2012 RAM Cargo Van
At this week’s NTEA Work Truck Show, Ram Trucks unveiled the 2012 Ram Cargo Van – or Ram C/V – designed to handle small business needs. The van has solid side panels, a rear quarter window and backlight privacy panels.
The van provides an 1,800-pound cargo payload and 3,600 pounds of towing capability. The C/V also has a 20-gallon fuel tank and 25 mpg.
The van features a choice of a standard floor with a flat, uninterrupted high capacity surface or an option with through-the-floor access to storage bins and tie downs. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine delivers 283 horsepower and 260 foot-poounds of torque. A driver-selectable fuel economizer mode changes the transaxle shift schedule with the flip of a switch.
The C/V has 144.4 cubic feet of interior storage, with access via the front seats, rear liftgate and dual sliding doors. The interior features a one piece instrument panel with improved ergonomics and redesigned gauges.
Additional features include:
- Dual zone temperature control
- Instrument cluster with 120-mph speedometer and tachometer
- Outside temperature display
- Overhead console
- 120-volt auxiliary power outlet
- 12-volt front and rear DC power outlets
- AutoStick automatic transmission
- Audio jack input for mobile devices.
The van is available in four paint colors – Bright Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl, Stone White and True Blue Pearl – and will be available in the third quarter of 2011.