The 2009 Dodge Ram has also received a 5-star U. Models were now the 1500 half-ton, 2500 three quarter-ton, and 3500 dual rear wheel one-ton in both 2 and 4 wheel drive in 6 and 8-foot 1. The other new engines fitted into the 2002 Rams were the 215 horsepower 3. The were now made with a permanent steel roof, integrated with the side panels, to eliminate rattles and leaks. The most pronounced changes were to the front fenders, hood, grille, and bumpers, which tended to follow their full-size counterparts in each era. Transmission choices included a standard 6-speed manual or optional 6-speed automatic. Full details are on our.
These trucks, though popular with fleets, sold poorly compared to the and the , with just under 100,000 units sold most years of their production. The name Ram was first used in 1932—1954 Dodge Trucks, then returned on the redesigned 1981 Ram and Power Ram, following the retiring and rebadging of the pickup trucks as well as B-series vans. No word on if this engine will be available on either the 2500 or 3500. The saw continued use for some 5. The overall top gear ratio on these cars thus went from 3. Imperial The Plymouth Reliant and Dodge Aries were built on a 99.
The Ram heavy-duty series of trucks 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500 received a new interior design and revised exterior styling from the Ram 1500, which was restyled in 2013. The Rambox cargo management system continues to be available on most models for 2013. During this time, Dodge reintroduced the Club Cab, which was equipped with fold-out jump seats. The payload capacities have not been negatively affected despite the massive change in suspension. Theoretically, it should have provided far better driveability, but the system was badly flawed, and Chrysler once again ended up replacing many of the systems with carburetors, and providing service long after the warranty was over — up to 50,000 miles.
The system also includes a built-in internet router, allowing for wireless connection to the internet while the vehicle is parked with a monthly service subscription. Early model Rams also had a badge on the box side. As a somewhat late response to fuel crises, Dodge launched the D150 Miser, with a slant six and four-speed manual overdrive. It offered an electrical outlet panel for running an entire job site worth of power tools, but the through-the-road method of balancing the gas engine and electric motor reportedly did not work as desired. All are part-time and have a low range of 2. It generated 92 hp and 131 lb-ft of torque, almost the same as the later 2. In addition, all U Connect 8.
For its entire production run, Chrysler produced the B-platform vans at the now-demolished plant in , Canada. One notable addition is the Mega Cab, featuring a 6-foot 2 m cargo box and 20 inches 510 mm of extra cab space, allowing seating for six with rear recliners. The van remained mostly unchanged until it was discontinued after the 2003 model year, ending production that June. Full payment due within 5 days of end of auction, vehicle must be picked up within 7 days of end of auction. This truck was built on the 2500 platform.
At the same time, both and trucks were increasing in sales from a 2001 peak over 850,000 to the 900,000 range. The design featured a -looking front end and a large grille that was deemed risky at its introduction, but ultimately proved popular with consumers. While the Ram was popular, it was not as good of a seller as the comparable models from Ford or General Motors, and the engineers at Dodge knew that it was time for another facelift; the first real facelift since 1971. The 1978-style dash was kept. Added to the line up was a new 488 cubic inch 8. It also won the in 2008 and 2009.
It was equipped similarly to the Rumble Bee, but without the number plaque. Global Insight January 14, 2008. This is because the competitors stopped making manual transmissions available in the domestic market. Comes with a new grill - old one has a small crack in it. The NightRunner trim includes 20-inch 510 mm black chrome rims, the 5.
One area is just surface rust. These trucks had a 5. It included a larger , and special models kept interest up as most competitors had adopted the Ram's separate-fender look. The truck is in its fourth generation as of the 2009 model year. Models were now the 1500 half-ton, 2500 three-quarter-ton, and 3500 dual-rear-wheel one-ton in both 2- and 4-wheel drive. The 1500 Rams and some early light duty 2500 Rams used a 9. But the Ram's sales could not keep up with the eleventh-generation and the new in 2004 and 2005, with 400,543 Rams sold that year.