Chrysler Pacifica and Ram 1500 are adding to their accolades with awards for the second consecutive year. The 2021 Pacifica/Grand Caravan once again takes home honours in the “Best Minivan” category, while the 2021 Ram 1500 extends its dominance as both “Best Full-Size Truck” and “Best Overall Truck” – also for the second consecutive year.

The 2021 awards are Canada’s most comprehensive awards with a jury of more than 20 automotive journalists from across the country who evaluate hundreds of cars according to 12 different criteria. The jurors consider every single new vehicle available on the Canadian marketplace, which totals more than 350 models across all nameplates, not just models that have undergone redesigns or significant upgrades.

That distinction is important, because it means the Chrysler PacificaGrand Caravan and the Ram 1500 were the judges’ preferred choices, outranking a comprehensive list of vehicles in their categories, an impressive achievement.

“The Grand Caravan is a staple on our roads for anyone who needs space to haul a lot of people or stuff,” said Jodi Lai, editor-in-chief, “Even after its recent transformation, our jury of automotive experts continue to be impressed by the practicality and value it offers Canadians. The Pacifica also raises the bar for the minivan segment with its excellent style, family-friendly features and various powertrain options. We also love that it’s built locally.

“The fact that our jury has voted the Ram 1500 as the winner in these two categories for two years running is a huge feat, especially as the half-ton truck segment gets increasingly competitive," Lai added. "Our experts are impressed by the sheer variety of powertrains and variants offered by the 1500, along with its bold style, luxurious interior, and clever features that help the truck work so hard for Canadians.”

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