Used Ram 1500 at Thompson Auto Group
If you love that old fashioned truck look, but still want the latest features and newest tech, you should get a used Ram 1500. A variety of options are available to help customize the truck as needed. Multiple safety features are also found standard to keep you safe and secure. It received a four star rating for both overall crash protection and front-crash protection, as well as a five star rating for side-crash protection by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. On top of all of this, the Ram 1500 also has the ability to go off-roading with certain trim levels!
- 5.7-liter Hemi V8
- 395 horsepower
- Eight-speed automatic
- Electronic roll mitigation
- Trailer sway damping
- Trailer brake control
- Tow hooks
- Dual gloveboxes
- 115-volt power outlet
How powerful is the standard engine?
Three engine options are available to the Ram 1500. The first engine is a 305 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 with 269 lb-ft of torque. This engine has a rating of 17/25 miles per gallon for fuel economy. The second engine is a 3-liter turbodiesel V6. This engine has 240 horsepower, 420 lb-ft of torque, and a 21/29 miles per gallon fuel economy. The final engine is a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower. This engine also has 15/22 miles per gallon for its fuel economy rating. All engines have the option to choose four-wheel drive or two-wheel drive. Typically they are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, but the Hemi V8 is standard with a six-speed automatic.
How trim level options are available?
Ten unique trim levels are available to find on the Ram 1500. The Tradesman starts off the lineup with a seven-pin wiring harness, vinyl floor coverings, 17-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, a USB port, automatic headlights, a spray-in bedliner, a rear backlight, and a Class IV receiver hitch. Next up is the Express without the receiver hitch and bedliner, but with foglights, carpeted floors with floor mats, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and body-color bumpers and grille. The HFE comes with heated mirrors, a tonneau cover, and a much more fuel efficient system overall. The SLT includes remote keyless entry, Bluetooth, a power sliding rear door, and dual gloveboxes. The Big Horn builds off the SLT with dual-zone automatic climate control, a 115-volt power outlet, upgraded cloth upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Uconnect Access, a rearview camera, and remote start. The Sport then includes LED taillights, an extra charge USB port, power-adjustable pedals, 20-inch wheels, a limited-slip differential, a black grille, and a unique hood. The Laramie adds a front bench seat, auto-dimming mirrors, a 10-speaker surround-sound audio system, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, and heated and ventilated front seats. The Laramie Longhorn includes the spray-in bedliner, keyless entry and ignition, upgraded leather upholstery, tow hooks, and a navigation system. The final trim, the Limited, then adds automatic windshield wipers, fancier leather upholstery, monotone paint, and side-step bars. Additional packages might be found for further features or you could even find a Rebel for the best off-roading truck experience!
What features are available for safety and security?
Standard features on the Ram 1500 for safety and security would be supplemental front-seat side-mounted airbags, all-speed traction control, power-assisted four-wheel antilock disc brakes, advanced multistage front airbags, ready alert braking, hill-start assist, brake assist, supplemental side-curtain airbags, trailer sway damping, and electronic roll mitigation. Extra features that can be added with packages for additional safety or found in upper level trims for more security, would be features like ParkSense rear park and front park assist, a rearview camera with grid lines, a security alarm, trailer brake control, a remote start system, and an all-secure remote keyless entry system.
Final Thoughts on the Used Ram 1500
Are you looking for a great used truck? Look no further than the Ram 1500. Come on in and we can give you a personal tour of all the great features this truck has to offer. We can even schedule a test drive, so you can best see how this vehicle drives for yourself!