The 2016 Ram 3500 is a top pick for heavy-duty trucks because of its refined, well-equipped interior and astounding hauling and towing capabilities. Although the 2016 Ram 3500 is designed to tackle the most demanding of jobs, it retains its ability to provide comfort in most everyday driving situations. With responsive steering, the truck remains stable through turns in a confident manner. If you're looking for a dependable, heavy-duty truck that can also excel during a weekend with the family then the Ram 3500 is the perfect choice.
Under the 3500's Hood
Our heavy-duty trucks are engineered to put up heavy-duty numbers, and the Ram 3500 is no exception. Ram Heavy Duty retains the highest level of capability with a new best-in-class towing rating of 31,210 pounds, best-in-class torque of 900 lb.-ft. with Cummins 6.7-liter diesel powerhouse and best-in-class payload of 7,390 pounds. All RAM 3500's come standard with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 delivers 383 horsepower. The available 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 delivers 410 horsepower, and finally the available 6.7-liter Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel produces 385 horsepower with more than double the torque of the previous engines. The 6.7-liter also incorporates the Class-Exclusive smart exhaust engine braking technology+ to help control the descent of a vehicle on a downward slope.
Design of RAM 3500
The available Uconnect® 8.4 features a Largest-in-Class available 8.4-inch touchscreen that puts the driver in complete command. With available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio+, WiFi Hotspot+ Voice Command, available Navigation and more all in a crisp, full-color display, your Ram 3500 truck becomes an office on the move.Ram Heavy Duty trucks are specially engineered with a tow/haul mode feature that includes a more aggressive downshift schedule for meeting hauling demands. The newly available dashboard-mounted Trailer Brake Controller lets you automatically or manually operate the electronic brakes on properly equipped trailers. The interior of the 2016 Ram 3500 is very similar to its little brother, the Ram 1500 - and the result is among the finest interiors in all heavy-duty pickups. Ram offers two different dual alternator systems on its heavy-duty pickups, providing additional power for higher electrical loads from commercial vehicle upfits and accessories. Ram 2500 and 3500 also offer gooseneck or fifth wheel capability for even more towing capacity.
The Ram 3500 is born from rigorous quality testing and decades of engineering for the extreme. We put our Ram Heavy Duty models through upwards of 40,000 hours of intense vehicle testing in the harshest scenarios on and off the road. Standard safety equipment for the 2016 Ram 3500 includes antilock disc brakes, front and side curtain airbags, stability and traction control and a tire-pressure monitoring system. Optional items include adjustable pedals, rear parking sensors and two rear cameras: a standard rearview camera and a cargo-area camera aimed at the bed of the truck. Ram 3500 also now offers the Front Park Assist feature, which alerts you when you're in close proximity to objects in front of your vehicle and helps reduce the potential for front-end damage and Ram Truck Tailgate Lift Assist which causes tension to allow the tailgate to slowly and easily go up or down.