Dodge Dakotas, Rams Offer Full Range of Towing, Hauling Options
Spell, Tim, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
Work trucks are like football linemen. They've got to be strong and tough, and have the ability to get heavy loads moving as efficiently as possible. When there's not enough power to handle the load, the pickup owner loses the game.
Pickup and load mismatches frequently occur because many factors have to be in sync to ensure optimum towing and payload-hauling efficiency, said Bart McLellan, chief of Dodge truck product planning.
The truck has to be right for the application, and Dodge offers the midsize Dakota and three classes of light-duty, full-size Ram pickups to serve the needs of those looking to saddle up a workhorse. This Ram line includes 1500 half-ton, 2500 three-quarter-ton and 3500 one-ton dual-rear-wheel models, which Mr. McLellan said will meet a wide range of heavy-duty challenges.
Reviewing data on pickup trailering and payload capabilities available at Dodge dealerships will help match a truck with its workload. Among the factors considered are truck …
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Publication information: Article title: Dodge Dakotas, Rams Offer Full Range of Towing, Hauling Options. Contributors: Spell, Tim - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 23, 1996. Page number: 4. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.