2024 Ram 1500
The 2024 Ram 1500 offers 305 horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 and 395 horsepower 5.7-liter V-8 gasoline powertrains that pair with a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. Both engines are assisted by a 48-volt hybrid system, though the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 is also available without the electric support. For adventurous enthusiasts, the brawny Rebel trim provides rugged looks and genuine off-road capability. Every Ram 1500 has a remarkable ride courtesy of a rear suspension that utilizes standard coil springs or optional air springs, unlike the traditional leaf-spring setup found on domestic rivals. Trims equipped with air suspension even have an adjustable ride height, which aids off-road performance and fuel efficiency.
What’s new for 2024?
Ram does not make any significant modifications to the Ram 1500 for 2024, but that is likely due to the fact the 2025 model receives striking updates. In fact, Ram dropped the available diesel powertrain for the 1500 after it had initially offered it on early 2023 trims.
The 2024 Ram 1500 boasts a broad grille that melts into high-mounted headlights. A conventional side profile stands in contrast to far busier designs seen on most rivals. However, that is not detrimental. The Ram also has a clean, almost elegant rear fascia. Moreover, all Ram 1500 vehicles are four-door trims. The quad cab has a pair of short rear doors, while crew cabs are more traditional with their SUV-like rear seats. Each trim has a distinct personality, ranging from ample gray-painted bits on the Tradesman to several chrome or color-matched bits while going through the lineup. The TRX trims even have a Hot Wheels-like appearance with their massive tires and pronounced fender flares.
Inside, the 2024 Ram 1500 has supremely functional cubby stowage and cavernous passenger space. Higher trims add sophisticated materials and creature comforts, making the Ram feel more like a luxury vehicle than a pickup truck. Most trims are available with refined features such as ventilated and heated seats and a panoramic sunroof, while the most upscale variants have premium leather surfaces and authentic wood accents. As with most full-size pickup trucks, the crew cab of the Ram 1500 is exceptionally spacious. It also has extensive amounts of interior storage and a unique split-folding tailgate. Both the five-foot-seven-inch and six-foot-four-inch cargo beds are available, but the extended-cab body style only pairs with the latter.
Ram trucks have had one of the best infotainment systems and connectivity features in the class for a while. That continues in the latest 2024 Ram 1500 trucks, which have either a responsive 8.4-inch or an optional 12.0-inch touchscreen that is available on all but the base Ram trim. Both systems are Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatible, and even the larger touchscreen incorporates a handful of redundant buttons and knobs.
Safety Features and Warranty
The 2024 Ram 1500 has a series of available driver-assistance technology ranging from lane-keeping assist to automated emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring. Rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam headlights are also available. Additional key features include electronic stability control, electronic roll mitigation, available rear cross path and trailer detection, and available pedestrian emergency braking. In terms of warranty, Ram has a competitive limited and powertrain warranty. The limited warranty covers three years or 36,000 miles. Meanwhile, the powertrain warranty covers five years or 50,000 miles.