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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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Common Truck Terminology

If you’re looking to buy a pickup for the first time, you’re probably seeing some common truck terminology that you may not recognize. Here Withnell Dodge presents a guide to the most popular truck-related lingo to help you get your bearings in the hunt for the perfect pickup. Light-Duty Light-duty pickups, like the RAM 1500, will have a payload capacity of 1,500-2,000 pounds and a maximum towing capacity near 10,000 pounds. These are the most common trucks and used for personal needs like towing ATVs and boats. Heavy-Duty Trucks like the RAM 2500 and 3500 are more powerful and are designed to tow 20,000 pounds or more. These pickups are … Continue reading

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