The recall is expected to begin during May 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or Kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at www. Satelite radio Free for a year 8. Leaks around the backup lights, the headlights, door trip, cabin trim. Expect figures of around 11-12 mpg city and 17-18 hwy.
It receives full leather seating with laser-etched bolsters, and the front seatbacks have silver steer-logoed metal buckles with magnetic clasps, like a mailbag. From there, the truck is much more conventional looking with the almost retro-styled single cab and short bed configuration of our tester. I test drove all of the big 3 and the feel of the Ram just felt more relaxing and the ride was bar-none with the new rear coil suspension. Both bulbs were replaced with new, higher intensity bulbs. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. The 2012 Ram 1500 full-size pickup doesn't sell in nearly the numbers as its rivals from Chevy and Ford, but it does have its share of supporters, generally people attracted to the Ram's unique good looks, plush cabin, and impressive Hemi V8 engine.
Next up is the 4. Body style: Pickup Engines: 3. The dealer tried fixing it twice. The new Chrysler deserved one heck of a pack on the back. Box sizes come in lengths of 5 feet, 7 inches; 6 feet, 4 inches; and 8 feet.
Tradesman shares its stylish dashboard with other Rams, which means that controls are conveniently located and the look is a step above work trucks of yore. The Ram 1500 can tow up to 10,450 pounds. Under optimal conditions it will return about 12 miles per gallon in town and around 18 on the open road. The Ram 1500 is the king of all trucks, and the 2012 version adds pickup to the pickup with a new drivetrain. With its freshening, the Ram emerges as perhaps the most civilized full-sized pickup to date. Ram is also expanding the availability of its clever RamBox cargo system so that all Quad and Crew, and short bed Regular Cabs can have the system, and offering a factory-applied spray-in bed liner on all models. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.
Leftlane's bottom line We're spoiled by luxuries, but we thoroughly enjoyed the old school truck nature of our Ram Tradesman tester. Ram 1500s are available with a factory spray-on bedliner. The audio system pumped out surprisingly good sound thanks in part to the compact acoustics of the small cabin. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The RamBox also comes with a bed-rail system with sliding, adjustable cleats to tie down and secure various types of loads.
Trailer sway control and a rear-view camera are available. Other Trucks to Consider The earned reviewer praise when it was new for its comfortable ride quality and potent 5. After driving the hills and 80mph out there it now sounds like it have asthma when I accelerate. There are much better seals in j. According to reviewers, the 2012 Ram 1500 has upscale cabin materials and an attractive design. And though it's hardly a sports car, the Ram's steering is pleasingly direct and well-weighted. There are 3 engines available: a 3.
Trucks with a traditional leaf-spring rear suspension setup tend to ride harshly and can even experience bounding motions over ruts and uneven pavement. No other trucks i've checked or listened to do it as loud as mine. Ram also addresses the basics with power in the 5. Stylish contrasting-color seat stitching comes on Sport and Laramie trims, and the crew cab features in-floor storage bins. High-end options such as heated and cooled seats, a heated rear seat and steering wheel, and premium Surround Sound audio make the rough-and-ready 2012 Ram 1500 pickup truck feel almost limousine-like. The recall is expected to begin September 19, 2015.
Hoping the vin number is there. Truck growls and accerates like a Challenger has same engine , has firm control, strong braking, 4X4 locks both rear wheels, and tows my boat like its not even there. They didn't wear out prematurely, but I had to replace them because the rubber had gotten hard and the traction suffered. Those with towing on their mind should opt for the stability of a longer wheelbase model with the 8-foot bed in place of the 6. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Ram 1500 light-duty pickup truck emphasizes aerodynamic styling with a unique grille-forward design; ride comfort with a segment-exclusive coil-spring rear suspension; and storage innovation with the RamBox. Two unique features are the optional lockable RamBox storage boxes and the truck's standard coil-spring rear suspension. Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J.
Our Big Horn Crew Cab, with its smooth, effortless 5. Cab styles come in Regular 2-door, Quad extended cab, and a larger Crew cab. Among the highlights is a premium Surround Sound audio option, a number of bed storage devices — including an improved RamBox cargo management and bed extension system — RamBox bin storage units, heated rear seats and side-seat airbags. All in all, my 2012 Ram 1500 4x2 quad cab with 5. Certain versions seat up to six people, and the Ram 1500 competes against the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra. But the car was wrecked and they painted over the second vin number.