New 2016 RAM 2500 at Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge for Newark, DE
Full-size pickup trucks and the design ideas behind them are getting bigger and more powerful every year. The 2016 RAM 2500 is certainly no exception to this as the cabin ir large and very spacious including new add ins, leather seats, turbodiesel engine options, auto climate control and much, much more. The new offerings are designed to handle everything that is thrown at them. The 2500 can handle the off-road, the drive to work, heavy hauling jobs or even a great weekend trip.
Under the 2500's Hood
Cummins branded equipment is extremely well regarded and their Turbo Diesel can be setup on this vehicle in two options. The first is a manual six speed offering capable of 350 horsepower and a max torque rate of 660 lb.-ft. The RAM 2500 has been using a natural gas compression system and has been transitioning into regular cab models. There are benefits for fleet vehicles including taxes and emissions and may save commercial owners in the long run. There is also a six speed automatic transmission with 370 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2500 also comes with gasoline motors including: The 6.4-liter HEMI which is a V-8 producing 410 horsepower and a great torque of 429 lb.-ft. There is a HEMI V-8 5.7-liter capable of 383 horsepower and torque capabilities of 400 lb.-ft. All of the V-8 engines that run on gasoline use six speed automatic transmissions and take best-in-class.
Design of RAM 2500
The RAM 2500 has a one of a kind bed camera which now can be seen from the middle UConnect screen. This camera helps quite a bit in trailer connections and monitoring cargo is a snap. On upper levels you can expand the UConnect screen in size and features that come in handy. The RAM 2500 continues with three cab choices including a regular cab, Mega Cab and Crew Cab. The legroom and freedom on the interior is more plentiful on the Crew and Mega cabs and all have the ability to have the rear bench be folded up for a flat cargo area. The exterior of the 2500 has slots for frame mounted tow hooks, optional skid plates for the underneath and on the back end is a Class V receiver hitch with multiple pin wiring connectors.
The RAM 2500 wants to make sure that it is your "go to" for a work truck and because of this there are many safety features put into the design to ensure safety and a smooth ride and functionality while on the job site. The truck has a tire pressure monitoring system which is a great convenience to be able to monitor something that is such a key aspect of the overall vehicle. There is of course front and side airbags and anti-lock brakes as well as stability and traction control. The 2016 RAM 2500 has power adjusted pedals that are available and a rearview camera can also be had. A great deal of time has gone into safety and making things just right when it comes to the 2500.