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Mopar Makes It Easy to ‘Step’ into Ram Truck

For Heavy Duty models, Mopar’s high-strength aluminum bed step features a black powder-coat finish and supports up to 350 lbs. It lowers down for easy access and retracts back under the rear bumper when not in use ($365).

Mopar now offers multiple ways to enhance the functionality and utility of the Ram Truck lineup. The brand’s latest retractable center-mounted bed step further enhances Ram 1500’s exclusive multifunction tailgate. The factory-backed step offers customers cargo-access flexibility without compromise.

Barb Willobee, Mopar Design lead engineer, demonstrates the bed step for the Ram 1500. The step further enhances the functionality of Ram’s exclusive multifunction tailgate. Mopar designed the bed step to fit specifically with the multifunction tailgate. Mopar made the 350-lb-rated bed step out of high-strength aluminum with a black e-coat finish.

Ram 1500’s available multifunction tailgate features first-of-its-kind 60/40 split swing-away doors that open 88 degrees, making it easy to load bulky items, unload, and wash out the bed and allows for easy forklift loading. With a push of the foot, the Mopar bed step deploys from underneath the rear bumper offering a firm foothold.

“Mopar offers more than 600 quality-tested, factory-backed parts and accessories across the entire Ram lineup,” said Mark Bosanac, head of Mopar service, parts and customer care, FCA – North America. “Our retractable bed step further enhances the convenience and utility of Ram’s industry-leading cargo management and storage system.”

Mopar designed the bed step to fit specifically with the multifunction tailgate. Additionally, the bed step is made of high-strength aluminum with a black e-coat finish and is rated for 350 lbs. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $395.

ADDITIONAL MOPAR BED STEPS

Additional Ram factory-engineered, factory-backed bed steps available from Mopar include:

  • Ram 1500 with standard tailgate: Bed step lowers down for easy access and retracts to stored position within the bumper. The step is load-rated up to 350 lbs ($365).
  • Ram 1500 Classic: Bed step swings from driver’s side corner of the rear bumper and retracts to its stored position. Mopar designed the 300-lb-rated bed step to fit single or dual-exhaust models ($304).
  • Ram Heavy Duty models: High-strength aluminum bed step features a powder-coat finish and load-rated to support up to 350 lbs. It lowers down for easy access and retracts back under the rear bumper when not in use ($365).

All Mopar bed steps are available for purchase as a vehicle option or as a standalone part in the US and Canada. Standard Mopar factory-backed warranty coverage includes two years/unlimited miles from date of purchase or up to the remainder of the new-vehicle’s warranty of three years/36,000 miles.

Find out more, visit www.mopar.com.

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