Ram Introduces 2025 Ram 1500 RHO

The sport light-duty joins the Rebel & Warlock in the 1500 lineup...

The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO makes its debut as the latest example in a long line of performance trucks from the manufacturer.

“The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO is the result of a relentless pursuit to engineer, design and deliver a truck that charges into the segment,” said Tim Kuniskis, Ram brand CEO – Stellantis. “All that we’ve learned from developing every truck in Ram’s lineup has led us to the most capable light-duty pick-up truck.”

The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO is powered by the 3.0-liter Hurricane High Output engine, rated at 540 horsepower and 521 pound-feet of torque, delivering enhanced fuel economy and fewer emissions. Ram 1500 RHO expands the Sport light-duty lineup that already consists of Warlock and Rebel.

Built in Sterling Heights, Michigan, the 2025 Ram 1500 RHO is scheduled to arrive in dealerships in the third quarter of 2024 and starts at $69,995, not including $1,995 destination. Orders for the 2025 Ram 1500 RHO are open now.

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The all-new 3.0-liter Hurricane H/O SST engine is the most powerful six cylinder in the segment. An eight-speed automatic transmission delivers quick, crisp gear changes during both normal and performance driving conditions.

RHO features a new exhaust system that is different than the rest of the Ram 1500 lineup. This exhaust system incorporates a Sport Tune low-restriction system with true dual pipes running from the front to the back of the truck.

The Ram 1500 RHO is equipped with a BorgWarner 48-13 full-time active transfer case. This modified transfer case features upgraded internals for improved strength and durability. Ram 1500 RHO features a low range of 2.64:1 for rock crawling and can be flat-towed while in neutral.

Capability includes a towing capacity of 8,380 pounds, a payload of 1,520 pounds and up to 32 inches of water fording.

Independent front suspension with active damping uses high-strength aluminum to maintain overall strength and durability. The longer, substantially sized front upper and lower control arms are designed with a focus on additional wheel travel and axle track width. The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO features a rear suspension system that is innovative, durable and unique. The greater wheel travel offered by RHO is managed without reducing cargo area in the bed.

The Ram 1500 RHO boasts a ground clearance of 11.8 inches due in part to a 2-inch ride height increase when compared with the rest of the 1500 lineup, along with 35-inch tires. This combination enables RHO to clear surface obstacles easily and at high speeds.

Bilstein Black Hawk e2 adaptive performance shocks dissipate heat and continuously adjust damping forces for optimal body control and terrain isolation. The adaptive performance shocks feature robust corrosion protection, with a durable finish and directional-machined cooling fins aligned with airflow for more effective cooling.

A Dana 60 rear axle with full floating axle shafts is standard equipment and handles the rear electronic locking differential and 35-inch tires. The Dana 60 rear axle uses an axle hop damper that enables improved traction and axle control on rough surfaces. A rear axle center section provides balanced performance and a locking differential for increased off-road performance.

The new 2025 Ram 1500 RHO separates itself from the rest of the light-duty lineup an hourglass body design. Composite flares are stretched over 35-inch tires and 18-inch available bead lock wheels for heightened capability straight from the factory. 

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RHO customers can choose an optional full-length rock rail for added body/sill protection or traditional off-road powder-coated aluminum running boards. Optional body-side and hood graphics are available as a pair or separately.

The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO combines technology and authentic premium materials with performance, class-leading quality, comfort and durability. The interior design team chose premium textures, colors and material, including available hand-wrapped instrument panels for luxury throughout.

The Ram 1500 RHO features premium 12-way power leather front seats including memory settings, a new massage function and embroidered logos. Heated and ventilated premium Natura Plus leather with perforated suede accents. 

The Drive Mode selector has been integrated into the dashboard above the transfer case switches and offers different modes of operation: Auto, Tow, Mud/Sand, Rock, Snow, Sport, Baja, Custom, as well as a Valet mode. 

Designed to be the most technologically advanced pickup ever, the new 2025 Ram 1500 RHO is loaded with an array of innovative features combined with the fifth generation Uconnect system offering convenience and connected services, keeping Ram customers engaged and informed all while keeping their eyes on the road or desert path ahead.

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