. However, considering the near ubiquity of four-door cabs, it's doubtful. Other cab options are and Quad Cab. Ram brings a new 8-speed Torqueflite8 Automatic is a new optional transmission that helps make the V6 Pentastar best in class fuel efficiency. The Indy Trucks were available only in blue with white stripes. In addition to every one of this, the dashboard and scale collection had a brand-new more modern seek to them. The four-wheel-drive light trucks 1500 series lost their in favor of an , but the 2500 and 3500 series retained the live axles for maximum longevity and durability.
Although the package is not available in the , buyers in the U. Fourth Generation 2009 — present Image Source: The latest generation of Dodge Ram was revealed to the public at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 1978 and 1979 D-Series models were available with a Mitsubishi naturally-aspirated diesel, but it was seldom ordered. The popular package adds a more menacing appearance to already sporty appearance of the Sport Appearance Package. We take you from 1981 to 2006. Rear axles for the light-duty 2500 trucks were , while the heavy-duty 2500 rear axles were. Sales increased from 95,542 units in 1993 to 232,092 in 1994, 410,000 in 1995, and 411,000 by 1996.
In 1988 the Slant-6 engine was replaced by a 3. The air box was also painted to match the body color and a color matched steering wheel was added. The Night Edition and Lone Star Silver Edition trim levels were continued. The four wheel drive light trucks 1500 series lost their in favor of an , but the 2500 and 3500 series retained the live axles for maximum longevity and durability. In 2010, the brand was separated from Dodge.
There is also a new Off-Road Package available for all Ram 2500 models aside from the Power Wagon trim level, which includes the package as standard equipment , and includes unique pickup bedside graphics, off-road suspension, front tow hooks, and the protection package. Several weeks ago, we told you there might be a Night Edition in the works for the Ram 1500 and now we have learned more information. Furthermore, Dodge included an overdrive transmission that reduced gas consumption in several of its cars. The model, with the 8. It comes with the 5. They introduced new suspension, engine options, new body styling and interior options. For models that did not come with the full gauge package, indicator lights replaced the oil pressure and temperature gauges.
Of course, newer dodge ram parts are always easier to find than really old dodge ram parts. Although this added cab space, the jump seats were not very comfortable. The new and Cummins turbo diesel could only be had in the 2500 and higher designation models. After years under wraps, the third generation of Ram trucks was released to the public on February 7, 2001, at the 2001 Chicago Auto Show, and made an appearance for the 2002 model year with 1500 models and 2003 with 2500 and 3500 models. This package was discontinued after the redesign in 1994, but a similar package is offered through Chrysler called the Snow-Plow Prep package. Whether you want a comfortable daily driver, show car, or a race car we are here to help. The aluminum, flex fuel 3.
Innovative high-strength steels allow auto components to be made thinner, and thereby lighter. Diagnostic fault codes were stored in the computer's memory, and cycling the ignition key three times would allow the computer to flash the trouble codes through the check-engine light for diagnosis of some problems. With new emissions laws, car manufacturers like dodge have to focus more on designing clean-running fuel-efficient cars that are still affordable. In order to do this, the customer would also have to select the Popular Equipment Package on both models. Ram 1500 interior designers used different types of hammers as inspiration for interior designs. The 2002 2500 and 3500 Rams saw the eventual phase out of the Center axle disconnect, in favor of front axles that were permanently locked in.
The truck has lost around 225 pounds overall when compared to the prior generation. If you want your dodge ram to have some really special or unusual finishes, you will probably have to do them yourself or send your dodge ram to someone who specializes in dodge ram custom finishing. A new cab was introduced the Mega cab. Major changes included: Ram 1500s are available as two-door regular cabs and four-door extended and Quad cabs, with various combinations available with f-foot 7-inch, 6-foot-4 or 8-foot bed lengths, and either a 3. The G56 transmission was the only manual offering. The redesigned 1994 Ram was a sales success, with sales rocketing from 100,000 units in 1993 to 240,000 in 1994, 280,000 in 1995, and nearly 400,000 in 1996.
However, the schedule for delivery slipped as Dodge backed away from the vehicle. PowerTech V8 produces 310 hp 231 kW and 330 lb·ft 447 N·m , and the 3. It was unveiled in 2008 at the. The engine will be re-introduced in early 2018, as re-certification by the has been obtained. All 109 Dodge Ram 1500 Plug-in Hybrids and 23 deployed by the program were recalled due to damage sustained by three separate pickup trucks when their 12. Replacing the standard hood is one with a non-functional. The Uconnect 4C 12 inch touchscreen is optional.
While Dodge introduced a new Ram 1500 for 2002, the old second generation style Ram was still produced for the 2002 model year 2500 and 3500 trucks. Older crash tests usually carry over to newer car models. They also were offered along with 6. No word on if this engine will be available on either the 2500 or 3500. The numbers didn't stop there. For the very first time, Dodge saw an increase in its sales.