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2006: Best New Pick-up

  Dodge Ram Honda Ridgeline Lincoln Mark LT
Total Score - Team 737.4 767.3 757.9
Total Score - Individual 738.9 783.3 688.9
Combined Overall Score* 633.0 684.1 637.8
(* factored for price) 3 1 2
       
Price as Tested (Average) $55,215 $37,040 $58,904
       
Styling/Appearance:
  Exterior 8.0 7.3 8.2
Interior 7.7 8.6 8.5
Quality 8.1 8.6 8.5
Occupant Environment:
  Interior Volume (1) 8.7 7.5 8.2
Cargo Volume (2) 8.5 7.9 8.6
  Driver Position & Ergonomics 8.0 7.9 8.0
Visibility 8.4 7.7 8.4
  Passenger Comfort/Access 8.5 8.0 7.9
Noise/Vibration/Harshness 7.0 7.8 7.6
Performance:      
Acceleration (3) 6.0 6.4 5.9
  Throttle Response 8.0 8.2 8.1
Engine Smoothness/Refinement 7.6 8.5 8.0
  Transmission/Drivetrain 8.5 8.4 7.9
Vehicle Dynamics:
  Ride Comfort 7.5 8.3 8.1
Steering 7.6 8.1 7.8
  Handling 7.2 8.5 7.5
Braking Feel & Effectiveness 7.2 8.1 7.6
  Stopping Distance (4) 2.0 4.0 6.0
Fuel Economy (5) 2.7 4.9 2.7
Safety Features 7.4 8.2 7.4
Cargo Convenience 8.1 7.7 7.8
Environmental Responsibility 7.6 7.8 6.7
Off-Road Capability 8.4 7.3 8.0
         
    Dodge Ram Honda Ridgeline Lincoln Mark LT
(1) Interior Volume (L) 3786 3172 3449
(2) Cargo Volume (L) 1475 1200 1571
(3) Acceleration: 0-100 km/h 9.8 9.1 9.7
     Acceleration: 80-120 km/h 8.0 8.2 8.4
(4) Braking: 100-0 km/h (M) 49.04 44.69 42.48
(5) Fuel Consumption (L/100KM) 15.0 12.5 15.0



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