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Which Ram is Right for You?

Ram Trucks at All Star Dodge Ram near Ellisville

We love the different Ram models that are available at All Star near Ellisville and there are a number of different ones from which to choose. You might be wondering which model is right for you. Today we want talk about a few of the different Ram models so you have more information to help you make your decision!

2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
The newly redesigned 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon turns work into play and makes play, well, more powerful. The Power Wagon features a 12,000-lb capacity Warn winch, electronic sway bar disconnect, front and rear selectable lockers all class exclusive and standard, as well as fuel case and transfer case skid plates, 33-inch Goodyear all-terrain tires, Bilstein shocks, hill descent control, aggressive blacked-out headlamps and Power Wagon grille, and exclusive Power Wagon hood and bed decals. The result is an aggressively styled off-road truck that performs on the trail.

2017 Ram 2500 Big Horn & Lone Star
For those who need a work truck that gets the job done and looks good doing it, the 2017 Ram 2500 Big Horn and Lone Star (unique to Texas) include standard and available features like the available class-exclusive RamBox Cargo Management System, available Uconnect 8.4 with SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a one-year subscription included, 10-way power driver seat with two-way power lumbar adjustment, seating for up to six people, and available ParkView Rear Back Up Camera so you’ll be able to keep an eye on your trailer when you’re backing down a two-track or into a garage.

To learn more about the other trims available, head to All Star today. You can test drive and learn the ins and outs of each of the Ram pick up truck models. (The information on the above listed trims was compiled from ramzone.com and ram.com.)

A Look Back at Dodge Ram

New Cars at All Star Dodge Ram near North County

Dodge Ram has been an integral part of the American landscape for a very long time. Today we want to take a quick look at the early history of the Dodge Ram. To become part of the long lineage of the Dodge Ram, get your own new cars at All Star Dodge Ram near North County.

The first-generation Ram trucks & vans introduced in 1981 featured a Ram hood ornament, first used on Dodge vehicles in 1933. Dodge kept the previous generation’s model designations: “D”, “B” or Ram indicated two-wheel drive while the “W” or Power Ram indicated four-wheel drive. Just like Ford, Dodge used 150 to indicate a one-half ton truck, 250 for a three-quarter ton truck, and 350 for one-ton truck. Standard cab, “Club” extended cab, and crew cab versions were offered along with 6.5 ft (2.0 m) and 8 ft (2.4 m) bed lengths and “Utiline” and “Sweptline” styled boxes. Externally, the first-generation Rams were facelifted versions of the previous generation Dodge D-Series pickups introduced in 1972. The new model introduced larger wraparound tail lamps, single rectangular headlamps, and squared-off body lines. Variously configured Slant-6 and V8 gasoline engines were available. The interior was updated and included a newer style bench seat, and a completely new dashboard and instrument cluster, with a three-pod design – a speedometer in the center, with the two side pods containing an ammeter on the top left, a temperature gauge bottom left, a fuel gauge on the top right and an oil pressure gauge bottom right. Models not having a full gauge package had only indicator lights in the place of the temperature and oil pressure gauges. (This information was compiled from dodge.com, ram.com, and edmonds.com.)

For more information, stop by All Star today. Become part of the American landscape, get a Dodge Ram!

We’re About the Ram 2500

Ram 2500 at All Star Dodge Ram near University City

Living in the St. Louis area, we love trucks. There is just something about driving through the rural communities in a truck that makes us happy. Not to mention that trucks make it really easy to get around in the winter, can we get a four wheel drive?! Today we want to talk a little bit about the Ram 2500 and what it offers.

Here are some highlights:

  • America’s off-road truck leader adds to its lineup with new Power Wagon and new Ram 2500 4×4 Off-road Package
  • 2017 Ram Power Wagon design includes new interior, wheels, grille, bumpers and legacy graphics, taking cues from 1979-80 “Macho Power Wagon”
  • Ram 2500 4×4 Off-road Package features a list of essential components available on 2500 Crew and Mega Cab 4×4 models:
    • Hill-descent Control
    • Tow hooks
    • Transfer case skid plate
    • Bilstein shocks
    • Limited-slip Differential
    • On-/Off-road tires (18-inch or optional 20-inch)
    • Wheel flares
    • Off Road decal
  • Standard 6.4-liter HEMI on Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited trims
  • Bilstein monotube shocks standard on Laramie Longhorn and Limited 4×4 models, enhancing already best-in-class ride and handling
  • All Ram trucks receive a new five micron cabin air filter

For 2017, Ram continues to offer the most capable three-quarter and one-ton pickups in the segment with 31,210 pounds of towing, 7,390 pounds of payload and 900 lb.-ft. of torque. Ram owns the titles, which are most important to HD buyers. “Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks also offer more innovative features and better ride quality than competitors’ trucks, including a five-link coil suspension with optional air suspension on Ram 2500 and a supplemental air bag suspension option on Ram 3500.”-voicenews.com

For more information on the Ram 2500, head to All Star near University City. The team will show you even more of what the 2500 features and take you on a test drive. Get your pick-up truck today!

2017 Ram 1500 Rebel

Ram 1500 at All Star Dodge Ram near Fenton

When you want a truck that is the right size and that is ready to go off road, you need the 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel at All Star near Fenton. Today we would like to take a look at this Rebel model and what it has to offer.

The Ram 1500 Rebel is one of the automaker’s most off-road-capable offerings, featuring a factory lift, 33-inch all-terrain tires, Bilstein shocks, skid plates, tow hooks, custom Rebel interior, and air suspension for increased ride height. The Rebel’s off-road big brother, the Ram 2500 Power Wagon, includes many of the same rugged goodies but also features a sky-high 14.3 inches of ground clearance.

““Adding the Rebel Black package to an already aggressive off-road truck will continue feeding the momentum Rebel is creating for the Ram Truck brand,” said Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram brands, in a release.”-motortrend.com

The Rebel Black will be available in all Rebel exterior colors and adds black wheels, a brush guard, and an all-black interior for the first time. The black theme continues inside with all-black heated seats with Rebel embroidery, light slate gray accent stitching, black anodized bezels on the doors, center console, instrument panel, and gauge cluster trim rings. For those who enjoy some luxury in your off-roader, Ram offers the optional black leather Katzkin seats.

The Ram 1500 Rebel Black is available in crew cab form only and powered by either the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 or the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. The special model starts at $46,910 (including destination), and will arrive at the All Star Dodge Ram Dealership in March.

For more information on the 2017 Ram 1500 and all that it has to offer, head to All Star today. Their team is ready to get you behind the wheel of this great truck!

A Charger – Ram Truck Hybrid?

Dodge Charger at All Star near Clayton

The Dodge Charger is a nod to the classic age of muscle cars. It is powerful, it roars when you drive it, and it’s comfortable. The styling of this classic car is classic in a way that never goes out of style. There is just something about the Charger that makes you say, “Wow!” when you look at it. It is this classic styling that have some people saying that other models in the Dodge Ram family are starting to resemble the Charger. We certainly don’t hate the idea of this happening. One such model that this styling is reflected is the new Ram trucks that are set to come out in 2018. Let’s take a look at what we are talking about.

The Ram trucks look a little chunkier than the current trucks, with more shapes going on. That vertical bar dividing the grille got a whole lot fatter, too. And of course, the thing’s wearing requisite LED trim lights. The back actually looks a bit like a GMC, with those bracket taillights, but with the Ram Rebel’s whale shark mouth shape moved from the front to the tailgate.

A refreshed Ram truck, is expected to come out within the next year or so for the 2018 model year. What we don’t know is what, if any, changes will happen beyond the aesthetics teased at in these images. “That gives us a lot of time to have tweaks made to the design, so I guess I wouldn’t count on this as the final look for the next Ram truck. But I’ll take it as at least a strong suggestion.” -truckyeah.com

Since the refresh is still in the early stages, we are not sure exactly what the final model will look like. For more information on the different Ram trucks and on the Dodge Charger, head to All Star near Clayton today!

A More Rebellious Ram Rebel?

DETROIT MI/USA - JANUARY 12 2016: Dodge MOPAR RAM 1500 Rebel X at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), one of the most influential car shows in the world each year.

Ram 1500 at All Star Dodge Ram near Arnold

The Ram 1500 is a popular model and it is easy to see why. It is not too big, has a ton of towing capability, and is a comfortable ride. Driving the Ram 1500 is both a rugged and comfortable experience. No other truck, outside of Ram, can really make that claim. One thing that we have been wanting from Ram is a more rebellious Rebel, could it be coming? Let’s take a deeper look.

The Rebel can be fitted with the 5.7-liter Hemi V8, while the larger Power Wagon is equipped with the 6.4-liter V8. The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 (the Hellcat engine), as an engineer points out, makes sense in the concept. Ram had a clear vision in mind when it made the TRX – an extreme off-roader capable of hitting three-digit speeds on rough terrain – and utilized its extensive parts bin. Plus, it mixed in some parts from other brands in the FCA family, like the air-intake system from the Dodge Viper.

Therein lies the financial feasibility of the vehicle, which is the most important factor for an automaker when going from to production. “The concept, as pointed out by the engineer, only utilizes roughly 20 percent of same components as the Ram 1500 Rebel. That may seem like a small amount, but all of those components are the expensive things that take numerous years to perfect. The frame, for instance, comes from the standard Ram 1500 and the SRT powertrain is found in the highest-powered Dodge Chargers and Challengers.” -autoblog.com

For more information on the different Ram 1500 models, head to All Star near Arnold. Their team would be more than happy to get behind the wheel of a great Ram 1500 trim. It’s time that you hit the road in a great Ram truck!

We Think All Star Dodge Ram Jeep Chrysler is the Tops!

SAN JOSECA/USA - MAY 24 2014: Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram automobile dealership sign. All are part of the Chrysler Motor Company an American automobile manufacturer.

All Star Dodge Ram Jeep Chrysler near Ballwin

Are you in the market for a new Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, or Jeep? If so, then you need to head to All Star near Ballwin. Their dealership is top notch and offers a wide variety of services, vast selection of vehicles, and is staffed by a wonderful team of people. They also offer things like guarantted financing and factory parts. Today we want to share with you some more information on what All Star has to offer potential customers.

Not only does our sales department deliver the most professional, friendly service, our comprehensive parts and service center is second to none in the automotive industry. Just like the dependable Dodge name, our service doesn’t end when you drive off our Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram Dealer’s lot. The All Star Dodge Service Department is well staffed with friendly factory trained technicians ready to perform warranty repairs or maintenance work to keep your new Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, or Ram truck running optimally for as long as possible.

Our onsite finance department is also committed to providing the highest level of customer service to assist you in procuring auto loan terms that best fit your needs! Regardless of your credit history, you can trust that the All Star Dodge finance department will get you into the new or used car, truck or SUV of your choice, with financing terms that really meet your needs.

Our knowledgeable staff is highly trained and available to answer any question you may have about any of the new Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, or Ram technology, your vehicle search, or even questions you have on financing or service. When you contact us, we’ll get you to the right person who is the most qualified in answering any question or concern you may have.

Loving the Ram 2500 is Easy!

CALAMA CHILE - NOVEMBER 16 2015: Pickup truck Dodge Ram 2500 in the city street.

Ram 2500 at All Star Dodge Ram in Missouri

It is officially summer in the St. Louis area! The heat is here and the humidity is rough. If you are looking for a way to make the jobs that you need to get done this summer easier or if you are looking for a way to make all of your summer plans more fun, then you need to get the Ram 2500 at All Star Dodge Ram in Missouri.

The Ram 2500 has a lot to offer its owner. When you first see the Ram 2500, you will notice that Ram made sure that the 2500 looks like it belongs to the class that is the Ram truck. Just because a truck has a fantastic interior, it does not mean that the exterior should lack in its signature style and power. The Ram 2500 is available as the 2500 Crew Cab, the 2500 Regular Cab, and the 2500 Mega Cab. Each size of cab differs in cabin room and in the amount of passengers it can accommodate. Different trims are also for the Ram 2500, they include: Tradesman, Big Horn, SLT, Tradesman Power Wagon, Limited, Laramie, Longhorn, Outdoorsmans, and the Power Wagon. Each trim offers a variety of different features; for more information on the different trims, please speak with a member of the All Star staff.

“The number of safety features is impressive, but Ram has always set the standard for truck safety. Included on the new Ram 2500 trucks in St Louis is a 4-wheel anti-lock brake system, stability control, traction control, an engine immobilizer and a DOT Certified Roadside Safety Kit. To help keep children safe while riding in the Ram 2500 there are built in child seat anchors and a passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation. ” -314allstar.com

Stop by the All Star Dodge Ram for more information on the Dodge 2500 today!

Ram 1500 – An Insider Look

construction foreman worker is watching building works on site

Ram 1500 at All Star Dodge Ram near Chesterfield

We frequently talk about the amazing qualities of the Ram 1500 that is available at All Star Dodge Ram near Chesterfield, but every once in a while we like to get some feed back from someone who actually purchased a Ram 1500. We like to get their insider scoop as to why they bought this truck over others and what they like about it. Today we will share with you our conversation with a custom home builder who recently purchased a Ram 1500.

What lead you to buy a new truck, and more specifically, the Ram 1500?

-The truck I had was nearly 20 years old and had a lot of miles. I wanted something that I could take clients to see properties in and a truck that would make working on a job site easy. I needed to have room to store all of my tools in a safe place. The Ram 1500 that I bought has the crew cab, so I can shuttle clients around, and I have a hard locking case coming for the extended bed that I can lock; it basically makes my truck bed into a giant lock box.

Did you get the basic model or did you opt for some fun extras?

-I opted for the extras that I thought would make my clients more comfortable while in the truck and that would make my communications easier while I am driving. I have nicer fabric on the seats and one of the more advanced entertainment packages.

What made you want to buy a Ram 1500?

-My old truck was a Ram and I have found that Ram trucks last a long time and hold up to rough work. I plan on driving Ram trucks for as long as I have a license!

Ram Power Wagon Getting ‘Macho’

DETROIT MI/USA - JANUARY 14 2016: Dodge RAM 1500 Rebel truck grille at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), one of the most influential car shows in the world each year.

Ram Trucks at All Star Dodge Ram in MO

It is the time of year when the different auto manufacturers begin to leak information about what the next year’s models might look like and have in the way of features. Ram is no different. One such bit of information that was leaked was regarding the Power Wagon trim that will be available for the Ram truck models. This power wagon trim was designed for those who want to take their truck off road.

Upon seeing the sneak peeks of this truck, some have described it hearkens back to the 1979 “Macho” Power Wagon driven by Gerald McRaney’s character in the classic TV detective show “Simon and Simon.” This is apparently due to the graphics package, which do include some powerful looking vertical bedside stripes.

“Along with the vertical bedside stripes, the Power Wagon now sports a black, snout-like grille just like the one on the smaller Ram 1500 Rebel, black metal bumpers and front skid plate, and RAM lettering across the tailgate that’s big enough to read from space.”

“Standard seats feature synthetic upholstery embossed with the tread pattern from the Power Wagon’s 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires, while leather is optional. The overall look of the interior is toughened up with iron grey metallic-painted trim.”

“The Power Wagon comes with a 410 hp 6.4-liter Hemi V8 under its bulging hood, Ram’s “articulink” front suspension with detachable sway bar for extreme off-roading, front and rear locking differentials, 14.3 inches of log-hopping ground clearance, and a 12,000-pound Warn winch with 125 feet of cable.”

This level of commitment on the part of Ram to put out such an impressive off-roading truck is great. It is nice to see this auto maker put out a vehicle that is designed for sport driving. For more information on the specs of the Power Wagon, head to the All Star Dodge Ram Dealer in MO.