The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 is the number one ranked full-size pickup truck, according to U.S. News & World Reports. The Ram scores a 9.1 out 10 overall rating based on performance, interior quality, safety and reliability. The truck features a coil spring, five-link rear suspension and 1,900-pound payload rating.
The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 features a base-level 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, optional turbo-diesel V6 or a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine. The Hemi V8 version delivers 395 horsepower for a 10,450-pound towing capacity. An optional air suspension improves vehicle handling on rough terrain.
The 2015 Dodge Ram has a four out of five-star overall safety rating with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA gives the Ram a full five-star rating for its side crash test.