Of the core Chrysler brands, Dodge passenger cars -- which, beginning this model year, is separate from Ram trucks… Although such a model has long been under development, Chrysler announced today that it will not push a hybrid version of its full-size Ram 1500 pickup into production. I have been extremely happy with CarMax and Lance on each and every deal. The crew cab also features in-floor storage near the second-row seats. The F-150 also has one of the best safety scores in the class. It also features Dodge's multiple displacement system which deactivates four of the engine's cylinders when they're not needed.
They also were very impressed! The project seemed to have…. While that's fairly powerful, this engine's lackluster combination of gas milage and power leads many reviewers to recommend the third engine, a 5. For 2010, the Ram's maximum towing capacity was upped. The half-ton Ram can now pull up to 10,450 pounds. Other notable changes included improved iPod connectivity, plus a new tire pressure monitoring system. Three engines power the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500.
The 2010 model receives a boost in towing that makes it much more competitive on paper with the rest of the trucks in its segment. Other Trucks to Consider The ranks highly for its high-end interior and powerful engines. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also gave the Ram 1500 its highest score of 'Good' for frontal-offset crash protection. Leaf-spring suspensions tend to ride more harshly and can lead to bounding motions over bumps, but the Ram's coil springs calm those motions and smooth out the ride. A six-speed would both improve gas milage and towing performance. Fully redesigned for 2009, the was recently converted into its own brand — previous Rams were models.
I have brought several people to CarMax and to Lance to purchase cars. Those gas mileage numbers are typical for the class. All 1500s ride on a fully boxed frame and a recently redesigned rear suspension that features coils springs and multi-links with a solid axle. The engine at the top of the range is a 5. Across the lineup, all Dodge Ram 1500s are available with either rear-wheel drive or shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive.
Depending on configuration, the Dodge Ram has a maximum payload capacity of 1,910 pounds. Once again, all trims will feature the RamBox storage system, complete with locking bins along the bed of the truck. These numbers are in line with the towing and hauling capacities offered by competitors. We expect the Ram to retain below-average residual values. We purchased our X5 from Eduard and we are elated, with both the car and our experience at the dealership.
That's because the Ram uses a coil spring suspension, while competitors use leaf springs -- resulting in a decidedly easy-to-live-with ride, even when the truck bed is empty. Big Horn and Laramie models get coated in chrome and can be had with chromed 20-inch wheels. Along with the trailer-towing increase, the Ram also adds optional folding trailer-towing mirrors and an optional integrated trailer-brake controller. 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. Option packages and upper trims added features like a 10-speaker stereo with satellite radio, Bluetooth, navigation, power windows, locks and mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, heated, cooled and power-adjustable front bucket seats, heated rear seats and a rear entertainment system. It can now tow up to 10,450 pounds when properly equipped.
A very rare thing to find today. Standard safety equipment on all 2010 Ram 1500s includes 4-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, hill-start assist, trailer sway control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, integrated trailer brake controller, trailer-tow mirrors and a tire-pressure monitor system. RamBox The RamBox storage system is offered on the Crew Cab. Both V-8s get a 5-speed auto, the V-6 a 4-speed. Added options include an integrated trailer-brake controller, folding and power trailer-tow mirrors, electro-chromic mirrors, and iPod control with a glove-box connection.
My mechanic told me it was the exhaust and really needed to be fixed as it could cause more problems later. Dodge also addresses the basics with more power in the 5. Standard on the Laramie are dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable pedals, leather upholstery, hard-drive radio, power heated front seats and rear park assist. A couple reviewers pointed out that the more powerful 5. These boxes basically take up the awkward space around the wheel wells, leaving a clean, rectangular cargo bed.
Eduard is exceptionally knowledgeable about the vehicles on his lot, he is very helpful and patient, but most importantly, he is honest. Driving It When it comes to ride comfort, the 2010 Dodge Ram has an advantage over its competitors thanks to its coil-spring rear suspension. The base engine is a 3. The crew cab also features in-floor storage near the second-row seats. The Dodge design provides an uncompromised ride, especially when the cargo b.
The Dodge cross-hair grille remains, but is tilted forward, similar to that of the Dodge Charger. Model overview: The 2010 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. It's mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission. No one expects a grandmother of 5 to get out of this truck! The Hemi engine's fuel economy has improved, and though it's still not great, it is competitive for the class. A true Crew Cab replaces the short-lived Mega Cab. It's never short on power, and you don't feel the switch from 8 to 4 cylinders.