With a gross combined weight rating of 37,900 pounds the RAM 3500 won Best-in-class. Working with Cummins they have designed a more aggressive fuel delivery and turbo boost calibration to the 6.7-liter I-6. Thus produceing an additional 15 lb.-ft. of torque. This improvement places Ram ahead of the competition with 865 lb.-ft. of torque. They still maintain performance and EPA compliance. The Ram 3500 continues to lead the field with 30,000 pounds of towing power and a chart-topping payload of 7,390 pounds. With Chrysler Group's 6.4-liter HEMI V-8, the Ram Heavy Duty delivers to best-in-class horsepower and torque. Convincing numbers tell the story of the 16-valve engine with 410 horsepower and a peak torque rating of 429 lb.-ft. The5.7-liter HEMI V-8 produces 383 horsepower and generates peak torque of 400 lb.-ft. The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 is paired with a 66RFE six-speed automatic transmission. The infamous 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6 is available in three versions. The first version pairs Ram's segment exclusive six-speed manual transmission. This arrangement delivers 350 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque. Another option includes the same Cummins engine and the 68RFE six-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine cranks out 370 horsepower at 2,800 rpm with 800 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,600 rpm
Ram has driven innovation and cleverly engineered a better truck than their competitors. Heavy Duty customers can enjoy the convenience of a class exclusive cargo camera, power folding mirrors and a combination, power rear-sliding window with defrost. Also included is the RamBox cargo management system and tailgate power locks. This is a convenient solution for locking all exterior doors and storage with one push of a button. Auto rain-sensing wipers and SmartBeam headlamps available adding to a truckload of satisfaction offered in Ram.
The 2015 Ram Heavy Duty is backed with an unequalled five-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty. The powertrain-limited warranty covers the cost of all parts and labor needed to repair a covered components; engine, transmission, and drive system. Free towing to the nearest Ram Truck dealer is also included,if necessary. The warranty also is transferable which allows customers who sell their truck during the warranty period to pass the coverage on to the new owner. The standard five-year/36,000-mile Basic Limited Warranty provides bumper-to-bumper coverage, from the body to the electrical system. Ram has consistently emerged as an industry leader with one goal: to build the best pickup trucks and commercial vehicles in the industry and they are continuing for 2015.
Learn more about this model on the Official Ram 3500 Website.