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Ram Changes for the New Model Year

New Ram Trucks at All Star Dodge Ram near Ellisville

It’s the time of year that we start talking about the different changes that we are looking to see for the new model year. We are really excited about some of the different changes that we are hoping to see for the next model year – let’s take a look at those today!

The Ram 1500, Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s half-ton full-size pickup, receives a few changes though several models add standard equipment.

The Rebel gains the most features, including the Uconnect multimedia system with an 8.4-inch screen, automatic temperature control, limited-slip differential, security alarm, remote start, a premium gauge cluster with a 7-inch center display, a backup camera and rear parking sensors. The price rises accordingly: the two-wheel- drive Rebel increases $1,725 to $46,315 and the four-wheel-drive version is $1,895 more expensive at $48,415 (all prices include destination double check with the team at All Star for the most accurate price).

Other models get a handful of new standard features: The Sport adds remote start and an alarm; the Laramie Longhorn adds LED bed lighting, keyless entry with push-button start and rain-sensing wipers; and the Bighorn gets automatic temperature control.

“The Ram 1500 lineup encompasses a broad range of choices. It includes regular, Quad Cab (extended cab) and four-door crew-cab body styles. The regular cab is available with a 6.4- or 8-foot bed, the Quad Cab with the 6.4-foot bed and the crew cab with a 5.7- or 6.4-foot bed. Engine choices include a base 3.6-liter gas V-6, a 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V-6 and a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8. Ram differs from other half-ton pickups with its coil-spring rear suspension (instead of traditional leaf springs) and available four-corner air suspension, and it offers several clever and unique features such as the RamBox locking exterior storage and aluminum wheels with color inserts.”-news.pickuptrucks.com

Fore more information on the latest Ram trucks, head to All Star Dodge Ram near Ellisville.

More Ram 3500 to Love!

Ram 3500 at All Star Dodge Ram near Oakville

If you are looking for a rough and tumble truck that is capable of the tough jobs and that can handle a heavy load, then you need to get yourself a Ram 3500 from All Star Dodge Ram near Oakville. The Ram 3500 is not a cookie cutter truck, it has a variety of model choices as well as great options that you can add to your Ram 3500 to make it custom to what you want. Let’s take a look at some of the Ram 3500 model options from which you can choose.

Ram Tradesman models are commercial-grade: black bumpers, grille and mirrors, crank windows on regular cab (power windows and locks on others), vinyl 40/20/40 seat, steel wheels and a manual-shift transfer case on 4WD. Ram Tradesman comes standard with an automatic transmission, air conditioning, Class V hitch with 4/7-pin plugs, AM/FM Uconnect 3.0 stereo, cruise control, locking tailgate and tilt steering wheel. Options include a diesel engine (which adds front tow hooks and cruise control), power heated and towing mirrors, integrated trailer brake controller, sliding rear window, spray-in bedliner, floor mats, cloth upholstery, DVD and Sirius audio, limited-slip differential, skid plates, RamBox or goose-neck prep, various option groups, and choices for wheels, tires and axle ratios.

Ram SLT adds power mirrors, remote key-less entry, power windows (including rear windows on four-doors), carpeting, cloth upholstery, electric-switched transfer case, chrome wheels, sliding rear window, and the integrated trailer brake controller.

Ram Outdoorsman is a  SLT package with some additional extras. Standards include gray painted bumpers and fender flares, two-tone paint, body-color grille/black insert, fog lights, power folding/heated mirrors with signals, HomeLink, power split-bench seat, leather-wrapped wheel,  on/off-road tires on forged aluminum wheels,  Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth and voice nav-ready audio, security system, limited-slip differential, tow hooks, and remote start. (This information is compiled from ram.com and autoblog.com.)

First Round of 2015 Ram 1500 Rebels Leave Warren Truck Plant

NewsOn June 17th, FCA US LLC announced that the first round of all-new Ram 1500 Rebels were ready to hit showrooms across the U.S.  This first round comes from the the Warren Truck Plant in Michigan were the one-of-a-kind, full-size Rebel is being built.  The Warren Truck Plant employs over 4,000 people in 3.3 million square feet of space.

Since opening in 1938, the Warren Truck has produced over 12.5 million trucks across 75 years.  Out of that number, Warren Truck has built over 286,000 available combinations of the Ram 1500 including Motor Trend Truck of the Year winners – the 2013 Ram 1500 and 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.

The Ram Rebel joins the Ram 1500 lineup as the 10th model.  Buyers looking to purchase the one-of-a-kind 2015 Ram Rebel shoule be ready to own a true statement vehicle.  With a starting price of only $42,790 MSRP, the Rebel features:

  • An all-new grille with prominent billet silver “RAM” letter badge
  • A powder coated, billet silver skid plate
  • New front tow hooks
  • New LED fog lamps
  • Black bezel bi-functional projector headlamps with LED marker lights
  • All-new 17-inch silver and black cast aluminum wheels
  • Best-in-class ground clearance of 10.3 inches
  • Standard heated front seats
  • Deep all-weather rubber floor mats with contrasting Radar Red Ram’s head
  • 33-inch (LT285/70R17E) Toyo Open Country A/T all-terrain tires
  • A 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with variable-valve timing (VVT) the features 305 horsepower, 269 lb.-ft. of torque and an EPA fuel economy rating of up to 25 miles per gallon (mpg).
  • Available  5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with fuel-saving cylinder shut-off and VVT the offers 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque, your choice of 4×2 or 4×4, and a  3.92 or 3.21 gear ratio.
  • Available rear anti-spin differential
  • Exclusive link coil rear suspension and optional 4-corner air suspension
  • Five-year /100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty
  • Standard three-year / 36,000-mile Basic Limited Warranty
  • Optional RamBox

Get into your Dodge Ram dealer near Kirkwood to get your hands on an all-new Rebel today!  This new Kirkwood are Dodge Ram truck for sale is sure a favorite among all new truck buyers.

 

 

New Ram Truck 3500 September Incentives and Offers!

September 2014 - CalendarRight now, highly qualified buyers can save thousands on the 2014 Ram Truck 3500 for sale near Wentzville thanks to some great incentives and offers!  These deals are available on the models you want!  Some of the trucks you’ll have access to include:

  • 2014 Ram 3500 Tradesman starting at just $30,910 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 SLT starting at just $34,970 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 Lone Star starting at just $40,515 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 Big Horn starting at just $40,515 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 Laramie starting at just $45,350 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn starting at just $50,810 MSRP.
  • 2014 Ram 3500 Laramie Limited starting at just $53,305 MSRP.

These models are currently available with up to $4,000 in Cash Allowance savings thanks to: Midwest 2014 Bonus Cash MWCEA in the amount of $1,000 and Midwest BC Retail Customer Cash 51CE1 in the amount of $3,000.  Or, buyers can choose to take adavantage of low 0.0% APR Financing for up to 36 months PLUS Midwest 2014 Bonus cash MWCEA in the amount of $1,000.

The 2014 Ram 3500 truck lineup has something for all truck buyers.  This includes exterior features like the available RamBox Cargo Management System, ParkView Rear Back Up Camera, Box Rail Caps, combined UREA/Fuel Fill Up, Tailgate Lift Assit, Power Side Mirrors, and so much more.  Also look for interior amenities like available leather trim, Electronic Range Select, Upfitter Switches, Trailer Brake Control, Built-In Under-Seat Storage, 8.4-inch Touch Screen, and so much more!  Plus, this lineup of trucks gains you access to three powerful engine choices, up to 30,000 pounds in maximum towing capability, and a maximum GVWR of 14,000 pounds.

Why not try out one of these great 2014 Ram trucks by visiting All-Star Dodge Ram truck dealership near Wentzville now!  At All-Star you will find the 2014 models you want and great low prices!  Come by All-Star for a test drive today!

 

Keeping Your Ram Prepared in the Winter Months

Scraping ice from the car windowBecause it’s possible that St. Louis will have three more weeks of wintery conditions, we want to issue a reminder that during the winter especially. you should always be prepared. Here are three items that you don’t want to leave home without:

First, grab an ice scraper with a snow brush. In a pinch a credit card will work as an ice scraper, but it sure won’t be a fun experience. But honestly, you’ll only want to do that once and from that moment on you’ll promise yourself that you will keep a real ice scarper on board. In foul weather, a stiff, heavy scraper with an attached snow brush at the other end is indispensable. Stow one away. You’ll always know that it’s there if you don’t let it leave the truck.

Getting halfway to your destination an realizing you have run out of windshield washer fluid is not only aggravation, it’s downright hazardous. Your windshield can quickly be clouded with salt, snow, and/or mud if you’re off-roading or plowing. You have many more important things to be worried about than wondering how much fluid you have left in your reservoir. By keeping an extra gallon in your RamBox you’ll have the peace of mind that you’ll have it if you need it.

One painful and certainly unpleasant task is scraping ice from your windows with your bare hands. Even a heated steering wheel won’t do you that much good when you’re scarping windows. One pair of gloves may get soak through quickly. Keep an extra pair in the glove box and let it hold up to it’s name! This way you’ll be sure that  your hands are always warm and dry. Keep an extra pair around year round, you never know when you will need them!

Knowing that your Ram is ready for anything is exactly what your Ram Dealer St. Louis wants for you!

How does the Dodge Ram stack-up against the Competition?

O'Fallon Area Dodge Ram InventoryWhen making a new or used truck purchase there are a number of factors you should take into consideration.  Today, we will take a few of those factors and compare how the 2013 Ram pick-up compares to other leading pickups from other leading automakers.  Let’s get started.

First, there’s price.  This is always a huge factor when making a vehicle purchase choice and one the Ram truck brand take very seriously.  So, how does the Ram stack-up?  An SLT 4×2 2013 Ram 15000 has a starting MSRP of around $27,960.  Both comparable Chevy and Ford trucks are around $2500 more expensive.

Next, we need to take a look at fuel economy.  Trucks can be gas-hogs and with current gas prices that’s that last thing a buyer wants to worry with!  The same Ram described above features an EPA estimated highway fuel economy rating of 25 mpg.  It’s closest competitor only get 23.

Now, let’s look at payload performance.  This is a huge area of concern with most truck buyers because of the nature of work many of them perform on a daily basis.  The Ram comes in with a maximum payload capacity of 1,890 pounds.  It’s closest competitor can only hit 1,615.

Finally, (based upon 2012 Automotive News full-size pickup segmentation and the latest competitive information) there’s the fact that Ram is the only truck brand to offer the available, class-exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System and Four Corner Air Suspension system.  Both of these advanced truck features offer the convenience and flexibility you need to perform your daily tasks with ease.

Come by All-Star’s new and used Dodge Ram dealership near O’Fallon to check out all the;latest Ram truck models today!  The All-Star team consists of experts Ram truck professionals who can assist you in every area of purchase.  Thank you for considering All-Star!

 

Take a Closer Look at the 2014 Ram 2500 Big Horn!

New Trucks For Sale Ram Dealer St LouisAre you looking for a hard-working truck that also offers and abundance of the latest technology and convenience features.  If so, the 2014 Ram 2500 Big Horn is worth a look. The 2014 Ram 2500 Big Horn has a starting MSRP of only $40,995 and can be leased for as little at $512 per month.  Let’s take a look at all the 2014 Ram 2500 Big Horn has to offer!

Your 2500 Big Horn comes with a standard 5.7L V8 HEMI® VVT Engine with 6-speed automatic transmission.  This model can additionally be upgraded with a 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel with Exhaust Brake and/or a 6-speed manual transmission.  When properly equipped, this model has a maximum towing capacity of 17,500 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 2,580 pounds.

Notable interior features that come standard with this model include a rear 60/40 split folding seat, electronic vehicle information center, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel mounted audio controls, and Uconnect® 5.0 AM/FM/BT with Voice Command and Bluetooth®.  The exterior of the Big Horn features halogen quad headlamps, front stability bar, and your choice of 30 colors.

The Big Horn is also equipped with the safety and security features you would expect including advance multistage front airbags, electronic stability control, remote keyless entry with All-Secure, Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System, trailer brake control, and tire pressure monitoring system.

This model can also be upgraded with several individual add-on features like heated seats, premium cloth bucket seats, heated steering wheel, 9 amplified speaker with subwoofer, upgraded Uconnect® 8.4A with navigation, RamBox® Cargo Management System, tow hooks, ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System, and ParkView® rear back-up camera.

Get all the Ram truck details you want by visiting All-Star Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!  All-Star is your best bet new Ram dealer St Louis!

Check Out the 2014 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn!

New St Louis Dodge Ram Truck Inventory

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The 2014 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn offers the capability you need with all the convenience and technology-minded features you want!  This impressively equipped truck can be your’s starting at only $50,240 MSRP and an estimated monthly payment of $645!  Let’s take a look at some of it’s most notable features!

Powetrain Highlights:

  • Standard 5.7-Liter V8 HEMI® WT Engine
  • Available 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel with Exhaust Brake
  • Standard 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Available AISIN Heavy Duty 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Maximum Towing Capacity of 29,150 pounds
  • Standard Payload Capacity of 4,250 pounds

Interior Features Highlights:

  • Longhorn® Interior Accents
  • Heated Front and Second-Row Seats
  • Available Premium Leather Bucket Seats
  • Rear 60/40 Split Folding Seat
  • A/C Auto Temperature Control with Dual Zone Control
  • Electronic Vehicle Information Center
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • LED Interior Lighting
  • 9 Amplified Speakers with Subwoofer
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
  • Uconnect® 8.4AN AM/FM/BT/ACCESS/NAV
  • Uconnect® Voice Command with Bluetooth®

Exterior Features Highlights:

  • Available in Crew or Mega Cab Configurations
  • Available High Beam Headlamp Gontrol
  • Bi-Function Projector Headlamps – Chrome
  • Premium Tail Lamps
  • Available RamBox® Cargo Management System
  • Front Stabilizer Bar
  • Tow Hooks
  • Trailer Brake control
  • Standard Sprayed-In Bedliner

Safety Features:

  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
  • Parkview® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Security Alarm
  • Speed Control
  • Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System
  • Remote Start System
  • Remote Keyless Entry with All-Secure
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Available DOT Certified Roadside Safety Kit
  • Available Fire Extinguisher

Warranty Specifications:

  • 3-Year/36,000 Mile Basic Limited Warranty
  • 5-year/100,000 Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty

Available Options Groups:

  • Convenience Group  – Adds Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control and Rain Sensitive Windshield Wipers
  • Protection Group – Adds Transfer Case Skid Plate Shield

Take the 2014 Ram 3500 Laramie for a test drive by visiting your Ladue area new Dodge Ram truck dealer, All-Star Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, today!

 

Dodge Ram 1500 Durability Features!

Dodge Ram St Louis Truck InventoryYou can count on the durability of a quality 2014 Dodge Ram 1500!  Today, we’ll prove this statement by identifying just a few Ram 1500 features designed specifically to ensure durability!

  • Evolved Strength – With decades of experience, comes a certain amount of evolved strength and durability.  Thanks to years of testing, safety advancements, and security improvements, you can count on the 2014 Dodge Ram to be one of the most advanced trucks on the road.
  • Four-Wheel Disc Antilock Brakes – Ram Truck brand’s four-wheel disc Antilock Brake System is standard on all Ram 1500s.
  • Electronic Stability – This sophisticated system features a number of driver assist features including: Hill Start Assist, Trailer Sway Control, Rain Brake Support, Brake Assist, and Ready Alert Braking.
  • Warranty Coverage – The Ram 1500 offers an unsurpassed 5-Year/100,00-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.
  • Occupant Protection System – Ram 1500’s Occupant Protection System features advanced safety and security features like dynamic crumple zones, side-impact door beams, and an advanced airbag system.  The Ram 1500 truly can protect your most precious cargo!
  • AllSecure Locking System – Protects your entire vehicle with one click of your key fob.  This system can engage your Vehicle Theft Security, including the ability to secure your RamBox Cargo Management System.
  • Parkview Rear Back Up Camera – The Parkview Rear Back Up Camera makes parking easier with a clear and sharp display of your vehicles back end.
  • ParkSense Front Park Assist System – This system uses four sensors to help drives in identifying objects in the close proximity to the front bumper.

Visit All-Star new Dodge Ram truck dealership near Ballwin today!  You are sure to be impressed not only by the professional All-Star team, but also by the impressive 2014 Ram 1500 lineup!  Get over to All-Star in Bridgeton now!

 

2013 Ram Upper Trim Levels and Features

Dodge RAM HD in MOThe new Dodge Laramie trim level is available in both Quad and Crew Cab. Either configuration comes standard with virtually all of the Ram Sport’s features with only a few slight variations. For example, Ram Laramie has chrome bumpers and a chrome grille. It also has two-tone coloration and a front split bench seat.  It also offers additional luxuries such as a rear parking camera, exterior chrome trim, power-adjustable pedals, driver memory functions, leather front seats and a six-way power passenger seat. Furthermore, it has heated and ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a power outlet and handsome wood-grain with chrome-trimmed interior styling. If that isn’t enough, it also has an 8.4-inch display and an upgraded sound system with a subwoofer.

The Laramie Longhorn only comes with a Crew Cab and adds a mesh grille insert, as well as a spray-in bed liner. It has tow hooks attached, comes with a bigger gas tank and features; remote start, rear parking sensors, a leather and wood steering wheel rim. The seats are leather and heated in the second-row, while a HD radio and a navigation system help sweeten the deal. If that still leaves truck shoppers less than satisfied, there’s the Laramie Limited with chrome side-step bars, the RamBox storage system, automatic windshield wipers, automatic high beams, keyless ignition/entry and upgraded leather upholstery.

The 2013 Ram Outdoorsman includes gray bumpers, a larger gas tank, underbody skid plates, tow hooks, all-terrain tires, a limited-slip rear differential, cloth bucket seats with console, two-tone paint and fender flares. Some of the previously mentioned features that are offered on the more comprehensive trim levels of the new Ram 1500 as standard equipment are optional on the lower trims. There are also a variety of packages that potential Ram buyers may want to consider. To get more information on all that these full-size trucks have to offer, visit a nearby Dodge dealer. To purchase a new Dodge Ram truck near Bridgeton, MO visit All Star Dodge.