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Best Pickup Truck of 2019: Everything You Need to Know About the Ram 1500

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Every year,’s Editorial team drives dozens of new cars and trucks to figure out what the best options are across a broad swath of classes and lifestyles. When the calendar turns over, we give a hard look at which among those cars and trucks best succeeded in what it set out to do; that turns into our Best Of awards.

Related: Best of 2019 Awards

If you’re not familiar with these vehicles, start with our awards pages above that detail each of our categories — not only will you find blurbs on why we picked our winners, but you’ll also see the full field of nominees and what they have to offer.

When it comes to the Best Pickup Truck of 2019, the winner for us is the 2019 Ram 1500. In an extremely competitive field, a well-timed redesign by the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brand helped the latest generation of the venerable half-ton pickup stand out. If this is a market you’re in right now, the new Ram is well worth a look.

If you’re not sure where to start research on it, you’re in the right place. Below is a link roundup of the vital stories we reported on the 2019 Ram 1500’s rollout; get educated with our coverage below so you can be more confident when it comes time to put pen to paper and ride off the dealer lot.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2019 Ram 1500:’s Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with’s long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers don’t accept gifts or free trips from automakers. The Editorial department is independent of’s advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.

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Patrick Masterson is Chief Copy Editor at He joined the automotive industry in 2016 as a lifelong car enthusiast and has achieved the rare feat of applying his journalism and media arts degrees as a writer, fact-checker, proofreader and editor his entire professional career. He lives by an in-house version of the AP stylebook and knows where semicolons can go. Email Patrick Masterson

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