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A Comprehensive Look at the 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab

Friday, October 22nd, 2021

The Ram 1500 was recently ranked first among light-duty pickups in a 2021 APEAL study. As one of Ram’s most iconic vehicles, the Ram 1500 deserves all its praise. The light-duty pickup offers consumers a powerful, durable, and capable vehicle that seems to have unmatched versatility. With so many different trims each offering consumers specific traits, the Ram 1500 has solidified itself as a go-to option for dedicated pickup owners. For the 2022 model year, Ram has updated the Ram 1500 with new features and technology. Offered with either a crew cab or quad cab configuration, the 2022 Ram 1500 offers a level of versatility not seen in other pickups. We’ll dive into the interior of the 2022 Ram 1500 crew cab and see just what’s offered for the new year model pickup.

Looking at the 2022 Ram 1500’s Interior

The 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab has a host of new features and technologies. The light-duty pickup is very versatile in that it has many options for configurations like engine choice for example. The 2022 Ram 1500 can come equipped with a 3.6L V6, a 5.7L Hemi V8, a 3.0L turbodiesel, or a supercharged 6.2L V8. It depends on necessity and the owner’s desired performance. The availability of choice provides owners with a multitude of specifications so they can get the best out of their pickup. All standard V6 engines feature an eTorque mild-hybrid system while the V8 can be ordered with or without it. This hybrid system uses an electric motor to improve fuel economy, acceleration, and smoothness.

The 2022 Ram 1500 comes in either a quad cab or crew cab configuration. Consumers can purchase either a short (5-foot-7) or a long (6-foot-4) box. With close to ten different trims, owners can choose their preferred interior aesthetic. The 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Ram, for example, includes more luxurious features and upscale upholstery. This Ram trim features quilted leather seats and door inserts along with a suede headline that extends to the overhead visors. It also features a premium 19-speaker sound system. As for space and storage, the Ram 1500 features a spacious interior. An under-armrest storage bin in the first row is large enough to fit a 15-inch laptop and cubby holes can also be found on the doors. The rear seats can fold forward for even more storage space. In total, the Ram 1500 Crew Cab offers 132.4 cubic feet of passenger space. 

Looking at the 2022 Ram 1500’s Features and Technology

The 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab comes with a multitude of features and driver-assist technologies. Despite each trim offering specific features, the overall controls inside the pickup are easily accessible and easy to use. A 12-inch infotainment screen provides access to car diagnostics and entertainment like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A head-up display allows drivers to stay informed about their speed, gears, and directions while keeping their eyes on the road. A digital rearview mirror also helps provide a clearer view of what’s behind the vehicle in real-time.

As mentioned, the 2022 Ram 1500 comes available with many different trims. Some of these include the Laramie trim, Big Horn, TRX, and Tradesman. Each offers owners specific features like heated leather seats, a bigger infotainment screen, or specifications to help with towing and hauling. The base 2022 Ram 1500 starts at an MSRP of $32,795 (plus destination fee). This price scales up with higher-end trims but the cost is well worth the additional features. The Ram 1500 offers versatility unseen with other pickups. We’ll have to see what else Ram has in store for its iconic pickup, but for now, it’s a clear winner among its class.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a new Ram? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

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Ram to Update 2022 Lineup with Uconnect 5

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Ram is bringing the award-winning Uconnect 5 infotainment system to its lineup. The automaker will be updating its 2022 lineup of pickup trucks and commercial vehicles with the new technology. The Uconnect 5 system will help deliver faster operating speeds, provide owners with new content, and give owners access to new convenient features like voice recognition. Ram is upgrading its latest vehicle models like the 2022 Ram 1500 with new technology that will aid consumers. This will also help future vehicles like the all-electric Ram pickup. As the automaker moves toward the future, it looks as though it will continue to provide its consumers with the toughest of vehicles and the latest features and technology.

Benefits of the Uconnect 5 System

Ram will be updating its 2022 pickups and commercial vehicles with the new Uconnect 5 system. This system will offer new convenience and connectivity services that will help keep Ram owners better engaged and informed while driving. Stellantis head of software business and product development Mamatha Charmarthi speaks further on the new capabilities of the Uconnect 5 system.

“A competitive advantage of our Uconnect 5 system lies in its ability to align with customer needs using personalization and unique content for each brand,” said Mamatha Chamarthi. “The features and user experience are tailor-made for Ram trucks and Ram commercial vehicles, and will continue to expand with the digitalization of mobility.”

Mamatha Charmarthi, Stellantis Head of Software Business and Product Development

The new Uconnect 5 system will offer more customization options for Ram pickup and commercial vehicle owners. Ram owners will be able to personalize their Uconnect home screen with their favorite apps and features. They will also be able to customize their cluster screen and head-up display to help provide information directly to them. If a Ram driver is towing a heavy load up a steep grade, for instance, they will be able to view and monitor the truck’s powertrain temperatures on their cluster screen. Additional customization options include the ability to create personal profiles. This will help commercial vehicle drivers who may share or switch positions with other drivers. Each driver will be able to customize their profile to match their preferred seat position, mirror placement, and music selection. 

Additional benefits of the new Uconnect 5 system include the ability to receive over-the-air updates, use voice recognition, and use the mobile Uconnect app. Over-the-air updates are part of a new feature that automakers have been installing in their new vehicles. Ram will be using the Uconnect 5 system to provide its drivers with Maps over the air and last-mile navigation. These two features will provide drivers with relevant map updates and provide walking directions to their vehicle. It will also enable vehicles to receive updates and notifications about new software updates and services. 

Voice recognition and use of the mobile Uconnect app will be enabled by the Uconnect 5 system. Ram owners will be able to communicate with their advanced voice recognition system to help with convenience. Finding nearby stores or rest stops will become much easier. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Alexa will be able to be used with the voice recognition system as well. The Uconnect mobile app will allow drivers to use their smartphones to start the engine, lock and unlock doors, and receive notifications. It will also allow drivers to use an assistance feature that will sense if a crash has taken place. Drivers will also have access to vehicle location and family driver alerts. Concerned parents will be able to monitor their child’s location and speed. With the new Uconnect 5 system, Ram owners will be able to have more control over their vehicle. This new feature makes it clear that Ram is prioritizing convenience and aiming to provide the best available for their consumers.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a new Ram? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 
If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now.

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2022 Ram ProMaster Van Receives New Transmission and Technology

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Ram is bringing music to fans around the country with the return of the Ram BandVan. Ram first launched its BandVan program back in 2018 as a way to help up-and-coming artists and bands by supplying them with a ProMaster van. The automaker partnered with SiriusXM and Pandora to give fans an opportunity to hear their favorite bands live as they toured in the full-sized van. The Back to Live Tour will be launching with the Foo Fighters heading the first act. They will be traveling inside the 2022 Ram ProMaster Van which Ram has recently updated. The van features a new transmission and updated technology and safety features. Artists will be able to enjoy the comfortable and tuned-up BandVan as they travel the country touring.

New Technology Inside the ProMaster Van

The 2022 Ram ProMaster Van has gotten a new interior upgrade. Ram has updated the transmission, infotainment system, and safety features. Each van is powered by a transverse-mounted 3.6L V6 engine capable of 280 horsepower and 260lb-ft of torque. The addition of a new nine-speed automatic transmission has allowed the front wheels to be utilized more. Ram has stated that this new automatic transmission will help improve fuel efficiency and deliver smoother gear changes. 

Aside from the transmission, Ram has upgraded the interior cabin of the 2022 ProMaster Van. The van’s center stack has been redesigned with a new 7.0-inch touchscreen. An optional 10-inch touchscreen is also available. The touchscreen systems feature Uconnect5 software which enables over-the-air updates. It also enables wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Amazon Alexa voice assist. Additional upgrades include more charging ports, two USB and USB Type-C ports, and a 115-volt outlet. The 2022 Ram ProMaster Van also includes a revised center stack that features HVAC controls that replace older rotary knobs. A new panel of switches replaces hazard lights, traction control, and more. The steering wheel comes with more controls and the driver has a more modern instrument panel.

The last change to the 2022 ProMaster Van is a multitude of driver and safety assist technologies. The previous year’s model introduced new active safety features like automated emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring. Now, the full-sized van has a 360-degree camera, automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control, front parking sensors, and lane-keeping assist. Bands and artists can rest easy knowing they’re safe on the road in the Ram BandVan. Ram hasn’t announced pricing for the 2022 ProMaster Van yet, but prices aren’t likely to be too much higher from previous years. The full-sized commercial van will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a new Ram? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now.

Photo Credit: Ram 

Florida Auto Shop Builds Monstrous Ram 1500 TRX 6×6 Pickup

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Florida has always been known for its antics. Whether it’s the infamous ‘Florida Man,’ some exotic reptile escaping, or the creation of something nobody ever knew was needed. Thanks to Apocalypse Manufacturing, we’ve been graced with the third option. The creation of a monstrous pickup truck has been seen with a glint in the eyes of many young children. Those who grow up and still hold fast to the idea continue to envision such a beast. It seems one of those adults finally got their way. The beastly pickup comes to us in the form of the Warlord. This beast of a pickup is a Ram 1500 TRX with one heck of an upgrade. The Warlord as it’s known features an additional axle that supplies it with two extra wheels. The 6×6 pickup doesn’t seem too odd for Florida though. Rather, it is likely the huge Ram pickup was built specifically for the Sunshine State. 

The 6×6 Ram 1500 TRX Dubbed Warlord

So, it seems Apocalypse Manufacturing did what most monster truck fans wish they could do. The Florida-based auto shop built a vehicle that is seemingly unstoppable. They decided to take the already powerful 700 horsepower Ram 1500 TRX and give it another huge upgrade. The addition of two wheels and the sheer size of the pickup display a dominating aura. Indeed, this monstrous pickup does leave quite an image. One can imagine it barreling down the interstate as other Floridians simply stare in awe.

What is most impressive about the Warlord is that the Florida auto shop managed to keep a general stock look for the pickup. It’s as if Ram themselves built the powerful beast. The price tag tells us something different, however. For an entry-level Ram 1500 TRX, consumers are looking at a hefty $72,120 MSRP (plus destination fee). This Hellcat-powered pickup, on the other hand, costs a clean $250,000. Oof. 

The price tag isn’t entirely surprising though. To construct such a monster of a pickup, a lot of resources and money are required. For those critics, we have to agree that it doesn’t seem too feasible to be grocery shopping in this beast. But just the fact that it exists lends itself to Apocalypse Manufacturing’s vision and the child-at-heart spirit that spurs ingenuity. This custom pickup truck has certainly earned its spot among the crazy inventions of Florida. In fact, it really does represent the creative yet wild energy that makes Florida, Florida. A quick word to the wise, make sure to get out of the way when you see this beast in the rearview.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you in the market for a Ram pickup? At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

Photo Credit: Apocalypse Manufacturing

2022 Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel Receive G/T Package Upgrades

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Producer Stellantis has recently announced that its popular Ram 1500 lineup is getting two new powerful additions. Aiming for a combination of performance and luxury, Stellantis will be offering the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T as two new performance-oriented trims. 

What’s New?

With so many companies offering new upgrades and special edition vehicles, those seeking to improve their lineup have to go all out. Stellantis certainly understood this as they aimed for the best when making upgrades to the Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel. Coming with a cold-end exhaust and cold-air intake system, these powerful new trims will feature a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine with eTorque and mild-hybrid assist. 

Along with high performance, the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T will focus on bringing luxury to consumers. These new pickups will receive sport performance hoods and unique G/T exterior graphics. On their vision for these new trucks, Ram CEO Mike Koval Jr. says:

“Ram has a strong history of performance trucks, and the Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T models add to that while expanding the light-duty lineup with the segment’s best combination of performance, capability, luxury, and technology,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram brand chief executive officer-Stellantis. “Ram 1500 G/T buyers will enjoy this combination of performance and luxury that the newest additions to our versatile lineup offer.”

Interior of the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T

The interior of the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel G/T pickups will feature updates similar to those found on TRX models. Looking inside, consumers will notice an emphasis on comfort with G/T specific designs such as bucket seats with high bolsters. A unique G/T logo can also be found on the stitching. Additional features include a metal pedal kit, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and a console-mounted performance shift. Another special treat offered inside these new pickups is the addition of performance pages. Ram is connecting these performance pages to the G/T’s Uconnect system. This will allow drivers to view information such as engine performance, 0-60 times, and G-forces.

The luxury look is completed inside the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T with all-weather floor mats from Mopar. As far as technology and infotainment go, the Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T will most likely offer the latest additions and improvements available to Ram. Also available is the addition of a Crew Cab configuration. This means up to 5 people can comfortably sit inside these luxury pickups.

The 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T will come with a starting price of $55,480 MSRP (plus destination fee). The Rebel G/T will start at $55,375 MSRP (plus destination fee). These new pickups will offer the best in performance and luxury. Given the new features and upgrades, both the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T are good options for those needing a work vehicle that doubles as a family car.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T or Rebel G/T? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Reserve your own 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie G/T or Rebel G/T today. You can also check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We can offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

Photo Credit: Motor Trend

The Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica Add The 2021 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award Winners To Their List Of Accolades

Monday, December 7th, 2020

 

The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and Ram 1500 Honored

The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and Ram 1500 adds on yet another trophy to their long list of accolades, specifically with their extensive streak with the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards. The Pacifica minivan was honored in the Minivan category for the fifth year in a row, while the Ram 1500 continued to prevail in the Large Pickup segment for the thirteenth consecutive time.

Editors from the online publication choose the 2021 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award Winners after analyzing, comparing, evaluating and extensively testing all of the most important models in North America.  (more…)

Santa Wants A New Ram Pickup This Christmas

Friday, December 21st, 2018
2019 Ram 1500 Limited Miami Lakes Automall

2019 Ram 1500 Limited Miami Lakes Automall

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As Christmas approaches and the holiday season continues, many have gifts they hope to open. Santa Claus is one of those hoping for a brand new gift to use when he’s not in his sleigh. Of all the many vehicles on the market, the vehicle he’s hoping for most is the award-winning all-new 2019 Ram 1500. This light duty pickup truck took home Motor Trend’s 2019 Truck of the Year award,TRUCK TREND’s 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year and Pickup of the Year by Auto123.com. (more…)

Ram Releases North Edition for 1500

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Miami Lakes Automall Ram North Edition

Miami Lakes Automall Ram North Edition

Ram Trucks is an automaker that always seems to be presenting something new. Although many consumers out there are fans of the power and capabilities Ram trucks offer, new vehicle concepts have yet to show up. No, what’s been pretty popular for the auto brand in recent years has placed a large focus on appearance packages and option groups that may change the way a consumer shops for a truck. The latest package with a few add-ons is the 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition, and will be made available in Ram dealerships in all 50 states.

Is It Just Skin Deep?

Sometimes, a package for a Ram truck is purely for appearances. Take the 2018 Mojave Sand Package for instance. Initially made available for the Ram 1500 and then the 2500 due to its popularity, the Mojave Sand doesn’t change much. The true performance comes from the trim the appearance package is slapped onto – the Ram 2500 Power Wagon.

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2019 Ram ProMaster is the Strongest Yet

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

2019 Ram ProMaster

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What makes the upcoming Ram ProMaster lineup special is how innovative their lineup is over other brands. Each year, these vehicles become stronger, lighter and better vehicles to own. Perfect for business owners, the Ram ProMaster is a great choice to help grow your business and handle the work you need done. With more space added and increased options, let’s go over why the newest Ram ProMaster commercial vehicles are better and stronger than ever. The new Ram ProMaster trucks are also looking as sleek as can be. Let’s go over why!

Sleeker and Stronger For a Reason

These new Ram ProMaster vans are lighter and more aerodynamic with an available eTorque small electric assistive motor that is available addition to the 3.6-Liter Pentastar V6 and 5.7-Liter HEMI V8 engine options. This torque provides up to 90 lb-ft of torque over last year’s model for the V6 and up to 130 lb-ft of torque in short-term torque, boosting fuel efficiency for the gasoline engines.

More Maximum Payload Means More Results

Have a lot of work to do? Good. The Ram ProMaster is here to help. With a payload increase that allows for more cargo hauling and strength, the jobs will get done fast in the new Ram. 2019 Ram ProMaster 1500 allows up to 4,000 pounds for a maximum payload. The ProMaster 2500 moved up to 4,230 pounds and the newest ProMaster 3500 is up 240 pounds to 4,680 pounds of maximum payload. The Ram ProMaster boasts Best-in-class maximum-payload, way more than the Ford Transit and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.

With a greater maximum towing capacity, up to 6,800 pounds for the 1500, the 2019 ProMaster is definitely stronger the previous model year and only costs $30,195 (plus destination fee) for the 2019 base model. The 2019 Ram ProMaster also costs significantly less than rivals Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Ford Transit. When it comes to adding a new commercial van to your fleet, just know the latest Ram ProMaster now performs with greater strength and payload capacity at a friendly cost for owners.

More Ram, Please

Ram fans can show off their Ram ProMaster like never before with the addition of the RAM script on the front of the grille for certain trims. Already boasting the Best-in-class cargo height, width and lowest floor height, the Ram ProMaster has introduced the 126-inch wheelbase that includes a low roof for the 2500 trim. The 3500 trim can have a low or high roof for the first time ever. Best of all, Ram will include three configurations in this years lineup.

Find Out Why the Ram ProMaster is Ideal With a Test-Drive

If you want to see for yourself, stop by Miami Lakes Automall and we’ll help you with any buying, selling, leasing or trade-in offers. We’re proud of the Ram ProMaster and will help you find any option you need for your business. Come back for any maintenance work on any vehicle you go with or your current vehicle.

Our professional staff will be able to do your repairs, oil changes and other upkeep all at the same place. With an appointment, you’re on your way to having your vehicle running in top shape again. We look forward to providing a wonderful customer experience for you soon!

Consumer Reports Names Chevrolet and Ram Trucks as Most Reliable

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Miami Lakes Automall Consumer Reports

Miami Lakes Automall Consumer Reports

Looking for the most reliable pickup trucks? Look no further than Miami Lakes Automall. We have trucks from the two brands rising to the top of the charts, Ram and Chevrolet. Recently, we learned that Ram trucks are outperforming Ford, and Chevrolet is closing in on the automaker as well. Now, with a little fire that burnt down parts of the F-150 pickup Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan (you can’t prove anything!), consumers are going to see a bit of a hiccup in inventory and supply while production of the F-150 truck comes to a screeching halt for an undisclosed amount of time. With that in the air, Ram and Chevrolet are here to pick up the slack, and Consumer Reports just named several trucks between the two automotive brands as the “Most Reliable Pickup Trucks of the Decade.”

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an American magazine published by a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, consumer-oriented research, public education, and support. Consumer Reports publications include reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. Such consumer products have a wide range, from noise-canceling headphones to automotive vehicles. Trusted for their unbiased reviews, Consumer Reports is one of several publications consumers can turn to when looking for the truth about a product’s quality and reliability.

Chevrolet

Named on Consumer Reports’ list of “Most Reliable Pickup Trucks of the Decade” were the Chevrolet Avalanche, Colorado, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500HD, and Silverado 3500HD. The Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck may no longer be available as a new truck (production ended in 2013), but that doesn’t mean a consumer can’t find one used.

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