If you're thinking about upgrading your vehicle in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, or Belle Fourche, then you  should give some thought to driving a light-duty truck. A light-duty truck is the perfect vehicle for both fun and work, and this is especially true when you're behind the wheel of a top model like the Ram 1500.

Long known for its extreme performance and durability, the Ram 1500 is one of the best light-duty trucks available and should be right at the top of your shopping list. Here is a brief review of the 2018 Ram 1500 that you can use to learn about this truck's features and decide if it's the right vehicle for you.

Ram 1500 Towing Capacity

Although there are a variety of uses for a light-duty truck, most owners of this type of vehicle want to be able to haul the heaviest loads possible. Fortunately, with the Ram 1500, you'll be getting an ultra-powerful engine that makes towing your equipment safe and easy.

Several engines are available with the 2018 Ram 1500, but for the most power possible, you need the top of the line 5.7L HEMI® V8 rated at 410 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque. If you choose this engine and properly equip your truck, you'll have a max towing capacity of 10,620 pounds and a max gas payload of 1,880 pounds.

Tough Safety Features

Whether you're on the job or going on a weekend warrior adventure, you want to guarantee that you'll be protected by some of the toughest safety features on the market. Luckily, when you're behind the wheel of the 2018 Ram 1500, you'll be driving a highly safe vehicle that will keep you and your passenger's secure.

Four-wheel disc antilock brake system gives you the stopping power that you need to avoid major collisions. The Ram 1500 also provides dynamic front crumple zones and side-impact door beams to reduce the severity of wrecks.

Truck Technology for Modern Drivers

If you love advanced automobile technology, you might be concerned that a tough vehicle like a truck won't provide the tech you want and need. However, when your next truck is the 2018 Ram 1500, you receive an array of innovative technology features.

Available in the new Ram 1500 is a Uconnect® 4C NAV system that offers a large 8.4-inch color  touchscreen and excellent features like Remote Vehicle Start, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ connectivity, and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. There is also a customizable driver information custom display that will help you to know how your truck is performing at all times.

Test Drive the 2018 Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 is the top light-duty truck on the road today, and is your best choice for a new vehicle if you need superior performance, safety and technology. Take the 2018 Ram 1500 for a test drive today by visiting Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT (CDJRF).

Liberty CDJRF is focused on providing consumers from South Dakota communities like Rapid City, Belle Fourche, and Sioux Falls with a fantastic car buying experience, and we are excited to tell you about some of the top new and pre-owned vehicles on our lot. Contact us today to learn more!

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