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Base MSRP price range:
$25,060 - $49,880
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Car Type: Full-sized pickup trucks
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Ram 1500 Overview

The Ram is the most civilized full-sized pickup on sale, yet it's still plenty capable. Its coil-spring rear suspension helps cushion the ride and the spacious cab is luxury-car quiet. Our Big Horn Crew Cab, with its smooth, effortless 5.7-liter Hemi V8, averaged 15 mpg. The base 3.6-liter V6 is plenty capable but tows less. Unique among half-ton trucks, the available EcoDiesel 3.0-liter V6 is expensive but returns class-leading fuel economy of 20 mpg overall. All engines are now mated to a slick eight-speed automatic. Rear seat room is generous and the Uconnect 8.4 touch screen infotainment system is easy to use. Reliability has been average with the gas engines.

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