Ram’s weighty-duty pickups ripple with power—up to one,000 pound-toes of torque to drag extra than 18.five tons of trailer. The 2021 Ram 2500 also shines up greater than a new penny and would not be out of place in a valet ton.
That variety of flexibility and ability earns a five.2 TCC ranking with two footnotes: large vehicles aren’t crash-tested and really do not report fuel-economy figures. That over-all ranking would probable fall if the two scores were figured into the over-all average. (Browse extra about how we amount cars.)
Which is because like past yr, the 2021 Ram weighty-duty is out there with just one of a few taxi configurations, a preference involving two bed sizes, two engines, single- or twin-rear-wheel solutions, and two powertrain choices. The Ram 2500 is the to start with halt for weighty duty, and the 3500 adds beefier suspension bits for greater hauling. Obtainable in Tradesman, Huge Horn, Electrical power Wagon, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Restricted trim ranges, it expenses about $35,000 to start out and tops out north of $70,000.
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A six.4-liter V-8 gas engine is typical on all vehicles and carries extra in its bed, in comparison to the diesel engine. It will make 410 horsepower and can lug extra than 7,600 kilos in the bed and is paired to an 8-pace automated.
A six.7-liter turbodiesel inline-six dumps up to one,000 pound-toes of torque down the driveline to lug up to 37,100 kilos of trailer—provided you have that CDL helpful.
Rear-wheel push is typical and four-wheel push is out there in all vehicles.
Based on taxi and bed setup, the 2021 Ram weighty-duty could be a daytime draft horse or a prolonged-haul champ. Crew cabs are extra prevalent and cozy for a crew—or a loved ones, if necessary.
Ram presents lively security characteristics together with lively lane handle and automated emergency braking, but costs extra for them.
The 2021 Ram 2500 Tradesman pickups are spartan and geared for perform element with handbook home windows and locks, vinyl every thing, and a five.-inch touchscreen for infotainment. We’d start out with the Huge Horn that presents an 8.4-inch touchscreen, cloth upholstery, and extra out there solutions. The top trim Restricted addresses the exterior in chrome, smothers the interior in leather, tops with a twelve.-inch touchscreen, and extra. It’s the variety of truck similarly at household at a Waffle House or Delmonico’s.