Ram 1500 TRX: Official Winter Pickup Truck of New England; Chrysler Pacifica, Jeep® Gladiator Earn Class Honors

July 21, 2021

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has been named Official Winter Pickup Truck of New England while a 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and 2021 Jeep® Gladiator warranted category honors during a annual New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) winter car competition.
“The Ram 1500 TRX warranted a tip mark as a altogether winner,” pronounced John Paul, President, New England Motor Press Association. “The crafty TRX is designed to hoop a harshest conditions, including snow, and satisfies a New England engineer in any fact from a supercharged engine to a 35-inch tires. The Jeep Gladiator doesn’t only hoop New England winters, it dominates them, that is because it’s a favorite and repeat personality in holding NEMPA honors. Chrysler Pacifica now offers loyal all-wheel-drive that can hoop not only New England winters, though with a full apartment of reserve features, serve adds to motorist and newcomer safety. Add in one of a best infotainment systems and Pacifica is a NEMPA best-in-class People Mover.”
The Ram 1500 TRX prisoner a climax in a initial year of eligibility during a event, imprinting a third uninterrupted year winter-weather savvy NEMPA reporters have picked a Stellantis car as a Official Winter Truck of New England. The all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a peak predator of a lorry universe and cements Ram Truck as North America’s off-road lorry leader. Ram TRX expands a light-duty lineup and sets new benchmarks for energy and opening among half-ton pickup trucks with a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI® V-8 engine.
The Chrysler Pacifica, that offers all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability interconnected with Stow ‘n Go seating, took NEMPA People Mover best-in-class honors. Pacifica’s AWD complement engages seamlessly during any speed, but any activation compulsory by a driver. The complement automatically activates send of all accessible engine torque to a wheels with some-more traction. It can also detect when AWD is not indispensable and undo a power-transfer section and back expostulate procedure automatically to stop a expostulate missile from spinning, shortening driveline drag, improving fuel potency and shortening emissions — a class-exclusive in a minivan segment.
Jeep Gladiator claimed feat in a Mid-size Pickup Truck class. The 2021 Jeep Gladiator, engineered from a belligerent adult to be a many off-road able Jeep lorry ever, builds on a abounding birthright of tough, constant trucks with an unmatched mixed of imperishable utility, authentic Jeep design, alfresco freedom, crafty functionality and versatility. Gladiator is built to hoop a final of an active lifestyle, either in impassioned dried feverishness or, in a box of a NEMPA Winter Vehicle Driving Event, a cold New England winter.
NEMPA members evaluated a far-reaching accumulation of vehicles from several manufacturers that lonesome mixed categories. Journalists cycled by any car around New England heading adult to a central day of contrast and scoring that took place in Feb during NEMPA domicile in Middleborough, Massachusetts.
New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA)
The New England Motor Press Association, founded in 1987, coordinates veteran media coverage and creates calm covering a automobile pleasantness privately for a 14.5 million car buyers vital in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. These New England buyers have singular demographics and automotive preferences. Membership in NEMPA is by invitation and open to carmakers and their public-relations and communications staffs, suppliers to a automotive industry, and trade and consumer automobile uncover producers as good as to automotive reporters and photographers. NEMPA’s media members seem in inhabitant and informal print, radio, TV and online media outlets and have a crafty amicable media presence. Find some-more information during www.nempa.org.
Ram 1500 TRX
The new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a peak predator of a lorry universe and cements Ram Truck as North America’s off-road lorry leader. Designed shaft by shaft to significantly outperform any other lorry true from a factory, a Ram 1500 TRX has been tested to hoop a many punishing conditions with impassioned durability. Class-leading, formidable opening in a harshest environments is achieved in partial by a 702-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine. Stratospheric energy delivers a new turn of performance: 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 4.5 seconds, a entertain mile in 12.9 seconds during 108 mph and a tip speed 118 mph. The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has been rigorously tested to hoop a many punishing conditions with impassioned capability and continuance on a approach to being a quickest, fastest and many absolute mass-produced half-ton pickup lorry in a world.
The Ram 1500 TRX builds on all a award-winning Ram 1500 lineup delivers – including world-class lush interiors with reward materials and implausible pleasantness to detail, segment-leading ride-quality and comfort, and a higher turn of excellence and sophistication – and raises a no-compromise benchmark for power, performance, durability, record and preference with facilities never before charity in a pickup.
Class-leading float and doing are achieved around an all-new tradition cessation stoical of a top probable peculiarity components and tuning geared towards high-speed dried runs, producing even some-more capability on a travel or in a desert. The Ram 1500 TRX boasts a belligerent clearway of 11.8 inches due in partial to a 2-inch float tallness boost when compared with a rest of a Ram 1500 lineup, along with assertive 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory All-Terrain 325/65/R18 tires. This mixed enables TRX to transparent aspect obstacles simply and during high speeds.
A lush and atmospheric interior offers authentic, reward materials, colors and textures, including hand-wrapped leather instrument panels for astonishing oppulance throughout. As a shred disrupter, a customary Uconnect 4C with a large 12-inch touchscreen leads a shred in technology, featuring split-screen capability, 360-degree camera views, and disdainful calm from SiriusXM with 360L and Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora. The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a initial car to embody a new Know Go mobile app featuring an immersive knowledge for business who wish to learn some-more about their vehicles. Active reserve and confidence systems embody adaptive journey control, Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and Ready Alert Braking.
Chrysler Pacifica
The Chrysler code continues to set a gait for a minivan shred with a new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica. The first-ever minivan to offer both gas and hybrid powertrains, Chrysler is elevating a minivan diversion to new levels, formulating a new top-of-the-line Pinnacle indication in a segment, charity AWD capability interconnected with Pacifica’s class-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating, some-more customary reserve facilities than any car in a industry, new FamCAM interior camera, wireless charging, next-generation Uconnect 5 connectivity, an jaunty new demeanour and loads some-more quadruped amenities and interior storage for a 2021 indication year. The Pacifica Hybrid delivers some-more than 80 miles per gallon homogeneous (MPGe) in electric-only mode, an all-electric operation of some-more than 30 miles and a sum operation of some-more than 500 miles.
The Chrysler Pacifica continues to reason a standing as a many awarded minivan 5 years in a quarrel with some-more than 150 honors and pleasantness accolades. As a initial association to deliver a minivan and by 6 generations of a vehicle, 116 minivan firsts have been produced, including scarcely 40 minivan-first facilities on a Pacifica. The association has sole some-more than 15 million minivans globally given 1983, twice as many as any other manufacturer over 37 years.
Jeep® Gladiator
The Jeep Gladiator – a many able Jeep lorry ever – builds on a abounding birthright of tough, constant Jeep trucks with a strong mixed of imperishable utility, authentic Jeep design, alfresco freedom, crafty functionality and versatility, modernized fuel-efficient powertrains, higher on- and off-road dynamics and a horde of innovative reserve and modernized record features. Legendary off-road capability comes pleasantness of a Command-Trac and Rock-Trac 4×4 systems, third-generation Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lock electric front- and rear-axle lockers, Trac-Lok limited-slip differential, segment-exclusive sway-bar undo and 33-inch off-road tires. The Jeep Gladiator is accessible in Sport, Sport S, Overland, Rubicon and Mojave trims, and is built in Toledo, Ohio.
Stellantis (NYSE: STLA) is one of a world’s heading automakers and a mobility provider, guided by a transparent prophesy to offer leisure of transformation with distinctive, affordable and arguable mobility solutions. In further to a Group’s abounding birthright and extended geographic presence, a biggest strengths distortion in a tolerable performance, abyss of knowledge and a wide-ranging talents of employees operative around a globe. Stellantis will precedence a extended and iconic code portfolio, that was founded by visionaries who infused a brands with passion and a rival suggestion that speaks to employees and business alike. Stellantis aspires to turn a greatest, not a biggest, while formulating combined value for all stakeholders, as good as a communities in that it operates. 

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