2018 RAM 1500 Virginia Beach VA
2018 Ram 1500 at Starr Motors
The Ram 1500 is the standard when it comes to the light-duty pickup truck. That can easily be seen by the very fact that this truck has remained at the top of its segment without having to be redesigned every year. That doesn’t mean that Ram hasn’t been updating your favorite truck, but instead, they simply add to perfection. If you enjoy a comfortable ride, caused by class-exclusive coil-spring rear suspension, along with class-leading towing and amazing available engines, then the Ram 1500 is truly the truck for you. Specific updates for 2018 include a few new editions, the Limited Tungsten, and the Harvest. There is also a new 8.4-inch infotainment system, a standard rearview camera, and leather interior available with the Rebel.
- Standard 3.6-liter V6 engine
- 25 miles per gallon combined
- Standard eight-speed automatic transmission
- Standard backup camera
- Front parking sensors
- Rear parking sensors
- Eleven trim levels
- Multiple cab configurations
What are the powertrain options for the Ram 1500?
With great fuel efficiency, exclusive link coil suspension, and best-in-class aerodynamics, the amazing powertrain options are just the start of what makes the 2018 Ram 1500 stand out from the crowd. To start off, the standard engine in this pickup truck is the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, which has a combined fuel economy of 25 mpg, and creates 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. If you are interested in a diesel option, then Ram has you covered there as well, offering a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, which offers 27 mpg combined for fuel efficiency, 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. The meanest engine available is the 5.7-liter HEMI V8, that includes variable-valve timing, has the fuel economy of 22 mpg combined, and produces 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Every engine listed above comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and allows for the option of four-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive.
What are some of the trims offered with the Ram 1500?
There are a staggering eleven different trims offered on the Ram 1500 for the 2018 model year. That means that regardless of your needs, you will be able to find the perfect pickup truck for your needs and your lifestyle. If you are looking for a truck that is focused solely on work, then the Tradesman or the Express are perfect options for you. The Express offers 20-inch wheels, carpeting, body-colored exterior trim, and the ability to come with different cab and bed configurations for a more personalized truck experience. If you want a truck that is geared more towards luxury than the Big Horn might be for you! This trim level offers a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power-adjustable driver seat, upgraded cloth seating, an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 110-volt power outlet. For those that may want a truck perfect for off-roading, then the Rebel model is a perfect option. With this trim, you receive keyless entry, LED fog lights, tow hooks, Bilstein shock absorbers, black fender flares, all-terrain 17-inch tires, and many other options that make this the off-roading Ram 1500 of choice.
What are the safety features offered with the Ram 1500?
Ram for the 2018 model year is making a backup camera standard on every single Ram 1500 truck. That means that you will get a luxury safety system no matter which trim you buy. For added safety systems, you can find them on higher trims, such as the Laramie Longhorn, which offers front parking sensors, and rear parking sensors.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Ram 1500
The Ram 1500 is the perfect truck for every single thing that life throws at you. Whether you want a more premium and luxurious pickup truck, a workhorse, or an off-roading vehicle, there is a 2018 Ram 1500 for everyone. Still have questions for us? You can ask us anything you please by using the form below! We look forward to hearing from you.