Call Tri Star at 1-855-459-6671 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Laramie requires Laramie Quick Order Pkg. Premium Activgate Group Quad Cab short bed 1470 1294 Activgate Group plus bedliner. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. For 2008, a more powerful 310-hp V8 replaced a 235-hp 4.
Uses Next Generation Controller Computer. Chrome Edition Group regular cab, Quad Cab short bed 875 770 Chrome fuel-filler door and exhaust tips, rear wheel well liners, chrome tubular side steps. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module free of charge. Laramie requires Laramie Quick Order Pkg. It came only with a five-speed automatic transmission.
Limited-slip differential 325 286 Special axle ratio 50 44 3. Heavy-duty cooling 70 62 Requires automatic transmission. Expect the overworked V6 to average around 15 mpg. Call Tri Star at 1-855-459-6671 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Mega Cabs are similar, but the seat can slide forward to increase the already-good space behind it. Dodge should make four-wheel antilocking standard. Mega Cabs are more than 1100 pounds heavier than comparable Quad Cabs, and move quickly from a stop but lack reserve punch for merging or passing.
The center floor hump eats into passenger foot room, and the front seat is too flat for ideal support. High noses hide the view of nearby objects, hampering the sense of control in tight spaces. Trouble Spots Climate control Description: On mega-cab models, the actuator rod for the rear seat vents comes disconnected for which there is an improved lever. Plenty of driver-accessible storage bins are installed. Dashboard put most audio and climate controls close at hand.
Uses Next Generation Controller Computer. Dodge recommends 91-octane fuel for the V10, 89-octane for the 5. Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Base engine for the Ram 1500 was a 3. Two V8s were offered: a 235-horsepower 4. Engine-block heater 90 79 Special Purpose, Wheels and Tires Option Avail.
Requires Sport Quick Order Pkg. Dodge offers body styles and equipment to meet most every need, plus the praiseworthy availability of head-protecting curtain side airbags and available all-wheel drive, as well as an antiskid system offered for 2007 models. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag cushion and reprogram the occupant restraint controller. No such problems turn up in a Mega Cab, which offers vast legroom, large doorways, and a reclining split seatback. Chrome Edition Group Quad Cab 875 770 Chrome exterior trim, side steps. No large pickup rides smoothly, but Ram is competitive in its class.
Additional 2006 changes included restyled headlights, a revised dashboard, and modifications to the frame and suspension. Doors are heavy and 4x4s have extremely high step-in. Quad Cabs offer good rear headroom and comfortably reclined backrest, but can cramp legs with front seats more than halfway back. Heavy-duty cooling 70 62 Requires 5. Dealers will replace the front hub and bearing units.
If the drive wheels locked up, loss of vehicle control could occur. Quad Cab requires automatic transmission. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Regular-cab trucks seated up to three passengers, Quad and Mega Cabs held up to six. Rams were available with rear-wheel drive or with four-wheel drive that should not be left engaged on dry pavement.
Power-retractable running boards Quad Cab short bed 1535 1351 Requires automatic transmission. Rams are spacious even for big adults, though the lankiest may want more seat travel in regular cabs. Laramie Quad Cab requires Quick Order Pkg. Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. These are big pickups, so fuel economy is not a selling point.