New 2016 RAM 1500 at Fletcher Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Franklin, IN
If it is light duty that you need then the 2016 RAM 1500 is what you are looking for. It is highly advanced and relies on efficiency to get the job done. The truck has a track history within the segment of competing at the top and this year is no different. Acceleration and towing capacity are highlights of this very functional vehicle while still keeping the value that drivers have come to know and rely on. The truck has best-in-class fuel economy and also offers a diesel engine choice. The RAM 1500 is a finely constructed truck ready to get the job done.
Under the 1500's Hood
The EcoDiesel engine is something that RAM trucks is very happy to bring into the fold. It meets compliance requirements for all emissions regulations in every state in the union. It is pioneering in the field with oxidation catalyst, selective catalytic reduction and a particulate filter. The engine produces enough torque to attain a towing capability of 9,200 pounds. The fuel efficiency is a great 29 miles per gallon of gasoline driving on the highway. The 3.0- liter is turbocharged which gives it 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine itself is well known and is a V-6 with 24 valves and is widely available for you. There are also a couple more engine options including the legendary V-8 engine with HEMI technology, 5.7-liters and fuel saving technology allowing for engine cylinders to be shut completely off when the operator desires. A situation where this would come in handy is when the need for all of the RAM power is simply not needed. At full power the engine produces 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque and still achieves 22 miles per gallon. Another options is the V-6 engine that has 3.6-liters and variable-valve timing supplying 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque getting 25 miles per gallon. Another really cool thing is that all of these setups are attached to an eight speed TorqueFlight transmission.
Design of RAM 1500
When it comes to the interior of the 2016 RAM 1500 some highlights include hands-free driving abilities with the use of Bluetooth technology across all RAM models. The large center console has been recently redesigned to reflect better usage. LED illumination of the truck bed will also help working with and monitoring cargo. In addition, there are some RAM 1500 Sport models that are new for this year that are creating some excitement because of limited-editions and style. There are many efficiencies that are made available because of technology within the RAM 1500. Reducing parasitic electrical load on the alternator is Pulse-width modulation and other systems for fuel consumption improvement. Variable displacement compressor technology changes the way the compressor works in harmony with other systems to meet cabin air demands. Once the desired temperature is reached the compressor motor reduces its function and maintains. The load on the engine is decreased and saves on overall fuel consumption.
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The 2016 RAM 1500 is an amazing vehicle. It has the design for a work truck but the elegance and helpfulness to be a fully functional everyday vehicle. Whether it is on the job stuff, cruising down the highway, weekends away or simple around town transportation the RAM 1500 is your fully functional truck that you can rely on. It also has been engineered with many safety mechanisms to give extra assurance in any situation. Standard on all models comes many things including stability control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control, hill-start assist, as well as front and side airbags. The 2016 RAM has undergone some frame and body modifications for the new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small front overlap test. In government crash testing the vehicle has earned four out of five stars for overall crash protection. Additional features that are optional include a trailer-brake, front and rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. You can certainly feel safe with the 2016 RAM 1500.