Posted on December 15, 2019 by Kelly Wilk
2020 Ram 1500 Won Edmunds' Top Rated Truck | For Sale in Toronto
One For the Win!
By Kelly Wilk
The year is slowly drawing to a close and Ram has a great way to finish with a bang, and it’s a double take! If Ram were competing in a track and field competition they would be the ones running around with multiple medals clanging around their necks. Not only has the 2020 Ram 1500 been awarded the 2020 Edmunds’ Top Rated Truck it has also won the Business Insider's Truck of the Year Award. Break out the bubbly as this conquering vehicle will be at your local Brampton, Barrie, Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto, Peel and Burlington dealerships!
So What’s the Big Deal with the Ram 1500?
With the new 3.0_litre V-6 EcoDiesel engine the 2020 Ram 1500 has proved to be the leader of the pack. With this all new engine the half-ton pickup truck has been able to muscle up to first with its torque being 480 lb-ft and towing capacity of 12,569 pounds, is concerned. It also is the one for the win with its leading fuel range, which works out to over 1,000 miles in-between gas stations, aided by the 33-gallon fuel tank.
How Edmunds Selects a Winner
Edmunds has its eye on the automotive industry for competitive cars and trucks that achieve overall excellence in today’s market. For its top rated awards they evaluate vehicles in seven categories. And if you are curious to know the Ram 1500 scored a 8.6 out of 10 for its rating. They award the best truck in each category regardless of when it was presented.
"The Ram 1500 just keeps getting better and is once again our Top Rated Truck for 2020," said Alistair Weaver, editor-in-chief, Edmunds. "We still love its technology, interior built quality, ride comfort and capability, but the new EcoDiesel variant introduced this year delivers even stronger fuel economy, more torque and improved towing capability. The 2020 Ram 1500 easily remains the most desirable pickup truck on the market."
Specs For the Ram 1500
The Ram 1500 is better than ever in this its third generation. Because of the turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine it has the capacity of not only an improved torque and horsepower increased by 8% to 260hp at 3,600 rmp, but combined with the superior fuel economy it is in a class of its own. Driving a Ram 1500 you can expect minimal levels of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). And with the 1,600 rpm it is a14% increase from the generation before the EcoDiesel V-6 that peaked at 400 rpm earlier. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is available in all models and configurations, as well as the shiny new Ram Rebel.
The Building of Ram’s Successful Truck Brand
The Ram Truck brand came onto the scene in 2009 when it launched as a stand-alone division fresh from the minds of the folks at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. With this particular brand the manufactures were focused on understanding and then responding to the needs of drivers in the market for trucks.
Ram has successfully delivered vehicles that have set the standard with benchmark trucks. So far its full line up of trucks consist of the 2020 Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City. The public has come to expect that Ram Trucks are built for the challenge of hard work as well as the everyday challenges of carting a family to school, work, soccer, ballet and then the grocery store. In comparison to other brands Ram simply outperforms the pack with a number of vehicles and their various capabilities.
How Ram Has Out-Performed the Rest
- The Cummins Turbo Diesel 1,000 lb.-ft of torque
- Towing capacity of 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
- Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
- Ram Limited is luxurious with real wood, real leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
- Superior handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
- Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
- Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
- Most-awarded light-duty truck in America
- Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
- Over the last 30 years, Ram has the highest percentage of pickups still on the road
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