5 Key Reasons Why The RAM 1500 is The Best Family Truck For You


Like most  life-changing decisions, we want to do what's right. Even if that means finding the right family truck. However, we also understand that each family has a different definition of the perfect family vehicle. 

And as true as this may be, we are aware that most of our reasons are semi-similar. With this in mind, we wanted to walk you through a few of the reasons why we think the new Dodge RAM 1500 is the best family truck for you. 

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Safety Is A Top Priority In The New Dodge RAM 1500 

The new Dodge RAM 1500 is the perfect family truck. It comes standard with today's most advanced safety and security features. Additionally, the new RAM 1500 is an IIHS 2022 Top Safety Pick. And for good reason. 

All RAM 1500 pickup trucks feature advanced air bag technology, a high-strength steel frame, and front and rear crumple zones. Down the sides, the new RAM 1500 features the largest brakes in its class, and side-impact door frames. For added safety, this vehicles also comes standard with Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Rain Brake Support, and All-Speed Traction Control
Opt the complete package and enjoy: 
  • 360° Surround-View Camera System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Path and Trailer Detection 
  • Forward Collision Warning  with Advanced Brake Assist 
  • LaneSense Lane Departure Warning Plus
  • ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist  with ParkSense Stop
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
  • LATCH ( Lower Anchor Tethers For Children

The Dodge RAM 1500 is Fun For Everyone



If you're looking for a new truck with a comfortable spacious interior, the new Dodge RAM 1500 is perfect for you and your family. At the base level, the new Dodge RAM 1500 can hold up to 5 passengers. Opt for the Dodge RAM 1500 Quad Cab and  get up to six passenger seating. And if you're still looking for more room, the new RAM 1500 Dodge Pickup comes standard with a 40/20/40 split bench, hidden storage areas, and a 67.4-inch cargo bed. The Crew cab comes standad with a 76.3-inch cargo bed. 

For drivers seeking more luxury, the new Dodge RAM 1500 comes available with premium-leather trimmed bucket seats, power heated front and second row seats, and a power heated leather steering wheel. As a further convenience, the new Dodge RAM 1500 also comes available with: 
  • Uconnect 5 NAV with 12-inch display 
  • Harman Kardon 19-speaker System 
  • Uconnect Features - Power side-step personalization
  • Alpine 10-Speaker System 
  • Premium leather-trimmed Seats 
  • Eight Way Power Driver Seat 
  • Extended Cargo Bed 

Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup Trucks Are The Ultimate Family Haulers

Talk about adventure. Off the line, the new Dodge RAM 1500 sports a 3.6L  Pentastar V6 Engine with eTorque. Max towing capacity is 7,700 lbs, 305 hp, and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. 4WD comes standard on all Dodge RAM 1500 pickup trucks. All in all, there's not much you can't do with the new Dodge 1500. However, if you still need more power, below you'll find a list of the Dodge RAM 1500's most poweful engine choices: 
  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI V8 Engine , 702 hp, 650 lb.-ft., 4.5 sec
  • 5.7L HEMI V8 Engine with eTorque, 395 hp, 410 lb.-ft., 12,750-lb. max tow capacity 
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine , 260 hp, 480 lb.-ft., 12, 560-lb. max tow capacity 
  • 5.7L HEMI V8 Engine, 305 hp 410 lb.-ft. , 11,590 lb. max tow capacity 
The choice is yours. To learn more about the new Dodge RAM 1500 engine choices, call or fill out the form on this page. 

Stand Out With The New Dodge RAM 1500 

Another key reason why the new Dodge RAM 1500 is a great fit for you and your family is it commands attention on and off the road. Not to mention, there's a trim for everyone. 

If you're looking for bold, rugged four-door pickup truck to take on the great outdoors of Chicago, take a glance at the new Dodge RAM TRX. With widebody fenders, front and rear heavy duty tow hooks, 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Tires, and a performance hood with a functional air scoop, the new Dodge RAM 1500 TRX commands attention. 

However, if you prefer a more subtle approach, the new Dodge RAM 1500 Limited an excellent truck for you and your family. At first glance, this truck makes heads turn fast. Chrome Bodyside Moldings,  20-inch Polished Aluminum wheels, power running boards, and Premium LED Lighting, this truck has it all. 

For information about the new Dodge RAM 1500 trims, contact us today. 

Make Your Next Adventure Last With A New Dodge RAM 1500


Last but not least, the new Dodge RAM 1500's incredible durability makes a great choice for families in Chicago. Not only does this truck offer incredible performance today but it also offers reliable performance in the future. Therefore you can drive confident with less interruptions. Not to mention, at River Oaks CDJR, we make it easy to maintain new Dodge RAM 1500 pickup trucks. Surprisingly enough, we understand that your family depends on you. Therefore, we're committed to helping you keep your vehicle up and running. Our certified technicians are trained to get you in and out , and back on the road again. To learn more about the cost of maintaining a new Dodge RAM 1500 , fill out the form on this page. 

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