US News & World Report Names Ram Truck Best Truck Brand for Third Consecutive Year

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Ram brand achieves “Best Truck Brand” title for 2022 for the third consecutive year
  • Award recognizes industry-wide excellence and helps shoppers identify outstanding vehicles that matter
  • Ram Truck offers a full lineup focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark quality vehicles

US News & World Report named the Ram brand as “Best Truck Brand” for 2022, led by the most awarded truck ever, the Ram 1500. This marks the third consecutive year that the Ram brand has won this prestigious award.

“Ram wins the ‘Best Truck Brand’ award for the power of the Ram 1500, which is one of the few trucks on the market that stands out as both a work vehicle and a daily driver,” said Ram. Jim Sharific, editor-in-chief of US News Best Cars. “The Ram 1500 has coil-spring rear suspension that makes it comfortable enough for commuting, but capable enough for serious towing and towing. The Ram’s interior features a premium infotainment system with intuitive controls and a huge touchscreen, and features materials that keep up with what luxury SUVs offer.”

Best Vehicle Brand Awards, judging 36 brands, recognize industry-wide excellence for cars, SUVs, trucks and luxury vehicles. These awards help car buyers identify the outstanding brand in their vehicle category.

“We are humbled to have earned the Best Truck Brand title from US News & World Report for the third year in a row,” said Mike Koval Jr., Aries brand CEO – Stellantis. “Ram offers a full lineup focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark quality vehicles. This award clearly demonstrates our leadership in the segment.”

To determine the award winners, US News Best Cars averaged the overall score of all the respective brand’s products in each price range. The brand with the highest overall average score was declared the winner in the category. The overall scores come directly from the US News Best Cars ranking, which is based on a combination of safety scores, reliability data and the consensus of the auto press.

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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, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Ram is the number one brand in new vehicle quality and is the only exclusive truck brand to ever finish first in JD Power’s Initial Quality Study (2021), which tracks the performance of new vehicles during the first three months of ownership. In the same survey, Ram Heavy Duty models also scored the best, making Ram the number one truck brand in new vehicle quality among large heavy duty pickup trucks.

In addition, the latest JD Power APEAL study — which assesses the emotional bond between customers and their vehicles — named the 2021 Ram 1500 as the best vehicle in the large light pickup category. This is the second year in a row that Ram 1500 has received the highest accolades.

The 2022 Ram 1500 Series includes the Know & Go mobile app with an immersive experience for customers wanting to learn more about their vehicles.
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 of 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 road holding with exclusive rear suspension and air suspension with automatic height control
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most Capable Full-Size Off-Road Pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Ram 1500, America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. torque, achieves an unbeatable highway 33 mpg and delivers up to 1,000 miles of range on a single tank of fuel
  • 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

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

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