Ram Sweeps the Automotive Excellence Awards

2014 Ram 2500 - Springfield, MO
For many reasons, Ram is the king of trucks.

We love our Ram trucks. If you have not driven a Ram truck, you are missing out!

Popular Mechanics has recently included the 2016 Ram lineup in their annual Automotive Excellence Awards. The Ram lineup offers the best combination of performance, technology, and value when compared to other full-size pickups.

The article from Popular Mechanics named Ram the “Best Truck” winner and stated that from “top to bottom, this is the model to beat.” The editors of the magazine visited factories, interviewed engineers, and drove each vehicle before reaching their decision.

The fact that the Ram is the only pickup with a ZF-designed eight-speed automatic transmission helps to set the vehicle apart from the competition. Ram is committed to innovation, efficiency, and durability. The truck boasts of great looks, refined interiors, and durable engines.

The 2016 Ram beat the competition in many of the sought-after titles including the following:

  • Best-in-class torque – 900 lb.-ft. with Ram 3500 Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Best-in-class payload – 7,390 pounds with Ram 3500
  • Best-in-class fuel economy with exclusive EcoDiesel – 29 mpg with Ram 1500
  • Best-in-class towing capability – 31,210 pounds with Ram 3500

Ram trucks are designed to deliver the whole package. Stop by Corwin Dodge Ram of Springfield to experience the excellence of the Ram Truck lineup!

8 Reasons You Should Buy a Dodge Journey

2016 Dodge Journey - Springfield, MO
For many reasons, the Journey is one of Dodge’s most versatile options.

Choosing the right vehicle can be a difficult decision. With so many models on the market vying for your dollar, every option may seem appealing. But, when it comes to quality, few cars follow through with their promises.

The Dodge Journey crossover doesn’t disappoint, though, and that’s one of the many reasons to buy one. Here are some others:

  1. Seating for seven: The Journey comfortably seats two more passengers than other crossovers which only seat five people.
  2. Cargo space: With its versatile interior layout, the Journey offers up to 67 cubic feet of storage room.
  3. Efficiency: For being a large vehicle, the Journey doesn’t use much fuel; it reaches up to 26 mpg on the highway.
  4. 500 miles per tank: Combining efficiency with capacity, the Journey can take you further than you thought possible on a single fill-up.
  5. V6 engine: If strength is important to you, the Journey can be outfitted with an available V6 engine.
  6. Hot tech: The latest Journey comes with loads of fun stuff, like a W-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, and satellite radio.
  7. Dodge brand: You know you’re getting a quality product because of the reputation behind the Dodge insignia.
  8. Low price: For all of this, the Journey starts at an incredibly low MSRP under $22,000.

If you’re convinced to buy a Dodge Journey, or ready to see one in person, visit us as Corwin Dodge Ram of Springfield!