2016 Ram 1500

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2016 Ram Truck 1500 Ratings
80
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
80
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
78/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
77/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
88/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Large Light Duty Pickup of 2016

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Large Light Duty Pickup
Rating
#4 Ram Truck 1500
80

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Ram Truck 1500 after 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • The vehicle's navigation system
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Ram Truck 1500 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Ease of getting in and out of the vehicle
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Feel of the seat material

Performance Specs

MPG City

13 - 21

MPG Hwy

19 - 29

Horsepower

240 - 395

Transmission

6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 8 speed, Automatic w/OD

Engine

Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6, Regular Unleaded V-6, Regular Unleaded V-8

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2016 Ram Truck 1500 Review

Overview
With superior performance and legendary hauling and towing capability the Ram 1500 is the one tool that can master any job you throw at it. Legendary Ram power is yours with 3 available engine choices delivering unsurpassed towing and hauling capability. Add to that fuel efficiency that no one even comes close to and the Ram 1500 is unbeatable. From regular cab to quad cab to crew cab 4 by 2 or 4 by 4 there’s a RAM 1500 just for you starting at $26 145 for the Tradesman the top of the line Limited starts at $52 320. Inside work capable durability meets sophisticated comfort. With the available Uconnect System your truck becomes a mobile office or entertainment center. Control it all with Voice Command and steering wheel-mounted buttons. Out back the Class-Exclusive available RamBox Cargo Management System is a lit secure durable and drainable storage system incorporated into the side rails of your truck bed. There’s a place for everything and everything in its place. Choose from a wide variety of exterior colors and interior finishes. There are nearly endless options to ramp up comfort convenience and performance on your Ram 1500. Do it all in your RAM 1500.
Technology
The rugged power of a Ram truck meets the comfort of a luxury interior. Your truck becomes a mobile office or entertainment center with the available Uconnect System. Get even more with the available Uconnect 8.4 NAV and get interior climate control and 3-D terrain maps. Make and receive calls change radio stations update the display configurations of your touchscreen and access Speed Control right from your steering wheel. With premium fabrics and high-quality leather trim for the seats the interior of the Ram 1500 is built to last.
Safety
You can rest assured your Ram 1500 is smart safe and secure. It’s equipped with some of the most advanced safety and security technologies available. With dynamic crumple zones side-impact door beams and an advanced airbag system your most precious cargo is protected from harm. Parking and trailering are much safer and easier thanks to the available ParkView Rear Back Up Camera which is hidden in the tailgate handle. You’ll see everything going on behind in sharp clarity.
Performance
Available in multiple engine and transmission configurations your Ram 1500 has the guts needed to tackle any task you throw at it. Choose from 3 burly engines to get things rolling. A 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 delivers quiet and cool performance and efficiency. A 3-liter ecodiesel provides best-in-class fuel economy and eye-opening range. And a legendary 5.7L Hemi V8 delivers hauling capability and strength you’d expect. All of the configurations are built to work heavy with advanced features to help you tow and haul with confidence.

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