RAM 1500 Laramie Owner's Manuals
RAM 1500 Laramie is a special edition of Dodge pickups. A versatile car with rear or all-wheel drive, which was created with the needs of the consumer in mind, equipped with a full range of options to increase productivity. The starting price of the vehicle is $51,130.
The car is equipped with a 5.7-liter 8-cylinder V-shaped engine, which is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and produces 395 horsepower. Fuel consumption in the city and on the highway is 11.8 and 9.4, respectively.
The car received an updated design, which became somewhat similar to the main competitors Chevrolet Colorado and Ford Ranger. The cabin has four doors and seats six. The shape of the hood and the built-in intakes for the distribution of air flow improve the performance of the engine. The dual Cold-end Exhaust system not only improves performance, but also creates an extremely powerful sound. Chrome exterior elements add confidence and emphasize status.
The salon also got a modern shape and equipment. Leather and wooden inserts are used for decoration. The front seats are equipped with heating and ventilation functions and can be set in 10 positions.
The Uconnect 5 system is represented by an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touch screen, which is convenient for viewing information about the tow truck’s navigation, the user interface (up to five profiles) and using infotainment options. The instrument panel is represented by a 7-inch digital screen.
Particular attention is drawn to the aluminum switches under the updated leather steering wheel with the option of heating. A leather-covered gear shifter is also mounted on the console. The front seats are equipped with heating and ventilation options.
The car is equipped with safety systems and driver assistants: ABS, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping, parking sensors, blind spot monitoring and others.
RAM 1500 Laramie vs. Ford F-150
Both models are considered favorite pickup trucks among Americans. Trucks are characterized by high comfort, exceptional power and versatility. Technical characteristics of power and features of power units prevail Ford F-150. The Dodge has a more spacious cabin and more space in the cargo compartment.
Advantages and disadvantages
The model demonstrates high load capacity and towing capacity, as well as a high level of comfort and safety for the driver and passengers. RAM 1500 Laramie takes top positions in the ratings in the pickup segment. Motorists appreciated the power of engines and a fairly wide range of models of power units. In addition to versatility, the model is economical for a full-size pickup truck. An improved multimedia system also raises the car in the rating.
The main drawback of the model is the limited filling of the base model. Quite large dimensions make the car inconvenient for narrow city streets. Although the level of comfort in the cabin, the security system was confirmed by positive reviews.