The totally new 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup Truck has boldly
steeped forward with an eye-catching look and stellar features
that make the competition pale by comparison. This year's
aggressive line up includes upgrades in both performance
In addition to another line up of heavy-duty
Ram 2500 and 3500 models, the light duty Dodge Ram 1500
Pickup Truck is available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive
models with regular and Quad Cab configurations. There are
several equipment levels - ST, SLT, Sport, and SLT Plus
- and you can choose either a Regular Cab or Quad Cab.
The interiors of the Regular and Quad Cab models
are the most spacious in the industry. Power adjustable
pedals with automatic transmission are optional on the SLT
and SLT Plus. There are new, more comfortable seats and
additional interior storage space this year, including a
standard business console.
The SLT and SLT Plus Quad Cabs feature a 60/40 split folding
rear seat to accommodate extra cargo, and these models also
have improved storage compartments under the rear seats
and steel fold-flat, load floor. The Ram 1500 has excellent
air conditioning, with dual-zone climate control in the
The redesigned appearance of the Dodge Ram 1500
varies from one equipment group to another, and new for
this year is a roomier, stiffer body structure. A broad,
sloping hood and sculpted fender combination contributes
to the rugged outward appearance. To increase cab space,
the bed length of the short box models has been reduced.
Also new for 2002 is a boat-cleat style cargo tie-down in
the pickup box.
New wide-opening forward-hinged rear doors with outside
door handles and full roll-down windows also make an appearance
this year. High-efficiency halogen head lights, trailer
tow outside mirrors, and a structural rear bumper round
out the list of exterior features.
The Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup Truck is equipped three
engine choices. First up is a next-generation 3.7-litre
Magnum SOHC, SMPI eight-cylinder engine with 175 horsepower.
A next-generation 4.7-litre Magnum SOHC, SMPI eight-cylinder
engine that produces 235 horsepower follows, and the third
is a 5.9-litre Magnum eight-cylinder with 245 horsepower.
The standard transmission is four-speed automatic, and
the all-new 45RFE transmission option lends itself to a
more responsive, quiet ride. Both two-wheel drive and four-wheel
drive models are available.
Safety and Security
The Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup Truck features standard
safety measures such as adjustable front head restraints,
and enhanced interior head impact protection. Optional side
curtain air bags are available. An all-new braking system
features huge four-wheel disc brakes, and four-wheel ABS
brakes are an option.
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