2016 Ram 1500 crew, quad and regular cab release date, price

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Held in January, the Detroit Motor Show NAIAS 2015 hadn’t disappoint the pickups fans. The exhibition presented new generations of the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Titan XD and off-road Ford F-150 Raptor. Last met there with its possible rival. New 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel is in no way inferior in the performance to “Raptor” or “Tacoma” TRD Off-Road.

American truck is something quite special. And 2016 Ram 1500 – a classic illustration of a full-sized pickup. This truck for a wide range of luggage, endowed with a dynamics that nobody seems. Especially with a powerful V-shaped “eight” Hemi – for those who understand.

2015 Ram 1500 review 

In States pickup trucks produced and sold in huge quantities in the millions annually. Dodge Ram keeping pace: in 2003 was sold 450 million copies – all models. However, last year sold less than 245 thousand – post-crisis complications. And Dodge pickups are not the most sold: Ford F-150 is far ahead…

By the Way, since 2010 Chrysler pickups are positioned under the Ram Trucks brand. That is, strictly speaking, in our days, Ram “truck” not a Dodge already, and of itself…

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2016 Dodge Ram 1500 release date

At this time is no precise information on the start of sales date, but it is expected that the car will be available in early 2016. The Ram Rebel release date is unknown yet.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Release date: early 2016

2016 Dodge Ram colors

2016 Dodge Ram available in massive 28 color schemes! It includes almost everything – from dark Black Forest Green to bright Detonator Yellow.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 price

Tentatively, 2016 Ram 1500 MSRP starts at $25000. The Rebel modification will cost more.

New Dodge Ram 2016 specs

The seats in the cabin of the SUV trimmed in vinyl with cloth inserts of stamped tread pattern of the Toyo tires. Common and black colors of the interior make brighter red accents and painted in silver metallic elements of the console. The steering wheel is leather-trimmed and heated, there is provided a holder for the tablet, and the floor mats with a high rim and emblem.

Utility 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel 2-door “Regular Cab” takes on Board three adults. Anyway, a spacious sofa (on the inside width of cab between the window sills is almost 168 cm) allows. Although person who sits in the middle, nowhere to put his feet – prevents much outstanding transmission tunnel (on automatic transmission). That is, conventionally, three or only two (if the seats are individual). And a truck with 4 door cab is a 5- or 6-seater vehicle – conditional on the front row form. In the 2-nd row, sitting for three people is completely free: there is a place for the feet and the ceiling under the high roof line doesn’t hit in the head of even the tallest passengers.

The car is available in few trim levels: 2016 Ram 1500 Crew cab (the double cabin with long second doors), 2016 Ram 1500 Regular cab (standard modification with 2 doors only), 2016 Ram 1500 SLT – modification with the chrome trimming and 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels; 2016 Ram 1500 Sport with projector headlamps, body color exterior trimming, 20-inch polished alloy wheels and 7-inch dashboard.

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2016 Ram 1500 crew cab

Crew cab version of the truck is one of the most practical and family-friendly version of Ram. It provides comfort ride for up to 6 people just like an ordinary SUV. It has long rear doors, so it will be easy to get in and out of the vehicle. It combines with 2 possible variants of cargo bay: 6′ 4″ long mid-box and 5′ 7″ short box.

2016 Ram 1500 quad cab

Quad cab is also features 4 doors, but the rear ones are significantly shorter. It has the same capacity in terms of cargo space, but less in terms of passenger space. So, the second row is more suitable for children than for adults.

2016 Ram 1500 regular cab

Regular cab is more like utility cargo-only version of the car. It comes with simpliest trimming and the only variant which could be ordered with long cargo box – 8 ft long compared to 6 ft 4 in mid box available for Crew and Quad cab.

Article about the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from theInternet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.

2016 Dodge Ram interior

Pickup truck from Chrysler Group – 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel has brutal appearance and leaves no one indifferent. The SUV received a big black grille, bumper, fitted tow hooks and protection, headlights with led accents, fender flares and a ventilated hood.

Mighty Rebel 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 is wearing light-alloy 17” wheels with OpenCountry A/T dimension 285/70R17 Toyo tires. The outer diameter of the wheels is 33 inches. Pickup truck painted in one of five shades, including the so-called fire red, and the bumpers are additionally protected with a special powder coating. Compared to conventional Ram 1500, clearance of Rebel modification is 2.5 inches more.

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Here aerodynamics is unimportant: the coefficient of air resistance from 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 truck is about 0.42. Way too much, and with a huge frontal area of the truck, aerodynamic factor is too large: almost 2 times worse than the Volkswagen Golf. Non-winning for speed: the over-expenditure of gas, noise of the incoming air. Anyway, fullsize pickup is not the same as class C “hatchback”.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 sport

Sport is one of the top-trimmed versions of Ram 1500 truck. It is available only in 4-door body (both quad and crew cab) and has several outstanding features. The first thing in 2016 Dodge Ram sport stike your eye is matte finishing for grille and front bumper. It also has special projector-like headlamps, dark interior trimming with aluminum inserts and many other small details. Sport version of the Ram 1500 comes only with 5.7 Hemi V8 engine, producing around 400 hp. Sport trim is available in limited amount of paint colors, in dark colors, silver, gray and red.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 video review

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 offroad

Suspension got a changed stabilizer bar and Bilstein dampers. Pneumatics provides maximum ground clearance at the level of 26 centimeters, which the vendor calls the greatest in its class. Prepared to drive off-road 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck offered exclusively with “cab crew” cabin and body length of 170 centimeters. But buyers can choose the engine and gearbox.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 engine

New 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 is driven by a V6 3.6 liters Pentastar motor with a capacity of 305 horsepower and a torque of 365 Nm. Drive is only full-wheel, gearbox – 8-band auto ZF TorqueFlite 8. Version, equipped with a HEMI V8 with the 395 horsepower recoil and 556 Nm, available with both rear and all-wheel drive.

2016 Dodge Ram Variety

The 2012 model was the IV generation of Ram pickups (DS/DJ) that is on the line for the 4th year. 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 is already a V generation of RAM pickups.

Affects the abundance of truck options decaying into three broad families: 1500 light, medium 2500 and 3500 – heavy. Not quite the same thing. 2-door Regular Cab, 4-door Quad Cab and a Crew Cab. With the rear drive and with 4WD transmission.

The lineup of only light Ram 1500 comprise 11 vehicles: Lone Star, Express, Outdoorsman, Tradesman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Big Horn, Laramie and Laramie Longhorn. Plus 2500 and 3500 families. Vast selection…

Photo of 2016 Dodge Ram 1500

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 V8 5.7 Limited
Drivetrain
Engine type OHV 16V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 5,7L
Power/torque 395 hp; 410 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 149.5 in
Length 229 in
Height 77.5 in
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
Performance
0-60 7,4 sec
Top speed 107 mph
PRICE RANGE: $36,000-$45,000 (est)
Competitors: Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra

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