2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Concept Redesign and Pictures
Born to be the light-duty pickup, the new 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 is scheduled to come out in 2017. It will be an excellent truck with several refreshments. As far as we know, they provided several improvements two years ago and updated everything in all aspects. Therefore, it is impossible to expect the car with drastic changes. Probably, Dodge will only focus on all current problems with some more serious changes to deal with the rival, Ford F-150 pickup. To do so, they will work for the aluminum body.
It is quite important for the company to focus on the weight first. Its current weight should be reduced for some pounds. They can do it by preparing aluminum body just Ford has done. Everything will be improved because the rival did many things. Many unofficial sources mention that the company will add new split tailgate that is made to open horizontally and up-down. For more standard styling changes, there wouldn’t provide new grille, headlights and bumpers but more about upgrading the badge of 2018 Dodge Ram 1500.
There is no much information available about the cabin of 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 right now. However, the rival can be the clue how far Dodge will improve its cabin. The rear seats are possible to be foldable flat to the floor so you can make it as a sleeping space.
2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Engine
Unlike the interior that is still hard to be identified for its improvements, the engine is quite clear to be reported. Some unofficial sources explained that the new 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 might receive diesel and hybrid engines. The company might prepare the new ten-speed auto transmission to make everything improved in the form of performance. The all-new significant engine changes will make it more attractive than before. It is possible for you to get a six-speed manual in the base model and the higher models might go with the eight-speed gearbox. The truck has updated engine with the Pentastar to improve even more than 300 hp and very high torque power. In addition, the new engine will be completed with higher compression ratio together with the wider cam-phasing spectrum without removing the fuel injection system. The diesel, based on rumors is possible to have improved towing capacity for more than 10,000 pounds.
New 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 predicted to go on sale in the first quarter of 2018 with the base price about $29,000 and the top model will be about $36,000.