The FCA is studying with great care to import the Ram 1500 to Brazil in the second half of this year . Even with the high dollar , the model acts in the country in a price range that would bring profitability for the brand . The good image of the product to the Brazilian consumer also helps a lot . The intention of the brand is to anticipate the arrival of more luxurious pickup trucks to the market from 2017.
If it does, the model must rely on the 3.0 V6 Turbo Diesel 241 hp at 4,000 rpm and 56 mkgf between 1,800 and 2,800 rpm , mated to an automatic gearbox eight gears, the same set of Grand Cherokee here. Its cargo capacity is 1,600 liters.
The RAM 1500 is enabled to carry 750 kilograms of cargo, against 1030 kg of His suspension 2500. version will have to be modified in order to meet the requirements of Brazilian law that requires higher load capacity at a reduced tonne or march to the application of diesel engine.
To drive the RAM 2500 is necessary to have license type C, the same required for light trucks. Because of changes to the import into Brazil, the RAM 1500 will require only the type CNH B.
Dodge already sells in Brazil Ram 2500 Laramie for R $ 249,990.