The 2016 Ram ProMaster City become more and more popular choice for people in mover-transport segment. As is known the ProMaster City share his platform with Fiat Doblo. Those brothers taking bigger part of the market in his segment in USA and Europe.
ProMaster Competition and Price
The biggest competition in this year ProMaster will have in Ford Transit Connect and Nissan NV200. Regarding the price the ProMaster City probably won’t be a favorite with fleet buyers. This we mean on the buyers to whom purchase price is paramount. The basic Tradesman Cargo Van starts at $24,125 the Wagon at $1000 more. The pricing structure is almost similar to that of the Ford Transit Connect but roughly $2000 higher than that of the Nissan NV200.
The new 2016 Ram ProMaster City have the same advantage like the Transit Connect. They offered as a five-passenger Wagon, which is not the case with the his competitors City Express and the NV200. The same thing for all of them is offering a menu of accessories to adapt the cargo version to a variety of enterprises.
Standard features are available in the basic Cargo and Wagon models. Those features are: tilt/telescope steering wheel, air conditioning, halogen headlamps, basic Chrysler Uconnect infotainment with four-speaker audio, USB port. Interesting thing is that to get more comprehensive in SLT trim levels, you should add $1525 to the bottom-line. Option packages include Uconnect 5.0, with a 5.0-inch touch screen controlling a media hub with Tom-Tom navigation, Bluetooth, auxiliary connections, and internet connectivity.
The category where the ProMaster City really wins competition is engine. Engine is supplied by Chrysler’s 2.4-liter Tigershark Multiair four-cylinder allied with the company’s nine-speed automatic transmission. There’s a smidge less horsepower, but the nine-speed makes the most of it. The gearbox is smooth in full auto mode and holds ratios as desired in manual mode.
Very important thing is that 2016 Ram ProMater City execs forecast a zero-to-30-mph time of 3.7 seconds, brisk enough to keep pace with the cabs, buses, and commuters of city driving.
ProMaster fuel economy
Regarding the fuel-economy ratings the 2016 Ram ProMaster City have a very good result. If we compare with the competition the NV200, with its lower curb weight, is the segment’s EPA city-cycle fuel-economy leader, at 24 mpg versus 21 for the ProMaster City. But the ProMaster City is impressive on the highway, with a 29-mpg rating that matches the 2.5-liter Transit Connect and falls just shy of the 30-mpg figure achieved by the Transit Connect with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost.
At the end we can give conclusion that the 2016 Ram ProMaster City will give buyers more value for the price which you will paid.