The Ram 1500 has been racking up awards lately, as the truck continues to win over the hearts of truck fans everywhere.
The latest recognition of the 1500 was the when WardsAuto named the 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn to its list of Ward's10 Best Interiors for 2013. The vehicle received the title for its award-winning material upgrades and all new interior themes. In addition to all new HVAC controls and multimedia systems have made the interior sleeker and enhanced the driver experience.
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"With the 2013 Ram 1500, we integrated new features and technology to an already best-in-class interior and we are honored that WardsAuto has chosen the Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn for Ward's 10 Best Interiors list," said Klaus Busse, head of Interior Design - Chrysler Group LLC. "We've added unique materials and richer colors to give Ram customers a premium feel while staying true to the hardy nature of a Ram truck."
2013 Ram 1500 named North American Truck/Utility of the Year
Before being added to the latest Ward's list, the 2013 Ram 1500 was named the North American Truck/Utility of the Year by 49 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada at the North American International Auto Show.
"For the Ram Truck Brand, this ranks as one of the proudest days in our history," said Fred Diaz, president and CEO – Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico, Chrysler Group LLC. "Every truck-maker aspires to win the North American Truck/Utility of the Year. I tip my hat to the folks who worked behind the scenes to make the 2013 Ram 1500 a technological triumph. In no other truck will you find Ram's incredible combination of best-in-class fuel efficiency – 25 miles per gallon - Pentastar and HEMI engines matched to TorqueFlite 8-speed transmissions, air suspension."
The truck features numerous first-in-segment technologies that helped it win the award including, eight-speed automatic transmission, stop-start system, thermal management system, pulse-width modulation and active aerodynamics, including grille shutters and active air suspension.
The 2013 Ram 1500 is available in nine trim levels and pricing starts at $23,585.