2016 RAM 1500 Raleigh NC

2016 RAM 1500

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New 2016 RAM 1500 at Kernersville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Kernersville, NC

The sporty RAM 1500 truck is built for your average working man. The exterior of the truck is built with durable materials so that it can go over tough terrain and haul big items. The RAM 1500 drives exceptionally and is a vehicle that is equipped with both functionality and aerodynamics.

Under the 1500's Hood

There is a total of three different engine options for the buyer to choose from when purchasing a RAM 1500. The first option is the 3.0L Ecodiesal V6 engine. This engine is equipped to drive with 240 horsepower and is equipped with 420 pound-feet of torque. The second option is the advanced V6 engine that drives with 305 horsepower. This engine comes standard with a Start-Stop system which allows for better driving efficiency. Additionally, this engine is proven to be strong and sturdy due to its towing capability on the 4x4. Also there is a silent chain engineered into the model that lends a hand with engine durability. The last engine offered for the RAM 1500 is the fuel savor, the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine. This engine exerts the most power being able to transport the weight of almost any type of load. All engine options are equipped with excellent torque and impressive fuel efficiency for a normal size pickup truck.  The RAM brand engineers there trucks with strong materials and smart technology. A smart technology implemented into the 1500 design is the available Active-Leve Four-Corner Air Suspension technology. This technology keeps the back of the truck level and creates a more aerodynamic performance when traveling with heavy loads on the highway.  Additionally the suspension system has the capability to lower the height of the truck to reduce the possibility of drag. Other smart technologies that this model is equipped with include: Trailer Sway Control, Electronic Stability Control and Hill Start Assist. All of these systems help with keeping the weight of the truck in the correct place. This model comes standard with an 8 eight-speed automatic transmission which aids in creating a better performance and handling experience for the buyer. The RAM 1500 gets about 25 mpg on highway roads and 17 mpg on city roads. 

Design of RAM 1500

The major design element of the RAM 1500 is its ultimate storage space. Buyers can choose to add an exclusive RamBox Cargo Management System to their RAM.. This storage option allows for buyers to have more space within the vehicle without messing with the driving functionality.  The system includes: Allsecure Remote Security System, bed extender/divider, bed tie-downs, cargo box LED lighting and can fit 4x8 sheets of material.Depending on which cab style the buyer wants the truck can fit between three and six passengers in the RAM 1500. All cab options come with comfortable seats and a great amount of legroom for inside passengers.  Additionally, there are Active Air Grille Shutters on the exterior of the truck. When driving on the highway, the shutters close to reduce drag.  

What is the fuel efficiency like for this model?

25 mpg on highway roads and 17 mpg on city roads.  

How many passengers can the truck fit?

Depending on cab choice: three or six passengers

What are some of the safety features for the truck?

Dynamic crumple zones, side-impact door beams, an advanced airbag system, electronic stability control and four wheel disk antilock brakes.


The Ram 1500 has an array of security and safety features that include:  dynamic crumple zones, side-impact door beams, an advanced airbag system, electronic stability control and four wheel disk antilock brakes.

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