2018 Ram 1500
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2018 RAM 1500 at Reedman Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Springfield

The RAM 1500 is a wonderful truck that has been a reliable workhorse for businesses and independent contractors for years. The 2018 model continues to offer the support customers need for the job site, like the brand's exclusive RamBox cargo management system, and the award-winning Uconnect infotainment system. If you want to learn more about why the 2018 RAM 1500 is the best work truck on the market, continue reading below!

Engine Performance

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine
  • Torqueflite® 8 Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Available and renowned 5.7L HEMI V8 engine

Safety Features

  • Available ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist System
  • Advanced airbag system
  • High-Strength Steel Frame

Vehicle Design

  • Quad-Halogen Headlamps
  • Available Class-Exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System
  • Included Spray-In Bedliner

What are some of the updates for 2018?

The RAM 1500 has gained a wide range of new options for 2018! The truck is offered with a Fleet Telematics Module for efficiently tracking fleet vehicles, as well as an exterior remote switch for activating the 1500's LED bed lights. A backup camera is now standard on all models, and customers who opt for the improved 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen will also receive USB Flip, Android Auto, Apple Car Play, HD Radio, and 4G LTE. New appearance options for the 1500 include the Limited Tungsten edition and a leather-upholstery interior option with the Rebel models.

Can I choose the engine and body of my next RAM 1500?

Absolutely, customers have many choices when it comes to configuring the powertrain and body style of their next truck. The first available engine is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 that boasts 269 lb-ft of torque, 305 horsepower, and up to 25 mpg. The next option is a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine that can deliver 27 mpg, along with 420 lb-ft of torque and 240 horsepower. Finally, RAM offers a 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 that has variable valve timing to improve efficiency, and provides 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower. When it comes to the available body styles, it starts with the Regular Cab which is available with either an 8-ft. bed or 6-ft. 4-in. bed. The Quad Cab comes standard with a 6-ft. 4-in. bed, while the Crew Cab is offered with a 5-ft. 7-in. bed or a 6-ft. 4-in. bed.

Are there many trim options or available exterior colors?

There are almost endless ways to customize the 1500, with RAM offering eleven different models of the truck, along with a wide range of exterior paint colors. Some of the paint colors are available in two-tone, and the list includes Pearl White, Black Forest Green, Black Forest Green, and Bright White. The lineup of trims starts with the Tradesman, which is the perfect work truck, as it has helpful features for the job site. The 1500 is also available with convenient cargo solutions, like a flat-load floor and hidden bins. One of the great new options for 2018 is the Limited Tungsten edition, which is unbelievably luxurious both inside and out, offering Tungsten chrome exterior trim, a tungsten chrome grille, light frost beige leather seats with indigo blue accents, brushed metal interior accents, a suede headliner, and genuine wood trim.

Final Thoughts on the 2018 RAM 1500

The 2018 RAM 1500 is truly the best full-size pickup truck on the market, and customers will look forward to every ride in this powerful, rugged, and sophisticated truck. If you are curious to learn more about the 1500 and how it could fit into your daily life, contact us today at Reedman-Toll Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Springfield!

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