2016 Dodge Ram represents a fifth generation of successful RAM series. Depending on its performances, there are 1,500, 2.500 and heavy duty 3,500, and all of them can come as 2-door regular cab, 4-door Quad Cab and Crew Cab. Old crosshair grille has been removed by contemporary designed one with large RAM sign. Depending on engine and suspension option, towing capacity now range between 7,000 pounds up to 31,210 pounds. Many improvements have been accomplished in term of fuel efficiency as well. More than ten inches of clearance enables excellent off road performances.
Exterior and Interior
2016 Dodge Ram suffered some makeover procedures, mostly in terms of front grille design. Dodge decided to abandon classic crosshair grille and put redesigned it in more contemporary way. New look headlights will have LED lamps. Tailgate will be a bit changed comparing to previous model, since there will be large RAM letters in the center and it will still be able to open horizontally.
Interior design of 2016 Dodge Ram didn’t suffer substantial changes. Seats have been upgraded in terms of design and comfort. Black, red and silver accents, illuminated with LED lights makes interior quite elegant. There were some improvements in terms of dashboard and infotainment system as well.
New 2016 Dodge Ram will come with a few engine options. You might want to choose a 3.6 liter Pentastar. This engine has power to develop 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. As of fuel economy, according to EPA ratings, you can expect 18 mpg in street drive and 25 mpg on highway. Another engine to be offered will be 5.7 Hemi V8, which pumps out 395 horses and 410 lb-ft of torque. This engine’s EPA figures are estimated to be 15 mpg for city drive and 22 mpg for highway drive, respectively. Both of these engines will be mated to a 6 speed automatic gearbox. 2016 Ram heavy-duty pickups will be supported with Cummins 6.7-liter inline six-cylinder engines which are capable for up to 900 lb.-ft and can be paired to optional Aisin six-speed automatic transmission.
Turbocharging and fuel delivery enable different payload ratings-about 7,000 pounds for Ram 1500, almos 18,000 pounds for Ram 2500 and fantastic 31,210 pounds for RAM 3500.
2016 Dodge Ram Release Date and Price
We are looking forward to seeing new Dodge Ram at the end of 2015. Starting price will be around 25,000$ for Ram 1500, Ram 2500 will start at approximately $33,000, while the price of Ram 3500 will start at about $34,000.