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Ram 3500
2017
Ram 3500 2017 crew cab Trim Shown: 2017 crew cab 4WD Automatic
The Ram 3500 mirrors the recent improvements that benefited the Ram 1500, but is much bigger and brawnier. Chrysler's powerful 383-hp, 5.7-liter V8 is the standard engine, but you can opt for the torque-rich 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel. That strong-pulling diesel engine is not available on the Ram 1500. There is also a 6.4-liter V8. The truck lends itself easily to fifth wheel towing and can be outfitted with a snow-plow preparation kit. The crew cab's rear seat is very roomy, but access to the tall cabin is a chore. Reliability has been well below average.
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2013-2016
2013 Redesign Year
Ram 3500 2016 Trim Shown: 2016 Crew Cab
Like other heavy duty versions, the 3500 has a stiff ride that bounces passengers around. Choosing this heavy duty work truck over the regular 1500 lets you opt for a Cummins 5.9-liter diesel six-cylinder engine. Chrysler's 5.9-liter V8 and, for 2003, a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 was also available. The crew cab's rear seat is tight and upright. In 2011, the Ram pickups separated from Dodge and formed its own brand.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $21,350 - $28,150 $18,860 - $25,460
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2015 $19,200 - $43,950 $16,710 - $40,950
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2014 $16,000 - $41,800 $13,610 - $38,850
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2013 $20,675 - $36,850 $18,175 - $33,875
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2011-2012
2011 Redesign Year
Ram 3500 2012 Trim Shown: 2012 Mega
In 2011, the Ram pickups separated from Dodge and formed its own brand. Like other heavy duty versions, the 3500 has a stiff ride that bounces passengers around. Choosing this heavy duty work truck over the regular 1500 lets you opt for a Cummins 5.9-liter diesel six-cylinder engine. Chrysler's 5.9-liter V8 and, for 2003, a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 was also available. The crew cab's rear seat is tight and upright.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2012 $23,050 - $40,150 $20,300 - $36,900
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2011 $21,300 - $36,125 $18,425 - $32,825
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