How to Factory Order a RAM (7 Easy Steps)
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RAM’s production lineup revolves around trucks and vans. Factory ordering a RAM entails that you choose any of the available trucks up for sale. But how do you do it?
The thing with factory ordering RAMs is that you are ordering straight from the factory. This gives you the benefit of customizing your car just as you want. You will also gain access to all incentives and offers that RAM has to offer.
To factory order a RAM, you have to visit the company’s official website, on the RAM online vehicle shopping page, choose your preferred truck or RAM, configure and request a quote. You will proceed with the buying process, find a dealer, choose financing options, schedule a test drive and finalize payments for your new RAM.
Here’s all you need to know about how to factory order a RAM
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How to Factory Order a RAM (Step-By-Step)
1. Visit the Website
Factory ordering RAM is easier than you think. You don’t need to walk down to the factory. You can simply use RAM’s official website to buy any RAM car of your choice.
When you visit the RAM official website, choose your country. You will remain on the global website if you reside and choose the USA as your location. There are other regional websites for customers in other regions.
The problem with RAM’s regional website is that some countries are not included because RAM cars are not sold there. These are customers from countries in Africa like Nigeria.
You can explore and navigate through the website. There are lots of RAM shopping tools that can help you buy your dream car.
2. Choose a Car
Now that you are on the website, you can factory order a RAM by clicking the “Trucks and Vans” section. This will open a list of all available RAM cars and their price estimates. The cars are split into two categories; all vehicles and special editions. Choose any of the RAM cars that catch your attention and explore its features.
You can explore the interior, exterior, engineering, and performance. There are embedded videos on each design element to give you an in-depth understanding of what the car offers. You can opt for the RAM model to compare different RAM vehicles.
3. Build and Price
After exploring all the features of the RAM vehicle that you wish to buy, you can proceed with building and configuring the car. Your RAM build will focus on tweaking the powertrain, packages, interior and exterior specifications to your taste.
There are lots of standard features, your duty is to select the extras that you want on the vehicle.
RAM packages are usually sorted into groups and editions. You can get the advanced safety group, bed utility group, and lots more. These packages vary according to different RAM models.
You must understand that some of RAM’s packages have prices that run into tens of thousands of dollars. You should know how necessary your choices are and if you want such inflation in your budget.
In the paint and exterior category, you can choose between monotone or two-tone colors. Some of these are free, and some come at an extra cost. Your configurations will address the entertainment, safety, security, and overall performance of your RAM car.
You will see price estimates for your RAM car after building. You can also compare your configuration with that of other models.
There are provisions for you to view the estimated number of available vehicles of the model you chose in your region. For future reference, you can save your configuration with its link or download it as a PDF.
4. Find a Dealer
There are two things to do after building your RAM car, you either find a dealer or request a quote. The process of finalizing your factory/custom order starts with finding a dealer, inputting your contact information, and forwarding your build order to the dealer.
There is a space to input your zip code to generate a list of RAM dealers near you. You filter the searches to make it easier on the type of dealers that you want to find.
With any dealer you choose, you can view their available models, sales hours, contact details, address, and a map to offer directions. Choose any of the dealers that seem right for you.
You can actually do more than find a dealer. RAM offers discounts and price slashes; you can sign up to gain exclusive access to the company’s amazing offers.
5. Request a Quote
Click “Get A Quote,” fill in your personal and contact details, and await communication from a dealer. After submitting the form for a quote, a dealer will contact you about vehicle financing and your interest in purchasing a vehicle.
The quote you will get doesn’t translate to the final purchase price of your vehicle. You can negotiate with the dealer on the best price for you. When requesting a quote, you should indicate whether you have a vehicle to trade in or want a dealership. Submit request when you are done.
6. View Incentives and Financing Offers
On the shopping tools, there are options to select incentives and financing offers. The offers vary according to different models. The incentives include lease options, discounts, etc. You can contact your local dealer about the offers available for any vehicle you choose.
7. Schedule a Test Drive
Test driving a RAM is the best way to get real-time experience about what driving the RAM will feel like. Click “schedule test drive” to choose your preferred test drive time.
This includes the month, day, and time. You will need to input your personal and contact details for the dealer to contact you regarding your appointment.
How Long Does It Take To Get A RAM Truck If You Order?
It takes between four to twelve weeks to get a RAM truck after an order. The duration for delivery varies, and this is because there are a lot of factors that influence that.
You can check and track the production of the RAM truck that you ordered with the VIN that was assigned to your truck. The order number will give you tracking details of your order.
You can work with the dealer on a communication routine of how and when the manufacturing and delivery process will start and end.
Factory ordering a RAM doesn’t need to be a complicated or difficult process. It is easy and simple. Instead of going to a RAM dealership to order your trucks, you can do it with a few clicks online, as we have shown you.
You must remember that the demand and supply of these trucks will impact their production and shortage.