2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Changes, Engine Specification

Dodge Ram 1500 is one of the cars dominating the full-size pickup truck segment. The vehicle was first spotted on the roads in 2002, and a number of models have been produced since then. A new model with the name, 2018 Dodge Ram 1500, is on the production line and will hit the market soon. You can expect better cargo-hauling and towing power from the new pickup truck.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 front

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Design Specifications:

The entire exterior of the upcoming Ram 1500 will get the typical features of a Dodge pickup truck. But there will be a few modifications made to give the vehicle a modern look. Its body will look bold and strong just like the outgoing models. The automaker will employ a good combination of aluminum and high strength steel in the construction work.

From the photos going around on the web, the grille section of 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 looks black and aggressive. This section is made to stand out with the inclusion of HID headlamps and LED DRLs. The most noticeable features on the sides are classic 17-inch aluminum wheels and stylish mirrors. In the rear end, the pickup truck has a split tailgate and a revised exhaust system. The RAM badge is well fixed on the tailgate.

The automobile company is expected to pay a lot attention to the interior of 2018 Dodge Ram 1500. This part will get a top-notch design that will make it more comfortable and convenient than before. The seats will get high quality materials, adjustment mechanisms, headrests and armrests, making them as comfortable as possible.

On the dashboard, the Ram pickup truck will spot a large touchscreen, a number of small display screens as well as control buttons. There will be other technological features such as an automatic climate control, a navigation system and a 6-speaker sound system. In addition, the vehicle might get connectivity features like USB ports, Smartphone integration and Bluetooth.

The automaker will ensure 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 is safe and secure by including features such as seatbelts, forward collision alert, airbags, hill-descent control, adaptive cruise control, security alarms and lane keep assist, among others.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 interior

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Engine Specs:

The new Ram truck will come with two engine choices. You should expect a 3.6-liter V6 engine capable of generating 302 hp and 270 lb-ft. The other option will be a 5.7-liter V8 engine with a capacity of 400 hp and 410 lb-ft.

An 8-speed automatic transmission system will be provided to back the engines and provide for a rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The pickup truck will have a towing capacity of 10,000 pounds. On the side of fuel economy, the vehicle will have a fuel consumption of around 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 – Price, Release Date and Competition:

The new 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 truck will have a base price of $29,000. There will be three body styles: regular cab, quad cab and crew cab. Selling at around $36,000, the crew cab will be the most expensive configuration. As for the release date, the Dodge pickup truck will go on sale in the first quarter of 2018.

The following cars are expected to be the main rivals of the upcoming Ram 1500: Ford F-250, Chevy Avalanche, Toyota Tundra, Ford Ranger, GMC Sierra and Nissan Navara.

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