back the Dakota, the brand’s long-running mid-size truck that ended production in 2011. Jalopnik contributor David Tracy confirmed that the new mid-size truck will … Continue reading

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Ram Introduces Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition

The 144th annual Kentucky Derby happened this past Saturday, May 5th. In honor of being the celebrated “official truck” of Churchill Downs® and the derby itself for nine years in a row, Ram debuted a new special limited edition model of the Ram 1500. The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition honors the event with a number of exclusive features, including the phrase “Run for the Roses” imprinted on its fenders. Other upgrades and cosmetic touches found of the Limited Kentucky Derby Edition include a 12-inch touchscreen for the Uconnect ® audio system, a leather- and wood-trimmed interior, power-retracing running boards, and a four-corner auto-leveling air suspension. Plus, … Continue reading

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What to Expect from the 2018 Ram Model Year

It’s an exciting time in the automotive industry. With the new model year on its way in, we can look forward to new trim levels, updated favorites, and enhanced designs and engineering. So far, the 2018 RAM model year is looking pretty thrilling. Here’s what we know about what to expect on the lot at Withnell Dodge as the 2018 RAM lineup unfolds. 2018 Ram 1500 The light-duty pickup—whose performance feels like anything but light-duty—is a constant favorite among buyers. The 2018 version of this truck gets its fair share of updates, including revised trim levels. The RAM 1500 and 2500 Sport gets body color bumpers and a new, bold … Continue reading

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What is a Ram Power Wagon?

There’s little down the Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 are capable in their own right, but they aren’t optimized for true off-road adventures. While they’ll perform well when tackling dirt, mud, and snow, they tend to struggle heading up rocks and traversing hefty snowbanks. Fortunately, the Ram Power Wagon is ready to fill the gap for those in search of an all-encompassing, all-terrain truck. What’s the difference? The Ram Power Wagon is designed to go beyond where the road ends. Standard features include a massive 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that delivers 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque, a disconnecting sway bar, and front and rear lockers. Coil springs offer … Continue reading

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Ram Truck Special Editions

The standard Ram truck models are incredible, to say the least. Incredible capability meets classic, muscular style to create an unmistakable truck. Still, some drivers design a little more customization in their truck. Well, the Ram truck designs have heard their pleas. There are plenty of Ram truck special editions to choose from for the 2017 model year. 2017 Ram Night The Ram 1500 Night special edition brings flat black badging, an available sport performance hood, and a Mopar Performance Cat-Back Exhaust System. The 2017 Ram 2500 Night special edition boasts bold 20-inch black-painted aluminum wheels. Available black badging and a black leather-trimmed sport bench offer a design no competitor … Continue reading

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#RamHuntsHunger Campaign Enlisting Ram Truck Owners to Fight Hunger

It’s not hard to see the connection between Ram Trucks and an outdoors lifestyle. The trucks are made to be the most capable and rugged trucks on the road, the kind of trucks that can effortlessly get you anywhere you want to go. So it’s no surprise that the company has recently initiated a campaign to celebrate the outdoors lifestyle, and also to call attention to a “current movement among hunters to assist with hunger issues in their communities.” The #RamHuntsHunger initiative has partnered with Farmers And Hunters Feeding The Hungry (FHFH) to help to feed the hungry in America. The organization “oversees a national network of meat processors and … Continue reading

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