After Ram’s Super Bowl ad caused a backlash on social media and in the news, Morning Consult launched an in-depth survey to evaluate what Americans really thought. The central takeaway: elite commentary and Twitter analytics were not representative of broader consumer responses.

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Highlights from the study:

  • Forty percent of Americans who are considering purchasing a vehicle in the next 12 months say this ad makes them more likely to purchase a Ram truckJust 16% said it made them less likely.
  • Forty-eight percent of African Americans said the ad gave them a more favorable view of Ram, while 17 percent said less favorable.
  • Fifty-six percent of Americans said the ad was not disrespectful to MLK Jr. legacy, while 28 percent said it was.

Plus: Watch respondents react in real-time to Ram’s Super Bowl ad. Respondents were asked to indicate whether they had a favorable or unfavorable view of the commercial they were watching.

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