Ram and Jeep® Brands Take Honors at Texas Motor Press Association Off-Road Invitational

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., October 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —

  • 2023 Ram 1500 Limited Wins Texas Full-Size Truck of the Year
  • 2023 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Wins Texas Off-Road SUV of the Year and Texas Mid-Size SUV of the Year

Both the Ram and Jeep® brands have been honored at this year’s Texas Motor Press Association Off-Road Invitational. The group named the 2023 Ram 1500 Limited Texas Full-Size Truck of the Year and the 2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe received accolades as Texas Off-Road SUV of the Year and Texas Mid-Size SUV of the Year.

“The 2023 Ram 1500 sets the standard for luxury pickup trucks again this year. A better combination of functionality and luxury in a pickup is hard to find,” he said. Michael Satterfield, Texas Motor Press Association president. “The Jeep Wrangler has always been a leader in off-road, and the new 4xe continues that trend of trailblazing by offering a plug-in hybrid in one of the most off-road capable vehicles ever made. can handle any trail, yet provide enough electric range to cover most people’s daily commute. It’s the best of both worlds.”

Texas Motor Press Association
Texas Motor Press Association (TxMPA) is a registered 501(c)3 organization dedicated to bringing automotive industry professionals together to create informed content that highlights different facets of the industry in a manner that registers with a Texas-based audiences and beyond. Its membership includes automotive industry journalists who cover cars, trucks, SUVs, ATVs, and UTVs in a variety of media, as well as professionals representing corporate interests in the automotive community. TxMPA members represent the best of the Texas auto industry. Media members have an engaged, interested, enthusiastic and influential audience that spans the media landscape. Membership is as diverse in coverage and membership as the state itself.

Aries 1500
The 2023 Ram 1500 is the uncompromising benchmark for durability, technology, efficiency, performance and convenience with features never before offered in a pickup. The Ram 1500 has a towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds and a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds. The eTorque 48-volt mild hybrid system provides improved fuel economy in both V-6 (standard) and V-8 configurations. The Ram 1500 is America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. torque and delivers a range of up to 1,000 miles on a single tank of fuel.

The 2023 Ram 1500 TRX has been rigorously tested to handle the toughest conditions with extreme capability and durability, on its way to becoming the fastest, fastest and most powerful mass-produced half-ton pickup in the world.

The Uconnect 5 system with a 12-inch touchscreen features advanced technology, including split-screen capabilities, 360-degree camera views and content from SiriusXM with 360L and personalized stations powered by Pandora. The 2023 Ram 1500 Series includes the Know & Go mobile app, which provides an immersive experience for customers looking to learn more about their vehicles. Active safety and security systems include Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and Ready Alert Braking. Class-leading ride and handling is achieved via a segment-exclusive link-coil rear suspension system with optional active four-corner air suspension.

Jeep Wrangler
The iconic Jeep Wrangler – the most capable and recognized vehicle in the world – delivers unparalleled off-road capability and is built with more than eight decades of 4×4 engineering experience. Powertrain options include a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, a 6.4-liter V-8 and the first-ever Wrangler PHEV, the 4xe, which uses a 2.0 liter -liter turbo gasoline engine, two electric motors and a high-voltage battery pack for an all-electric range of 21 miles and an equivalent of 49 miles per gallon (MPGe). Wrangler continues to offer a body-on-frame design, five-arm front and rear suspension, solid axles, electronic lockers and is one of the few midsize SUVs to offer a six-speed manual in addition to the available eight-speed transmission. automatically.

Jeep brand
Built on more than 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV brand that offers capacity, craftsmanship and versatility to those seeking extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand offers an open invitation to enjoy life to the fullest by offering a broad portfolio of vehicles that continue to give owners a sense of safety and security to face every journey with confidence. Jeep’s vehicle lineup includes the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, new three-row Grand Cherokee L, Grand Cherokee 4xe, Renegade and Wrangler and Wrangler 4xe. Jeep Wave, a premium owner loyalty and customer service program available across the entire Jeep 4×4 range, is packed with benefits and exclusive benefits to provide Jeep brand owners with the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support. The legendary Jeep brand’s off-road capabilities are bolstered by a global electrification initiative that transforms the 4xe into a new 4×4 as part of the brand’s vision of achieving Zero Emission Freedom. All Jeep brand vehicles will offer an electrified variant by 2025.

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Ram Truck Brand:
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand was launched as a standalone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and providing benchmark quality vehicles. With a full line of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab and ProMaster, the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Aries continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmark for:

  • 1,075 lb.-ft. torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Towing capacity of 37,090 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Segment the first 1,000 lb.-ft torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with real wood, real leather and 12 inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best handling and handling with exclusive rear suspension and air suspension with automatic height control
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most cargo space available in a traditional large van
  • Most Capable Full-Size Off-Road Pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Ram 1500 TRX is the fastest, fastest and most powerful mass-produced pickup in the world
  • Most Awarded Light Truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup

The latest JD Power APEAL study, which assesses the emotional connection between customers and their vehicles, named the 2022 Ram 1500 the best vehicle in the large light pickup category. This is the third year in a row that Ram 1500 has received the highest honors.

The Ram 1500 range includes the Know & Go mobile app with an immersive experience for customers wanting to learn more about their vehicles.

Ram is part of the brand portfolio offered by leading global automaker and mobility provider Stellaantis. For more information about Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), visit www.stellantis.com.

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