Posts Tagged ‘RAM ProMaster’

Ram Unveils All-New 2023 ProMaster Van

Friday, March 18th, 2022

Ram recently unveiled the all-new 2023 Ram ProMaster van at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) trade show in Indianapolis, Indiana. There, Ram debuted its full-size van designed to meet the needs and demands of businesses, commercial fleets, and anyone in need of a strong work van. As of late, Ram has been focusing on EVs, specifically the 2024 Ram EV. The automaker has promised the next generation of electric pickup that can outperform while emitting zero emissions. Although there’s some time left until the electric Ram, Ram is aiming to incorporate some of its electrification processes into current models like the Ram ProMaster. This will arrive later in 2023 as a battery-electric vehicle (BEV). For now, we’ll focus on the all-new 2023 ProMaster and see what consumers can expect.

2023 Ram ProMaster Debuts

Ram recently unveiled its all-new 2023 Ram ProMaster van at the National Truck Equipment Association trade show in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 2023 ProMaster van arrives with more features, better capability, and more confidence to get the job done. Ram wanted to improve its full-size van to better meet the needs and demands of its customers. This includes commercial fleet operators, construction crews, and businesses both large and small. With the all-new Ram ProMaster, Ram did exactly that. About the 2023 ProMaster van, Ram Brand CEO Mike Koval Jr. said,  

“Ram ProMaster continues to evolve as we listen and respond to commercial customer input, and the 2023 model is a culmination of that effort,” said Mike Koval Jr. “Now available in three roof heights and featuring a broad array of safety, advanced technology and connectivity features, Ram ProMaster delivers confidence for hardworking people every day, no matter their line of work.”

The all-new Ram ProMaster features some of the best-in-class features like cargo volume, interior cargo height, load-floor height, turning radius, and cargo width. The work van also features a host of new advanced technologies like parallel/perpendicular park assist. Equipped with a 3.6L Pentastar V6 capable of 276 horsepower and 250lb-ft of torque, the 2023 ProMaster van is able to get just about any job done. The van features up to 6,910 pounds of towing capacity and 4,680 pounds of payload. 

Inside the 2023 Ram ProMaster van, customers will note an evolved interior. Ram designed the interior to provide comfort and flexibility to drivers and passengers. As such, the van features a push-button starter, keyless entry, and a steering wheel equipped with electronic system controls. A 7-inch touchscreen comes standard. Additional features include a highly requested improvement, a high-resolution backup camera with grid lines. There’s also a digital rearview mirror that displays video in real-time and a 360-degree surround-view camera so that drivers can have enhanced visibility. 

Ram’s new 2023 ProMaster van comes equipped with everything customers need to remain safe while still performing their job. The van features Ram Telematics technology which lets owners track vehicles and driver behavior. Ram will eventually release a battery-electric ProMaster in 2023, so those wanting to reduce carbon emissions can rejoice. Amazon will be the first commercial customer to use these BEVs, so we’ll have to wait to see if they’re well-received. For now, those in need of a strong and capable work van can purchase the 2023 Ram ProMaster.

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Amazon to Buy Thousands of Electric Ram ProMaster Vans

Friday, January 28th, 2022

Ram will be entering a purchase agreement with the e-commerce giant Amazon. According to information supplied by the online publication Inside EVs, Ram will be supplying Amazon with thousands of electric Ram ProMaster vans every year starting in 2024. Although Ram has not yet produced an electric ProMaster van, like many other automakers, it has been shifting its focus toward the blooming EV sector. Ram recently announced its plans for an electric Ram pickup, so we’ll have to keep our ears open for more information. This news about electric ProMasters is promising, however. Ram’s ProMaster vans have been updated for the 2022 model year, so they will serve as a good base for electrification. We’ll dive in further and see exactly what Ram plans to do in conjunction with Amazon.

Ram Partners with Amazon for Delivery Trucks

According to the online publication Inside EVs, Ram will be entering into a purchasing agreement with Amazon for electric Ram ProMaster Vans. As per the agreement, Amazon will be buying electric Ram ProMaster vans every year, starting in 2024. For many years, Amazon has been a dominating force in the e-commerce business. As demand for goods increases, so does the need for drivers and delivery vehicles. With the ongoing global climate crisis, however, many automakers have been looking toward electric vehicles as a way to reduce carbon emissions. If Ram is able to supply electric ProMaster vans to Amazon, this will greatly reduce overall carbon emissions. Inside EVs was able to find a very apt comment about the overall agreement. It reads,

“As part of a separate agreement with Stellantis, Amazon will be the first commercial customer for Stellantis’ new Ram ProMaster Battery Electric Vehicle launching in 2023. Stellantis, with input from Amazon, designed the vehicle with unique last-mile delivery features and Amazon will deploy the vehicle to routes across the United States. Building on the current relationship and as part of the long-term agreement, Stellantis and Amazon will be putting thousands of BEV ProMasters on the road every year.” 

This will be a great opportunity for Stellantis and Ram. The upcoming ProMaster van will be the brand’s first all-electric model. It is set to debut in the second half of 2023 as a rival to Ford’s E-Transit. Stellantis has not yet revealed any information about the electric ProMaster, but it will be based on the 2022 Ram ProMaster. Amazon will also equip the electric delivery vans with cloud computing services and in-car dashboard software. We’ll be waiting for more information, but so far this is exciting news for Ram.

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: Stellantis

Ram Trucks Launches New “Giants” Ad Campaign

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Spring is in and the commercial truck season is among us. Ram Truck is currently giving commercial truck season its all with special incentives on its commercial lineup of heavy-duty pickups, vans, and even chassis cabs. A new advertising campaign titled “Giants”celebrates everyday American working-class heroes and highlights small businesses currently mobilized in helping their communities. The campaign’s main focus is to showcase the determination of the working class and its role in shaping the nation’s future. 
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The 2021 Ram Truck Lineup in Review

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Ram Trucks made several changes for its 2021 model year lineup, but it’s the all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX that’s really going to revolutionize pickup trucks going forward. The Ram 1500, Ram Heavy Duty, and other vehicles in the truck maker’s lineup received functional and equipment changes only. Here’s what the 2021 Ram Truck lineup looks like: (more…)

2021 Ram ProMaster Highlights

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Ram debuted its 2021 Ram ProMaster model at the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) “The Work Truck Show” in Indianapolis, Indiana. The truckmaker revealed the 2021 Ram ProMaster model is set to launch later this year (2020). As one of the most hardworking full-size vans designed for businesses, the Ram ProMaster is easily the standard for commercial fleets and construction job sites. (more…)

Ram Named the “Best Truck Brand for 2020”

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

U.S. News & World Report has handed Ram Truck its latest accolade — it named the pickup maker as the Best Truck Brand for 2020. The award, aptly titled “Best Vehicle Brand Awards” evaluates 35 different brands with the aim of recognizing industry-wide excellence in every segment, including cars, SUVs, trucks and other luxury vehicles. 

“At Ram, we’re focused solely on building the best trucks and commercial vehicles in the market. This award from U.S. News & World Report acknowledges that effort. In a highly competitive segment, Ram is committed to innovation and powertrain leadership. By offering more content, more comfort and segment-leading features Ram is building trucks that meet and exceed the needs of the widest range of buyers,” said Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. 

Reliability, safety data, test drives, and credible published reviews are all taken into account by U.S. News & World Report. A subsequent in-depth analysis follows so that the publication can issue its rankings. “The Ram 1500 has the capability of a work truck with the interior of a luxury SUV. It’s one of the few trucks that can do almost everything you ask of it, and do it all well,” said Jamie Page Deaton, Executive editor — U.S. News Best Cars. 

U.S. News Best Cars determined award winners by averaging the overall score of individual automakers’ products in each award segment. Once the tallies were complete, the brand with the highest overall average score was named the immediate winner in the segment. Where do the overall scores come from? From the publication’s Best Cars rankings which are based on a combination of reliability data, consensus of the automotive press, and awarded safety scores. 

Ram recently celebrated its first decade as a standalone brand, with numerous accolades under its belt, such as being named MotorTrend’s Truck of the Year five times. The brand’s powerful lineup includes the Ram 1500, Ram Heavy Duty, Ram Chassis Cab, and the ProMaster and ProMaster City vans. All models have one goal in mind: to get hard work done and to take families where they need to go. 

Some Ram benchmarks include: 

  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
  • Over the last 30 years, Ram has the highest percentage of pickups still on the road
  • Segment first 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Towing capacity of 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with real wood, real leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most-awarded light-duty truck in America

Visit Miami Lakes AutoMall to experience everything the Ram lineup has to offer. Explore our Ram inventory and schedule your test drive today! Follow Miami Lakes Ram on social media for the latest Ram news, including announcements of special edition pickups, upcoming releases and more. 

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Ram Releases Kentucky Derby Festivities Schedule

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

A few weeks ago we announced that the all-new Heavy Duty Ram pickups will be the exclusive automotive partner of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. Initially, Ram announced that it would release an accompanying Kentucky Derby Edition of its Heavy Duty trucks to celebrate the occasion. Now we finally have a full list of all the activities that Ram will be participating in on May 4 as part of the celebration to showcase its pickups packed with capability, power, luxury, and technology. (more…)

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!

Ram Promaster and Promaster City Upfit Uses

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Miami Lakes Auto WQAM Ram Promaster City

Miami Lakes Auto WQAM Ram Promaster City

Ram’s light duty and heavy duty pickup trucks are the backbone of the truck industry. Setting records and a trusted brand by many companies, Ram continues to do more for the business and the community. They designed a truck just for the farmers of America with the Ram Harvest Edition and continue to make stylish models for people who want to give their truck a little attitude, like the Ram Hydro Blue. Then there’s Ram cargo vans like the Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City. They come with many designs to make nearly anything possible.

Upfits

The many interior designs for the Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City are known as “upfits.” We discuss them a little it in detail in our Ram ProMaster Cargo Van and Upfits article, but today we’re going to look at the many ways they can be used. We’ll be discussing the following:

The Trades Interior Upfit that transforms a cargo van’s empty cargo area into an organized mobile workshop and warehouse with storage.

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Ram ProMaster Transformed Into Living Space on Wheels

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

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The Ram ProMaster is a large van available in four configurations, a cargo van, cutaway van, chassis cab and window van, and a number of upfits, but there’s one upfit that truly makes the Ram ProMaster unlike any other cargo van on the market.

Roadtrek, is an RV outfitter and they saw potential to transform Ram ProMaster vans into mobile living spaces, and one of Roadtrek’s creations is here in South Florida. Local resident Bob Barnard bought a RoadTrek Zion RV (Class B) in 2015 and he and his wife regularly use it for all of the activities and events they do with2017091395153622951506091621662 the Greater Fort Lauderdale Road Runners Club.

The RoadTrek Zion RV is built off the Ram ProMaster chassis cab platform and it is a Class B motor home, which means the vehicle does not have a slide out that expands the interior of the vehicle when parked. The van has two front seats for the driver and a passenger, and the cargo space features built-in storage cabinets, a small kitchen, bathroom, sofa and bed. The van gives Bob and his wife a comfortable retreat when organizing events at all hours of the day.

2017091395153650951506091616879The RoadTrek Zio RV offers all of the functionality of an RV, but it’s smaller size makes it much easier to drive easier to drive and get where you need to go and it does not have the same parking dilemmas that come along with large Class A or Class B motorhomes. Additionally, the van is a member of the Ram family and it is powered by the award-winning 3.6-liter V6 engine, so it is durable, efficient and long lasting and it is equipped with a 12V AGM battery with up to 182Ah, so the battery lasts for hours before needing to be recharged.