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2016 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB
most popular
Price:   -  From $32,285
2016 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $35,405
2016 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $36,140
2016 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $36,340
2016 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $36,595
2016 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $39,475
2016 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $39,565
2016 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $39,675
2016 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $41,005
2016 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $41,205
2016 SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $42,655
2016 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $44,040
2016 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $44,240
2016 SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $45,690
2016 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $47,520
2016 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $47,720
2016 Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $49,170
2016 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $50,955
2016 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $51,155
2016 Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $52,605
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $53,390
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $53,590
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $55,040
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $56,625
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $56,825
2016 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $58,275

Overview

The beastliest RAM you can buy, the 3500 is designed for that slice of buyers who need maximum grunt from a pickup. Sure, you can dress it up into a posh rig, but all that is secondary to its astonishing ability to tow a load.

What's New for 2016

The available Cummins turbodiesel engine gets a boost in torque, and a new Laramie Limited trim level raises the bar on exterior bling.

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Choosing Your RAM 3500

The 3500 is available as a two-door Regular Cab, a four-door Crew Cab with room for six, or a Mega Cab with even more interior space than the Crew. The Regular Cab gets an 8-foot bed, which is also available on the Crew in place of the standard 6-foot-4-inch bed. The Mega comes only with the shorter length.

The standard 5.7-liter V8 produces 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The available 6.4-liter V8 achieves 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. Both V8s are matched to a six-speed automatic transmission.

The top mill is actually a six-cylinder, the 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel, which lays down 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque with the standard six-speed automatic. You can also get a six-speed manual, which reduces horsepower and torque to 350 and 660 respectively. New this year is a high-output version of the Cummins with 385 horsepower and a record-shattering 900 pound-feet of torque, paired with a heavy-duty Aisin six-speed automatic. Four-wheel drive is either optional or standard on all 3500s, and dual rear wheels are available across the board.

Properly equipped, the 5.7-liter tows up to 13,901 pounds, while the 6.4-liter tops out at 16,870. The Cummins turbodiesel can pull 22,550 pounds with the automatic transmission and 18,5100 with the manual. The high-out version can handle an eye-popping 31,210 pounds, more than any other production vehicle.

The RAM 3500 comes in five progressive trim levels:

RAM 3500

Tradesman

Available in Regular and Crew forms, the basic 3500 comes with an all-vinyl interior, black exterior trim, 17-inch steel wheels, and a six-speaker AM/FM sound system. You get a few extras like power heated mirrors, air conditioning, and cruise control. The Crew also receives power windows. Cloth seating and full carpeting are available.

RAM 3500

SLT

Comes in all three cab styles, along with an expanded equipment list that includes a power sliding rear window, keyless entry, power window and locks, a trailer brake controller, 18-inch wheels, Bluetooth, and a touchscreen sound system with satellite radio. The SLT replaces the Tradesman's black plastic exterior trim with chrome. Crew and Mega models can get the Big Horn package (known as Lone Star in Texas) with polished forged aluminum wheels, a limited-slip rear differential, additional chrome trim, a power driver seat, and the Uconnect infotainment interface. For the 4x4 Crew, there's an Outdoorsman package with unique exterior trim, a transfer case skid plate, auto-dimming mirrors, and a rearview camera.

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Laramie

Builds on the SLT with leather upholstery, heated front seats with passenger power, front and rear parking sensors, dual-zone automatic climate control, a heated steering wheel, rain-sensing wipers, automatic high-beam control, and a premium 10-speaker audio system. The revised backup camera can now provide views of the cargo bed. Note that the Regular Cab is no longer available starting at this trim level.

RAM 3500

Laramie Longhorn

Equipped like the regular Laramie, but with several upscale add-ons: front buckets seats with console, heated rear seats, navigation, HD radio, remote start, power-adjustable pedals, and color-keyed bumpers. LED bed accents lights are new this year.

RAM 3500

Laramie Limited

Gets its own attention-grabbing grille and tailgate trim, plus unique wheels, an all-black interior, and painted bumpers (chrome optional).

CarsDirect Tip

The heroic Cummins engine gives the 3500 unparalleled capability, but few civilian buyers actually need this level of grunt. For most of us, the far more sensible -- and affordable -- choice is the mid-level 6.4-liter V8.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 5.7L V-8 / 383 HP / 400 ft.lbs.
Available: 6.4L V-8 / 410 HP / 429 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 370 HP / 800 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 385 HP / 900 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 350 HP / 660 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Available: 6-spd man w/OD6-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
Not Available
Passenger Capacity
3
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 5.7L V-8 / 383 HP / 400 ft.lbs.
Available: 6.4L V-8 / 410 HP / 429 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 370 HP / 800 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 385 HP / 900 ft.lbs.6.7L I-6 / 350 HP / 660 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
Not Available
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Multi-link
Rear Suspension
Rigid Axle Leaf
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Steel / Steel / Full-size
Fuel Tank
32.0 Gal. / 28.0 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded / Diesel
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$123
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.2 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
62 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
230.4 "
Exterior Width
79.4 "
Exterior Height
77.7 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
Front Legroom
41.0 "
Rear Legroom
Front Shoulder Room
66.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
6,022 Lbs. / 7,061 Lbs. / 6,083 Lbs. / 6,033 Lbs. / 6,064 Lbs. / 6,959 Lbs. / 6,916 Lbs. / 5,516 Lbs. / 6,023 Lbs. / 6,024 Lbs. / 6,027 Lbs.
Wheel Base
140 "
Turning Radius
22.5 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
Wheels
18.0 " Argent Styled Steel / 18.0 " Styled Steel / 17.0 " Argent Styled Steel / 17.0 " Steel
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Manual Convex Spotter / Dual Power Remote Heated Convex Spotter / Dual Manual Heated Convex Spotter
Bumpers
Black With 2 Front Tow Hook(s) / Front Chrome With 2 Front Tow Hook(s)
Grille Moldings
Black / Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
3
Seat Trim
Vinyl / Cloth
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 Split-bench
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Clock / Am/fm, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
6
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Sentry Key
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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