Connect with us

News

Pour One Out for the Ram 1500 Classic Regular Cab, Short Box

Published

on

Image for article titled Pour One Out for the Ram 1500 Classic Regular Cab, Short Box, For It Is No More

Image: Stellantis

Nobody seems to like or buy regular cab, short bed pickups anymore, but you could still get them from the Big Three if you wanted to. That’s starting to change, though, as Stellantis looks to be the first to send off the configuration. The regular cab, 6-foot, 4-inch bed Ram 1500 Classic will not return for 2023, per Mopar Insiders.

Up until now, optioning a single-row cabin and the shortest box was possible on the Tradesman and Express trim levels. Going forward, you’ll have to choose either an 8-foot bed or a Quad or Crew Cab, which either way is going to cost more money. A longer bed will only set you back a few hundred dollars, but a longer cab runs up the sticker by at least another $6,000, taking the 1500 Classic right up against the $40,000 threshold.

This one hits close to home. I’ve hardly been the biggest booster of trucks on this website (more specifically, the idea that everyone needs one), but my first car when I got my license was my brother’s ’97 Dodge Ram 1500. Regular cab, short bed, because back then your only alternative was the slightly more spacious Club Cab. Those were the best-looking pickups. They were also handy for high schoolers who didn’t want to be stuck driving their friends everywhere, all of the time. You really only had space for one passenger, because your pals would rather die than suffer the indignity of sitting in the middle.

Meanwhile, the current “DT” Ram, which has been with us since 2019, has never offered a single cab. The writing has been on the wall for a very long time. Ford and Chevrolet will still sell you alternatives, to their credit. Mind you, with Ford you’ll have to settle for an XL or XLT spec F-150, and in the General’s case, the only way to get such a Silverado is in Work Truck guise. Pickups always look best on steelies though, so maybe that’s not a huge loss.

Much like the last gasp of the Charger and Challenger, you’ll need to act fast if you want to snap up a Ram in the Jalopnik-approved body style before they’re all gone. Actually, you’ll have to act even faster. While Dodge’s muscle cars will get a proper model year’s worth of production in 2023, the best Rams will reportedly wind down this coming January.

Continue Reading

Recent News

Luxury Care Homes Luxury Care Homes
Home11 hours ago

Elevating Elder Care: Exploring Luxury Care Homes

As the population ages, the demand for elder care services continues to rise. With this increasing demand comes a need for...

Injection Molding Service Injection Molding Service
Lifestyle21 hours ago

Value Of Injection Molding Service In Modern Manufacturing

There are various fields in which the Injection Molding Service is used for manufacturing purposes. It is one of the boons...

SOHO SOHO
Tech1 day ago

Wireless Networking in a SOHO Environment

Also for a witness of this size, small office/home office or SOHO Network , it is very important to take...

Nikhil Mayakuntla Nikhil Mayakuntla
Tech2 days ago

Nikhil Mayakuntla Builds Your First Website (Step By Step)

Nikhil Mayakuntla, originally from West Des Moines, IA, is a beacon in the tech industry, especially revered for his profound...

Termite Treatment Termite Treatment
Home3 days ago

Mastering the Art of Pest Control and Termite Treatment: A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Your Home

In homeownership, there are few concerns as pressing and potentially devastating as the threat of pests and termites. These insidious...

Cold Cold
Lifestyle4 days ago

6 Tips for Working Out in the Cold Season

As winter’s icy embrace tightens, maintaining an active lifestyle demands fortitude and savvy adaptation to the cold. However, armed with...

insMind insMind
Tech4 days ago

Reimagine Your Photos with insMind: The Best Free AI Background Generator

Imagine turning a simple snap into a studio-quality image in seconds. No technical skills or hiring professionals are required. Sounds...

Sickness Insurance Sickness Insurance
Health7 days ago

Exploring the Essentials of Sickness Insurance

In an uncertain world where health is often unpredictable and sickness is common, insurance stands as a pillar of financial...

Manchester Manchester
Real Estate7 days ago

Manchester Property Market: Future Growth and Expert Insights

For those seeking lucrative, low-cost, high-yield investment opportunities, the property market in Manchester currently presents a compelling case. Estate agents...

Baking Baking
Food1 week ago

3 Reasons Why Baking is a Great Hobby for 2024

Life in 2024 is fast-paced, making it hard for people to find time for hobbies they enjoy. However, if you...