2016 RAM 1500 is available with minor changes like LED cargo lights but it also some smart safety features like Uconnect Access that can find stolen vehicle in a hassle free manner.
Last year RAM debuted an upgraded central console for better connectivity in its Laramie Limited and Rebel trims and this year the central console has been made standard on all 2016 Dodge RAM 1500 trims.
“2016 RAM 1500 is available in a multiple body styles including regular cab with up to 8 foot cargo bed, extended cab with up to 6 foot cargo bed and crew cab that also boasts a huge cargo space with a spacious rear seat. With almost a dozen trim levels, the Ram 1500 provides more options than any other brand”, says Scarsviewchrysler.ca.
Engine options available in new Dodge RAM 1500 are 3.6L gasoline 305 HP and 263 pound-feet torque V6, 5.7L 395 HP and 410 lb-ft torque V8 and a turbocharged 3L 240 HP and 420 lb-ft torque V6 engine. While the V6 is the base engine, turbocharged V6 is offered as an option on all the trims except Express, Sport and Rebel models.
Rear wheel drive is the standard but 4WD with two options is also available. The 4WDs use two speed transfer case with low range gearing. The first option is a traditional part-time option with manual mode selection and the second has an Auto 4WD mode that keeps switching between rear and four-wheel drive according to driving conditions.
“Power comes with performance. The base V6 engine gives an impressive mileage of 19 mpg combined on 4WD and the turbocharged that is also called EcoDiesel gives 24 mpg combined. V8’s economy improves to 17 mpg combined with eight speed transmission. It is clear that that 2016 RAM 1500 is the champion in the full-size pickup range of trucks”, adds Scarsviewchrysler.ca.
Advance safety features made the Ram 1500 score four out of five stars in government crash testing. Standard safety features available on Ram 1500 are front seat and full-length side curtain airbags, four-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, hill-start assist and trailer sway control.
In addition to these features, the new Dodge RAM 1500 comes with theft protection gear. The emergency telematics system Uconnect Access provides stolen vehicle tracking by connecting the vehicle to the 911 operators. During crash tests, the V6 engine came to a halt at 60 mph in only 128 feet. In overall safety, the pickup truck scores high and this is a guarantee to safe driving.
“2016 RAM 2015 is a good choice, if you’re looking for a full-size pickup truck. It has speed, power, safety and above all a brand name that millions trust. It has good driving impressions and its towing capacity is rated as the highest among the pickups of its range”, maintains Scarsviewchrysler.ca.