2014 Ram 1500 Ecodiesel: Slow Navigation Traffic Reporting
January 27, 2015
I've had a lot of good experiences with our 2014 Ram 1500 Ecodiesel's UConnect system. This isn't one of them. I almost always check traffic on the 91 freeway before I jump on to travel a few exits to a place we frequent for dinner. Over the holiday I did just that. Often this check is performed with a smart phone from my driveway, which has proven reliable. This time, however, I only glanced at the Ram's nav screen.
I regretted it.
As you can see, UConnect let me down on this one. The nav system was far enough behind the Inrix Traffic app on my wife's iPhone that we snapped a few photos to document the situation. UConnect was still showing clear traffic (green) when we exited the freeway 15 minutes later.
Josh Jacquot, Senior Editor