Truck buyers are famously loyal. They’ll pick a truck that works for them and stick with it over the years, whether that’s a Ford, Chevrolet or GMC, Ram, or, in rarer cases, Toyota or Nissan.
Lately, though, there’s been a shift in the half-ton full-size pickup marketplace. The latest RAM 1500 has been winning market share, clawing its way out of a reliable third-place finish in the sales rankings behind the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The Chevy has been the biggest loser, slipping to third place behind the Ram. Did the Ram earn that sales victory? Buckle in as we explore how these trucks fare in eight categories, and which one is our top pick overall.