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2018 Ram 1500 Fact Sheet

August 31, 2017,  Auburn Hills, Mich. - Ram Truck builds America's longest-lasting pickups. Contributing to that title, the Ram 1500 boasts numerous segment-exclusive features in areas most important to truck buyers. Supporting best-in-class fuel efficiency with exclusive EcoDiesel V-6 engine. Class leading ride and handling is accomplished via a unique link-coil rear suspension system with optional air suspension. Other features, such as Ram Box bedside storage, hidden bins and a flat-load floor, offer unique solutions for cargo. Available in 11 different trim levels, the Ram 1500 has a full-size pickup for everyone.
 
New for 2018
  • Ultra-luxurious Limited Tungsten edition
  • Sport model appearance upgrade
  • Factory-installed leather interior option on Rebel models
  • Premium Limited Tungsten model
  • 8.4-inch radios with 4G LTE, HD Radio, Android Auto, Apple Car Play, USB Flip, pinch to zoom and improved resolution
  • Sirius Guardian with SOS Call, Roadside Assistance, Remote Services, Send and Go, and Vehicle Finder
  • Remote exterior switch in truck bed to activate LED bed lights
  • Backup camera now standard on all models
  • Fleet Telematics Module for vehicle tracking efficiency

Highlights
  • Ram 1500 is America’s most fuel efficient full-size pickup with exclusive 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine at 29 miles per gallon (mpg)
  • Industry’s leading infotainment system with Uconnect 8.4
  • Exclusive link coil suspension with four-corner air suspension option for best ride and handling
  • Best-in-class aerodynamics, Coefficient of drag (Cd) at 0.360
  • The Ram 1500 uses several fuel-saving features to lead the segment in efficiency. Although a standard eight-speed transmission and exclusive EcoDiesel yield double-digit percentage improvements, other components are optimized, such as accessory drives to reduce parasitic loss and advances in thermal dynamics engineering, which contribute to America’s most fuel efficient full-size truck

Engine options include:
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine, delivering 27 mpg, 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, delivering 25 mpg, 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 with variable-valve timing (VVT) provides up to 22 mpg, 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque

The Ram 1500 retains its ruggedly-handsome appearance with an award-winning interior, exterior design aesthetics and segment-leading technology. Every Ram 1500 truck benefits from content specifically designed to match each model’s unique style
 
Configurations in 2WD and 4WD:
  • Regular Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Regular Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed
  • Quad Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 5-ft. 7-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 6-ft. 4-in. bed

Model Lineup
The Ram 1500 offers 11 models:
  • Tradesman
  • Express
  • SLT
  •  HFE
  • Big Horn/Lone Star
  • Lone Star Silver
  • Sport
  • Night
  • Rebel
  • Laramie
  • Laramie Longhorn
  • Laramie Limited
  • Limited Tungsten 

Exterior Colors (some colors available in two-tone)
  • Black Forest Green
  • Blue Streak
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Bright White
  • Delmonico Red
  • Flame Red
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • Pearl White
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic
  • True Blue

Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks - the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab and ProMaster - the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Ram continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmark for:
  • Best-in-class standard horsepower 
  • Segment-first 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Most luxurious: Ram 1500 Tungsten with real metal and leather elements and a new 14.5-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with a double wishbone front suspension and five-link solid rear axle with available, segment-exclusive, active-level, four-corner air suspension
  • Best-in-class available rear leg room
  • The most cargo space available in any traditional full size cargo van
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most awarded light-duty truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
The latest J.D. Power APEAL study, which rates the emotional bond between customers and their vehicles, named the 2023 Ram 1500 as the best full-size light-duty pickup.

Ram is part of the portfolio of brands offered by leading global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis. For more information regarding Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), please visit www.stellantis.com.

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