A remote start kit is not something you necessarily need, but it is definitely something that can add everyday convenience to your truck. Using one of these kits, you can ensure that the engine of your truck is nice and warmed up before you start driving it, reducing the strain put on it by cold starts and increasing its longevity. Remote starters are operated by a key-fob remote control that communicates with your vehicle while it remains safe and locked, so it important to buy a secure and reliable one. The Dodge Ram is one of the most popular truck series in the world. First launched in 1981, it is currently in its 5th generation and has won multiple awards over the years due to its performance and utility. As part of our series on the best aftermarket parts for the Ram 1500, we bring you the 10 best Remote Start Kits for Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. Do ensure that the product you picked is compatible with your model, though. Keep scrolling to see what we picked out!
10. Start-X Remote Starter Kit
Starting off the list, we have the Start-X Remote Starter Kit for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit allows you to warm or cool your truck, by pressing lock 3 times on your existing remote, meaning it has compatibility as well as convenience. The included harness also allows for easy installation.
9. MPC Complete Remote Start Kit
Next up, we have the MPC Complete Remote Start Kit for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit includes an all-in-one remote start data interface bypass module, and T-Harness which reduces the amount of wire connections required to the vehicle. All components required for installation are included, but it is only compatible with automatic transmission trucks.
8. Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System with 4-Button Remote
Eighth on this list is the Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit includes two 4-button remotes with up to one-and-a-half-mile range with lock, unlock, trunk release, and remote start functionality. It also adds a layer of protection against “hot-wiring” by car thieves.
7. Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm
Seventh on this list is the Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. As the name suggests, this remote start kit has an LCD display to make sure you know what is happening with your car and is compatible with a smartphone app for added control.
6. GIORDON Car Remote
Next, we have the GIORDON Car Remote for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This car remote system has passive keyless entry as well as remote start functionality for your truck. Using this kit, you can keep the air conditioner on even after getting out of your truck, or use the remote key to start the engine from outside the truck to turn on the air conditioner automatically.
5. Ram 1500 & 2500 Remote Start Kit 82214424
Next, we have the Ram 1500 & 2500 Remote Start Kit 82214424 by Mopar for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit does not come with any fancy bells and whistles, just pure functionality. Using this remote start kit, you can remotely start your engine without having to get in the truck first.
4. Fortin EVO-CHRT6 Stand-Alone Add-On Remote Start Car Starter
Fourth on this list, we have the Fortin EVO-CHRT6 Stand-Alone Add-On Remote Start Car Starter for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit is compatible with vehicles from various different manufacturers and allows you to remotely start your engine by pressing the factory remote lock button 3 times.
3. DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit
The DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup takes third-place on our list. This remote start kit and security system highly reduce the chance of becoming a car theft victim as it has shock sensitivity alongside the remote start capabilities for added convenience and peace-of-mind.
2. EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System
In second place, we have the EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup that also provides push-to-start and remote start functionalities for your engine. Thanks to this, you can easily pre-warm or pre-cool your vehicle in cold winter or hot summer before you head out in the morning.
1. Factory OEM Remote Activated Plug and Play Remote Start Kit
And finally, we have the Factory OEM Remote Activated Plug and Play Remote Start Kit manufactured by Mobile Accessories for the Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. This remote start kit is compatible with the OEM remote from the factory and uses the same remote to activate the remote start function for your truck.
So that rounds up our list of the 10 best Remote Start Kits for Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. We hope that it helped you in making a choice for yourself. Stay tuned for more.