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The heavy-duty Ram 2500 provides impressive hauling and towing capabilities, with a 19,780-pound towing capacity when properly equipped. Significantly, the updated Ram 2500 offers important active safety features, such as FCW, AEB, and BSW, on all versions.
The standard gasoline powertrain is a 6.4-liter V8, which puts out 410 hp, teamed with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The diesel-powered version boasts a 370-hp, 6.7-liter six-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic. It continues to offer the excellent Uconnect infotainment system, with an optional 12-inch customizable screen.
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2019-2020
2019 Redesign Year
$36,475 - $70,550
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$33,375 - $66,825
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2013-2018
2013 Redesign Year
Like other heavy duty versions, the 2500 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.
$29,100 - $55,950
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$25,550 - $50,100
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$13,625 - $45,625
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$11,350 - $42,600
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$18,725 - $40,300
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$18,225 - $35,725
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2011-2012
2011 Redesign Year
In 2011, the Ram pickups separated from Dodge and formed its own brand. Like other heavy duty versions, the 2500 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.
$16,025 - $32,225
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$14,425 - $27,725
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