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The First Full-Size Pickup: Ram 1500 To Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Ram 1500

The name Ram has been used since 1932 in Dodge Trucks, plus it was issued with several other vehicles including vans. This line has become one of the most popular trucks with enthusiasts nationwide. In addition, they offer many new safety features and innovations including its new high low beam H13 led bulb kit that set them apart from the competition. The Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 have all become iconic trucks in America.

Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 has garnered a reputation for being comfortable and a car-like pickup. The 3.7-liter V6 engine pumps out 335 horsepower. The five-speed automatic transmission enables the driver to experience a smooth ride and reasonable speed. Although the interior is comfortable, the Ram 1500 incurs problems with the exhaust gas recirculation system and requires the replacement of the EGR valve. Mechanics have encountered failures of the transmission solenoid packs, which occasionally require replacement of the transmission. If you can tolerate the potential transmission problem to experience comfort, then you can purchase the Ram 1500 for $7,000. The recommended engine is the 5.7-liter, increasing the price.

Ram 1500

The Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and Nissan Titan aced the crash test with Good” ratings. Meanwhile, the Toyota Tundra faired most poorly. The full-size pickup earned a Poor” rating in the category, and crucially, earned a Poor” rating when looking at how the truck maintained its structure in the event of this kind of crash. The IIHS observed protrusion of 15 inches into the passenger side of the cabin, which severely increases the risk of leg and hip injury in a crash. The F-150, on the other hand, showed just five inches.

The Sierra 1500 is the most expensive vehicle on the list, as it ducks just under the $10,000 price range. To justify the price, GMC ensured that the vehicle is comfortable, provides good power, and has impeccable handling. If you’re looking for a spacious and luxurious cabin, then the Sierra 1500 is the answer. Drivers of the vehicle can expect to get 15 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. The manufacturer has ensured everyone’s needs are met by offering a vast options list. Car pundits claim that the Sierra 1500 is worth the high price tag, as it confers luxury and reliability.

Ram 1500

Currently, only three automakers offer standard front crash prevention systems. Volvo models have standard City Safety, a low-speed auto brake system. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class have a warning and auto brake system, but the standard auto brake components haven’t been tested yet. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class and CLA and the Acura RLX offer standard warning systems. All these vehicles are available with optional systems that earn higher ratings than the standard equipment. The CLA, which earns an advanced rating with its optional system, hasn’t been tested for crashworthiness.

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