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RAM 1500 Configurations

Posted at Sun, Jan 19, 2020 10:00 AM

RAM has always offered a wide diversity of options in its truck, both between and within models, ensuring that consumers are able to find the right configuration to meet their needs. The RAM 1500 has been one of the nameplate’s most popular models thanks to its diversity and flexibility. Every year, the truck has come with a variety of options for cab sizes, bed lengths, power train, tech options, and more. Some features were standalone options, and others were available through choice of trim.

By shopping for used RAM 1500 trucks, you gain access to dozens of potential configurations, increasing the likelihood that you will find just the right combination of features and characteristics that you need in a truck. Here’s a look at what you might find when you are shopping for used RAM 1500 trucks:

Power Train

Like any good truck, the RAM 1500 has usually been offered with the option of a 2x2 or 4x4 drive train. Each year, the RAM 1500 has also come with at least a couple of engine options. The base model 1500 has always come with a powerful and proficient engine and transmission, but more powerful options were usually offered for those who needed them on higher trim levels. For example, the 2019 model came with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that put out 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. However, buyers could upgrade to a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 either powered by gas or a light hybrid system.

By shopping for used models, you can gain access to the more powerful drivetrains without having to spring for the extra cost. But no matter what configuration you find, you now that you will have a powerful and capable truck.

Cab Sizes

You won’t be stuck with the basic cab when you shop for used RAM 1500 trucks. The model has come with a variety of cab configurations over the years, including the Regular Cab, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab. Typically, the Crew Cab has been the largest cab offering on the RAM 1500, which offers seating for five and plenty of space. The Quad Cab also offers seating for five, as its name suggests, but it doesn’t have as much head, leg, or other room as is offed in the Crew Cab.

Bed Lengths

Besides needing more room for passengers, you’re likely also interested in more room for cargo when you are comparing truck configurations. Fortunately, the RAM 1500 offers plenty of options here. Depending on the trim level or the other options chosen, the RAM 1500 offers up to an 8-foot bed. Consumers could buy the largest bed option even with the base model RAM 1500.

If you were to have shopped for a RAM 1500 new, you could have mixed and matched these options to get the configuration you wanted (assuming it was offered in that model year). By shopping for a used RAM 1500, you get even more options for configurations and you get to save a lot of money. Visit Tim’s Truck Capital today to explore our selection of used RAM 1500 trucks and to find the perfect configuration for you.

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