Press Kit: 2018 Ram 1500

2018 Ram 1500 Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. August 31, 2017 - Ram Truck builds America's longest-lasting pickups. Contributing to that title, the Ram 1500 boasts numerous segment-exclusive features in areas most important to truck buyers. Supporting best-in-class fuel efficiency with exclusive EcoDiesel V-6 engine. Class leading ride and handling is accomplished via a unique link-coil rear suspension system with optional air suspension. Other features, such as Ram Box bedside storage, hidden bins and a flat-load floor, offer unique solutions for cargo. Available in 11 different trim levels, the Ram 1500 has a full-size pickup for everyone.
 
New for 2018
  • Ultra-luxurious Limited Tungsten edition
  • Sport model appearance upgrade
  • Factory-installed leather interior option on Rebel models
  • Premium Limited Tungsten model
  • 8.4-inch radios with 4G LTE, HD Radio, Android Auto, Apple Car Play, USB Flip, pinch to zoom and improved resolution
  • Sirius Guardian with SOS Call, Roadside Assistance, Remote Services, Send and Go, and Vehicle Finder
  • Remote exterior switch in truck bed to activate LED bed lights
  • Backup camera now standard on all models
  • Fleet Telematics Module for vehicle tracking efficiency

Highlights
  • Ram 1500 is America’s most fuel efficient full-size pickup with exclusive 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine at 29 miles per gallon (mpg)
  • Industry’s leading infotainment system with Uconnect 8.4
  • Exclusive link coil suspension with four-corner air suspension option for best ride and handling
  • Best-in-class aerodynamics, Coefficient of drag (Cd) at 0.360
  • The Ram 1500 uses several fuel-saving features to lead the segment in efficiency. Although a standard eight-speed transmission and exclusive EcoDiesel yield double-digit percentage improvements, other components are optimized, such as accessory drives to reduce parasitic loss and advances in thermal dynamics engineering, which contribute to America’s most fuel efficient full-size truck

Engine options include:
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine, delivering 27 mpg, 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, delivering 25 mpg, 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 with variable-valve timing (VVT) provides up to 22 mpg, 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque

The Ram 1500 retains its ruggedly-handsome appearance with an award-winning interior, exterior design aesthetics and segment-leading technology. Every Ram 1500 truck benefits from content specifically designed to match each model’s unique style
 
Configurations in 2WD and 4WD:
  • Regular Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Regular Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed
  • Quad Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 5-ft. 7-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed

Model Lineup
The Ram 1500 offers 11 models:
  • Tradesman
  • Express
  • SLT
  •  HFE
  • Big Horn/Lone Star
  • Lone Star Silver
  • Sport
  • Night
  • Rebel
  • Laramie
  • Laramie Longhorn
  • Laramie Limited
  • Limited Tungsten 

Exterior Colors (some colors available in two-tone)
  • Black Forest Green
  • Blue Streak
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Bright White
  • Delmonico Red
  • Flame Red
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • Pearl White
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic
  • True Blue


Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Ram is the number one brand in new vehicle quality and is the only truck-exclusive brand to ever finish first in J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study (2021), which tracks new vehicle performance over the first three months of ownership. In the same study, Ram Heavy Duty models also scored best, making Ram the number-one truck brand in new vehicle quality among large heavy-duty pickups.

In addition, the latest J.D. Power APEAL study - which rates the emotional bond between customers and their vehicles – named the 2021 Ram 1500 as the best vehicle in the large light-duty pickup category. This marks the second straight year Ram 1500 has received top honors.

The 2022 Ram 1500 lineup includes the Know & Go mobile app featuring an immersive experience for customers who want to learn more about their vehicles.

Ram continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmarks for:
  • 1,075 lb.-ft. of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Towing capacity of 37,090 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Segment first 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with real wood, real leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Ram 1500, America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. of torque, achieves an unsurpassed 33 mpg highway and delivers up to 1,000 miles of range on a single tank of fuel
  • Ram 1500 TRX is the quickest, fastest and most powerful mass-produced pickup truck in the world
  • Most awarded light-duty truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
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