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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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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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