First Look: 2025 Ram 1500 | The Day by day Drive

Large updates for an already nice truck.

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten
2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten

Although not utterly redesigned since 2009, the Ram 1500 pickup truck has been up to date plenty of instances since introduction, and will likely be once more refreshed for the 2025 mannequin 12 months. Among the many many updates on the docket for the favored half-ton truck are recent styling, an up to date cabin, a brand new prime trim stage, a brand new extended-range electrical variant, an all-new engine, and new premium audio system.

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First Look: 2025 Ram 1500

Already on the schedule is the electrical RAM Rev electrical pickup, which is able to debut at about the identical time as freshened standard variations of the Ram hit showrooms.

Right here’s a fast take a look at what’s in retailer for the Ram 1500 for 2025:


Contemporary Styling

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten
’25 Ram 1500 Tungsten

Ram 1500 will get a recent workover for the 2025 mannequin 12 months, together with new grilles with up to date LED headlamps, new trim, and up to date wheel choices. Large modifications are may also be discovered within the cabin.

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Up to date Cabin

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten
’25 Ram 1500 Tungsten

Ram already does pickup cabins higher than every other truck maker, so we’ve got massive expectation for the 2025 replace. Along with up to date trim, the ’25 will likely be outfitted with Uconnect 5, the newest model of Stellantis’ infotainment system. Additionally obtainable is Palms-free Driving Help, a semi-autonomous driving system which ought to rival Basic Motor’s Tremendous Cruise, and Ford Blue Cruise methods. A brand new premium audio system can also be obtainable (see under).

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New Prime Trim Degree

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten badge
’25 Ram 1500 Tungsten badge

An all-new, ultra-premium Tungsten mannequin joins the 2025 Ram 1500 lineup that additionally consists of the bottom Tradesman, Large Horn, Lone Star, Laramie, Insurgent, Restricted Longhorn, and Restricted trim ranges. With the already posh Restricted now the penultimate Ram, we count on Tungsten to rival luxurious manufacturers by way of cabin supplies and have content material. We additionally count on to see costs closing in on $100,000 when totally outfitted. Be aware: Maybe a nod to its premium standing, the Tungsten just isn’t outfitted with an uncovered entrance bumper, however as a substitute enjoys the stylistic good thing about a completely painted entrance clip. Try the photographs under.

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Prolonged-Vary Electrical Variant

2025 Ram 1500 Ramcharger
’25 Ram 1500 Ramcharger

The brand new Ram 1500 Ramcharger options an all-electric powertrain augmented by a range-extending gasoline engine. You possibly can learn in regards to the all-new Ramcharger right here.

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All-New Engine

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten
’25 Ram 1500

Already obtainable within the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, the Hurricane inline 6-cylinder engine takes the place of the 5.7-liter “Hemi” V8 underneath the hood of 1500 Rams. The three.0-liter twin turbocharged six produces 420 horsepower in customary tune, and 540 in Excessive Output (HO) functions. The outgoing 5.7-liter V8 was rated at 395 horsepower. The brand new Hurricane engines are anticipated to return improved gasoline economic system and higher general efficiency.

Be aware that in Jeep functions, the higher-output model of the Hurricane requires more-expensive premium gasoline. The three.6-liter “Pentastar” V6 stays the bottom Ram 1500 engine. You possibly can learn extra in regards to the Hurricane engines right here.

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New Premium Audio System

2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten speaker cover
2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten speaker cowl

We’re not clear on what occurs to the wonderful McIntosh audio system present in some present Ram functions, however the truck maker is promising a fair higher sound expertise shifting ahead. Klipsch, the well-established producer of ultra-high-end dwelling audio methods, has lent its title to Ram’s new top-end system, and the specs are spectacular. The brand new Klipsch Reference Premiere set up boasts 23 audio system and greater than 1000 watts of energy.

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Ford and Basic Motors are additionally within the technique of rolling out up to date full-size pickups, however we’d be stunned if these refreshes as substantial as these inline for the Ram. We’re impressed that Ram is lastly modernizing its engine lineup, because the Hemi V8 mills—although sturdy and refined—had been among the many least gasoline environment friendly within the class.

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2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten RamBox
2025 Ram 1500 Tungsten RamBox

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