The new and refreshed 2016 Dodge Ram is ready to see the light of the day. It is a large pickup truck which will appear with some great improvements.
Design of exterior and changes
2016 Dodge Ram will be offered in following trim levels: ST, SLT, Sport, TRX off-road and the Laramie. It will be made of high strength but light steel. This will slightly reduce the weight of the vehicle which will improve general performance and what is more important, fuel efficiency. Speaking of the exterior design, new Dodge will be presented in its recognizable style. This means that it won’t undergo major changes because the complete redesign will be made in 2018. However, some small changes are yet to be seen. The front end will feature a large grille which will be slightly refreshed. It will be decorated with chrome. The headlamps will be massive as well, equipped with LED lighting and will look very powerful. All over the body, we will notice chrome plated details such as bumpers, door lock etc. We can also expect redesigned alloy wheels.
2016 Dodge Ram interior design
Inside, 2016 Dodge Ram will be slightly redesigned and improved with new materials such as chrome, soft plastics, aluminum etc. The cabin will be even more comfortable, functional and well organized. It will get leather upholstery and the seats will be very comfortable. The dashboard will feature new touch screen display. Among the equipment, it will get USB, Bluetooth, navigation system, a rearview camera, infotainment system and so on.
Engine and performance
According to the latest rumors, 2016 Dodge Ram will be powered with three types of engines. The one is a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine. This one will be able to make 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The other one is a 3.6-liter V6 engine which will produce 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The last option will be a 5.7-liter V8 Hemi engine. This engine will be able to deliver up to 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The engines will be mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Release date and price
It is still unknown when 2016 Dodge Ram will hit the market. Some claim that it should be in late 2015 or in early 2016. As for the price, it probably won’t be lower than $30,000 for the base model.