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Ram 1500

Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 is a great choice for a truck. It offers you powerful performance and plenty of features. It is also an affordable truck option. Learn more about what a Ram 1500 truck can offer you below, and learn more about why buying pre-owned might be the right choice, as well.

Why Buy Pre-Owned?

Buying a pre-owned vehicle can save you money, so it is a great option for many people. New cars and trucks depreciate really quickly. Within the first couple of years of owning a new vehicle, your car has lost a lot of value. However, a pre-owned vehicle holds its value better, so buying pre-owned can be a great option for many people. It can also make buying a car easier with a smaller car loan or no car loan at all.

A pre-owned truck can be a great investment in particular because new trucks can be quite expensive vehicles. Trucks offer a ton of capability when it comes to towing and hauling, in addition to having a lot of great features and technology. This makes them a significant investment, but buying a pre-owned truck like the Ram 1500 can be a great option.

Performance and Engine Options

The Ram 1500 offers you a strong performance and plenty of capability. There are a few different engine options that can be found in this vehicle, so check out some of the possibilities and what they offer you here.

  • 3.6-liter V6 engine – The base engine in most pre-owned Ram 1500 vehicles is a 3.6-liter V6 engine. This engine gives you 305-horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque.
  • 5.7-liter V8 engine – The 5.7-liter V8 engine offers you 395-horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque.
  • 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel – This turbodiesel engine option can be a good one because it offers you good fuel efficiency and some great torque. This 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 gives you 240-horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. You also get the best fuel efficiency of any of the engine options at up to 27 miles per gallon.

Ram 1500These engines are all capable options, and they are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Ram 1500 comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but there is four-wheel drive on some models.

When it comes to towing capacity and payload capacity, the exact numbers depend upon the model. You can expect a towing capacity of around 10,000 pounds for the Ram 1500, but it does depend on the specific model and year. The payload capacity of this vehicle can range from around 1,200 pounds to around 2,000 pounds, depending on the model.

What else does the Ram 1500 have going for it? Learn about other features and capabilities below.

Exterior

The Pre-Owned Ram 1500 truck is a well-built, powerful-looking truck. It has strong features with great grille designs, LED lighting, good wheel options, and more. This vehicle can be found in a variety of colors and styles with different editions available as well.

When it comes to the overall size of this vehicle, your exact dimensions depend upon the model. This truck can range from around 17 feet to around 20 feet long. This truck has a height around 6 feet tall.

There are three different bed lengths that can be found with the Ram 1500. The shortest bed comes in at 5 feet 7 inches, and there is also a medium length option at 6 feet 4 inches. Your longest bed option is 8 feet long. The different bed options give you different space for cargo, so it is important to think about what you’ll be using your truck for on a regular basis before you make your purchase.

Interior

Ram 1500 InteriorThe Ram 1500 has a comfortable interior with different options like vinyl upholstery, cloth upholstery, or leather upholstery. Some models can be found with heated seats, ventilated front seats, power-adjustable front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a sunroof. The amount of seating in this truck depends upon the cab you have.

  • Regular Cab – This cab offers just one row of seating with a front bench seat and seating for three people.
  • Quad Cab – The Quad Cab option offers you two rows of seating with seating for up to six people. This cab is the mid cab option; it offers more interior space than the Regular Cab but less space than the Crew Cab option.
  • Crew Cab – The Crew Cab is also a two-row cab that has seating for up to six people. However, the Crew Cab offers more legroom for your rear passengers, so this is the best option if you will frequently be driving with passengers in your second row of seating.

Overall, the interior of this truck is comfortable with some nice features. There is also some great technology, which you can learn more about below.

Technology

What technology does the Ram 1500 have to offer you? There are a lot of great features you can find on the inside of this truck. Check out some of these features in more detail below.

  • Infotainment system – The Ram 1500 offers you a touchscreen infotainment system that includes apps, music, smartphone connectivity, and more. This system can have a 7-inch touchscreen or a larger 8.4-inch touchscreen, depending on the model. The infotainment system is intuitive and easy to use.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – You can connect your smartphone to your Ram 1500 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. This allows you to have access to apps, music, and more from your phone through your vehicle. You can talk on your phone, listen to your own music and podcasts, and have navigation from your phone on your infotainment screen. This can help you stay connected and keep your hands on the wheel at the same time.
  • Bluetooth – Bluetooth allows you to talk on the phone hands-free through your Ram 1500 truck. This can keep you safer while you are driving.
  • USB ports and power outlets – Ram 1500 models offer you USB ports and power outlets to allow you to charge devices and even work on the road. This can be great for passengers and drivers.
  • Remote start – Start your truck from the comfort of your home with the remote start technology found in the Ram 1500. This can make cold weather more bearable when you can get your truck warm before you get inside.
  • Premium audio system – You can also get a premium audio system on some Ram 1500 models. This is great for those that love to listen to music, podcasts, and more while on the road.

These technology features and more make the Ram 1500 a truck that can help you stay entertained and connected. Learn more about what this vehicle has to offer in terms of safety in the section below.

Safety

The Ram 1500 is built safer for you. It gets four and five stars in many of the crash tests and overall safety ratings. This truck also has some great safety technology features that can look out for you even further. Learn more about these below.

  • Rearview camera – The rear view camera helps you see behind you when you are going in reverse. This can make it much easier to see obstacles that may be in your path to help you avoid a potential collision and prevent it from occurring.
  • Parking sensors – Fitting in a parking space can be a challenge with a big and powerful truck. The front and rear parking sensors on the Ram 1500 can help alert you when you are close to another vehicle or an obstacle so that you can be more aware of your surroundings.
  • Automatic high beams – Automatic high beam headlights help you see and be seen. These lights will automatically turn on your high beams when there are no vehicles ahead, and it will turn off your high beams and switch to low beams when vehicles are detected in front of you.

The Ram 1500 is a safe truck with intentional construction and design that is set up to be safe for you. There are also some active safety features like those mentioned above. The exact features you can find on your Pre-Owned Ram 1500 depend on the model, but if you have any questions, you can reach out to us at Tim’s Truck Capital.

When you’re upgrading your truck, it can be a great option to buy a Pre-Owned vehicle. This makes it a more affordable option, and there are still some great Pre-Owned trucks out there, like the Ram 1500. This truck offers you a great performance, a nice interior, and plenty of features worth getting excited about. Come down to Tim’s Truck Capital to check out some Ram trucks for yourself.


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