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2017 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB
most popular
Price:   -  From $33,245
2017 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $36,045
2017 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $36,845
2017 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $37,045
2017 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $37,445
2017 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $39,645
2017 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $39,845
2017 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 8 ft. box 140 in. WB Price:   -  From $40,245
2017 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $41,945
2017 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $42,145
2017 SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $43,445
2017 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $44,745
2017 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $44,945
2017 SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $46,245
2017 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $48,745
2017 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $48,945
2017 Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $50,245
2017 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $51,945
2017 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $52,145
2017 Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $53,445
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $55,475
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $55,675
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $56,975
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6.3 ft. box 149.5 in. WB SRW Price:   -  From $58,675
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box 169.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $58,875
2017 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 Mega Cab 6.3 ft. box 160.5 in. WB Price:   -  From $60,175

Overview

The RAM 3500 heavy-duty pickup is the most powerful in the family. Properly equipped, the 3500 is capable of carrying up to 7,390 pounds and towing up to an astonishing 31,210 pounds. That massive capability sums this truck up in a nutshell: work. Accessories and options can dress up this beast to near yacht-like levels of luxury, but the RAM 3500 is more suited for hauling an actual yacht.

Like all good work vehicles, the RAM 3500 can be ordered upfit and ready to work. The factory offers snowplows, toolboxes, and service capsules. Graphics packages are also available, another welcome business vehicle option.

What's New for 2017

The 6.4-liter V8 is now standard on the Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. Laramie Longhorn and Limited models with four-wheel drive receive Bilstein monotube shocks.

RAM 3500

Choosing Your RAM 3500

The 3500 is best thought of in terms of capability: it’s offered with three engine choices, three cab sizes, and two bed lengths. Comfort and convenience can be had at almost any level from plain to plush. Special editions may also be offered in your area, such as the impressive Lonestar edition in Texas.

The heart of the RAM 3500 is the engine. The standard 5.7-liter V8 produces 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The available 6.4-liter V8 is good for 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. Both are matched to a six-speed automatic transmission.

The 3500’s party piece, that elephantine towing capability, resides in the 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel six-cylinder. It comes mated to a heavy-duty six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Dual rear wheels are optional with this engine.

Three cab sizes are available: regular, crew, and an extended crew cab called the mega cab. Regular cabs are available on Tradesman and SLT models only. The Tradesman model does not offer the mega cab.

The 3500 is available in six trim levels:

RAM 3500

SLT

Adds chrome trim to the bumpers and grille, 18-inch wheels, a 5-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth, a power sliding rear window, keyless entry, power window and locks, and a trailer brake controller.

RAM 3500

Big Horn

Builds on the SLT with additional chrome trim, polished forged aluminum wheels, fog lights, a limited-slip rear differential, power driver seat, and RAM's Uconnect infotainment interface.

RAM 3500

Laramie

Gets leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats with passenger power, a heated steering wheel, front and rear parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers, automatic high-beam control, and a premium 10-speaker audio system. The backup camera provides a view of the cargo bed.

RAM 3500

Laramie Longhorn

Takes it to the next level with color-keyed bumpers, LED bed accents, front bucket seats, heated rear seats, power-adjustable pedals, remote start, navigation, and HD radio.

RAM 3500

Limited

Carries accent color running boards, chrome side steps, a premium front console, and upgraded trim throughout.

CarsDirect Tip

Before shopping for a 3500, decide what capabilities you need. With so many options available, it’s easy to build a truck that suits your needs precisely without going over budget. It’s also easy to exceed your budget (or throw it out the window completely) and build a truck that's capable of things it will never do.

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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 / Full-size / Steel
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. / 6,083 Lbs. / 6,064 Lbs. / 7,061 Lbs. / 6,959 Lbs. / 6,916 Lbs. / 5,516 Lbs. / 6,023 Lbs. / 6,024 Lbs. / 6,027 Lbs. / 6,033 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
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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