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2018 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty Fact Sheet

August 31, 2017,  Auburn Hills, Mich. - Ram Truck builds America's longest-lasting pickups, proving a commitment to quality, reliability and durability. For 2018, Ram continues to offer incredible capability in three-quarter and one-ton pickups with 31,210 pounds of towing, 7,390 pounds of payload and 900 lb.-ft. of torque. Ram offers more innovative features and better ride quality than competitors’ trucks, made possible by a five-link coil suspension or optional air suspension on Ram 2500 and a supplemental air bag suspension option on Ram 3500.
 
New for 2018
  • Ultra-luxurious Limited Tungsten edition
  • Sport model appearance upgrade
  • 8.4-inch radios with 4G LTE, HD Radio, Android Auto/Apple Car Play, USB Flip, pinch to zoom and improved resolution
  • Sirius Guardian with SOS, Assist, Remote Services, Send and Go and Vehicle Finder
  • Remote exterior switch in truck bed to activate LED bed lights
  • Backup camera now standard on all models
  • Fleet Telematics Module for vehicle tracking efficiency

Highlights
Ram delivers on customers’ top “why buys:”
  • Towing – Up to 31,210 pounds with Ram 3500
  • Towing – Up to 17,980 pounds with Ram 2500
  • Payload – Up to 7,390 pounds with Ram 3500
  • Power – 900 lb.-ft. of torque with 6.7-liter Cummins engine
  • Power – 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque with 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine
  • The Ram 2500 offers two segment-exclusive rear suspensions: a five-link coil system or air suspension system. The Ram 3500 continues to utilize the rear Hotchkiss leaf spring system and offers a supplemental air suspension system
  • Industry’s leading infotainment system with Uconnect 8.4
  • The Ram Power Wagon comes standard with the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine and unique suspension system, both contributing to its title: the most capable production off-road pickup

Engine options include:
  • 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine delivering 383 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 400 lb.-ft. of torque, and features variable-valve timing (VVT) for greater efficiency and performance
  • 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 delivers best-in-class gas engine, 410 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm, and features VVT with Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation
  • 6.7-liter Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel produces up to 385 horsepower at 2,800 rpm and 900 lb.-ft. of torque depending on application

Configurations in 2WD or 4WD:
  • Regular Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Crew Cab 6-ft., 4-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Mega Cab 6-ft., 4 in. bed
 
Model Lineup
The Ram Heavy Duty line is available in eight trim levels:
  • Tradesman
  • SLT
  • Big Horn
  • Lone Star
  • Sport
  • Power Wagon
  • Laramie
  • Laramie Longhorn
  • Limited
  • Limited Tungsten
 
Exterior Colors (some colors available in two-tone)
  • Black Forest Green
  • Blue Streak
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black
  • Delmonico Red
  • Flame Red
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Match Walnut Brown Metallic
  • Pearl White
  • RV Maximum Steel Metallic
  • True Blue

Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks - the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab and ProMaster - the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Ram continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmark for:
  • Best-in-class standard horsepower 
  • Segment-first 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Most luxurious: Ram 1500 Tungsten with real metal and leather elements and a new 14.5-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with a double wishbone front suspension and five-link solid rear axle with available, segment-exclusive, active-level, four-corner air suspension
  • Best-in-class available rear leg room
  • The most cargo space available in any traditional full size cargo van
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most awarded light-duty truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
The latest J.D. Power APEAL study, which rates the emotional bond between customers and their vehicles, named the 2023 Ram 1500 as the best full-size light-duty pickup.

Ram is part of the portfolio of brands offered by leading global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis. For more information regarding Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), please visit www.stellantis.com.

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