2009 Spring Car Guide
Truck: Dodge Ram 1500

Top road trip vehicles: Dodge Ram 1500
Dodge Ram 1500
14 city/20 highway
"Good" in front impacts, "marginal" in side impacts, "good" in rear impacts from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS.
Why it's trip-worthy:
Folks who need to bring bikes or boats along will find the Dodge Ram capable of doing so, but with the features of a luxury sedan. The full-size pickup was redesigned for the 2009 model year, with Edmunds.com noting its roomy and well-appointed interior. "You drive it and it almost feels like a car, yet it still is able to tow and haul a lot of stuff," says Brian Moody with Edmunds.com.


Top road trip vehicles

Crossovers: Ford Flex

Minivan: Toyota Sienna

SUV: Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Convertible: Mazda Miata MX-5

Sports Car: BMW Z4 Roadster

Luxury Coupe: Infiniti G37

Hybrid: Toyota Prius

Muscle car: Chevy Corvette

Sedan: Mercedes Benz C63 AMG

Truck: Dodge Ram 1500



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