Dodge Ram 1500 Models and Ram 1500 History

In 1994, the Dodge Ram received a radical remodel that ultimately changed the pickup trucks were viewed. The half-ton version of the Dodge full-sized truck, the 1998 Ram 1500 was offered in Sweptline, Club Cab and an all-new Quad Cab body style. The 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab featured a pair of hinged access doors for rear seat passengers. A 6.5-foot short box and an 8-foot long box bed were available with the truck. Powerplant options for the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 consisted of a 175-horsepower 3.9-liter V-6 as well as two Magnum V-8 engines producing up to 245 horsepower. Rear-wheel drive as well as four-wheel drive was offered on the pickup truck.

 

For 1999, the Ram 1500 was offered with a Sport package that featured a unique front bumper and headlamp design as well as a body-color matching grille. The Dodge Ram underwent a massive revamp for 2002 that included retouched interior and exterior styling, an all-new frame, suspension as well improved engines.

 

 

The 2002 model year Ram kept the same basic front-end shape but featured a more substantial grille. Replacing the 5.2-liter Magnum V-8 powerplant option, the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 offered a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 producing 345 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque. In 2006, the HEMI engine was revised with a Multi-Displacement System to conserve fuel. Also new with the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 was a four-door Mega Cab body style providing easy access for up to six passengers.

 

 

A complete redesign and reengineering defined the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. In mid-2010, Chrysler created the Ram division as the only outlet for trucks and work vans. For 2011, Dodge Ram 1500 was simply known as the Ram 1500.

 

New and Used Ram 1500 Prices, Dodge Ram 1500 Model Years and History

A powerful full-size pickup truck, the 2010 Ram Truck Ram 1500 is offered in multiple cab-styles, bed-lengths, and with an array of engine choices, all of which add up to one great truck.
A full-size pickup truck, the 2009 Ram Truck Ram 1500 features near-revolutionary rear suspension, best-in-class aerodynamics and a well-crafted interior.
Now available with trailer sway control, the 2008 Ram Truck Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup offered in multiple cab styles and with multiple engine choices.
A full-size pickup truck, the 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 is available with seating for up to six passengers, different bed sizes, and 2WD or 4WD.
Totally refreshed for the new year, the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck available in a wide range of cab styles.
The 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck available with a regular cab or a four-door Quad cab.
The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size, 1/2-ton pickup truck that is available in four-door and two-door trims, and a choice between a 6.3ft or 8.0ft bed.
The 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck available with 2WD or 4WD, and with a regular or quad cab setup.
Redesigned for the new year, the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck available with a regular cab or a four-door quad cab.
The 2001 Dodge Ram is a full-size pickup truck that is available with RWD or 4WD and it comes standard with keyless entry, cruise control, and a CD player.
A full-size pickup truck available with RWD or 4WD, the 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 is offered in three cab styles; the two-door Club cab, two-door Regular Cab, or the four-door Quad Cab.
A full-size pickup truck, the 1999 Dodge Ram is available in a wide range of trims, cab styles, bed lengths, and with multiple engine choices.
The 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck which is available with a V6 or V8, and a choice between RWD or 4WD.