January 17, 2018

News, Price and Specs
2018 Dodge Ram 1500-front view

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 coming to the US market with great changes. Producer of this model covered it with a veil of secrecy, but some of the information is leaked to the public. Yet, we have consulted experts and critics who follow the development of this dynamic pickup. The commercial version is greatly enhanced, so their owners will have an easy way of performed work tasks. The body is built on a new platform that is largely made of aluminum. The use of light metals brings loss of superfluous weight and thus improve driving performance. The new platform has been connected with a new suspension that will provide a greater level of comfort.

Exterior will be redesigned with a large number of extensive modifications. Designers have used global design language that is evolutionary. The list of changes includes revised grille, HID headlamps, new front bumper, a new trunk and more. Depending on the trim level you’ll be able to add some other characteristic details that will complement the 2018 Dodge Ram 1500.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500-front view

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Three engines

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 under the hood prepares big surprises. Either way, it will be a strong drive system. The first option is the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Hemi engine delivers high torque, which will be sent to the wheels and allow the execution of tasks. Attention is particularly placed on fuel consumption, but the new generation of engines brings savings in this field. We still do not have precise data, but they expect better situation than the previous model.

Second option is a 3.0-liter V6 engine with Eco-Diesel with the towing potential of 10,000 lbs. The third option is a hybrid drive that combines a 3.0-liter Eco-Diesel engine with a small electric motor of the latest generation. According to the specification, it’s expected to be a greater range in electric mode of operation. The above engines come with eight-speed automatic transmission which transfers torque to the wheels. In developing is a new generation of ten-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500-rear view

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Trim

The interior of the 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 is a special story for itself, at some point, you will not be clear whether you are in a passenger car or truck. So the 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 has a spacious cabin with ample leg room and head restraints. The double cabin can accommodate passengers in two rows of seats. Stow-and-Go seats come with natural materials and their overlapping afford additional storage space. On the center console there are devices such as touch screen with infotainment system and navigation, automatic climate control and more. Customers can choose between two trim levels and those are Rebel and Laramie Limited.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500-interior

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Release date

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is planning by 2020 to eliminate the needs of the next generation model. 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 has excellent handling of cargo space, the split trunk will enable easier access during loading and unloading. The price of the 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 is not yet known, but sales will start during 2017.

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