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2023 Ram 1500 Earns Car and Driver's Editors' Choice Award for Tenth Straight Year

Ram is celebrating an incredible string of wins. See why the Car and Driver Editors focus on the Ram when picking its top choices.

Ram is driving off with another prestigious award, adding to its impressive array of awards garnered over the last few years. This time, the 2023 Ram 1500 wins the Car and Driver Editors’ Choice Award for the tenth straight year. The 2023 Ram 1500 TRX earns the award for the third straight year and the 2500/3500 is on the list for the fourth straight year.

2023 Ram 1500

Car and Driver praises the Ram 1500 in its review crediting its upgraded, luxurious interior.

Car and Driver Recap

HIGHS: Lavish interior, handles and rides well, handsome styling.

VERDICT: The Ram 1500 impresses as a half-ton pickup not based on sheer capability alone, but also by how comfortable and impressive it is off the job site.

The Ram 1500 has won countless awards for its luxurious interior, performance and durability. It was the first full-size pickup integrate a lot of technology, adding a huge user- friendly touchscreen. Since then, other automakers have raced to try and offer similar perks. The Ram brand has continued to innovate, adding more comfortable interiors, reclining seats and more cargo space. It has class-leading ride and handling because of a segment-exclusive link-coil rear suspension system with optional active-level four-corner air suspension.

2023 Ram TRX

Car and Driver Recap

HIGHS: The quickest gas-powered pickup sold today, an unsinkable off-roader, Bud Light on the outside and Champagne Krug on the inside.

VERDICT: The 702-hp TRX is a gift from both the horsepower and off-road gods.

2023 Ram 2500/3500

Car and Driver Recap

HIGHS: Big-time towing capacity, high-end models offer posh digs, Power Wagon and Rebel models offer off-road capability.

VERDICT: The Ram 2500 and 3500 are effective tools with pleasant interiors that their hard-working drivers are sure to appreciate.

Other Stellantis Car and Driver Wins

Stellantis is also celebrating significant wins from some of its other top brands. In all Car and Driver singled out eight different Stellantis models for Editors’ Choice honors.

  • Chrysler Pacifica continues its run with seven consecutive years as Editors’ Choice for Minivans.
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and Giulia Quadrifoglio make the Car and Driver Editors’ Choice list for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee L take Editors' Choice honors for Mid-Size SUV for second consecutive year.

“Stellantis wins eight of Car and Driver's Editors' Choice Awards, highlighting the company's best products,” said Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver editor-in-chief. “Alfa Romeo is back this year with cars that tug at our enthusiast hearts, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee L's combination of luxury and off-road ruggedness lands both models on the list, Chrysler's thoughtfully practical and efficient Pacifica wins, and Ram's full-size pickups that are ideal for work or for leisure take three more spots on our list.”

Car and Driver tests, rates and ranks more than 400 vehicles in each of 39 eligible market segments to make its Editors’ Choices. The vehicles that are chosen are deemed the best at fulfilling their mission while also offering great value and delivering a rewarding driving experience.

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Mary Conway is a professional automotive journalist and has decades of experience specializing in automotive news analysis. She covered the Detroit Three for more than twenty years for the ABC affiliate, in Detroit. Her affection for the Motor City comes naturally. Her father ran a gas station while Mary was growing up, in Wisconsin.

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