RAM trucks – tough, reliable, and built to last
Ask any truck enthusiast what the name RAM brings to mind and you’ll probably get the same reply from everyone: tough, rugged, well built, reliable, and powerful, are just a few of the ways people describe RAM trucks.
Available in three models for consumer use, the 1500, 2500, and 3500, each version of the RAM is built for a purpose and offers its own unique features.
Each model is available in five trim levels and come in regular cab, quad cab, and crew cab versions.
In Orangeville and the surrounding area, RAM trucks are available at Orangeville Chrysler.
It’s hard to say who the typical RAM owner is.
Orangeville Chrysler’s Business Relations Manager, David Murphy, says a wide variety of people purchase the vehicle for a lot of different reasons.
“In the 1500 model, they are used by families to get groceries, by farmers, and outdoorsmen,” Mr. Murphy explained. “In this area there are a lot of younger people who drive trucks.”
The RAM’s exterior design makes a spectacular first impression when you see it cruising down a road or highway.
A forward leaning grill and bold shoulder lines define the style and set it apart from all other trucks. Together with exciting wheel designs and dramatic paint colours you can customize the look with two-tone paint and powder-coated trim accents.
Known as a vehicle capable of towing large loads with ease, the RAM 1500 comes with a 3.6 L Pentastar VVT V6 engine that can handle up to 7,600 lbs of towing capacity. Step up to the 5.7 L HEMI VVT V8, and you can pull up to an incredible 10,640 lbs.
For Diesel enthusiasts, the Ram 2500 is available with the renowned Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6 that provides that massive amount of torque at 800 lb-ft, ideal for towing heavy loads in hilly terrain.
Inside, the RAM is designed for driver comfort. This isn’t your old style pickup truck.
With state-of-the-art technology available at your finger tips, navigating and communicating is just a touch screen away.
A full-colour monitor on the main console provides vital data so you are always aware of what is happening in your vehicle.
A Park View is available to give you a clear view of what is behind your vehicle in reverse and makes hooking up your trailer easy and fast. Available Park-Sense Front and Rear Assist with six sensors in the front and four in the rear detects obstacles in your path and provides an audible alert if something is blocking your way.
Truck enthusiast are notorious for customizing and personalizing their trucks to set their vehicle apart from every other one on the road.
Orangeville Chrysler offers a wide variety of parts and accessories specifically designed for RAM trucks. Their Performance Trucks Division is fully knowledgeable in the Mopar line of products and expertly services all Ram trucks.
“We use Mopar lifts. These are actual Chrysler lifts that are warrantied, which is a big thing when you buy a lift,” explained Mr. Murphy of the available lift and leveling kits for drivers who want extra clearance under their vehicles. “Our technicians want the customer to be happy. They have pride in their work. They’re truck enthusiasts themselves. They want it done right. We do lifting, exhaust, rims, tires, and appearance modifications like fender flares. We have running boards, chrome bug deflectors – things to dress up your truck. We have a lot of it in stock. If we don’t have it we can get it real quick.”
While the majority of RAM trucks are owned and operated by individuals, the brand is also popular for commercial fleets.
The RAM 4500 and 5500 models are super heavy duty vehicles designed for commercial fleet purposes and can be customized for use in a wide variety of industrial type situations.
Whether you want a pickup truck for the convenience of getting around town or as a working vehicle, RAM has the vehicle package to fit your needs.
Visit Orangeville Chrysler at their Highway 9, location to see the 2017 selection of RAM trucks.
Written by Brian Lockhart