Midsize RAM 1200 Truck Being Added to Lineup  

This article will go over which models in the RAM 1200 lineup have electrical doors, what type of engine each model has, and how much weight the truck can carry before reaching its maximum payload. It will also include safety precautions when driving or working with these trucks.


RAM 1200 trucks get their power from a range of the MT-7, the CM-7, and the HEMI engines. The highest performing engine is the HEMI. It puts out 395 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft of torque than 385 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft of torque for the highest performing CM-7, weighing 1,928 lbs.

Maximum Load

RAM 1200 trucks have a maximum gross vehicle weight rating of 10,450 lbs for payload capacity. These ratings are available for the 1200 Regular Cab with a 5.7 HEMI V-8 engine and the Quad Cab with a 5.7 HEMI V-8 engine. These ratings are also available for the 1500 Regular Cab with a 6.4-liter CM engine, 6.7-liter Cummins diesel I-6, or 3.


The exterior of the RAM 1200 has been relatively unchanged for the last few years. In 2011, a new grille was introduced when all models got a blacked-out appearance. The headlights and taillights were revised, although the LED lights are still standard on most trucks.

In addition to the exterior changes, RAM has made some interior changes. The piano black trim has been replaced with an aluminum trim like that appears on the 2013 models, making the interior look more modern than before.

Besides that, the interior hasn't changed much. Most features have stayed the same. The gauges are still analog, and the steering wheel is still two-spoke with the RAM logo in the center.

Electrical Doors

RAM 1200 Regular Cab models have electrical doors with push buttons instead of jacks. It means that you can't just lift on them as you would on a regular truck but have to be able to press a button first to open it.

Additionally, if you want to open the rear hatch or the window on a Regular Cab, you must press two buttons, one located in the center pillar and one in the lower part of the window.

In conclusion, The RAM 1200 trucks are well-built, perform well, and carry substantial loads. If you're looking for a car that can tow a trailer or carry heavy cargo, the RAM 1200 fits the bill. For more information, contact us or visit our dealership.