Vehicle Overview

The Ram 1500 light-duty pickup truck features an eight-speed automatic transmission and the available RamBox cargo management system and air suspension. Certain versions seat up to six people. The Ram 1500 competes against the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra.
New for 2015
There are no significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Choice of three cab styles, three box lengths
  • Trademark big-rig styling with variety of grilles
  • Active grille shutters for improved aerodynamics
  • 17-inch wheels; 20- or 22-inch wheels available
  • Spray-in bedliner
  • Available LED daytime running lights, LED taillights
  • Dual exhaust tips with V-8 engine, diesel V-6
  • Available fog lights
  • Available RamBox storage bins in cargo box
  • Available four-corner air suspension
  • Available running boards or tubular side steps
  • Available rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Available power sunroof

Interior Highlights

  • Dash-mounted rotary-knob gear selector instead of console or column shifter
  • Vinyl, cloth or leather upholstery
  • Available power front seats
  • Available heated front seats, rear seats and steering wheel
  • Available ventilated front seats
  • Manual air conditioning; dual-zone automatic air conditioning available
  • Available 7-inch screen in instrument panel
  • Available power-adjustable pedals
  • Available 8.4-inch touch-screen for media system, climate controls and navigation, when equipped
  • Available Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Available remote start

Under the Hood

  • Base 305-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • Available 395-hp, 5.7-liter V-8
  • Available 240-hp, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Six- or eight-speed automatic transmission

Safety Features

  • Required in every new vehicle: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Hill start assist, electronic roll mitigation and trailer-sway control
  • Available integrated trailer brake controller
  • Available front and rear parking sensors
  • Available backup camera