Dodge Ram for Sale in Nigeria
The Chrysler Group is responsible for the manufacture of the Dodge Ram. The Dodge Ram is a full–sized pick-up truck which has been manufactured since 1981, and the current models are sold under the name Ram Trucks. Currently in its fourth generation, the Dodge Ram has been named “Truck of the year” five times by American automobile car magazine Motor Trend. The Dodge Ram is a top choice in the American pick up market for its versatility, strength and performance. Those features have also been introduced into the Nigerian automobile market, where a host of the Dodge Ram could be found plying city and highway routes. In the market for an American muscle pick-up truck? On Carmudi we have a wide range of the Dodge Ram listings available locally in Nigeria.
What to know when buying Dodge Ram
Performance and Specifications of Dodge Ram
The most recent years of production of the Dodge Ram is available in five trim levels, which are the ST, SLT, TRX, Sport and the impressive Laramie. The Dodge Ram comes in either a two-wheel or four-wheel-drive configuration, with three engines which are: a 3.7-liter V6 engine which produces 215 horsepower, a 4.7-liter V8 engine which produces 310 hp and a powerful 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine that delivers a whopping 390 horsepower. Notable for the Ram was its coil-spring rear suspension, which significantly enhanced the truck's ride quality over broken pavement. The Dodge Ram produces an outstanding torque of 865 lb-ft and despite its powerful engines, it delivers a fuel efficiency of 26 mpg on the highway roads. The Dodge Ram is able to tow a maximum weight of 29,260 LBS which is quite a lot for pick-up trucks in its category. In recent times, plug in hybrid versions have been introduced and are making a huge impact in the engine dynamics of the Dodge Ram.
How is the design of Dodge Ram
The body styling of the Dodge Ram has evolved over the years. From the Outline and Sweptline designs of the first generation models to the more modern body designs on the fifth generation, the Dodge Ram has shown exceptional poise and finesse. The most common Dodge Ram trucks are from the third generation produced in 2001 up until the most recent models. With their muscular build, they have grown bigger in size over the years. Available in two door and four door body designs with the pick-up cargo space, the Dodge Ram has seen redesign in its body styling for better performance ratings. Although they still maintain a muscular build, they now resemble the new generation vehicles with contours and curves for streamlining effects and aerodynamics. The Dodge Ram has always had a stand out grille which supplies enough air into the engine for cooling and better performance. On the interior, the Dodge Ram has the capacity to seat either three or five passengers. Even though it is a pick up, it comes fitted with top of the line gadgets and accessories including; keyless remote start, a satellite navigation system, a rear-seat DVD entertainment system and Bluetooth connectivity.
What are the standout features of the Dodge Ram?
We have said a lot of things about the Dodge Ram, but one of the features which makes the Dodge Ram stand out is its safety features. The Dodge Ram comes fitted standard with a four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability programme, and otherwise known as ESP which ensures a vehicle is stable if it loses traction and side curtain airbags. The U.S IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety), the Dodge Ram is accredited with an overall rating of “Good” for a frontal crash test and for side impact, a score of Marginal, and with regards to roof strength a similar test score.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Dodge Ram in Nigeria
In Nigeria, to get a Dodge Ram in good working condition, we recommend purchasing one of the foreign used ones, which are termed “Tokunbo”. This is not to say that the Nigerian used ones, which are known as “registered” are also not in good condition, but this is due to the previous owner’s maintenance culture, and what routes it was used upon.
The Best Dodge Ram year to Buy
Depending on what a vehicle user wants to use the Dodge Ram for, any year of the Dodge Ram is the best year to buy. The 2015 Dodge Ram is an exceptional pick-up truck based on the advancements made over the years, and we would recommend it to our readers as well as the 2014 Dodge Ram year model too.
Dodge Ram Price in Nigeria
To find a reasonably priced Dodge Ram in the Nigerian automobile market, Carmudi provides listings available for purchase. Find below an estimated price range of previously used Dodge Rams in Nigeria.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Dodge Ram for sale prices
- 2010 Dodge Ram – 2015 Dodge Ram: N3,500,000 – N6,000,000
- 2001 Dodge Ram – 2008 Dodge Ram: N2,000,000 – N4,000,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Ford Mondeo for sale prices
- 2009 Dodge Ram – 2015 Dodge Ram: N2,000,000 – N3,000,000
- 2000 Dodge Ram – 2007 Dodge Ram: N1,500,000 – N2,200,000
Overall impression of Dodge Ram
The Toyota Tundra and the F-Series seem to be the top competitors of the Dodge Ram in the muscular, full sized pick-up truck category. They all present brilliant performance ratings and come at various prices, but the Dodge Ram stands out, maybe because of that extra styling the people at the Chrysler Group give it. A brilliant pick-up truck, it us utilised by a wide range of people who want to fully enjoy what a powerful pick-up truck has provide.