2023 RAM 1500 Classic Owner's Manual
RAM 1500 Classic – a massive all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive pickup will not go unnoticed in the world of off-road vehicles and will be a worthy competitor to existing models. The average cost of the car will range from $30,695 to $48,585.
Modern RAM trucks impress with a new style, line of power units, equipment with advanced systems and technology. The manufacturer decided not to lose economical consumers, therefore presented the updated RAM 1500 Classic model.
A 6-cylinder power unit with a working volume of 3.6 liters and an 8-cylinder 5.7-liter V-shaped engine are provided for the all-wheel drive pickup. The motors work in conjunction with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The power of the car is 305-395 horsepower. On average, fuel consumption in the city is 14 liters and 9.5 on the highway.
The RAM 1500 Classic pickup is represented by 5 models: Tradesman, SLT, Express, Warlock and SSV. Additionally, the buyer can choose 1 of 25 customization packages.
The cabin of the car has two doors and is designed for three seats. The massive radiator grille has a matte black overlay with the manufacturer’s mark in the center. Solidity and visual power in the design are emphasized by massive LED headlights.
Car parameters differ depending on the selected body type. The cabin is quite spacious and comfortable. The controls on the console are clear and easy to use. Information for the driver is displayed on the infotainment touch screen with a diagonal of 3.5 inches. Optionally, you can choose a configuration package with a 7-inch touch screen. The audio system is represented by 9 speakers. Comfort is provided by two-zone climate control.
The developers filled the RAM 1500 Classic to the maximum with the necessary options to facilitate driving and increase the level of safety on the road.
The ABS system automatically determines the brake pressure to ensure the ability of the tires to spin even under extreme braking. The stability control function detects when the vehicle is losing control and reduces engine power and applies emergency braking if necessary.
Safety in the cabin is provided by front, side and top airbags that protect the driver and passengers in the event of a head-on collision or overturning of the vehicle.
The main competitors of the model will be the Ford F-150 and the GMC Sierra 1500. Compared to the specified cars, the RAM 1500 Classic has a more powerful engine and feels much better off-road. Although the pickup truck is quite clumsy on city streets.
Advantages and disadvantages
Fans of formidable and gigantic trucks appreciated the spacious and comfortable cabin, the availability of economical and powerful engines. Among the advantages are car controllability and balanced off-road driving.
The main drawback was a rather limited list of options in the basic configuration. Although the manufacturer offers the maximum equipment and improvement of the vehicle for an additional fee.