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Pop Mechanics: Ram beats Ford, Chevy

by David Zatz on

Ram won the 2016 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards for full-size pickups, with the magazine finding that the Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 had the best combination of technology, performance, and value.

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The editors wrote, “The Ram is the only pickup with a ZF-designed eight-speed automatic transmission, a device so manifestly excellent that Rolls-Royce and Range Rover put the same in their cars, too. That transmission can be bolted to a satisfying 305-hp V-6, a beastly HEMI® V-8, or a 3.0-liter diesel, the only small diesel you can get in a full-size truck.”

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