This 2006 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 plays its dual role quite well as a rugged workhorse and everyday transportation. It handles well, and the V8 gives you the extra oomph needed to get to where you need to go. Bottom line, this truck is flat out fun to drive!
Dodge significantly updated its full-size Ram pickup for '06 with a new body style, new luxury-oriented features and enhanced hardware. All '06 1500s feature a new dash, center console, seats and radios. Realizing that pickups are seeing increased duty as family vehicles and that most folks don't often fill up their pickup's bed, that redesign saw Dodge take 3 inches from the standard bed length (now 6 feet 3 inches) and add it to the passenger compartment. Wrapping things up for the 2006 Dodge Ram is freshened front-end styling and new wheels.
Power comes from a a 4.7-liter V8 with 235 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Most Rams have the 4.7-liter V8, and unless you are planning to do alot of heavy hauling, it will serve your needs just fine. For such a big vehicle, the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 is nimble and easy to drive. Load it up with passengers and cargo and the Ram's ride quality is downright comfortable.
Crash test scores are impressive, with the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 garnering a "Good" rating (the highest possible) in frontal-offset crash testing conducted by the IIHS, and five stars from the government for driver and front passenger protection in frontal impacts.
Ram 1500 pickups have earned their reputation as solid all-purpose trucks, and this '06 maintains that reputation. The king of big-truck attitude, the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 can handle the diverse duties of comfortable daily driver and capable workhorse with equal ease. Print this out and hurry in today before it's gone! Trucks like this go quickly!