Ram 1500 Ecodiesel repeats as 2016 Canadian Truck King Champion
By Truck King News
October 14, 2015 - The Ram 1500 Ecodiesel has repeated as the 2016 Canadian Truck King Champion.
A new feature of the Canadian Truck King Challenge is an invitation to reigning segment champions to return and defend their title. The Ram 1500 Ecodiesel did just that and for the second time beat out the competition at the annual event held at Head Lake in Northern Ontario.
The Ram won the Full-Size pickup division, and took the overall win with the highest score of all the assembled vehicles.
Ford Transit 250 also defends its title!
In the Large Commercial Van category, last year's winner - the Ford Transit 250 has again won its division.
Mid-Size Pickups welcomes the GMC Canyon diesel as its new leader
In the Mid-Size Pickup category, the judges choose the GMC Canyon diesel powered pickup. This 2.8L turbo-diesel engine is a first for this category.
Mid-Size Commercial Van's experience an upset with newcomer Mercedes Metris
First time competitor Mercedes Metris has won the Mid-Size van category
Full judges scoring, stories, video and real-world fuel consumption results will be available in the coming weeks.
For more information on the Challenge, please see our website at canadiantruckkingchallenge.ca