2018 Ram 1500: New Features, New Special Edition Pickup Trucks

No question about it: the 2018 Ram 1500 is the most popular truck at our Poughkeepsie, New York dealership location. And for good reason!

There are some new amenities offered in this pickup. Among them are:

  • Available factory-installed leather interior for the Rebel
  • An appearance upgrade for the Sport
  • A backup camera now coming standard
  • 4G LTE WiFi, HD Radio, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, USB Flip, pinch-to-zoom capability & improved resolution for 8.4” Uconnect radios
  • Available Sirius Guardian with SOS Call, Roadside Assistance, Remote Services, Send and Go & Vehicle Finder services
  • Remote exterior switch in truck bed for activating the LED bed lights
  • Fleet Telematics Module for vehicle tracking efficiency, which is rated at up to an EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway & 21 mpg city

However, that isn’t all of the changes. As usual, Ram offers plenty of special editions of the 1500 to give drivers like you the option to personalize your pickup any way you see fit. Let’s take a look at just a few of them.
2018 Ram 1500 Beacon NY

2018 Ram 1500 Limited Tungsten

The Limited Tungsten is not a special edition per se, but it is the new top-of-the-line trim for the 2018 Ram 1500 model lineup. It contains plenty of upgraded features including remote start, power adjustable pedals, heated steering wheel & seating, ventilated front seats and a 8.4" Uconnect radio with navigation.

The Ram 1500 Limited Tungsten also comes with a number of exclusive appearance features such as:

  • Light Greystone suede headliner (a first for a truck)
  • Ultra-premium “Natura Plus” Frost/Indigo-colored premium leather seats, instrument panel, steering wheel, center armrest & doors
  • Real wood interior accents Indigo-colored carpet with rubber floor mats and snap-out Frost & Indigo carpeted inserts
  • Chrome R-A-M-lettered grille, badging & accents
  • Black headlamp surrounds
  • Body-colored sport hood, bumpers, outside mirrors, door handles & running boards
2018 Ram 1500 Harvest Edition NY

2018 Ram 1500 Harvest Edition

We know it doesn’t feel like fall anymore in the Mid Hudson Valley, but the Ram 1500 Harvest Edition is designed to work like a farm truck. It’s also a pickup for play thanks to features like 8.4" Uconnect 4C touchscreen radio with navigation to keep you connected & listening to your favorite tunes on the road or on the farm.

Some more of what makes the Harvest Edition so unique includes:

  • 1" increased ride height & aggressive on/off-road tires for extra capability
  • Black tubular side steps
  • Fold-out bumper step and mud flaps
  • Durable spray-in bedliner
  • Rubber floor mats
  • Skid plates
  • Tow hooks on 4x4 models
  • Chrome 7” wheels, “Wave Mesh” luxury cross-hair grille, dual exhaust tips (V8 models only), outside mirrors & door handles
  • Bright Silver wheel flares and upper fascia
  • 2-tone Bright Silver exterior color scheme option
2018 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Southfork NY

2018 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Southfork

Making its debut at the State Fair of Texas, the Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Southfork brings Lone Star state-inspired styling to a luxury truck. You’ll get so many features inside of this pickup including a Uconnect 4C 8.4" touchscreen radio with navigation, luxury floor mats, premium leather heated/ventilated front seats and the Convenience Group.

Just a few of the unique design cues you can get in the Southfork include:

  • Canyon Brown & Light Frost Beige “Natura Plus” 100% full-grain leather seats
  • Leather-wrapped A- and B-pillar grab handles
  • Light Greystone suede headliner with matching visors
  • Galvanized-appearance trim pieces, unique Walnut-colored real ash wood accents & Ruby Red stitching throughout the interior
  • Walnut-trimmed steering wheel
  • 2-tone exterior color option with RV Match Walnut Brown hue
  • Bright chrome "Longhorn" tailgate badge
  • Unique "Longhorn" note on glove box & floor mats with metal badging
2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport NY

2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport

One special edition that won’t have you feeling blue is the Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport. Offered on the Crew Cab short-bed body style with the 5.7L HEMI V8, this special edition showcases a monochromatic exterior theme in the bright Hydro Blue paint color while giving you options like Active Level air suspension, ParkSense parking assist & the RamBox storage system.

Among the unique features of the Hydro Blue Sport include:

  • Black-decaled Sport performance hood
  • Body-colored front fascia, rear bumper, outside mirrors, door handles & grille with black billet inserts & a black R-A-M letter badge
  • Black bezel projector headlamps, LED tail lights & badging
  • Polished or gloss black 20" (4x4) or 22" (4x2) aluminum wheels
  • Optional black tubular side steps
  • Optional chrome wheel-to-wheel side steps

Browse Our Ram 1500 Inventory

There are so many choices when it comes to the 2018 Ram 1500 if you’re shopping in the Poughkeepsie & Beacon NY area, but the variety at Dutchess Chrysler Jeep Dodge ensures you’ll find the right one for your driving needs and budget. Contact our team to schedule your test drive or learn more about the options you can get for this pickup.

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