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2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

Automaatic
October 27, 2017


The 2018 Ram 1500 is here. It hasn’t changed much. Ram added two new Special Editions – the classy Harvest Edition and high-end Limited Tungsten Edition. The new Limited Tungsten Edition comes with premium leather, faux-suede and a sport hood above the Ram-embellished chrome grille. Oh, and you can get leather seats in your new 2018 Rebel TRX Concept. They also upgraded their infotainment options and made a previously optional safety feature standard.

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What engine does the new Ram come with?

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The lower trim levels come standard with a 3.6-L V6 24-Valve VVT, 305-hp engine. You can get a 5.7-L V8 HEMI MDS VVT engine, though, for an additional $1,450. The higher trim levels, like the Ram 1500 Sport, get the 5.7-L V8 HEMI MDS VVT, 395-hp engine.

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How many cab variations are available on the 2018 Ram?

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There are five different cab and box options on the new Ram 1500s. You can get a regular cab with a 6′ 4″ box of a regular cab with a longer 8′ box. The Quad Cab only comes with the shorter 6′ 4″ box. The crew cab is available with an even shorter box that measures only 5′ 7″ or the 6′ 4″ box. The crew cab has 40.3″ of leg room in the rear. The Quad Cab has only 34.7″ of leg room in the rear.

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How many trim levels are available for the 2018 Ram 1500?

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There are six different models or trim levels, not including the six Ram 1500 Special Editions. Each model is available in either 2- or 4-wheel drive and with or without a crew cab.

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What's the price of a 2018 Ram 1500?

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The lowest trim level, the 4×2 Tradesman, starts out at $27,095. That’s about a $600 increase. If you opt for the 4×4 Tradesman, the base MSRP jumps to $31,695. The Ram 1500 Night, which is the highest trim level, starts out at $39,385 for the 4×4 model. The 2018 Laramie Longhorn Ram Special Edition has a base MSRP of $50,095. The 2018 Rebel, Ram’s hardcore off-road Special Edition, starts out at $45,295. If you want those leather seats in your new Rebel, you’ll have to spend another $1,545.

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Does the 2018 Ram come with any good hi-tech safety features?

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Hi-tech safety features are not one of the 2018 Ram’s strongest qualities. The 1500’s do come with Electronic Stability Control. A ParkView Rear Backup Camera is standard equipment in the 2018’s, too. They were only available as an add-on in the 2017 Rams. Remote Keyless Entry with All-Secure, a Remote Start System, Security Alarm, Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System, Speed Control, Tire Pressure Monitoring Display and Supplemental Side-curtain Airbags are standard in the 2018 Ram as well.

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What sort of gas mileage does the 2018 Ram 1500 get?

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The figures have not been published yet for the 2018 Ram 1500. It shouldn’t be much different from the 2017 Ram 1500, which gets 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

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Does the new Ram come with a good infotainment system?

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Yes, the 2018 Ram 1500 comes with an impressive infotainment set-up. All trim levels come with six speakers, an audio jack input for mobile devices, a Media Hub with USB and Aux ports as well as remote USB ports.

The lower trim levels come with Radio 3.0. A 5″ Touchscreen Display, GPS Antenna, Uconnect 3 or Uconnect 3 with a 5″ display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth and Sirius XM Satellite Radio with 1-year subscription are available options.

Higher trim levels, like the Lone Star and Big Horn, come with 1-Year SiriusXM Guardian Service. A 5-Year Sirius XM Traffic service and Travel Link service subscriptions are available options. A 5″ Touchscreen Display, 8.4″ Touchscreen Display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, GPS Antenna, HD Radio, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth, a Media Hub with an SD card slot, USB and Aux ports, USB Host Flip and Sirius XM Satellite Radio with 1-year subscription are all standard on higher levels. Uconnect 4C with an 8.4″ display is standard on higher levels, too. The Uconnect 4C NAV is an available option.

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How much can be towed with the 2018 Ram 1500?

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Standard towing capacity for the Ram 1500 is 4,750 pounds. The maximum towing capacity, with the special, add-on Load & Towing Groups package, is 8,930 pounds.

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