Electronic stability control stands out as a technologically savvy innovation, keeping you better connected to the road. Please use the dropdown menus to look up your vehicle. Accidents involving trailers are much worse with greater consequences than without a trailer. There are four trim levels. Only available on Heavy Duty pickups.
You want a ratio that will give you good towing power without handicapping your non-towing performance too severely. I'm able to fit two into the bed of my truck and can notice only a slight drop to the truck. These objects may not be copied for commercial use or distribution. The Ram provides plenty of standard and optional storage spaces. The Power Equipment Group adds 20-inch alloy wheels, foglamps, a rear stabilizer bar and an eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar adjustment. The Crew Cab focuses more on passengers which may increase your vehicle's curb weight.
Starting with the list of items that i really like. Dominating the cabin is a mammoth center console that also houses the, stubby, short, automatic shifter. The power is fantastic for daily driving. Still, one of the several optional axle ratios might be in order if you need to tow something, but keep in mind that this will come at the cost of fuel economy. Plus rear headphones are, of course, offered too. Really, it's hard to go wrong with any full-size truck these days, but if you want a really nice one, we think the Ram 1500 is a little nicer than the rest. Disappointing since I'm constantly on my phone.
A more expensive model may be shown. To maintain the smooth ride I put Bridgestone Dueler Alenza Plus tires on it. I've added and upgraded a few things by choice which has only enhanced my love for my Ram! Introduction There are certainly basic requirements that you'd expect a pickup truck to meet. The looks of this vehicle are great. In order to stand out, trucks are built these days with unique conveniences and little luxuries, and in this respect the Ram definitely succeeds. The Ram features a unique rear suspension design for its tough solid axle that features coil springs, delivering a more carlike ride without compromising hauling or towing.
The Power and Remote Entry Group adds keyless entry and power locks, mirrors and windows. To get full pricing details, see your dealer. The Kelley Blue Book Official Guide logo is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co. The front seats, while rather soft, strike an adequate balance between support and comfort. In terms of towing, says that when properly outfitted, a truck configured like this should be able to yank 8,500 lbs behind it. Under optimal conditions it will return about 12 miles per gallon in town and around 18 on the open road.
Towing and payload varies based on length, height and series 1500, 2500, etc. Finding your ideal axle ratio will be a compromise. In general, a higher axle ratio offers more towing power and quicker acceleration; while a lower axle ratio offers better engine efficiency and quieter running. Customizable to your business needs with several available lengths, heights, capacities and potential upfits, with ample room for cargo. Insurance could well be void after an accident - worse, the illegal combination could cause the accident if the vehicle is unable to handle it. Furthermore, it eats significantly into the actual bed area too; the 5 feet 7-inch long box has just 50. That said we do welcome the hard, durable spray-on bed liner from the factory no less and sliding rails that can make efficient use of what limited bed space there is.
You can also use the tool and request a quote from a local dealer. The Limited model offers a 1500 lb payload and 8,500 lb tow rating. In the past, one area on now Ram pickups that fell short was interior quality. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard. Sure, one may be able to tow a little more or have a slightly tougher frame, but for the vast majority of jobs, any full-size pickup will get it done. Truck of Texas is a service mark of Texas Auto Writers Association, Inc. We're sorry, these selections did not match any vehicles in our database.
With 390 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque, it has no shortage of get up and go. Punch the throttle and it will hustle the 5,900 lb Laramie to 60 mph in well under eight seconds. Yes, but only with MaxCare unlimited mileage warranty. I had a smaller truck recently and this beast is definetly more nimble in tight spots. What this meant for me is that I could no longer connect my phone via bluetooth for hands free calls or audio playback.
Like the H-D, it comes as a crew cab with a short box and a host of features that scream more lifestyle than working truck. In government crash testing, the Ram 1500 received an overall rating of three stars out of five , with two stars for overall frontal crash protection. At 120,000 miles the roller bearings on the lifters failed and caused damage to cam shaft. Automatic High Beam Control is a registered trademark of Gentex Corporation. Only available on Ram 1500. Wouldn't trade it for nothing else. Ram 1500s are available with a factory spray-on bedliner.