WOMEN LOVE JEEPS AND TRUCKS
By: Cathy Droz
RAM and Jeep brands both set full-year sales records in 2018. Jeep sales were up 17% and RAM sales
were up 7%. RAM gets an all-new Heavy Duty and the Jeep brand returns to the pick-up truck market
with the Gladiator.
I was privileged to get a first-hand look and test drive in the new RAM and Gladiator from FIAT Chrysler
Automobiles. A special treat was the Jeep Gladiator set up for camping, or in my case glamping.. I had
just tested the RAM 1500 Longhorn and found it easy to drive. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty handled with
the same ease and comfort. I would think adding a horse trailer would be a piece of cake.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is the most powerful, most capable pickup in the segment with a towing
capacity of 35,100 lbs. and payload capacity of 7,680 lbs. There is torque rating of 1000 lb.-ft from the
Cummins i-6 Turbo Diesel engine. So if you need to tow a boat, horse trailer, RV, or a small motor
home, this is your truck. It also is so luxurious you can pull up to the Ritz and get out in your heels
The all-new 2020 Jeep – Gladiator – Claiming to be the most capable midsize truck ever. This jeep has a
combination of rugged utility, authentic Jeep design, open-air freedom, clever functionality and
versatility, best in class towing and 4X4 payload, advance fuel-efficient powertrains, superior on and off
road dynamics and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology features.
As seen in the video, the Jeep Gladiator can turn in to a sleeping, driving, off-road, campfire party
vehicle. Check out the video to get a really good look at both products.
Pricing was not available to us but check with your local RAM and Jeep dealer. For more information go
to www.ramtrucks.com and www.jeep.com.
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