Esquire: Ram top truck

Esquire magazine has named the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, America’s most fuel-efficient pickup, its Truck of the Year, considering efficiency, functionality, versatility, safety, value, and style.

The Ram 1500 diesel earned a 28 mpg rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the best highway-cycle test result ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup — and exceeded the highway rating for the top-ranked small pickup. The previous half-ton fuel efficiency record had been set by the Ram 1500 V-6, at 25 mpg highway.

“This is where the truck tide turns: a full-sized American pickup with a just-big-enough diesel V-6—the only one of its kind,” Esquire magazine noted. “You get the fuel economy of a small engine, the pulling power of a larger one and the grumble of a working-class diesel.”

As read on: http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2014/12/esquire-ram-top-truck

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