FCA (Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles) Company will soon release refreshed version of their best-selling vehicle. We are talking about new 2018 Ram 1500 pickup truck. We expect to see same trim version as on 2017 Ram. This includes Tradesman, Express, Lone Star, Big Horn, Laramie Longhorn, Limited and Rebel. Speaking of Ram 1500 design, it will have same overall design as models released after 2013. Of course, some minor changes were made, while the biggest one was made up front. This includes grille redesign, which includes all new RAM lettering on the grille. Inside the cabin, future 2018 Ram is very comfortable and spacious. There is enough room for 6 people to enjoy the ride. Interior will be equipped with heated seats, cooled front seats, heated steering wheel wrapped in leather and wood, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity and 8.4-inch touchscreen interface. Other equipment includes power sunroof, rear backup camera, keyless entry with pushbutton start, remote start, automatic dual-zone climate control, rain sensors, automatic high-beam headlights, power front seats, power folding and heated mirrors.
2018 Ram 1500 engine fuel economy specs
2018 Ram 1500 engine should be 3.6-liter V6 turbodiesel producing 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Second choice is 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine with ability to generate 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Both V6 and V8 engine will be combined with 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive will be offered as standard, while AWD will only come in versions with V8 engine. 2018 Ram 1500 fuel economy specs for Ram with V6 engine and 2WD are set at 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, averaging 20 mpg, while 4WD can do 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, averaging 19 mpg. Ram with V8 engine will do 15/22/17 mpg with 2WD and 15/21/17 with 4WD.
2018 Ram 1500 release date and price review
2018 Ram 1500 release date is set for the third quarter of 2017. It will compete with GMC Sierra 1500, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan and Chevy Silverado 1500. 2018 Ram 1500 price is set at $28,200 for 2WD V6 Tradesman with Short Bed and Regular Cab. Top of the range Limited Crew Cab price is set at $62,000.