Consumer Reports: Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the Top Truck
Even regular buyers have responded favorably to the 1500 EcoDiesel. They’ve only let it sit on dealer lots for an average of 13 days before buying it. The gas version is there for an average of about 78 before being driven to a customer’s home.
It looks as if Ford and General Motors will have more aluminum to themselves over the next several years. Ram won’t be picking up any of it with its horns for quite a while.
Good luck, gentlemen. You’ve got your work cut out for you. There are plenty of people here in the states still waiting for the release of a full Alfa Romeo product portfolio, and the industry-changing Ford F-150 will be in dealerships soon.
It’s a good thing Ram received more than 8,000 orders in four days back in February for its 1500 model with the new EcoDiesel V6. That means the bet it took on an oil-burning, light-duty truck – one on which competitors such as Ford, General Motors and Toyota declined to wager – paid off.
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