Truck of Texas

FCA manufacturers take absolute best honors at Texas Truck Rodeo
2021 Ram 1500 wins pinnacle award as Truck of Texas for the 0.33 consecutive year, plus Full-Size Pickup Truck of Texas, Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas and Off-Road Pickup Truck of Texas
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat wins pinnacle award as SUV of Texas, as nicely as Full-Size SUV of Texas honors; Dodge Durango has gained Full-size SUV of Texas six instances in the previous eight years


2021 Jeep® Wrangler wins Off-Road SUV of Texas for eleventh consecutive year
2021 Jeep Gladiator wins Mid-Size Pickup Truck of Texas for 2d consecutive year
2020 Ram 2500 wins Heavy Duty Pickup Truck of Texas and Best Towing Technology with the Ram Heavy Duty 360-degree Surround View Camera
Best Infotainment award introduced to Uconnect featured in the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX and 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
Best Powertrain awarded to the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® V-8 featured in the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX and 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
FCA manufacturers take domestic the most awards of any producer at the annual competition
The 2021 Ram 1500 earned pinnacle honors for the 0.33 consecutive yr as the Truck of Texas at the annual Texas Truck Rodeo, hosted by using the Texas Automotive Writers Association (TAWA). The Ram 1500 additionally gained Full-size Pickup Truck, Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas and Off-road Pickup Truck. The 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat gained the pinnacle SUV award, topped the SUV of Texas, as nicely as Full-size SUV of Texas – this is the sixth time the Durango has gained the Full-size SUV class in the previous eight years. For the eleventh consecutive year, Jeep® Wrangler received Off-Road SUV of Texas, and Jeep Gladiator received Mid-size Pickup Truck of Texas for a 2d consecutive year. Collectively, FCA manufacturers secured the most awards of any producer at the event.

"The Ram, Dodge and Jeep manufacturers from FCA impressed our TAWA contributors with an terrific product lineup at the Texas Truck Rodeo," stated Kristin Shaw, TAWA president. "The 702-hp 2021 Ram 1500 TRX extremely joyful our individuals with fantastic overall performance each off-road and on-road at the event; it crawled over the articulation barriers with ease. And what's now not to love about the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With 710 horsepower, AWD, faster 0-60 instances than most recreation cars, and 8,700 kilos of towing capability, the three-row Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat provides unmatched overall performance that approves you to carry your whole household alongside for a roaring-fun ride."

This year's Rodeo had vast COVID-19 protection protocols in place, along with restricted wide variety of media, mask-wearing requirements, social distancing, out of doors conferences and meals, and motors disinfected between take a look at drives. TAWA additionally invested good sized time and effort in a new off-road direction the place the lineup of FCA cars especially excelled.

Twenty-seven Texas auto writers attended the event. Members forged their votes after conducting each on- and off-road car evaluations. Consideration is given to the whole lot from exterior/interior styling and off-road functionality to the entrant's normal utility, cost and performance. 

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