2013 Dodge Ram 1500 First Drive and Specifications
For a long time the Dodge Ram 1500 has been a class leader in terms of the overall civilization and comfort. The new 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 full-size pickup has come up with further refinement, more power and advanced technology you would expect from a flagship Germany sedan. 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 uses a new 3.6-liter V6 engine, which Chrysler claimed can improve fuel efficiency up to 20 percent more than the previous engine. V6 engine is also more powerful, producing 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, compared with 215 hp from 3.7 liters in the old model.
2013 Dodge Ram 1500 also still offered two V8 engine options, 4.7-liter 310-horsepower and 5.7-liter 395 horsepower. V8 engines are larger and stronger than ever this would be more efficient thanks to the eight-speed automatic transmission equipped with technology stop / start. While the smaller V8 will still use six-speed automatic transmission. In this update, eight-speed transmission that is controlled from the cabin does not use the traditional gearshift lever, but with rotary “e-shift” knob on the instrument panel. Dodge says it will be easier to use and free up more storage space for the console.
The most useful mechanical changes is the latest air suspension are available on 2013 Dodge Ram 1500. So the 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 will offer five different settings for ride height, with a total adjustment of ride height about 4 inches. That means you can increase the 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 for better ground clearance or lower for fuel efficiency better and made it easy entry and exit for the driver. Air suspension will also have automatic load-leveling functionality, to help improve the performance of the crane and transport.
The exterior of 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 gets grim crosshair grille, revised front fascia and headlights, LED turn signals and taillights. Convenience features include power-folding mirrors, power stainless-steel running boards, a power and rear-sliding window with defrost, and a central locking mechanism that also secures the tailgate and RamBox cargo system with one button.
We expect 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 comes in dealerships end of this year, priced from around $ 24,000. Please check back for a full review of the 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Ram including specifications, prices and available packages.
2 thoughts on “2013 Dodge Ram 1500 First Drive and Specifications”
I love my 2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman. I plan on switching to the RamBox bed.
I don’t like the dial shift that Ram is doing on their 1500 vehicles.