Ram 1500 FAQs

The new Ram 1500 is one of the most popular vehicles available near Richmond, KY and Versailles, KY. We here at Big M Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram are proud to offer it at our dealership near Lexington and Nicholasville. Our great selection and easy financing process mean you can get the truck you want in no time.

But before you do, you may have some questions. Below you can find some frequently asked questions and answers regarding the new Ram 1500. Contact us if you have further questions.


How much can the Ram 1500 tow?

The new Ram has potent towing capability. Its base 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 is rated at a max towing capacity of 7,730 pounds while its available 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine can tow up to 12,560 pounds. The 5.7-liter HEMI V8 has a max towing capacity of 11,610 that moves up to 12,750 pounds when available eTorque technology is added.

How fast can the Ram 1500 go?

The new Ram 1500 is no sports car, but its large, powerful engines mean it isn't slow either. Whether you have the base 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with 305 horsepower or the available 5.7-liter HEMI V8 with 395 horsepower, you'll have plenty of get-up-and-go under the hood.

Does the Ram 1500 Need Special Gas?


Most Ram 1500 models use regular gasoline. Both the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine and the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine use regular gas. However, as the name suggests, the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine requires diesel fuel.

How big is the Ram 1500 truck bed?

There are two bed sizes available for the new Ram 1500. Quad cab models come exclusively with a 6'4" bed. Meanwhile, crew cab models are available with either a 5'7" bed or a 6'4" bed.

What tech is in the Ram 1500?

The new Ram 1500 comes with quite a few technology options. Its largest-in-class 12-inch touchscreen display offers split-screen functionality and compatibility with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. An available seven-inch Digital Cluster Display can be configured to display a range of information with 3D graphics.

What safety features are in Ram 1500?

A wide range active safety and driver assist features are available in the new Ram 1500. Lane-Departure Warning, Smart Cruising, Blind Spot Monitoring, and more are all ready to help making driving easier and safety. Plus, the Ram 1500 has airbags throughout the cabin and is built with high-strength steel.

What is the best Ram 1500?

The answer to this question depends on your needs. If you're looking for a practical work truck, the Ram 1500 Tradesman's simple setup is ideal. If you're looking for an off-road specialist, we recommend the Ram 1500 Rebel. The Ram 1500 Limited is well-suited for drivers near Danville, KY and Louisville, KY who expect luxury amenities. Many drivers prefer the well-rounded Ram 1500 Big Horn, as it offers a great list of standard features and capabilities at a reasonable price.

Does the Ram 1500 have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

In short, yes. Ram 1500 models come with Uconnect infotainment systems that are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You'll be able to connect your smartphone to the center display and use your favorite apps.

Does the Ram 1500 have a locking rear differential?

If you want a truck with a locking rear differential, you'll want to get the Ram 1500 Rebel. This model has specialized off-road equipment, including an electronically locking rear differential, all-terrain tires, and a factory suspension lift.

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