New Year, New Truck: Here Are the 5 Trucks You Need to Test Drive in 2018
It’s a new year and you know what that means: it’s time for a new truck. Out with the old and in with Ram’s newly refreshed lineup of award-winning, best-selling pickups. Here are the top five Ram models for sale that you need to test drive ASAP:
The Quad Cab version of the Ram 1500 Rebel is one of our most anticipated vehicles of 2018. The truck features some of the best components from Ram’s best-selling trucks, including the grille from the Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited models. The new pickup offers upgrades to both the exterior and interior, such as a sleek new steering wheel, new color scheme options and even some thrilling new powertrain upgrades. Ask a Ram dealership near you when the new Quad Cab will finally make its debut.
- 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport
The 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Sport was the fourth special edition Sport truck launched by the automaker in the 2017 calendar year. It offers a ton of unique features, including a black-decaled Sport performance hood, a new body-colored Sport grille with black billet inserts and a black Ram badge, flat black exterior body-side and tailgate badging, black bezel projector headlights, and new LED taillights. The truck rides on polished 20-inch aluminum wheels and boasts even flashier detailing inside like blue color-matched highlight stitching on the instrument panel, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, and more.
- 2018 Ram 1500 Limited Tungsten
The Tungsten edition is consistently one of our favorite Ram 1500 variations and this year’s model is no exception. This is the perfect pickup for drivers who like a little extra luxury mixed into their uber-practical trucks. The 2018 Ram 1500 Limited Tungsten distinguishes itself from the pack with real wood interior trim, a segment-first suede headliner, exclusive white and indigo leather seats, a heated steering wheel and heated and ventilated front seats. To find out what kind of insane power this truck is packing under its hood, visit your favorite local Ram dealership today.
The new Ram 3500 is our top pick in terms of heavy duty trucks. The 3500 features a Cummins 6.7-liter I6 diesel engine which produces an astounding 930 lb-ft of torque, making it the class leader and beating competitors like the Ford F-Series Super Duty and GM’s Heavy Duty trucks. The 2018 Ram 3500 can also tow up to 30,000 pounds.
The Ram 2500 is a timeless classic which is now available in a variety of trim levels including the Tradesman, SLT, Power Wagon, Laramie Longhorn, Limited and more. The truck comes standard with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine capable of producing 383 horsepower, but it’s also available with upgrades allowing it to hit 410 horsepower and tow up to 18,000 pounds. The 2500 is one of our most versatile trucks, making it the perfect choice for those looking for a work vehicle, a luxurious weekend getaway ride, and everything in between.