2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab

Comparing to other configurations of the same lineup 2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab has longer cabin than regular, and shorter than Crew cab. There are also differences in bed size. Nevertheless, this extended version of pickup truck is available in many trim levels, two drive modes, and it could be upgraded with wide range of additional packages. It is powered from all available options for this truck, including turbo-diesel variant. This vehicle could be bought for just over $30,000, but there are also trim levels priced over $40,000.

2016 Ram 1500 quad cab

2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab redesign

The 2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab is a kind of mid-range truck from this family. Its cab is longer than for Regular cab. It has 4 doors and room for 6 persons. On the other hand, this model is shorter than Crew Cab, which has more space inside the cabin. But, there are advantages on Quad cab’s design. Its bed is longer than for Crew cab and it can take more loads, but still less than Regular, which is available with 8-feet bed. Highest towing capacity is purchased with 6.7-feet bed length of 4×2 models, with maximum 10,400 pounds predicted for base vehicle without upgrades.

2016 Ram 1500 quad cab side view

2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab engine

Powertrains of the 2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab are various, from entry 3.6-l Pentastar V6 unit, then big 5.7-l HEMI V8, to the 3.0-l EcoDiesel V6 with best mileage. First engine is capable to deliver 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Biggest unit is 5.7-l drivetrain, that offers multi-displacement system. It can produce 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. A 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque is propelled from turbo-diesel variant. It might tow less pounds, but its 29 mpg highway fuel economy is best in the class. This and 3.6-l petrol unit are mated to a 8-speed automatic gearbox, while Hemi V8 drivetrain is paired to 6-speed auto transmission.

2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab trim levels

Entry model, that costs the least, is Tradesman. Express trim is slightly more expensive, and other trims of the 2016 Ram 1500 Quad cab are valued more. For example, top of the class Laramie is available for just under $43,000 and Sport trim is few hundred less.

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