2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

The Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 got some significant changes for 2006. The biggest one comes in the introduction of the Mega Cab trim, which adds another 20 inches to the cabin to maximize interior room. In addition, the Ram Pickup 1500 now has optional navigation and DVD system. With a stouter frame and 28 trims, the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 has something solid for everyone.

This domestic pickup gives you your choice of 3 standard engines: a 3.7 L V6, a 4.7 L V8, and a 5.7 L V8. For the most part, expect this vehicle to tow up to around 9000 lbs. Gas mileage generally ranges from 14 mpg in the city to 18 on the highway. Trims come in 2 door, 3 seat or 4 door, 6 seat configurations.

Overall, the 2006 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 plays its dual role quite well as a rugged workhorse and everyday transportation. This truck handles well, the Mega Cab has lots of room, and the V8s give you the extra oomph needed to get to where you need to go. On the other hand, ABS brakes don't come standard and gas mileage could use an increase. Despite its shortcomings, the Ram Pickup 1500 maintains its reputation as a solid all-purpose truck.


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    What Transmission Do I Have?

    I am looking for a deep transmission pan with a drain plug and want to know what transmission I have. My truck is a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4X2 regular cab 6.25ft bed. Appears to have tow package...

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    Fuel Pump Relay

    Where exactly is the relay switch for the fuel pump up on the hood in my fuse box

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    06 Dodge Ram 1500 V6 Trans Help

    Went to the store just fine came home and tried to back in but reverse was acting like park. So after playing with it ..............park is park but it jumps forward alittle.......reverse is park i...

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    My Truck Misfires And Will Runs Rough And Only Wants To Go Up To 40mph/usua...

    past had a failure code P0304 , cyclandor #4 misfire we have replaced spark plugs, coil and fuel injector Any other ideas as to what the problem is?

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    Engine Swap On 2006 Ram With 5.7

    I'll have a 2006 Dodge Ram package with the five seven Hemi. I was coming home from work one day and without warning it dropped a valve on a piston apparently and blew the Piston out. I need to kn...

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