The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty is a very popular truck in the United States, this model debuted back in 2009. The most recent model, named 2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty will hit the market sometime next year. According to Company, we can expect a lot of redesigns and new things. The exterior will be a bit redesigned while the interior design will receive some new systems.
2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Exterior design
The exterior design of this model will be very robust, as every Ram 2500, and we can expect some little cosmetics changes from the outside. At the first glance, you can definitely see more power. Also, we can expect the addition of some style and this model will be more modern than before. The front fascia is very muscular, also, the front grille will look quite amazing and it should be made from chrome material with a small logo in the middle. The general shape will remain the same as before and this model will have the same dimensions as the current model.
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The headlights will be redesigned and the LED system will power it. The rear side will probably remain the same as before, but this is not official yet. According to Company, we can expect six trim levels including Laramie, Big Horn, SLT, Ram Tradesman, Laramie Longhorn and Outdoorsman. The exterior will be the same in all six trims, with certain differences in the systems inside. At the sides, this model will ride on 18-inch aluminum wheels.
Some specifications: Length: 230.4 in. Width: 79.4 in. Wheelbase: 140.5 in. Passenger Capacity: 3 Cargo volume: 74.7 ft³ Curb weight: 7039 lb. Towing Capacity: 31,210 pounds(close to Super Duty series).
Ram 2500 Heavy Duty 2018 Interior design
The interior design of the resulting new 2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty will be very spacious and importantly very comfortable. We can expect new materials, including new and high-quality leather. All seats are very adjustable, and passengers will definitely enjoy in the pleasant ride. A lot of legroom and headroom is provided which is very important. Also, we can expect some new systems while some systems will be updated. Some of the available interior features will include a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, six-speaker premium sound system, modern air condition, cruise control, and many others.
Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood, this model will be powered by a V8 engine with a displacement of 5.7 L. The engine will be capable of generating up to 383 horsepower @ 5600 rpm as well as 400 lb.ft of torque @ 4000 rpm. The power from this engine will be routed to rear wheels. When it comes to transmissions system, the engine will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system. The more interesting engine could be 6.7L Cummins I-6 with the torque of terrifying 900 lb-ft. However, Ram is going further, it is possible that they want to reach the magic figures of 1,000 lb-ft?!
Top Speed is 106 mph, while acceleration from 0-60 mph is very solid 7.9 sec.
Price and Release date
The release date if the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty 2018 will be by the end of next year. When it comes to prices, the starting price for the base variant will be around $33.000.
2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty spy photos