Highlights for the New 2024 Ram 1500
Ram Truck may have had a sendoff for the Ram TRX pickup truck, the apex predator of the truck world – 2024 Ram 1500 TRX 6.2L Supercharged V8 – Final Edition – but don’t count out the automaker just yet. Returning for 2024, a special edition truck is returning for the new model year. Aside from that, most is the same, with the focus turning towards the new Ram 1500 Revolution battery-electric truck. Check out the highlights of the 2024 Ram 1500.
New for 2024
The Ram 1500 Warlock returns to the lineup for 2024. Originally a 1500 Classic model, the Tradesman Warlock returns with plenty of enhanced off-road features straight from the factory This includes an electronic rear-locking differential, skid plates, 1-inch raised ride height, 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires, and Bilstein front, and rear performance tuned-shock absorbers. Here’s hoping the 20-inch semi-gloss black aluminum wheels, black wheel flares, and LED fog lamps also make a return.
2024 Ram 1500 Highlights
Available in eight trims – Tradesman, Tradesman HFE, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Rebel, Limited Longhorn, Limited, and TRX (while supplies last) – the standard engine under the hood remains a 3.6-liter V6, optimized with eTorque and engine stop/start, able to generate 305 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Next up past the Longhorn is a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine, optimized with eTorque and a multi-displacement system, able to generate 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.
As usual, various configurations are available, depending on the trim. This includes the drivetrain (4×2 or 4×4), the cab size, and the length of the truck bed (box). Cab sizes include a crew cab and quad cab. Truck bed length ranges from a 5’7” box to a 6’4” box. Capabilities also vary greatly, ranging from 1240 – 2330 pounds for the payload and 6340 – 8110 pounds for the towing capacity.
Standard features for the 2024 Ram 1500 include heated exterior mirrors; automatic headlamps; acoustic front door glass; deep-tint sunscreen glass; and tinted-glass windows. Features such as automatic-dimming driver mirror; exterior mirrors with memory and supplemental turn signals; LED reflector lamps; and front LED fog lamps became available after the Big Horn trim. The option to add a RamBox Cargo Management System is always welcome.
Inside, there’s a 4-way manually adjustable driver and front passenger seat, upgrading to an 8-way power-adjustable driver and passenger seats starting on the Limited Longhorn, plus heated front seats and second-row seats and driver seat memory starting. Ventilated front seats start on the Laramie. The upholstery is heavy-duty vinyl 40/20/40 split bench seat for the Tradesman base trim, cloth for the Tradesman HFE and Big Horn trims, and leather past that.
Tech and Safety
Uconnect 3 on a 5-inch touchscreen is still the standard, but Uconnect 5 on an 8.4-inch touchscreen available for the Tradesman and Big Horn, standard past that. Consumers can upgrade to Uconnect 5 with navigation on a 12.0-inch touchscreen where applicable. A 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, Apple CarPlay, Google Android Auto, and HD Radio. Bluetooth and integrated voice command are all standard. Listening to tunes starts simply on a six-speaker sound system, able to get a nine-amplified-speaker system with a subwoofer starting on the Laramie.
Depending on the trim, many advanced safety features can be found. Full-speed forward-collision warning plus is standard starting on the Laramie trim. Past that, lane Keep Assist, Parallel and Perpendicular Park-Assist with Stop and Go, a Surround-view camera system, Blind-Spot and Cross-Path Detection, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, and ParkSense for the front and rear [;us Park-Assist with stop are available. Consumers can also find adaptive cruise control, the surround-view camera, and the parallel and perpendicular parking system.
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