2016 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pick-up, which has received
some small updates on the exterior and powertrain. It’s been
recorded that the selling rate of these vehicles has increased
significantly. New Dodge Ram 2016 will be available in
several models and trim levels:
Tradesman, Express, Bighorn, Outdoorsman, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn
and Laramie Limited.
Allegedly, in 2018 there will also be a “commercial” version of
the Ram 1500, with improvements for heavy-duty work cases.
The 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 exterior has undergone several changes,
most of which on the front part. The vehicle gets new front
fascia, accompanied by the new chrome front grille, redesigned
headlamps, LED lights and new huge bumper. However, the rear
end has also undergone some modifications – new tailgate,
which, apart from vertically, opens horizontally too. The
manufacturer states that the Ram engine badging on the rear
part will be enlarged, in order to be more visible on the road.
The Ram 1500 is designed for work and is able to overcome any
kind of landscape having a great off-road ability.
As for the interior of the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500, it looks
like things will mostly remain where they are, with the
exception of the climate control system and stereo system.
However, there will certainly be inevitable cosmetic redesigns.
The vehicle gets new seats with the ability to fold completely
flat to the floor. There will also be some additional storage
and an updated version of UConnect Access infotainment system.
Engine and Specs
When it comes to the powertrain of the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500,
things are quite complex. The 2016 Ram 1500 will be the first
year of a brand new model, which means there will be improved
The base option will be powered by 3.6-liter Pentastar V6
engine which delivers 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of
torque. This engine is paired up with an 8-speed automatic
transmission which sends power to all 4 tires equally. The
eight speed will hardly jump to ten any time soon.
The vehicle will also be available in diesel variant, using 3.0
liter EcoDiesel V6 engine which puts out 240 horsepower and 420
pound-feet of torque. There will also be a V8 version, powered
by 5.7 Hemi V8 engine, which delivers 395 horsepower and 410
pound-feet of torque.
Fuel intake according to the EPA ranking is 18 mpg town and 25
mpg street. The new motor will have a considerably decreased
intake due to enhanced efficiency.
The towing capacity for all engines is around 7000 pounds which
is a good price-quality ratio.
Price and release date
As for the release date and official pricing of 2016 RAM 1500,
neither of the two has been announced yet.
But rumors about the prices for the various models and
equipment levels are:
2016 RAM 1500 TRADESMAN, price is $ 25.410
2016 RAM 1500 EXPRESS, price is $ 26.545
2016 BLACK RAM 1500 EXPRESS, price is $ 28.015
2016 RAM 1500 BIG HORN, price is $ 30.940
2016 RAM 1500 OUTDOORSMAN costs $ 38.430
2016 RAM 1500 SPORT, price is $ 35.455
2016 RAM 1500 LARAMIE costs $ 39.025. 2016 RAM 1500 LARAMIE
LONGHORN- $ 46.935. While the price for 2016 RAM 1500 LARAMIE
LIMITED is $ 49.430
Its main competitors will be Chevrolet
Tacoma or Ford