2014 Dodge Ram Review - The Dodge Ram 1500 drives even further forward, in its pursuit to be the most effective full-size vehicle. It already had the biggest EPA scores for its platform V-6 drivetrain; now it's including the first turbodiesel in its category.
Last season the Ram included a variety of new functions that introduced it at least into a nice tie with Ford's F-150 for program as well as, with the new GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado ending the gap significantly. The highlights? An eight-speed automated gearbox, a new air revocation, and a more enhanced cottage, with a new Uconnect Contact infotainment program and much-improved components and cuts. Simultaneously, greatest transporting and transporting potential dropped a little bit, though its uber-truck look went generally the same, as it has since the times it was known as the Dodge Ram. (For qualifications on the record of how its name modified, study our Dodge Ram web page.)
2014 Dodge Ram,Over the decades, that scaled-down big-rig look has created it simple to identify the Ram 1500 from a range. The changes wrought in 2013 are taken over to 2014: the grill is a little bit higher than before 2013, and the Ram crosshair grill is now cleanse. The foglamps are new, and so are the headlamps--a twin-beam projector style with LED operating lights, convert alerts, side-marker lights, and end lights. Within, the Ram 1500's cottage still looks fantastic: the modified middle collection and climate-control, multi-media and infotainment connections are the best of all vehicles. We're still at possibilities sometimes with the eight-speed automatic's turning move button.
2014 Dodge Ram Review
Chrysler's Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 is the platform motor in the Ram 1500, and it's updated for 305 horse power and 269 pound-feet of twisting in the full-size vehicle. It's highly effective enough for informal vehicle customers, and is ranked at 17/25 mpg--18 mpg town when stop/start technological innovation is specified, creating it the best full-size vehicle by a extensive edge. Its eight-speed automated doesn't experience at all active, though the rotary-knob shifter requires a while to develop acquainted to. It's now a appropriate item of the Ram powertrain challenge, even before you aspect in the extra eco silver of a more highly effective but lighter-weight structure (more high-strength steel), streamlined shades, low-rolling-resistance wheels, and pulse-width modulation (which enhances the performance of the alternator and accessories) and a new heat management program. It's just not all that strong--towing is ranked a few number of bodyweight less than the V-6 F-150, GMC Sierra, or Chevrolet Silverado.
The big Ram's remodeled revocation drops no floor, and its great high quality of drive still appears above all its competitors for on-road designs. Electrical energy guiding is new, and it's about what you'd anticipate in a work-duty application--though on-center experience is more than appropriate, there's almost zero reviews beyond a few levels off middle. The Ram's new air revocation choice lured us on the review mock, but after generating it, we think there should be some more conformity called into one of its daily generating modes: of the five that allow best-in-class floor approval, step-in size, and departure/breakover perspectives, the "normal" method is updated to reduced the vehicle at street rates of speed for better gas usage, and that tends to company up the drive a bit too much.
2014 Dodge Ram,The available routing program provides voice-activated functions, new 3D landscape visuals, and street assistance, as well as fuel-price, climate, activities, and film details through Sirius Journey Weblink. There's also a new seven-inch reconfigurable evaluate group (in Game, Laramie, and Laramie Longhorn models) that successfully changes a traditional evaluate group and can easily connect details based on how it's personalized, with up to three 'analog' indicators at some point (when transporting, an proprietor would set up the trans temperature evaluate to be in the forefront, for instance). The Ram comes with new operated USB, SD cards, and aux-in slots, as well as complete iPod management via USB, as well as extended steering-wheel manages.
Other functions provided in the Ram collection are rain-sensing wipers, power-folding part decorative mirrors, and a power-sliding the big sleep with thaw. Don't skip the impressive RamBox freight management program either; it's now closed and revealed with the car main securing program.2014 Dodge Ram Review