Why You Should Buy the Ram 1500 Quad Cab

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In need of a new truck? Do you know what brand you are going to go with? How about what cabin size? Whether you already know you want a Ram, or your still looking around at all of the available trucks, chances are you are going to come across the Ram 1500 and you are going to find yourself adding it to the top of your list, just look at all of the things car reviewers say about the Ram 1500 with a quad cab.

“Ram truck’s interior is roomy, practical and comfortable,.” – Kelley Blue Book

“Ram 1500 remains one of our favorite full-size trucks to drive because of its relative ease and comfort” – Kelley Blue Book

“Most quad-cab pickups will be driven as substitutes for cars, and can haul up to four adults comfortably. There’s plenty of interior space and storage options, and the optional leather buckets up front can be downright luxurious.” – The Car Connection [click to continue…]

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Understanding Auto Leases and Determining if a Lease is for You

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Are you interested in leasing a car, truck or SUV, but not sure how leasing works or if it is even for you? That’s okay! Many people have plenty of questions and confusion when it comes to leasing. The good news is we got you covered! Common questions and answers for leases are provided below, but if you have anymore, reach out to us on Facebook or Twitter.

Leasing Q and A:

What credit is needed to lease?

Higher credit is needed to lease a vehicle than finance one, so be sure to keep this in mind! Generally, to lease a vehicle and get a good lease, you need a credit score of 620 or higher. Below that it is better to consider financing, or consider a co-signer.

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Help Your Ram Truck Last As Long As Possible With These Tips

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You drive a Ram or maybe you plan to purchase a Ram. Ram pickups are built to last, but that doesn’t mean the driver doesn’t play a part in that. In order to keep your Ram truck running at peak performance as long as possible, there are some important tips to keep in mind!

  • Protect

You always protect what you love (in this case your truck!). There are a few different measures you can take to protect your truck. First, if you can keep the truck in a garage. If this isn’t possible, consider investing in a truck cover. This will help protect your truck from vandalism, weather, and just daily wear and tear from the hot sun, damaging winds, hail or rain. Also, think about getting a bed liner. Keep your bed from getting dents and rust. Finally, invest in protective wax  to protect your truck from scratches due to weather and debris. [click to continue…]

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Which Cab is the True “King?” Ram 1500 Quad Cab v. Nissan Titan King Cab

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Looking for a new truck with a medium sized cab for an awesome price? There’s a couple options out there, but two of the closest competitors are a Ram 1500 quad cab and a Nissan Titan King Cab. Nissan? Yep, Nissan and with a name like King Cab it sounds like a better bet than a quad cab, right? No. The Ram 1500 quad cab with a 5.7L engine is actually more spacious, more capable and more affordable than the Titan Nissan King Cab. The base trim Ram 1500 Quad cab is just $30,595 while the Titan’s King Cab is $32,550. [click to continue…]

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2018 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Gets Some Major Changes

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The Ram 5500 chassis cab is Ram’s largest truck. Chassis cab trucks are engineered for the purpose of heavy duty work, and despite that the commercial truck is highly capable for all types of jobs, Ram is constantly increasing its capability and the 2018 models are getting some changes and upgrades.

“We take a lot of pride in the number of PTO configurations that we have.” - Adrian Ratza, Ram chassis cab brand manager.

In 2018, Ram 5500 chassis cab models will get PTO (Power Take-Off) configurations for both the left and right sides and the PTO configurations will be available for both 4X4 and 4X2 models. You can learn more about PTO configurations and functions for Ram trucks here. [click to continue…]

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3 Favorite Ram 1500 Trims With Quad Cab Configuration

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The Ram Quad Cab is a great cab option for your Ram 1500. The quad cab is the medium cab size on the lineup. It is not too big and not too small, perfect for a family. The cab is available with either six seats or five seats depending on the buyer’s needs. The quad cab option is available on more than 20 different configurations (engine options and trim levels) for the Ram 1500. Three of our favorites include the Tradesman, Limited, and Sport trims.

Ram 1500 Tradesman Quad Cab

The Ram 1500 Tradesman quad cab trim is often thought of as the work truck trim. It is the base trim on the 1500 lineup and it comes with plenty of great options. The 1500 Tradesman quad cab configuration is available with a couple different engine options, the standard 3.6-liter V6 engine, an upgraded 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine or a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine (late availability). We like the Ram 1500 Tradesman with the quad cab because with the six-seater option, it is perfect for commercial use for a job that requires a crew like cleaning, landscaping, or construction. 1500 Tradesman trims are also available with 4WD or two-wheel drive. [click to continue…]

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Ram Increases Luxury With Tungsten Limited Edition

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Are you looking for a luxurious truck? Look no further because the newest Ram model is the most luxury Ram ever and you are going to fall in love. The new Ram Tungsten Limited Edition has a premium style that is less flashy and more classy! Check out the details below:

  • The 2018 special edition will be available as the highest level trim for the Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500.
  • The interior of the Limited Tungsten Edition is covered in leather, in fact it has more leather than any truck on the market.
  • A Greystone suede headliner comes standard and it is the first time the material has been used on a truck.
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Regular, Crew or Quad Cab, Which Do You Need For Your Ram 1500?

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As a company that specializes in trucks, Ram offers consumers a variety of choices when deciding on what their truck needs. Engine varieties, drivetrains, axle ratios colors and cab sizes are all options, and when deciding the specs for a light-duty Ram 1500, there are three available cab options, the crew cab, quad cab and regular cab. When it comes down to determining which of the three available cab sizes is best for a buyer, buyers should think about the amount of interior space they need, what truck trim they want, as well as price.

Trims and Bed Sizes

The Ram 1500 comes with plenty of trim options and three different bed length options. The crew cab is available with the 5’7” or 6’4” truck bed, the quad cab is only available with a 6’4” truck bed and the regular cab is available with a 6’4” or 8’ truck bed.

Some of the most popular trims on the Ram 1500 lineup include the Tradesman, Express, Big Horn, Rebel, Sport, Night, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited, but there are also a few limited edition trim options as well.

Interior Cab Dimensions and Truck Bed Options

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Cummins is Now Building Trucks With Electric Powertrains

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Technology, innovation and empower is what we do. The trucking industry was built on the back of Cummins.” – Tom Linebarger, Cummins’ Chairman and CEO

In just a few years (around 2019), consumers may be getting their first glimpse at all-electric trucks and commercial vehicles powered by an all-electric powertrain made by Cummins, a brand known for building some of the strongest and most reliable diesel engines for decades.  

According to AutoGuide, Cummins launched its electric unit earlier this year and the timing is seems right. The industry’s steady decrease in costs to produce electric vehicles along with the industry’s increase in demand for electric powertrains, though slow, makes this a great time for Cummins to experiment and perfect producing electric powertrains. [click to continue…]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $100 for Pickup Dad’s

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If you are still scrambling to find your pickup truck-loving dad a Father’s Day gift, listen up! This guide to the best truck accessories for every type of dad will be a lot of help and none of these items cost more than $100.

*Quick Tip: If the gift won’t be there by Sunday, just print out a picture of the gift you ordered and give it to him in a card.

Dad That Owns a Truck for Work

Does your dad use a truck for work? Whether he is a delivery dude, construction worker, or other type of handyman, he needs to stay organized and likely carry some cargo! These four items will serve him well.

  • A seat organizer is available from several brands and hangs on the front seat facing the back row of the truck. The organizer is great because it can hold files, tools, or any extra cargo you don’t need to keep in the truck bed. These cost roughly $40.00.   
  • Mobile desks are great to write notes and/or use a laptop (while parked of course). There are several kinds of these desks. Some are on a stand, others connect to the steering wheel. Regardless the price range is between $25 – $100 depending on which you purchase.  

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