2016 Ram 1500 Review

The 2016 Ram 1500 is a pickup truck engineered for a long day at work from 9 am to 5 pm and soccer practice from 6 to 9 pm. Its robust towing and flexible cargo space take command of your heaviest workloads, while its bold design and solid engineering inspire confidence on the highway toward Manhattan, during rush hour in Queens, or at work in the Bronx.

Between its powerful engine lineup and versatile storage options, the Ram 1500 was recognized as one of Kelley Blue Book's 15 Best Family Cars of 2015. Its comfortable, spacious cab provides luxury for each passenger while maintaining the strength consumers have come to expect from a Ram truck. If you're interested in learning more about the 2016 Ram 1500, keep reading our review below.

2016 Ram 1500 Overview

The 2016 Ram 1500 is available in eight trim levels: Tradesman, Tradesman/Express, SLT, HFE, Sport, Laramie, Rebel, and Longhorn. It also comes in three cab styles-Crew, Regular, and Quad-and three bed lengths, depending on which configuration you prefer.

An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on the Ram 1500, but a six-speed automatic transmission is also offered. Three engines are offered on the Ram 1500-a 305-horsepower 3.6-liter V6, a 240-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 diesel, and a 395-horsepower 5.7-liter V8 engine-for a potent and forceful performance.

The Ram's available V8 engine can haul up to 10,650 lbs and up to 1,880 lbs of payload, while its diesel engine can handle up to 9,210 lbs of towing and 1,600 lbs of payload. The 3.6-liter V6, which comes standard on most Ram 1500 pickups, gets up to 7,610 lbs of towing, 1,880 lbs of payload, and an efficient fuel economy for a truly heavy-duty performance.

2016 Ram 1500 Technology

The Ram 1500 is available with a Uconnect� infotainment system, which comes with voice command and steering wheel-mounted buttons so you can keep your focus on driving. Sending emails, writing text messages, and accessing mobile apps has never been easier on the 2016 Ram 1500. With Uconnect�, you can even access navigation with 3D terrain maps.

A customizable multi-view dial cluster is also available and comes with a 7-inch color display that shows you vital information about your RAM's performance through Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx.

2016 Ram 1500 Safety

In government crash tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2016 Ram 1500 received a four-star overall rating. It also comes with dynamic crumple zones, an advanced airbag system, and side-impact door beams to divert an accident's impact away from passengers to protect the cargo that matters most.

Other advanced safety features, including a ParkSense� Front Park Assist System and a ParkView� Rear Back Up Camera, are available to prevent accidents from happening in the first place.

Test Drive a 2016 Ram 1500 at Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram

If you're shopping for a tough yet family-friendly truck in Manhattan, Queens, or the Bronx, the 2016 Ram 1500 may be the right car for you. Test drive a Ram 1500 at Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram today to find out for sure!

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