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Old 03-28-2011, 12:20 PM
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Hi everyone,i have been looking to upgrade.
I have a 2000 ram 1500 sport 5.9 4x4
A few questions first,how is the 4.7 in the ram? i had it in my wifes durango.....it hauled a$$
Gas mileage?
I get 10mpg now on a good day...lol
I'm looking for a 4 door 4x4.
Any other things i should look for with these trucks?
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If you're going to get a 4x4 you might as well go with the 5.7 Hemi. It's gas mileage is about the same as the 4.7. My brother had an 02 4.7...the Hemi is definitely worth the extra $1000 you might pay for it. A stock 07 4x4 hemi will get about 18-19 on the highway. the 4.7 is no different. They're both about 16 in town. My 07 gets about 17 highway and I have 35 inch tires on it. With either engine you'll get way better than 10 mpg
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many places right now are offering the 'free upgrade to a hemi'
I really do suggest it, but I have never driven the 4.7
You want to make sure you have the uconnect - I am telling yah it is worth the money.
I bought the 4x4 QC it is actually fairly comfortable, my parents rode in the back seat for 4 hours when we did a road trip. However, if you have tennagers and do a lot of road trips, I would suggest a Crew Cab, it's right between the mega cab and the quad cab.
Really think about if you want the keyless, my truck didn't come with it, but the dealership had an after market installed. it's been a pain, BUT they finally fixed it and it works great now. plus the range is better than stock. I have heard a lot of complaints about the fobs.
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im gonna agree with both the above but as for options it all depends on what your looking for in a truck and the looks of it....me personally i dont like the chrome bumpers and thats why i got the sport model but like i said its all up to you cuz you cant really go wrong when buying a ram cuz they are all sweet trucks just depends on whats in your price range!!!
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Yeah really shop around because many places you can get a brand new Hemi same price as an older model(my 07) with the added horsepower.
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