The 2016 RAM 1500 Has A Magic Formula Of Its Safety And Powertrains

Jan 06, 2017 12:59 PM EST | Hem Cervantes

Among the features that are available, include a DVD player for front and rear-seat passengers, and satellite radio. All models of RAM 1500 comes with standard safety equipment are traction and stability control, airbags, anti-lock disc brakes and fully integrated trailer-brake control. A rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors were also available. RAM 1500 had received four out of five stars overall from the Federal Safety officials.

The front seats are soft with adequate balance between support and comfort. The crew cab's rear seat offers very comfortable loads of legroom and an agreeable seatback angle for passengers. The cabin and wood with the leather upholstery have an attractive and satisfactory materials were used together.

The 2016 RAM 1500 comes with a class-exclusive coil-spring rear suspension which is better in reducing the harness of rough road surfaces. It also has a self-leveling feature that keeps the truck from dropping when dealing with a heavy or full payload.

The RAM engine is a 3.6-liter gasoline V6 with a generating horsepower of 305 and a torque of 269 pound-feet. The transmission is an eight-speed automatic which is controlled by a rotary knob on the instrument panel. It has a 26-gallon fuel tank that provides a range of about miles. It is equipped with a diesel oxidation catalyst, diesel particulate filter, and selective catalyst reduction.

RAM 1500 has an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features which allow the owner to plug an Apple or Android phone in with a USB cord and with one button on the screen to make phone calls and even read messages. Tapping the navigation program can turn your music and podcasts going. Plug and play are what the consumers want.

The optional RamBox system is a unique feature of Ram in which it places a pair of lockable compartments over the fenders inside the truck bed. These compartments can be locked and unlocked using the remote.


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