Deery of Iowa City - Used RAM 1500

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The iconic full-size half-ton RAM 1500 pickup truck won the Consumers' Top Rated Large Light-Duty award, was the first to be named the North American Truck of the year in 1993 and it took the honor again in 2013, was named as Motor Trend magazine's truck of the year for five consecutive years, it's won Wards 10 Best Interiors award, Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards '18, 2014 Truck of Texas 2013, and in 2018 secured the tenth consecutive Large Pickup Truck Best Buy Award from the editors at Consumer Guide Automotive. Stop into our Deery of Iowa City showroom located at 651 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA to check out the pre-owned RAM 1500. Call 319-383-0422 to set up a test drive.

2013 RAM 1500

This is the year RAM made big changes for fuel economy. The eight-speed transmission and the new Pentastar V6 engine delivering 305 horsepower, was introduced for the 2013 RAM 1500. This combination gives the 2013 RAM 1500 an estimated EPA rating of 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway, which is terrific for a truck this large. The 2013 RAM 1500 also received a refresh on the interior and a new rotary-style shifter dial. A four-wheel-drive 2013 RAM 1500 SLT crew cab model is estimated to cost between $17,000 and $30,000.

2014 RAM 1500

The 4.7-liter V8 was discontinued for the 2014 RAM 1500 and the new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 was introduced. This hefty engine delivers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque and gets an estimated EPA rating of 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. According to Kelley Blue Book, a 2014 RAM 1500 4x4 Crew Cab Big Horn with the Diesel engine will cost you around $24,000.

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2015 and 2016 RAM 1500

There were no major changes for the 2015 or 2016 RAM 1500. The 2015 RAM 1500 ranges in price from $27,988 for the Tradesman to over $50,000 for the Laramie-it's got a lot of chrome and comes with just about everything from leather upholstery and navigation to big wheels and a unique grille design. The 2016 RAM 1500 ranges in price from $24,636 for the SLT to over $58,000 for the Longhorn.

2017 Ram 1500

This is the year that a lot of tech features became standard on certain models. The 2017 RAM 1500 Rebel adds several standard features including an 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect infotainment system, remote start, a backup camera, rear park assist, automatic dual-zone climate control, limited-slip differential, security alarm, remote start, a premium gauge cluster with a 7-inch center display, and a backup camera and rear park assist. The 2017 RAM 1500 Sport adds remote start and an alarm. The 2017 RAM 1500 Laramie Longhorn adds LED bed lighting, keyless entry with push-button start, auto high-beams, and rain-sensing wipers, and the Bighorn gets automatic temperature control.

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2018 RAM 1500

For 2018, the RAM 1500 received a few new standard and optional features. The special Harvest Edition was added with premium leather interior, a distinct sport hood, and a chrome grille, and a new top-of-the-line Limited Tungsten Edition was added for 2018. The optional 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, while the backup camera and the remote exterior switch in the cargo box that activates LED bed lights become standard on all models. The RAM 1500 Sport model has a body-color grille, as on the Tungsten trim, and the RAM 1500 Rebel gets available leather interior.

Conclusion

The RAM 1500 is an outstanding truck-no matter what model year you choose, you can't go wrong. The RAM brand has stood strong for decades here in America, and through loyal buyers like you, it will continue to surpass its competitors. The RAM 1500 is a work truck at heart with leather lined luxury, offering a smooth ride, comfortable seats, and ample storage space. Stop into our Deery of Iowa City showroom located at 651 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA to test drive a pre-owned RAM 1500. Call 319-383-0422 with any questions, we're happy to help! We're just a short drive from surrounding areas of Tiffin, Newport, Oasis, Downey, Oxford, Windham, Riverside, Centerdale, North Liberty, and Coralville.


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