Information That 2014 Ram 1500 Buyer’s In Riverside County Should Know
Whether you are towing, hauling, covering rough terrain, or simply prefer the visibility and safety offered by a full sized truck, the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500, Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year, has a configuration right for you. Buyers can choose from, nine trim lines, twelve colors, three cab styles, three bed lengths, two transmissions, and three engines. All of these choices result in a wide array of potential truck configurations able to meet anyone’s needs.
Interior / Exterior Appearance and Options
The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is available in twelve trim lines, the Tradesman, Express, HFE, Big Horn, Outdoorsman, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Laramie Limited. Each trim line is more well-appointed than the last, offering additional interior options, interior and exterior color options, seat coverings, and interior configurations. The truck is available in three cab configurations, Regular Cab, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab. The regular cab offers seating for three, and ample storage behind the seats. The quad cab offers more space, four doors, and seating for six. The Crew Cab has four full-size doors and provides seating for six with even more leg room than the Quad Cab.
Drivers are able to use their truck as a mobile office with Uconnect™, a hands-free voice communication system which allows users to connect their phone and take calls through their truck, or listen to music. Uconnect™ can also serve as a Wi-Fi hotspot, a navigation system, and allows users to search for nearby businesses using Bing™. In addition to Uconnect™ the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is available with Sirius Satellite Radio. The driver is able to conveniently control the radio and Uconnect™ system through controls on the steering wheel.
Engine / Fuel Efficiency
The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 in Riverside County offers gasoline and diesel engine choices. For buyers looking for a gasoline engine, there is the gas powered Pentastar 3.6L V-6 Flex Fuel or the 5.7L V-8 Hemi. Buyers may also choose the newest member of Dodge’s engine lineup, the 3.0L V6 Eco-diesel. Gas mileage is impressive with all engines whether you drive in the city or on the highway. The 3.6L V-6 Flex Fuel comes in at 16/23, the 5.7L V8 Hemi at 15/22, and the 3.0L V6 Eco-diesel at 16/23. Contributing to the impressive fuel efficiency are the air suspension, which allows the truck to be lowered when in motion, and the Active Air™ Grille Shutters, which cool the engine at low speeds and close at highway speeds. Both of these features improve the aerodynamics of the truck and increase fuel economy.
Transmission / Drive Train
The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Riverside County is available in rear wheel drive (4X2) or four wheel drive (4X4). Buyers can choose between a six speed and eight speed automatic transmission. Also available with the automatic transmission is a manual shift option, convenient for trailer towing. The powertrain is backed by a 5 year / 100,000 mile warranty.
Towing / Hauling Capacity
Towing capacity is more than adequate, with a maximum capacity of 10,300 pounds when properly equipped. The maximum payload is 1,720. Buyers can choose from three axel ratios, allowing the perfect balance of towing power and fuel efficiency for their needs.
Considering all of the options and possible configurations, it is no surprise the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is the 2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year. With a 3 year / 36,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty and a 5 year / 100,000 mile powertrain warranty, this truck not only offers options to fit everyone’s needs, but will be reliable for years to come. See and test drive the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 at the Lake Elsinore Dodge dealership.