Ram 2500 Model Review

Ram 2500 Model Review

Key Features

  • Starting at $32,145 MSRP
  • Standard 5.7L HemiⓇ V8 engine
  • Available 8.4-inch Touchscreen Display
  • Max Diesel Towing Capacity of 17,980 pounds
  • Standard Electronic Stability Control
  • Available Cargo-View Camera
  • 5-Year/60,000-Mile Gas Powertrain Limited Warranty
  • Available Five-link Coil Rear Suspension

About The Ram 2500

Thanks to refined interior, class-leading ride comfort and tremendous towing and hauling capabilities, it's hard to compete with the Ram 2500. Just like 1500, the Ram 2500 is available in many different configurations involving cabin, powertrain and box length choices. Starting at $32,145 MSRP, there are seven different trims to choose from that will fit any lifestyle and towing habits. The 5.7L HemiⓇ V8 engine comes standard and has a maximum towing capability of 13,890 pounds. However, the available 6.7L CumminsⓇ Turbo has a wide array of Best-in-Class and Class-Exclusive features and capabilities. Ram 2500 not only has a powerhouse engine, but a sophisticated interior. Choose from chrome rings and handles or all-black leather seating with real wood components for a refined interior. And equip your Ram 2500 with the Largest-in-Class available 8.4-inch touchscreen to turn your truck into a wired office on the move.

What the Critics Say

"The 2017 Ram 2500 is a top pick for a heavy-duty truck thanks to its refined interior, class-leading ride comfort, and tremendous towing and hauling capabilities. If a regular light-duty 1500 series truck can't meet your towing or hauling needs, the Ram 2500 is a heavy-duty workhorse than can deliver the additional muscle - and refinement."- Edmunds.com

"The 2017 Ram 2500 is a heavy duty masterpiece for work-minded buyers focused on capability." - The Car Connection

Ram 2500 Video

What's New for 2017

For 2017, there's new styling for the Power Wagon and new four-wheel-drive off-road package. 6.4-liter V8 engine is standard on Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited trims. Also a slight upgrade on the suspension for Laramie Longhorn and Limited 4x4 models.

RAM 2500 Features

6.7L CumminsⓇ Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

Turn your Ram 2500 into a dependable powerhouse with the available 6.7L CumminsⓇ Turbo Diesel I6 engine. Best-in-Class and Class-Exclusive features include 17,980 maximum towing capability, Best-in-Class 15,000-mile oil change interval and Class-Exclusive smart diesel exhaust brake.

Interior Styling & Equipment

Ram 2500 not only meets durability and capability needs, but puts the driver completely in command. The Largest-in-Class available 8.4-inch touchscreen delivers navigation, SiriusXMⓇ Satellite Radio, Wi-Fi hotspot and so much more. No matter where you're traveling extra storage is always handy. That's why the Crew Cab truck comes standard with underfloor storage. Ram 2500 also has a sophisticated side. Choose between all-black leather seating with real wood components or chrome rings and handles for a refined interior.

Towing Capability

Ram 2500 makes towing the heaviest machinery look easy with a maximum diesel towing capacity of 17,980 pounds. And being equipped with five-link coil rear suspension improves turning ability and an enhanced ride, giving the driver confidence on every driving surface.

Trims & Specs

TradesmanⓇ

  • Starting at $32,145 MSRP
  • In-Floor Rear Cargo Compartment (Crew Cab Models Only)
  • 3.5-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display
  • Class-Exclusive Five-Link Coil Rear Suspension
  • Seating for up to six people
  • Heavy-Duty Vinyl 40/20/40 Split-Bench Front Seats

SLT

  • Starting at $36,345 MSRP
  • Chrome Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Available Class-Exclusive RamBoxⓇ Cargo Management System
  • Cloth 40/20/40 Split-Bench Front Seats
  • SiriusXMⓇ Satellite Radio with a One-Year Subscription Included
  • Chrome Front and Rear Bumpers

Big HornⓇ

  • Starting at $42,725 MSRP
  • Available ParkViewⓇ Rear Back Up Camera
  • 10-Way Power Driver Seat with Two-Way Power Lumbar Adjustment
  • Available UconnectⓇ 8.4 delivers SiriusXMⓇ Satellite Radio with a One-Year Subscription Included
  • Seating for up to six people
  • Available Class-Exclusive RamBoxⓇ Cargo Management System

LaramieⓇ

  • Starting at $47,545 MSRP
  • Uconnect 8.4 with 8.4-inch Touchscreen
  • Available Front Bucket Seats
  • ParkSenseⓇ Front and Rear Park Assist System
  • 10-Way Power Driver Seat with Memory and Six-Way Power Front-Passenger Seat with Two-Way Power Lumbar Adjustment
  • 40/20/40 Heated and Ventilated Leather-Trimmed Front Bench Seats

Power Wagon

  • Starting at $51,695 MSRP
  • 33-inch GoodyearⓇ All-Terrain Tires
  • BilsteinⓇ Gas-charged Monotube Shocks
  • Hill Descent Control
  • 12,000-Pound Electronic WARNⓇ Winch with 90-Foot Cable
  • Electronically Locking Front and Rear Axles

Laramie LonghornⓇ

  • Starting at $53,895 MSRP
  • Available Cargo-View Camera
  • Premium Heated and Ventilated Natura Plus Leather Front Bucket Seats with Laser Etching
  • UconnectⓇ 8.4 NAV with 8.4-inch Touchscreen and Navigation
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel with Real Wood Accents
  • Double Stacked Center Console with Full-Leather Lid, Longhorn Badging and Wood Tambour Door

Limited

  • Starting at $57,295 MSRP
  • Double Stacked Center Console with Full Leather Lid, Limited Badging and a Wood Tambour Door
  • Class-Exclusive Rear Auto-Level Air Suspension
  • Remote Keyless Enter 'n Go™ with Start/Stop Button
  • Premium Heated and Ventilated Natura Plus Black Leather Front Bucket Seats
  • Class-Exclusive RamBoxⓇ Cargo Management System
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