In addition, Quad and Crew Cab models are also expected to be offered. All 109 Dodge Ram 1500 Plug-in Hybrids and 23 deployed by the program were recalled due to damage sustained by three separate pickup trucks when their 12. The 2500, 3500, 4500 and 5500 models were later added to the lineup. Also in 1990, Dodge reintroduced the Club Cab, equipped with fold-out jump seats for the 1991-1993 models. The four-door crew cab and Utiline beds were dropped after the 1985 model year, to make room on the assembly line for the upcoming 1987 , and were never reintroduced in this generation. The 3500 Heavy Duty model was unveiled at the 2009.
The Laramie trim level of the Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500 gets a standard nine-speaker, 506-watt 7. The cast iron, flex fuel, 4. Towing capacity for the regular cab Ram 1500 with 3. For 2008, Dodge introduced two more Chassis Cab models, the 4500 and 5500. About 1,000 were built and sold in 90 dealers in Michigan.
No right-hand-drive version has been built for the United Kingdom, South Africa, and other countries where the rule of road is on the left. A rear axle was used on heavy duty 2500 V8 Rams. Germany and Scandinavian countries are some of the largest European markets for the Ram. Part of this was due to the dated cab and chassis design which had been in production since 1972, there was no powerful diesel option until 1989, and there was no big-block gas V8 option. The interior was updated and included a new bench seat and a completely new dashboard and instrument cluster with an optional three-pod design - a speedometer in the center, with the two side pods containing an ammeter on the top left, a temperature gauge bottom left, a fuel gauge on the top right and an oil pressure gauge bottom right. However, the schedule for delivery slipped as Dodge backed away from the vehicle.
The 4x4 saw additional changes with the now being made by instead of. In the side-pole test it was given a single star rating, because of excessive forces to the thoracic region. However, the deal to build Nissan Titan pickups off the full-sized Dodge Ram pickup starting in 2011 was delayed with the changes at Chrysler and Fiat. Rear axles for the light-duty 2500 trucks were , while the heavy-duty 2500 rear axles were. Additionally, the instrument cluster was slightly revised; the was replaced by a while maintaining the 3-pod arrangement of the speedometer and gauges.
The cylinders are numbered from from to rear, with cylinders 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 on the left side and 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 on the right side. For the first time, Dodge saw sales increase. Dodge has announced that it would use a hybrid transmission developed jointly with and. This trim package was carried on until the redesign in 1994. The Limited Edition NightRunner trim includes Brilliant Black Paint, 20-inch 510 mm black chrome wheels, Black chrome grill, the 5. Chrysler has no plans for a production version.
The name Ram was first used in 1932—1954 Dodge Trucks, then returned on the redesigned 1981 Ram and Power Ram, following the retiring and rebadging of the pickup trucks as well as B-series vans. All models offered for 2012 continue to be available for 2013 with the addition of a new trim, the Laramie, Longhorn, Limited. The Cummins was coupled with a heavier-duty version of the or a 5-speed and is available on 250 and 350 pickups and pickup-based chassis-cab trucks. That year, it was prominently featured as the hero vehicle in the film. This allows for expansion under normal operating conditions. But with 400,543 Rams sold that year, the Ram's sales could not keep up with the eleventh-generation in 2004.
Every 3500 Ram was made with a Dana 80. It comes with the 5. Gross Combined Weight Ratings is 11,000 lb 4,990 kg for all Ram 1500s with 3. Additionally, the interior had been given few updates since 1981. A separate fuel return line from the engine to the fuel tank is not used on the V-10.
Engine offerings continued over from the first-generation Ram and were the 3. For customers wanting a less expensive option for the Ram truck, a new U Connect 3. The concept features a regular cab painted in dark blue clear coat with an off-center light blue stripe. It also won the in 2008 and 2009. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The braking system was upgraded to dual-piston calipers in the front.
The exterior styling of the truck that was eventually released was the result of design concepts by Payne during 1988-1990. For 2006, the design was changed to one from the and. In 2010, the brand was separated from Dodge. Chrysler also reported that the plug-in pickups delivered peak average fuel economy of 37. Chrysler explained that no one was injured from any of the incidents, and the vehicles were not occupied at the time, nor any of the minivans were involved in any incident, but they were withdrawn as a precaution. It also has the performance hood from the Sport Appearance Package on other Ram Sport models, but does not have the striping package that the concept had.