The 2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman is basically a two seat Dodge Grand Caravan that has been prepped for cargo duty. This dedicated purpose and standard premise make it difficult for the car to go wrong. It also comes with various options for customization which include various window and door settings and a flat cargo floor which has been made available. The heavy duty suspension gives it better hauling capabilities but then this makes the ride to feel more stiffer which is considerably annoying especially when the driver is going to spend the whole day making calls in the van. Its closest competitors are the 2015 Nissan NV200 and the 2015 Ford Transit Connect. Both of them are agile, comfortable and efficient than the Ram but however lack the cargo space room contained in the Ram.
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman: Interior
The inside of the 2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman is very attractive for a work with comfortable seats and extremely solid materials. Other features like a USB/iPod port make long travels easier and enjoyable for the driver and an optional Uconnect infotainment system is included that operates very quickly and is quite easy to learn and should be of great benefit on any site of work. However, the limited seat track travel makes legroom lacking for drivers who have longer limbs. Various optional and standard features are available which help contractors to modify the Ram to their specific requirements; these include a rear lift gate, a choice of windowed or solid walls and a flat load floor. The cargo capacity is also impressive with 144.4 cubic feet making it 22 feet more than its direct competitors.
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman: Exterior
Basic exterior features include dual sliding side doors, 17-inch steel wheels, heavy duty suspension, heated side-view mirrors, power front windows, power locks, cruise control, rubber floor covering, cloth upholstery, key-less entry, air conditioning, steering wheel that has tilt and telescoping features and a sound system that has two speakers with an auxiliary audio jack an a CD player. Other options available are an engine block heater, power rear windows, a power driver seat that is eight way, a cargo divider, a choice or rear lift-gate and windowed or solid walls, a rear-view camera, a satellite radio, upgraded sound system and auto dimming rear-view mirror.
Standard safety features are front seat side airbags, anti-lock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, traction and stability control, active restraints for the front head and a driver knee airbag.
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman: Engine
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine which produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque that is delivered to the front wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in about 8 seconds and is capable of hauling 1800 lbs or towing 3600 lbs posting an EPA estimated fuel economy of about 21 mpg combined.
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman: Price and Release Date
2015 Dodge Ram Cargo Tradesman was released late last year and comes at a cost that ranges around $ 24,000.