If there’s one vehicle that Maple Creek and Brooks drivers associate with pure, uncompromising power and performance, it’s the 2016 Ram 2500. This is a vehicle capable of putting up to 800 lb-ft of torque at your disposal, plus a whole range of Class-Exclusive features, so it ably outpaces every other heavy-duty truck on the market. Find out more about the 2016 Ram 2500 in this quick overview that highlights all you need to know.
The 2016 Ram 2500 brings heavy-duty power and capability to Maple Creek and Brooks drivers across seven stunning trim levels, including:
ST: Starts at $36,895
SLT: Starts at $38,895
Outdoorsman: Starts at $47,990
Power Wagon: Starts at $51,395
Laramie: Starts at $53,195
Laramie Longhorn: Starts at $58,195
Laramie Limited: Starts at $60,995
Powertrains and Efficiency
After you’ve chosen your ideal trim level, the 2016 Ram 2500 allows you to select from three cutting-edge engines.
6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6: Harnessing up to 370 horsepower and a staggering 800 lb-ft of torque, the Turbo Diesel is a force of nature. It also offers Best-in-Class recommended oil change intervals of up to 24,000 km, will commonly have a lifetime over 500,000 km, and is available with a Class-Exclusive 6-speed manual transmission.
5.7L HEMI VVT V8: The HEMI V8 is one of the most popular engines around, and not without reason. It generates up to 383 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque, and Variable Valve Timing (VVT) ensures a smooth delivery of power throughout the rpm range.
6.4L HEMI VVT V8: With a 410 horsepower, 429 lb-ft of torque output, this HEMI produces the most power of any gas engine in its class. A deep-skirt cast-iron block with cross-bolted main bear caps ensures durability; FuelSaver MDS Technology improves fuel economy.
With that level of power at its command, the 2016 Ram 2500 is able to defy even the highest of expectations in terms of carrying and hauling, making this a solid pick for Maple Creek and Brooks drivers in search of a dependable working vehicle:
Payload: You’ll be able to carry up to an impressive 3,990 lb (1,810 kg).
Towing: The Turbo Diesel beats all heavy-duty trucks in its class with a towing capacity of up to 17,980 lb (8,156 kg).
Of course, the 2500 boasts the capability to get you where you need to go – not just the power needed to carry and tow, with features including:
Segment-Exclusive Multilink Coil Spring Rear Suspension: Comes as standard with both 4×2 and 4×4 models to improve handling and ride quality across all conditions.
Segment-Exclusive Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension: If a load is detected on the rear suspension, this system will automatically apply air pressure in order to level your vehicle, maintaining a safe relationship between vehicle and trailer.
Segment-Exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System: Lockable, weatherproof, and offering illuminated storage, the RamBox represents the best in-bed system around.
If you truly need to excel across the backcountry, find Canada’s most capable off-road full-size pickup in the Ram 2500 Power Wagon model. It offers a manual part-time shift-on-the-fly transfer case, skid plates, 33-inch all-terrain tires, and Bilstein gas-charged monotube shocks.
The 2016 Ram 2500 is defined by its powerhouse engine options and outstanding performance, but that isn’t all that it has to offer. The team over at Ram have pulled out all the stops to ensure that this model is as comfortable as possible, meaning that drivers will benefit from the latest and greatest onboard features, including:
Uconnect 8.4 Multimedia Centre: Provides convenient control of your entertainment, temperature, and available 3D navigation system, all on a crystal-clear 8.4-inch touchscreen.
ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera: Provides a high-resolution image of the area behind your 2500 whenever reverse is engaged, using grid lines to help you steer into tricky spots.
Media Hub: Allows you to quickly connect up your smartphone and other personal devices with an auxiliary input jack and USB port.
The 2016 Ram 2500 Combines Brains and Brawn in an Unmissable Package
If you’re looking for the top heavy-duty truck in the country, you’re looking for the 2016 Ram 2500. To check it out in the flesh, or to arrange a test drive, just contact one of the team at Jackson Dodge today. We can’t wait to put our Maple Creek and Brooks customers behind the wheel of this powerful truck, so hurry on down to see us today!