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2025 Ram 1500 Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

2025 Ram 1500 Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

Key Features

  • Starting at $40,275 MSRP*
  • Standard 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque engine producing 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, or optional 3.0L I6 engine producing either 420 horsepower and 469 lb-ft of torque or 540 horsepower and 521 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Max towing capacity of 11,570 lbs
  • Multifunction 60/40 split tailgate
  • Available RamBox® Cargo Management System
  • Available height-adjustable 4-Corner Air-Suspension
  • Available Spray-In Bedliner by Mopar®
  • Available Uconnect® 5 Nav with 12-inch or 14.4-inch Touch Screen Display
  • Available 23 Speaker Klipsch® Ultra Premium Sound
Ram 1500

About the Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 has long been a favorite of critics and customers alike, offering incredible capability while simultaneously giving you ride and interior comfort that is previously unheard of in the world of pickup trucks. The split-folding tailgate and lockable bed boxes give you advantages over competing trucks as well, and a huge list of configuration options makes it easy to dial in exactly the truck you want.

 

There are three engines available for the 1500. The standard power plant is a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 that produces 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. For more power, you can move up to the 3.0-liter Hurricane I6 engine, which produces 420 horsepower and 469 lb-ft of torque. A high-output version of the Hurricane is available as well, with 540 horsepower and 521 lb-ft of torque. The middle option delivers the highest towing capacity, at 11,570 pounds, while the base V6 still delivers the highest payload capacity of 2,370 pounds. And as you’ve probably come to expect from the 1500, it comes with the most comfortable and refined interior you can find in a pickup

What the Critics Say

“Inside, the Ram 1500 has supremely functional cubby stowage and cavernous passenger space. Higher trims add upscale materials and creature comforts, making the Ram feel more like a luxury vehicle than a pickup truck, especially the new Tungsten flagship trim.” - Car & Driver “We had a chance to drive both of the Hurricane variants on the street, and the lower-output version on an off-road course and while towing a 7,300-pound trailer. Both engines performed flawlessly, taking on everything we threw at them with relative ease.” - Edmunds

What’s New For 2025

The 1500 received a total redesign for 2025, with a whole new look and lots of new features. Perhaps the biggest change has been to the engine options. The base V6 remains, but the V8 option has been dropped in favor of the new Hurricane I6. This new engine is noticeably more powerful than the outgoing V8, and you’ll feel the difference behind the wheel. The optional 12-inch Uconnect® touchscreen is still available and standard on more trims, and is joined by a new 14.4-inch version as well. In addition, a second 10-inch touchscreen is now available for the passenger side. Likewise, the optional 19-speaker Harman Kardon® stereo is still available, but now a 23-speaker Klipsch® Ultra Premium stereo sits at the top of the options list. Incorporating all of these impressive new features is a whole new trim, the Tungsten, which boasts an interior that puts quite a few luxury vehicles to shame.

Ram 1500 Features

Ram 1500 Towing

Full-Sized Functionality

The Ram 1500 is built with a frame made of 98% high-strength steel, toughness is built into its DNA. That’s why you’ll find a maximum payload of 2,370 pounds and a maximum towing capacity of 11,570 pounds, making it a standout in its segment. But it doesn’t end there, the 1500 has advantages that can’t be expressed in raw numbers. The 60/40 split multifunction tailgate and lockable bed boxes give you cargo storage and access options that you don’t find elsewhere. 4-corner air suspension as a factory option is a huge advantage over the competition, with the option for selectable ride height that makes off-roading easier.

Ram 1500 Interior

Luxury Interior

There are a number of factors that go into the 1500 having the best interior in its class. Some of this is obvious when you look at it, like the excellent materials that go into its construction. But more subtle features include things like active noise cancellation. The 1500 also has most available speakers of any truck in its class, thanks to an available 23-speaker Klipsch® Ultra Premium Audio System. And thanks to a panoramic sunroof with a full 10 square feet of glass, the cabin will be filled with natural light. The back seat has the most leg room, 45.2 inches, of any truck in this class, and the back seat even have a reclining option, another feature you won’t find elsewhere in this class.

Ram 1500 Interior

Packed With Technology

Advanced technology has gone into making every aspect of 1500 ownership better. With available Uconnect® 5 NAV and a 12-inch or 14.4-inch touchscreen, as well as an available 12-inch digital instrument cluster, navigation and the other infotainment functions couldn’t be easier. Options like Trailer Reverse Steering Control and towing-specific navigation make towing so much easier than it was in the past. And available Selec-Speed® Control makes it easy to maintain a consistent speed across all sorts of off-road terrain, previously an incredibly difficult thing to achieve. Available wireless charging and a Wi-Fi hotspot give the 1500 an extra boost in connected functionality.

Trims & Specs

Ram 1500 Tradesman

Tradesman

  • Starting at $40,275 MSRP*
  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine
  • In-floor storage
  • LED trailer hitch light
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Air filtration system
Tradesman HFE

Tradesman HFE

  • Staring at $41,060 MSRP*
  • Cloth High-Back Bucket Seats
  • Tire Carrier Winch
  • 6 Speakers
  • 20-Inch x 9.0-Inch Aluminum Chrome-Clad Wheels
  • Roll-Up Tonneau-Cover by Mopar®
Ram 1500 Big Horn

Big Horn

  • Starting at $45,230 MSRP*
  • 18-Inch x 8.0-Inch Cast Aluminum Painted Wheels
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Chrome Grille-Surround
  • Available Front LED Fog Lamps
  • 18-Inch Full-Size Steel Spare Wheel
Ram 1500 Warlock

Warlock

  • Starting at $54,505 MSRP*
  • 3.0L I6 Hurricane SO Twin Turbo ESS
  • Warlock Decal
  • Black Mesh Grille with Chrome "RAM" Lettering
  • Black Headlamp and Tail Lamp Bezels
  • 18-Inch x 8.0-Inch Black Painted
  • Aluminum Wheels
Ram 1500 Laramie

Laramie

  • Starting at $60,030 MSRP*
  • 3.0L I6 Hurricane SO Twin Turbo ESS
  • 18-Inch x 8.0-Inch Aluminum Painted Wheels
  • LED Tail Lamps
  • Leather-Trim 40/20/40 Bench Seat
  • Remote-Start System
Ram 1500 Rebel

Rebel

  • Starting at $64,440 MSRP*
  • 18-Inch x 8.0-Inch Gloss-Black Wheels with 33-inch All-Terrain Tires
  • Electronic Locking Rear Axle
  • Skid plates
  • Selec-Speed™ Control
  • 9.7-inches of ground clearance
Ram 1500 RHO

RHO

  • Starting at $69,995 MSRP*
  • 3.0L I6 Hurricane HO Twin Turbo with Stop/Start
  • 18-Inch x 9.0-Inch Paint / Polish Black Alum Wheels with LT325/65R18D All-Terrain Tires
  • Performance Hood
  • High-Performance Brakes
  • Real Carbon-Fiber Interior Accents
Ram 1500 Limited

Limited

  • Starting at $75,450 MSRP*
  • 3.0L I6 Hurricane High-Output Twin Turbo ESS
  • 20-Inch x 9.0-Inch Aluminum Painted/Polished Wheels
  • 4-Corner Air-Suspension
  • Wood / Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Blind-Spot and Cross-Path Detection
Ram 1500 Limited Longhorn

Limited Longhorn

  • Starting at $76,445 MSRP*
  • Cluster with 12-Inch TFT Color Display
  • Genuine wood, leather, and metal-trimmed interior
  • Uconnect® 5 Nav with 12.0-Inch Touch Screen Display
  • Premium Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
  • Heated and ventilated front and rear seats
Ram 1500 Tungsten

Tungsten

  • Starting at $87,320 MSRP*
  • Uconnect® 5 Nav with 14.4-Inch Touch Screen Display
  • 23-Speaker Ultra-Premium Sound System
  • 22-Inch x 9.0-Inch Polish/Painted Wheels w/ Inserts
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • 12-Way / 1-Way Trailer Connector

*MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

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