As the truck with the most towing capacity in its class along with the most torque, the Ram 3500 Heavy Duty is a truck that has been admired. This truck can haul anything you want hauled including moving the shores of a lake, repositioning mountains and might just be the right truck to solve the fault-line problems of the California coast. While that is all a bit far-fetched the Ram 3500 does have the pulling power to get the job done and has been admired for this ability above others and is the choice more work crews make when they heavy jobs are on the table.
Even though the 2015 model brought in the strength of 865 lb.-ft. of torque, Ram knew it could do more and chose to come into the 2016 model year with even more low end power than ever before, putting it well above the rest, even though it was already there. No truck had reached the platform of 900 lb.-ft. of torque before and this Ram was able to achieve that goal from a power plant that you might not expect to find on such an amazingly powerful truck.
The power for this new 2016 Heavy Duty Ram comes from the huge 6.7-liter inline six-cylinder diesel engine that shows up with 385 horsepower and 900 lb.-ft. of torque. This is the most torque ever from a mass production vehicle giving the Ram the most impressive pulling power possible to take care of whatever is needed. One of the major changes to handle this added pulling power was the addition of four more bolts to hold the rear axle gear together giving it a total of sixteen bolts to keep it together and handle the massive towing rating of 31,210 pounds.
As this is the top dog when it comes to pulling your house up a mountain the Ram 2500 gains a boost in towing capacity as well bringing it to 17,980 pounds which is a tiny upgrade that makes it nearly a nine ton capacity that is enormous. With either truck in your lineup you will certainly get anything hauled you need brought to the jobsite or away from it. These two huge beasts of burden make light work of some of the heaviest loads to allow you and your team to confidently move mountains and valleys at will.
These awesome trucks will enter the production phase during the third quarter of this year and will start being sold in the fourth quarter. The 3500 is expected to start at a price of $33,185 along with a price of $32,680 for the 2500 making both these models well powered and affordable for your entire team to utilize and handle the power of towing what is needed. When you need full power and the ability to get the hauling done the Ram models offer you what is needed and then some in order to feel confident when it’s the big jobs that need to be completed. When it comes time to reform the landscape of the nation, the 3500 is the truck you will want to make it happen for you.