The RAM 1500 has been an American favorite for years for a full size pick up truck, but with contenders from Chevrolet and Ford can Dodge compete for the 2018 model year. This 2018 RAM 1500 Diesel offers the best fuel consumption in it’s group. Thic pick up is manufactured by FCA US LLC and it is sold under Ram Trucks brand. The RAM is now in fourth generation. The current 1500 is build in three locations at Warren Truck Assembly in Warren, Michigan, United States and Saltillo Truck Assembly in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.
As far styling goes on this vehicle it is very muscular and sporty. It have halogen projector beam headlights with LED turn signal indicators and halogen fog lights and little hood scoops as well for more sportier appearance. Overall it’s very bold and aggressive and it is one of the best looking trucks certainly better looking than Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan. Exterior mirrors are heated with LED turn signal indicators. The grill is newly designed and whit these two scoops it looks very classy.
The arm rest and the door panes is nice and soft with nice stitching. They built a very high quality and luxurious interior and it kinda look like the F-150 a little bit. Build quality and materials are top notch much better than how it was in the 2000’s. The center console have very large storage compartments and two cup holders. The steering wheel design is a little dated but overall it works very well and it is coated in leather. Also seats are comfortable with leather upholstery. The center stack in dominated with 8.4-inch touch-screen, additional features are 3G data service, WiFi hotspot capability, apps and voice recognition.
2018 RAM 1500 Diesel Engine
The 2018 RAM 1500 Diesel is powered by efficient 3.0-Liter turbo diesel V-6 it is capable to put out 240 horsepower. Bit if you don’t want a diesel engine you can get a 3.6-liter V-6 with 305 horsepower or an optional 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 with 395 horsepower. All available engines are coupled with eight-speed smooth-shifting automatic transmission. Rear wheel drive is standard or you can choose optional four-wheel drive. Maximum payload is 1890 lb and max tow rating is 10,640 lb.
2018 RAM 1500 Diesel Price
Th price of the 2018 RAM 1500 Diesel is ranging between $26,855 and $52,185. This full size pick up truck is ranked fourth in that segment. Major competitors are: Ford F-150, GMC Sierra 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Nissan Titan and Toyota Tundra.