On December 7th, it was announced the the Ram 1500 had been named 2015 Fleet Truck of the Year by Automotive Fleet magazine. Winning this title is especially flattering based on the fact reader input is the determining factor is the judging process. This is the second time in three years that Ram Truck has been given this honor. According to Sherb Brown, vice president and group publisher of Automotive Fleet magazine, “There is little doubt, looking at the ballots, that the Ram 1500 is resonating with our readers — commercial fleet managers of the largest fleets in nation. Competition in this segment is really tough, but the Ram 1500 edged out the other brands in this year’s voting by delivering the capabilities fleets need for their day-to-day operations.”
When given the task of picking the Fleet Truck of the Year winner, readers were asked to rate their top choice based upon a number of criteria. These criteria categories include: pplication effectiveness, durability, quality, servicing, maintenance and lifecycle costs. For 2015, there were a total of forty trucks on the ballot that were then judged by over 20,000 owner and operators of truck fleets. In the end, the winner is the truck that bet fits the specialize needs of those who rely on fleets for their daily business.
In 2016, those who choose a Ram Truck will gain access to a number of Best-in-Class features that made Ram Trucks unlike any other new vehicle offered today. These Best-in-Class achievements include:
- Up to an EPA estimated 29 mpg on the highway for the Ram 1500 EcoDeisel giving the truck a Best-in-Class Fuel Economy Rating.
- A towing capacity of 31,210 pounds for the Ram 3500 giving the truck a Best-in-Class Towing Capacity.
- A payload rating of 7,390 pounds for the Ram 3500 giving the truck a Best-in-Class Payload Capacity.
- A 900 pound-feet torque rating for the Ram 3500 equipped with Cummins Turbo Diesel giving the truck a Best-in-Class Torque Rating.
Visit the Chesterfield area Dodge cars experts at All-Star to take a look at the entire Ram Truck lineup today! We know that you will be impressed by the award-winning selection of Dodge cars and trucks for sale near Chesterfield!