the 2023 Ram 1500 pickup beat the competition to win the title of best truck of 2023? 

That remains in the hands of the car critic

However, the flagship Ram is off to a good start by winning Green Car Journal's "Green Truck

So what makes a "green pickup" and why is the 2023 Ram 1500 the best?

The 2023 Ram 1500 is a great pickup truck. In recent years

the Ram 1500 has overtaken the perennial runner-up Chevrolet Silverado

started to nibble on the long-time ruler of the full-size pickup segment, the Ford F-150. 

As a result, some critics have already crowned the 2023 Ram 1500 as the new monarch of its class

Although the last major update of the Ram 1500 came in 2019, it is enjoying a technological upgrade for 2023.

The tech update includes a new rear seat reminder system that alerts drivers to check the back when

turning off the truck whenever the system detects a rear door being opened before starting the truck.

There's also a new light on the tailgate handle that shines on the trailer hitch to make hooking up

the trailer easier in the dark, and maybe save your shin from colliding with the hitch in the dark.

Upstairs over the base Tradesman is an optional 12-inch digital instrument cluster behind the steering wheel and a center-mounted 12-inch touchscreen complete with emergency vehicle alert.