With all-new features and trim levels, plus plenty of Class-Exclusive technology and Best-in-Class ratings, the 2016 Ram 1500 is the only truck Regina and Moose Jaw drivers need to consider. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2016 Ram 1500.
The 2016 Ram 1500 is available in an unprecedented 11 trim levels for Regina and Moose Jaw drivers to choose from. That doesn’t just mean a well-balanced range of standard features, it also allows you to focus on your exact needs, with models covering anything from everyday work, to ultra-efficient performance, to off-road supremacy, and to first-class luxury.Select models include:
ST: Starting at $24,595, the standard 1500 includes air conditioning, cruise control, and a Radio 3.0 multimedia centre with 6 speakers, while also providing advanced features such as quad lens halogen headlamps.
HFE: Starting at $31,395, the HFE (High Fuel Efficiency) incorporates innovative features like Active Air grille shutters, Stop/Start technology, and an electronic 8-speed automatic transmission, making it Canada’s most fuel-efficient pickup ever.
Rebel: Starting at $45,895, the Rebel stands out from the crowd with a blacked-out grille and a 20-inch “RAM” stamped tailgate, but it’s the model’s capability that truly impresses. With 33-inch all-terrain tires, a twin-snorkel sport hood, and Active-Level four-corner air suspension, the Rebel is unstoppable.
Laramie Limited: Starting at $53,995, this trim is top of the line in every sense. The interior boasts an all-black trim with full-leather seats and Argento wood accents, while technology includes a Uconnect 8.4 NAV multimedia centre with an 8.4-inch touchscreen and premium navigation.
Powertrains and Efficiency
In addition to its 11 trim levels, the 2016 Ram 1500 allows Regina and Moose Jaw drivers three separate engine options:
Class-Exclusive 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: The 1500 is the only light duty truck in the industry to offer a diesel engine, and it’s capable of 240 horsepower and a Class-Leading 420 lb-ft of low-end torque. Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, it achieves Best-in-Class fuel efficiency ratings of up to 11.3 L/100km in the city and 8.0 on the highway.
3.6L Pentastar VVT V6: This award-winning powerhouse harnesses up to 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, while an 8-speed automatic transmission ensures up to 12.9 in the city and 9.3 on the highway.
5.7L HEMI VVT V8: The mighty HEMI V8 is able to produce a colossal 395 horsepower alongside 410 lb-ft of torque. Available with either a 6-speed automatic – for 17.1 L/100 km in the city and 12 on the highway – or an 8-speed automatic – for 15.8 in the city and 10.9 on the highway.
With that kind of power beneath the hood, it should come as no surprise that the 2016 Ram 1500 is able to dominate the competition when it comes with capability. Regina and Moose Jaw drivers will be able to take advantage of:
Exceptional Towing: The Ram 1500 comes standard with a 4- and 7-pin wiring harness, but an integrated Class IV hitch receiver and Trailer Brake Control system are both available. All told, you’ll be able to tow up to 10,640 lb (4,826 kg).
Outstanding Payload: Heap your truck-bed high and heavy with confidence – the 1500 can take a payload of up to 1,890 lb (857 kg).
Versatile Off-Roading: An available electronic shift-on-demand transfer case lets you select your desired 4×4 setting. 4-HI locks both drive shafts for extra traction and pulling power; 4-LO provides a 2.64:1 gear reduction ratio for climbing over difficult obstacles.
Interior Space and Versatility
Your 2016 Ram 1500 comes with Best-in-Class cargo versatility thanks to:
Three Cab Configurations: Regular, Quad, and Crew.
Three Box Lengths: 5’7″, 6’4″, and 8′.
It also offers a diverse range of innovative cargo solutions, such as:
Rear Under-Seat Storage Bins: For adaptable or fully-flat cargo space.
Behind-the-Seat Storage: Perfect for carrying longer items with ease.
Class-Exclusive In-Floor Storage: Insulated, waterproof, and removable, in-floor compartments are ideal for organizing your cargo.
Comfort and Convenience Features
The interior of the 2016 Ram 1500 isn’t just replete with handy storage areas, it also puts some of the most advanced automotive technologies at your disposal.Standard and available features include:
Uconnect Multimedia Centres: Control your entertainment, vehicle systems, and smart devices from either a 5-inch or 8.4-inch touchscreen. All-new features for 2016 include Siri Eyes Free natural language voice commands, Drag and Drop for organizing apps, and a Do Not Disturb feature that automatically sends calls to voicemail.
Park-Sense Front and Rear Park Assist System: Uses six ultrasonic sensors up front and four in the rear to detect obstacles in your path, providing an audible chime that varies according to your proximity.
All-New Media Hub: Connect your personal devices with ease using either the standard USB port or auxiliary input jack; the Uconnect 8.4 even gets an SD card slot.
Find Your 2016 Ram 1500 at Crestview Chrysler
The 2016 Ram 1500 is simply unrivalled, and it’s available now at Crestview Chrysler. For further information – or to arrange a test drive – just come down to our showroom today or call us on 306-525-5411. We can’t wait to put our Regina and Moose Jaw customers behind the wheel of one of these titanic pickups.