New 2016 RAM 1500 at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram for Richmond, VA
The RAM 1500 is the top choice for full-size pickup customers, with the brand working hard to maximize fuel economy and power for a supportive daily ride. No matter what you need the 1500 for, maybe for personal use or even on the jobsite, the truck will offer the capability you need. The great design is not only rugged and handsome, but it also emphasizes utility with the brand's excellent RamBox system. The interior is just as impressive, as it has been crafted with great materials and luxury options for a comfortable cabin ride. The 2016 model has received a redesigned center console on every trim, and the body structure has gained improvements for more protections in the case of a crash.
Under the 1500's Hood
Truck drivers who are unfamiliar to the RAM brand may correlate trucks with an uncomfortable ride, but one of the hallmarks of the RAM drivetrain is that it is smooth, refined, and comfortable whether loaded or unloaded. This is made possible through the excellent coil-spring and multi-line rear suspension. Each engine available has been engineered to merge efficiency with power, and this is evident in the standard engine which is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine. This engine delivers 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower, and it can be equipped with a two-wheel or four-wheel drive system. Available on all of these engines is an eight-speed automatic transmission. Another highlight is the available 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, which offers up to 28 mpg on the highway, as well as 420 lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower. Finally, customers can equip a legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that delivers 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower.
Design of RAM 1500
RAM has designed the 2016 1500 in a style they call the "big-rig" look, and it makes the vehicle a true standout. Many cab and box lengths are available so that each truck driver can customize the body of the 1500 to their specific needs. The rugged design and big grille give it a look that hints at its undeniable power. But it also contains many convenient features like the great RamBox storage system. Some of the standard features include a removable/locking tailgate, and automatic headlights. The interior is one of the most beautifully crafted in the segment, and RAM offers many ways to equip the interior for a luxury-level experience. Some of those options can include leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and the phenomenal Uconnect infotainment system along with Uconnect Access.
Is the 1500 available with a key fob?
Yes, most 1500 models will have a key fob. Also available is the AllSecure Locking system, which is a class-exclusive key fob. It can engage your Vehicle Theft Security System to protect every part of the truck, even the RamBox system.
When can I have my vehicle serviced?
You can make an appointment to service your vehicle at a convenient time in our Mopar Auto Repair Center. Just give us a call or schedule service online! Schedule Auto Service
What is the ParkSense system?
ParkSense is a convenient front park assist system. Drivers who equip this system will have six sensors located on the front bumper. When the vehicle is being driven at low speeds these sensors will alert the driver in the event that an object is detected.
For 2016 RAM has prioritized safety, and every 1500 driver can be assured that their truck will have a range of standard safety features, and many available options. Coming standard are features like antilock disc brakes, stability control, trailer-sway control, and a range of airbags. Drivers can also equip a rearview camera, parking sensors, and a trailer-brake controller. The RAM 1500 is an outstanding pickup truck and it has arrived to 2016 with even more of the capability and comfort that truck drivers want. To learn more, or to schedule a test drive in a 2016 RAM 1500, contact us today at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge!