New 2016 RAM 3500 at Susquehanna for Wrightsville, PA
The 2016 RAM 3500 is a highly regarded truck, known for its outstanding capability and effortless power in any situation. Perfect for contractors and anybody who needs the power of a commercial truck, the 3500 continues to be unmatched by the competition for 2016. The incredible powertrain options offer phenomenal ratings, including many best-in-class distinctions. For 2016, the 3500's diesel engine has even seen an increase of power, with a rating of 900 lb-ft of torque. An additional update for 2016 comes in the Laramie Limited trim, which is the luxury level. The Laramie Limited trim will receive revisions to the exterior to emphasize its sophisticated yet rugged design.
Under the 3500's Hood
Customers have many options when it comes to outfitting the powertrain of their 2016 RAM 3500. The vehicle can feature rear-wheel or four-wheel-drive. Also available is either single-rear-wheel (SRW) or dual-rear-wheel (DRW) drive. The Tradesman model, when equipped with four-wheel-drive, will have a standard manually engaged transfer case, though an electronic case will be available; this comes standard on the higher trims. There are two available engines, with the standard being a 6.4-liter V8 and the available being a 6.7-liter Cummins turbocharged, diesel-fueled inline six-cylinder. The V8 engine will provide different power outputs depending upon the chosen cab, but most configurations will offer 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine will also feature different power outputs, but the along with the commercially-minded heavy-duty Aisin automatic six-speed automatic transmission, it can boast up to 385 horsepower and 900 lb-ft of torque.
Design of RAM 3500
Part of what makes the 2016 RAM 3500 unique is its incredibly refined interior and comfortable cabin experience, which is not often seen in the competition. RAM has managed to maintain the truck's unbelievable power while also offer a sophisticated driving experience whether the bed is loaded or unloaded. Because of this, the 3500 can be customized to suit a number of different businesses and customers, whether they need a heavy-duty truck purely for the jobsite or for on-road comfort as well. There are six available trims, three optional cabs, and a number of available bed lengths corresponding to the choice of cabin. RAM also offers a wide range of high-end features as standalone options on the lower trims, making it easy to equip all of the features you want without breaking the bank. The base Tradesman level is particularly great for contractors, as it equips a range of features that will make your job easier. Those standard accessories include tow hooks, a locking tailgate, a limited-slip rear differential and either 18-inch (SRW) or 17-inch (DRW) steel wheels. RAM offers a cargo-view camera, a load-leveling rear air suspension, off-road tires, and fifth-wheel trailer preparation. The interior can be outfitted with work grade heavy-duty vinyl upholstery and Uconnect technology.
Is the 3500 a good option for a contractor?
The 2016 RAM 3500 was made with contractors in mind, and it will offer support at any construction site with its best-in-class diesel torque and towing ratings.
I have more questions regarding your commercial vehicles - who can I contact?
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What is the maximum payload of the 3500 Tradesman?
Customers who choose the 2016 RAM 3500 Tradesman will be offered a maximum payload of 7,390 pounds.
RAM has equipped their 3500 with stability/traction control, antilock disc brakes, and a convenient tire-pressure monitoring system. Rear parking sensors, adjustable pedals, and rear cameras are also available. If you would like to learn more about the best heavy-duty truck on the market, also known as the 2016 RAM 3500, contact us today at Susquehanna Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM!