On the whole, we quite like the big-rig looks of the Ram. Every manufacturer produces a lemon once in a while. Although we don't own a single gun, let alone many guns that would necessitate the Outdoorsman's RamBox-mounted gun rack, we can see how the truck would represent a breakthrough for people who spend a good chunk of their time in the great outdoors. Equipped with Chrysler's still sensational 5. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. Outdoorsman combines convenience, off-road capability and trailer towing hardware in one package with a name that will resonate among its intended users. Sport models will get a standard touch-screen stereo.
Standard and optional equipment will vary depending on the combination of features. Unfortunately, some may present a problem of any kind, of various orders… it happens. Decisions or purchases made based on this site's verbiage or images are done at the reader's own risk. The front axle and suspension have been strengthened to accommodate a wider range of snowplow prep packages for winter work. The Regular Cab can be paired with a 6.
Dealer may sell for less. Ram Truck engineers - many of whom count hunting, fishing, boating and camping among their hobbies - brought together features that they felt would best meet the practical needs of owners who will frequently use their Ram truck for towing or long, remote trips. The new Laramie Longhorn is ultra-luxurious. New this year is an Outdoorsman trim in either Quad or Crew cabs. Mopar parts are unique in that they are engineered with the same teams that create factory-authorized vehicle specifications for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge Car and Ram Truck vehicles — a direct connection that no other aftermarket parts company can provide. The Mopar RamBox Holster gently, yet securely cradles two rifles or shotguns, or can be rotated 90 degrees to hold up to six fishing rods. My family and I are very grateful!!!!!!! The top-of-the-line Laramie Longhorn trim sets a new standard for luxury pickup trucks.
Other than the normal maintenance, only had one small problem with my truck over the past 7 years. For 2011, the Dodge Ram 1500 receives some minor trim and accessory updates. Both the Quad and the Crew cabs use four conventional doors and can seat up to six people, while the Regular Cab can seat up to three. The anticipated fuel economy 40 mpg from this car matched to an attractive price point makes this a contender for a daily driver. The Ram's coil rear suspension does provide a softer-than-expected ride, but there is no masking the Outdoorsman's body-on-frame construction. Overall, the Outdoorsman's dash is well laid out, although a stretch is required to reach some of the truck's radio functions.
Out back, the Ram is pretty much your standard-issue truck, but a ducktail tailgate does lend some visual interest as do dual exhaust pipes integrated into the rear bumper. Show full review Vehicle Overview Last year, Chrysler overhauled the Ram 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickups with new exteriors and interiors. A new four-door crew cab with bigger back doors and more rear passenger space replaces the previous, smaller four-door Quad Cab. Our Ram Outdoorsman came equipped with a with a bench front seat instead of the otherwise optional bucket seats and center console. In government crash tests, the Ram 1500 was awarded the highest score of five out of five stars for frontal and side-impact protection for all passengers. Was planning a trip for that weekend to test drive and possibly buy.
The front seats offer good support and - as previously mentioned - the quad cab version of the Outdoorsman offers loads of rear-seat room. Ram Truck engineers - many of whom count hunting, fishing, boating and camping among their hobbies - brought together features that they felt would best meet the practical needs of owners who will frequently use their Ram truck for towing or long, remote trips. Easy to clean and vacuum. A multi-tiered marketing strategy will support the new model's launch. Overall, 62 percent of fullsize pickup truck owners hunt, fish or camp.
Optional on Ram 1500s is a spray-in bedliner and a new hard-drive navigation system. I let him keep the change and he was grateful enough to give an extended 3 month warranty! The single-piece chrome bumper wraps around the front fenders to give it a modern look and improved aerodynamics to help gas mileage. Vehicle Overview Last year, Chrysler overhauled the Ram 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickups with new exteriors and interiors. The inspiration for the current truck may date back to 1994, but the look is fresher than ever thanks to its 2009 redesign. Toll Free: 866 455-7638 Looking for Becker used cars, Silver Creek used cars, Willmar used cars, used trucks, new cars, or new trucks from one of the best Minnesota dealerships? A new four-door crew cab with bigger back doors and more rear passenger space replaces the previous, smaller four-door Quad Cab. I have friends that have had bad experiences with Fords, Chevies, what ever. The base engine is a 3.
Now if the 1500 was available with the 5 something liter cummins developed for it before the bankruptcy, that would be interesting. Don't see what you're looking for? Ram Outdoorsman The Ram Truck Brand announced a new feature package designed for North American outdoor enthusiasts: Ram Outdoorsman. While the center console does give the Ram a more car-like look, we felt the lack of a center console and a column-mounted shifter gave our Outdoorsman a more appropriate utilitarian feel. Many are even factory certified! Standard trailer-towing upgrades, interior and exterior convenience, lighting enhancements, all-terrain tires and underbody protection are combined with a rugged exterior appearance to highlight the new Ram Outdoorsman. Sport models will get a standard touch-screen stereo with hard drive. The 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 comes in three configurations: as a 2-door Regular Cab or one of two 4-door cabs, the Quad Cab or Crew Cab. In related outdoorsy news, Ram has also announced a new Holster option right for 1500 trucks equipped with the RamBox.