Beyond the features tricks, Ram 1500 has more than covered the basic requirements. The player V8S available is impressive, the chassis is suitable for heavy work and the cab Ram is a class leader in design, ergonomics and materials. Perhaps the only weak point is the basic engine, a 215-horsepower V6 is EPA-rated fuel engine is not better than top-dog, 5.7-liter V8 390-hp. Provided you can swing an additional cost, large V8 big jump in performance and ability to work without fuel economy penalty is a no-brainer.
Honestly, all big pickups have more ability than most people need, and the option to wear them like a luxury sedan. But the one that took place on the additional pages are the Dodge Ram 1500. Line up against the Chevrolet Silverado, which rival Tundra Ford F-150 and Toyota in Edmunds comparison test, Ram took home the victory thanks to a personality that is more well-rounded. This year, more powerful F-150 could shake a little, but overall we still think Ram is selecting a large truck to full size.
Ram 1500 comes in three cab styles: regular cab two door, one long-extended Quad Cab with two small rear doors, and Crew Cab body again with four conventional doors. Forum for the 120.5-inch wheelbase regular cab and offers cargo-bed length 6.3 meters and 8 meters. Ram 1500 Quad Cab and Crew Cab using a wheelbase of 140.5 inches. Quad Cab has a 3.6-foot cargo box. Crew Cab has a 6.5-foot box, all beds are wide enough to hold sheets of 4x8 laid flat.
Ram 1500 back to the various trim levels, from basic work-truck ST, better equipped with the SLT, Sport live, and luxurious Laramie. Added to the SLT trim level for model year 2011 is a package that replaces Outdoorsman TRX previous versions and includes a variety of off-road upgrades. Also new is the luxury package Laramie Longhorn with two-tone paint treatment is unique and rich leather and wood-trimmed interior.
Ram 1500 is still the only full-size pickup to use coil springs instead of leaf springs in conjunction with a solid rear axle. influence is a class ride comfort and chassis control over bumps. Its towing capacity when properly equipped, ranging from £ 3,600 with a gentle V-6 all the way up to 10,450 first-rate competitive with the Hemi.
ST base model with standard cab start out at $ 21,510, but $ 25,565 to the Quad Cab and $ 29,910 with a Crew Cab. Adding 4wd push their price to $ 25,965, $ 29.975, and $ 33,130, respectively (All prices in this review include fee objective manufacturer, paid for the year 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is $ 900.).
Dodge Ram SLT versions are priced from $ 25,755 for regular cab and $ 29,835 for a Quad Cab with 2WD and from $ 29,325 and $ 33,055, respectively, with 4wd. Outdoorsman Edition adds $ 2,595 to the cost of an SLT.
With 2WD, Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport has a base price of $ 34.800 and starts at $ 36,995 with a Crew Cab. With 4wd, base price is $ 34,360 for regular cab Sport, $ 38,020 for the Sport Quad Cab, and $ 40,174 for the Sport Crew Cab.
Dodge Ram Laramie has a base price of $ 37,580 for Quad Cab 2WD and $ 39,340 for Crew Cab 2WD; 4wd versions starting $ 40,330 and $ 42,485, respectively. Longhorn edition of The Laramie price will not be announced until early in calendar 2011.
Among the price for an important choice, the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 on ST and SLT models with a price of $ 1,310, rear backup camera is $ 200, RamBox is $ 1895, DVD rear seat video and satellite-TV combo is $ 1,695, and Bedliner spray-cost $ 450. Load them with options, and prices for top-line Laramie models and top-level SLT Crew Cabs can easily cross the level of U.S. $ 50,000.