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RAM 1500 Laramie

Full-size pickup trucks can be some of the best vehicles around. These vehicles can tow and haul for work, for play, or even help you with everyday chores. The convenience of having the ability to load up your truck and move larger items is one that most people envy, and these days, the interior of trucks are near-luxury.

Below, we are going to take a closer look at the RAM 1500 Laramie. This truck is a great full-size truck option that has plenty of performance capability, as well as a nice interior. Check out all the features in this truck below, and reach out to us at Tim’s Truck Capital if you have any questions.

Performance and Engine Options

In the RAM 1500 there are multiple engine options available. Some of the lower trim options start with a 3.6-liter V6 engine, but with your Laramie trim, your standard engine is the 5.7-liter V8 engine. There still are several other engines that could be found in this RAM 1500 Laramie. Learn more about each of these engine options below.

  • 5.7-liter V8 engine – Your base engine in the 1500 Laramie is a 5.7-liter V8 engine that gives you 395-horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque.
  • 5.7-liter V8 engine with eTorque mild-hybrid system – Your second engine option is the V8 above but with an eTorque mild-hybrid system. Your V8 engine gives you 395-horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. However, with your eTorque system you can add up 130 pound-feet of torque.
  • 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine – You also have a diesel engine option that can be found in the RAM 1500 Laramie. This 3.0-liter V6 engine option gives you 260-horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque.
  • 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine – The final engine option can be a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine. This is your most powerful engine option, and it can give you 702-horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque.

This truck comes standard with rear wheel drive, but four wheel drive is available. The transmission for this truck is an eight-speed automatic transmission.

When it comes to performance, you can also add certain packages to give you the exact performance you want. The Max Tow package for example adds a Class IV receiver hitch, power trailer-tow mirrors, and a trailer brake controller.

Towing capacity in your RAM 1500, depends on the engine and how the vehicle is equipped. Your maximum towing capacity comes with the Quad Cab and the V8 engine with the eTorque assist; this can give you a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds. With your diesel engine option, you can get up to 12,560 pounds of towing capacity and your other V8 engines give you between 8,000 and 11,500 pounds of towing capacity. All of this makes for a capable truck with the ability to tow a lot. When it comes to payload capacity, you can get up to 2,040 pounds of payload when your diesel engine option is properly equipped.

The RAM 1500 can also be used for some off-roading. There are specific trims like the Rebel and TRX that offer more off-roading features and capabilities if that is something that interests you.

Exterior

The exterior of your RAM 1500 Laramie is strong and well-built. This vehicle can be found with exterior features like 20-inch wheels, all-season tires, power running boards, a multi-function tailgate, and LED lighting. You also have exterior color options like Diamond Black Crystal, Granite Crystal Metallic, Billet Silver Metallic, Patriot Blue, Hydro Blue, Flame Red, and Bright White.

When it comes to your truck bed length, this vehicle has two options that fit with the Laramie trim. If you have the Quad Cab model, you will find a 6 foot, 4 inch bed. If you have the Crew Cab, you could have the 6 foot bed, or you could have a 5 foot, 7 inch bed option. You can also get features that make your cargo bed even more functional for you like in-bed LED lighting, a bed step, spray-on bedliner, and adjustable cargo tie-down hooks for even more functionality.

Interior

On the inside of the Ram 1500 Laramie, you can find two rows of seating for up to five people. This truck can be found in either the Quad Cab or Crew Cab. The Quad Cab is the smaller of the two, it still has two rows of seating, but the cab has smaller rear doors and less passenger space in that second row of seating. The Crew Cab has full size rear doors and it is a great choice for those that will frequently have second row passengers.

When it comes to interior features, the Laramie trim option offers you features like genuine leather upholstery, heated front seats, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, power-adjustable front seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

Technology Features

The RAM 1500 is a very capable vehicle in terms of performance, but that does not mean it does not also have some great technology. This vehicle can be found with some user-friendly technology features including an infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, and so much more. Check out these features below.

  • Uconnect infotainment system – You have an easy to use and intuitive infotainment system with the Uconnect system in the RAM 1500. This system can be found in an 8.4-inch or a 12-inch touchscreen, and it has a lot of great features and apps to keep you entertained and connected.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – You can easily connect your smartphone to your infotainment system with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability in your vehicle. This capability gives you access to your smartphone music, apps, contacts, and more through your infotainment system, so you can keep your phone tucked away.
  • Bluetooth – You can also talk on the phone hands free with the Bluetooth technology in this truck. Bluetooth allows you to have important (and fun) phone conversations while keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.
  • Premium audio system – In the RAM 1500 Laramie model, you can also find a premium Alpine audio system that makes your listening experience an even better one. This helps you enjoy every drive no matter where you are going.
  • USB ports – This truck can also be found with multiple USB ports to give you the ability to connect your devices and charge your devices. This ensures you have your devices when you need them.

The technology in this vehicle helps to keep you connected to your friends and family, no matter where the road takes you. Next, we will talk about safety features below that help keep you and your loved ones safer out on the road.

Safety

The RAM 1500 was built with strong, intelligent construction to keep you safer. It also has some great safety technology features to look out for you. This truck can be found with safety features like lane keep assist, pedestrian detection, front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, and a surround-view parking camera system.

  • Lane keep assist – Stay in your lane with the lane keep assist feature. This will make minor steering corrections to keep you in your lane if it detects you drifting out of your lane unintentionally.
  • Pedestrian detection – Be extra aware of any pedestrians in your path with the pedestrian detection feature. This feature works to alert you of pedestrians that might be in front of your vehicle so that you are even more aware and can keep yourself and pedestrians safer.
  • Adaptive cruise control – This safety feature will help to maintain a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front of you. With adaptive cruise control, if you start to get too close to the vehicle in front of you, this feature will automatically slow your vehicle down to maintain that safe distance from the other vehicle.
  • Rear cross traffic alert – Get alerted if a vehicle is crossing behind you if you are going in reverse with rear cross traffic alert. This safety feature will audibly alert you if there is a vehicle in your path so that you can apply the brakes and avoid a potential collision.

All of these features help to keep you and your loved ones safer out on the road. As you can see, the RAM 1500 Laramie has a lot to offer you. This truck can give you a great performance with plenty of payload and towing capacity. You also get some great technology and safety features. The interior of this truck is nice with heated seats and leather upholstery. The Laramie is just one trim option in the RAM 1500, but it is a great option. If you would like to learn more about this truck or any other trims of the RAM 1500, you can reach out to us at Tim’s Truck Capital. We are ready to help you with your next truck upgrade.

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