2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Release Date, Review and Specs

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Release Date, Specs, Diesel, Price – Have you lately been searching for a car? Then you might want to hold on to that money in order to get the new 2016 Dodge Ram 2500 truck that is soon going to be released to the market. For starters, the entire Dodge nameplate will come in three different variants which include the Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and Ram 3500 – fully loaded.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 side angle red color, alloy wheels

For the eleven years that have passed, the automobile giant has been able to create three generations of the Ram. The 2016 year model will undoubtedly enter the market as the 4th generation model and promises to be a game changer.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 rear view, taillights, tailpipe and alloy wheels

All the trim models will certainly come in different body styles and design configurations over their predecessor. The cabin of the models will also see different cab sizes released which will be dependent solely on individual customer’s preference.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500
2016 Dodge RAM 2500

Available will be regular cab, four-door crew cab, and finally the quad cab that will come for the interior specs. The exterior design, on the other hand, will be adorned by a recent redesign that will be manifested through the assertive fresh grille in the stylish red and black trim models that will come with an embossed tread pattern, however buyers shouldn’t expect nothing revolutionary.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 exterior, front angle, headlights and grille

Also, Ram recently unveiled their 2017 Ramcharger Concept at 2015 Easter Jeep Safari. We are currently preparing both the Ramcharger and Rampage review which should feature in the coming weeks.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Engine Specs

Apart from the exterior and interior design changes, the refreshed RAM 2500 model will come in several engines under its hood. The entire engine line-up will be graced with an Eco-diesel V6 powerplant just like in the Rebel model.

The standard engine to be equipped in the base model will be a 3.6L TDI V6 drivetrain that will be able to generate around 240 hp. Another powerplant will be the robust 5.7L HEMI diesel engine. All the engines above will come mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

That said, the HEMI engine will be able to yield up to 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity. The fuel consumption rating will be around 12 mpg, which by modest terms isn’t impressive. But those looking for more power should consider the 500 hp, Dodge RAM SRT 10.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 engine

The automobile giant has revealed that the vehicle will be availed in dissimilar trim models which will include the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 RAM Express and Tradesman. The latter will come fitted with a TorqueFlite 8 and a 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine combo.

The above-mentioned combo will result in a fuel return of 17/25 mpg in the city/highway. On the other hand, 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Express model will come fitted with TorqueFlite 8 and a 5.7L HEMI V8 engine combo.

The Express variant will feature some of these features; entirely black exterior, Dual Exhaust system, 20” aluminium wheels, etc. Other 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 variants will include the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Big Horn, Outdoorsman, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Laramie Limited.

Specifications (Ram 2500 Crew Cab)

Wheelbase: 149.4 in
Length: 237.4 in
Width: 79.1 in
Passenger volume: N/A
Passenger Capacity: 3
Cargo volume: 74.7 ft³
Curb weight: 6,059 lb
Top Speed: 99 mph
0-60: 8,4 sec
MPG: 17/25 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Low Vol Construction Yellow, Low Vol Dark Brown, Low Vol Detonator Yellow Clear Coat, Low Vol Hills Green, Low Vol Holland Blue, Low Vol Light Cream, Low Vol Light Green, Low Vol Midnight Blue Pearl Coat…
Towing Capacity: 17,600 lbs

Release Date & Price of the New 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Concept

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 front view, exterior, headlights and alloy wheels

The upcoming new Dodge RAM 2500 for 2016 year will come bundled in an MSRP tag of around $30,000 for the standard model. However, depending on the preferred trim model, the would-be buyer should expect to be set back by around $30,000-60,000.

The release date is expected to be before this fall, but it is going to be somewhere around when other notable trucks get to be released like the new Chevy Silverado and the 2016 Ford F-250.

Exterior & Interior Design – 2016 Dodge RAM 2500

Even though a significant part of the new Dodge RAM 2500 for 2016 year styling has been obtained from the outgoing model. The model should be expected to come with discerning features that will certainly cement its position as one of the leaders within the truck segment.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 front
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 front

Each and every point of interest in the RAM truck has been nailed splendidly well in both its exterior and interior configurations. The dominating and aggressive look of the truck has become its defining signature appearance.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 interior, leather front and rear seats

The significant changes that can be seen on its exterior include the design changes in the chrome fenders, bumpers, and scuff plates. Another add-on to the new scuffed framework is the black colour.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 back
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 back

Interior wise, the changes will be located mostly in the type of materials to be used in the new model. There will be extensive use of lighter and top quality materials that might include a new wood grain accents and a leather upholstery. Furthermore, expect metallic accents which should be able to match the interior and exterior design of the brand new truck almost to perfection.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 interior
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 interior

Its dashboard will come with either a 5” or an 8.4” touch screen display and will come adorned in some of the following safety features and equipment; blind spot monitoring, rear view camera, and parking sensors.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 trunk, cargo space

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