Introducing the new 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 truck. The latest addition to Dodge’s mid-sized dry duty truck segment. It boasts of a powerful turbo diesel delivering great acceleration and loads of torque. Massive towing capacity and payload is to be expected from the Dodge Ram 3500, truly a workhorse truck.
2016 Dodge Ram 3500 – Exterior and Interior Specs
For the 2016 Dodge Ram 3500, both exterior and interior styles have been revamped. There are six trims you can choose from, there’s the Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. You also get the option of choosing from 3 body styles: regular, crew, and a mega cab. Each one built for your desired use of the vehicle. You also get to choose from a variety of exterior colors. There is at least 15 color options to suit your personal taste. If you’re hauling massive payload, you can choose from either a long exterior bed or short exterior bed. There’s also an optional Rambox cargo management system for extra storage space. Front fascia wise, the exterior styling is still the iconic Ram 3500 face that we all came to love. There’s a massive grill in front, not only good for strong airflow, but it also gives a mean and wide authoritative presence on the road. Headlights and tail lamps are still huge and provide excellent lighting and road visibility.
The interior of the 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 is a perfect mix of sophisticated comfort and work-load durability. Inside you’ll be surrounded by premium materials such as leather upholstery for the seats and steering wheel, wood grain texture for the entertainment bezel, and unfitted stitches. The seats have good bolstering and support great for long drives. As with the exterior, you get numerous combination options for the interior.
2016 Dodge Ram 3500 – Engine and Performance
The 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 still lives up to its name for being a power house of a truck. It boasts of a 6.7-liter Cummins inline-6 turbo diesel engine. This engine cranks out 350 horsepower and 670 lb ft of torque. This is mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission. All these power directed to a 4×4 drive train producing a max towing capacity of 30,660 lbs and a max payload of 7,020 Ibs. A 4×2 option is also available for lower trim models. The upgraded front suspension gives a cushioned ride even under heavy hauling and towing. The rear leaf-spring suspension features auxiliary higher second and third stage rates. This provides great handling performance and high payload capacity. Wheel options are available from 17″ aluminum wheels to 20″ polished white gold pocket wheels. Standard tires are Firestone and come with pressure information system. Provision for a trailer harness connector is also available to safely and securely connect your trailer’s electrical system allowing the full use of auxiliary brake lights and signal lights.
2016 Dodge Ram 3500 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
There is still no word from the officials at Dodge Ram for the exact release date of the new 2016 Dodge Ram 3500. Speculations suggest that they’ll be released at around the 3rd quarter of 2016. No official price has also been announced from Ram. However, based from previous prices, estimates for the 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 is going to be around the $30,000 price range.