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First Ram Cargo Van Rolls Out of Assembly Plant

September 01, 2011

The 2012-MY Ram Cargo van coming off the assembly line at Chrysler's Windsor, Canada, plant.
The 2012-MY Ram Cargo van coming off the assembly line at Chrysler's Windsor, Canada, plant.

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Earlier this week the first 2012-MY Ram Cargo Van (C/V) rolled out of the company’s Windsor, Canada, assembly plant. The Ram C/V provides a Class 1 commercial vehicle cargo payload and a towing capacity of up to 3,600 pounds.

The vehicle gets 25 mpg and has a 20-gallon fuel tank. Other features include heavy-duty suspension, a heavy-duty radiator and transmission oil cooler, a hydraulic power-assist rack-and-pinion steering system, front anti-sway bar and rear twist-beam axle with coil springs. The Ram C/V’s GCWR is 8,750 lbs.

Safety features include standard electronic stability control (ESC), commercial load-tuned tire-pressure monitoring (TPM), and a four-wheel anti-lock disc brake system (ABS).

  
  

The cargo area of the 2012-MY Ram C/V.
The cargo area of the 2012-MY Ram C/V.

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