Old trucks are out and new Ram trucks are in. The good news about new Ram trucks in 2016 is all of the different special-edition models. From dark and subtle, to bright and bold, and everything in between, Ram has a truck for all personality types. Aside from offering 31 colors on their line of trucks, Ram also has the Black Express, Outdoorsman, the Ram Rebel, and Yellow Stinger options to satisfy everyone.
The mysterious owners are the ones who are harder to read so they need a truck that is dark, yet loaded with features. The Ram 1500 with the Black Express appearance package is a perfect match for those who like to keep a little mystery in their lives. This package features a “black on black on black” appearance. The special black elements are 20-inch rims, a blacked out grille, black paint, black logos, black front and rear bumpers and a black cloth interior.
Down in South Florida there are a lot outdoorsy folks who love to fish, hunt, and enjoy nature. If that description sounds like you, you are in luck. The Ram Outdoorsman is dedicated to those who like to spend time outdoors. There are several features that make this truck perfect for the “outdoorsy types.” Equipped with tow hooks, an anti-spin rear differential for safety, a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine makes it perfect for towing boats or off-road toys to the wilderness. Read the rest of this entry
Warranties are an important thing to understand when purchasing a new truck. If you are thinking of purchasing a new Ram truck, you are in luck. Not only do new Ram trucks have great basic and powertrain warranties, but they have the new Mopar Complete 360 warranty plan available as well. Take a look at the following warranties, and learn all about the Mopar 360 coverage.
It is pretty simple, a basic warranty covers bumper to bumper issues such as air conditioning, audio issues, electrical issues within the car as well as many other things. Warranties for all Ram truck models and trims include a three year, 36,000 basic warranty, and a 5-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty. The powertrain warranty covers problems with the engine, transmission, or drivetrain. Read the rest of this entry
Most people probably associate trucks with country music and the country lifestyle and there is definitely a reason for that. Since Ram trucks have one of the best towing capacities available, they are the go-to truck for people that need to trailer livestock, horses or heavy farm equipment (think, cowboys).
Additionally, Ram has also worked hard to be one of the top truck names in that community. As a part of a new marketing strategy, Ram is an official sponsor of the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMA). And Ram has several partnerships with country music artists like Easton Corbin, Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown, Craig Morgan and Chris Stapleton.
Have you ever noticed a country stars favorite truck brand from their music videos? These three country music stars show their love for Ram trucks in their music videos.
Easton Corbin’s 2015 summer hit “Let’s Ride” shows Corbin’s love for Ram throughout the music video. This song is all about getting behind the wheel of a Ram and riding throughout the night. A Ram 1500 is shown throughout the entire music video and it is even mentioned in the chorus of the song. “Let the wheels of this RAM truck kick up a little dust while you’re holding on tight.”
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If you purchase a new Ram 1500, there are many features and packages a buyer can add depending on their style and entertainment wants and needs. Some popular features and packages available with a new Ram purchase include UConnect upgrades, the Popular Entertainment group, Luxury group, and Black Appearance package. Each on of these packages are only available on select trims.
Black Appearance Package
The Black Appearance group package, which is optional on the 1500 Express trim, includes lots of features that add darker and a more aggressive look to a new Ram truck. The package includes all black accessories. The appearance package includes 20-inch semi-gloss black aluminum wheels, a 4×4 flat black badge, black headlamp bezels, a black painted honeycomb grille, a black Ram head tailgate badge and a semi-gloss black center cap.
UConnect Upgrades and Systems
UConnect is the entertainment system available on vehicles made by the various brands owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ram 1500 Tradesman, the base 1500 trim, comes standard with an FM/Am radio, however buyers can upgrade to a 5.0 Uconnect system. The 5.0 Uconnect system includes a 5.0-inch screen with SiriusXM capability, and FM/AM radio. This system comes standard on the 1500 SLT.
There is also an upgraded 8.4 Uconnect system available on other 1500 trims. The biggest difference between the 5.0 Uconnect and the 8.4 Uconnect system is the size, however the 8.4 Uconnect system can also be paired to a backup camera and navigation as well. The UConnect 8.4 system comes optional on the SLT trim, and is standard on both the Lone Star and Big Horn trims. Read the rest of this entry