The 2013 Dodge Ram Truck 1500 is a great work truck that you can use for your family that has a smooth ride and great technology. Let’s take a closer look.
Model — 2013 Dodge Ram 1500
MPG — 14 City / 20 Hwy
Engine — 3.6L V6, 4.7L V8 or 5.7L HEMI V8 w/ Fuel Saver Technology
Price — Starts at $23,100
The 2013 Ram 1500 is thoroughly redesigned and gets a stronger V6, a stronger frame, an eight-speed transmission and a truckload of comfort and convenience technology.
The Ram is a great-performing truck, with a new optional V6 for 2013; it has plenty of power for daily driving and light towing and hauling. For more serious work, though, consider the optional 5.7-liter Hemi V8. The Ram 1500 has a unique rear suspension that gives a comfortable ride while also delivering decent handling. The steering feels accurate and provides reasonable feedback for a truck.
The Ram 1500’s seating capacity ranges from three to six people, with the crew cab being the most spacious configuration for rear passengers. The gauges are easy to read and climate and audio controls are easy to operate. The Uconnect® 5.0 System w/ 5-Inch Touchscreen includes Voice Command with Bluetooth®. A six-speaker stereo with a USB port is standard on the base model, while upper trims add features like power windows and mirrors, navigation and an infotainment system.
The Ram 1500 seats three people with a regular cab configuration or six in quad and crew cabs, and there are three available bed lengths, depending on the cab configuration. Four-wheel drive is optional on most trims. There are nine trim levels available: base Tradesman, Express, SLT, HFE, Lone Star/Big Horn, Outdoorsman, Sport, Laramie and Laramie Longhorn.
• Ford F-150
• Chevrolet Silverado 1500
• Toyota Tundra
• Nissan Titan
• GMC Sierra 1500
The all-new 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 is a winning combination of strong powertrains, smooth ride and a well-trimmed cabin with tons of technology for a daily driver or work truck.
Remember, when shopping for a new car, test drive as many vehicles as you can in the class you are looking in to make sure you find the car that is best for you. For more information, visit www.ramtrucks.com.
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