2018 Ram 2500 Houston TX
2018 Ram 2500 at Clear Lake
When it comes to heavy-duty pickup trucks, one company stands out from the rest. The Ram 2500 is first and foremost a heavy-duty pickup truck, giving you the reliability and durability that you deserve while featuring the latest in technology, and the style that has endeared so many to this truck brand. Are you looking for more reasons to buy a Ram 2500? Well, these new to 2018 features may sway you even further. The first of these features is the new edition, Limited Tungsten, giving you an ultra-luxurious feel. Other new additions include a standard backup camera to make your life easier, an upgrade to the Sport model’s appearance, and a remote exterior switch that can activate the LED bed lights in the truck bed. Whether you want a workhorse pickup truck, or a luxurious pickup truck, or something in between, Ram has you covered.
- 5.7-liter HEMI V8
- Standard six-speed automatic transmission
- Optional 6.7-liter Cummins V8 Turbo Diesel
- Electronic stability control
- Side-curtain airbags
- Front seat-mounted side airbags
- Eight model options
- Three cab options
- 17-inch steel wheels
What are the standard and optional safety features that are available with the Ram 2500?
The Ram 2500 comes standard with advanced multistage front airbags, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring display, side-curtain front airbags, side-curtain airbags,front seat-mounted side airbags, speed control, Sentry Key theft deterrent system, and a ParkView rear back up camera. Optional features including a security alarm, a remote start system, ParkSense rear park assist system, ParkSense front and rear park assist system, and a center high-mount stop lamp with cargo view camera.
What are the customization options for the Ram 2500?
This powerful and impressive heavy-duty pickup truck comes in eight different model options. That is a lot of choices given to you in order to find which Ram 2500 is the best fit! Along with these options are a few bed and cab configurations. The Regular Cab comes with an 8-ft bed. The Crew Cab comes with both a 6-ft 4-in bed and an 8-ft bed. The Mega Cab comes with a 6-ft 4-in bed. These options make the Ram 2500 a very flexible truck, giving you the decision to choose not only the model but how much room you’ll receive in the cab and bed! The 2500 Tradesman is the base model, adding a locking tailgate, 17-inch steel wheels, a six-speaker stereo that gives you an auxiliary audio input and a USB port, a 40/20/40-split front bench, and automatic headlights. The interior is vinyl, with the option to choose a cloth bench seat at no additional cost! The 2500 SLT is a step up from the Tradesman, featuring an integrated trailer brake controller, a power-sliding rear window, full power accessories, Bluetooth, satellite radio, 18-inch steel wheels, and a 5-inch touchscreen. For a more luxurious option that isn’t as work-centric, but still incredibly capable, the 2500 Laramie Longhorn gives you many impressive features. These features include a wood steering wheel trim, wood interior, cream-colored bumpers, a spray-in bed liner, power-adjustable pedals with memory settings, HD radio, heated rear seats, and upgraded leather upholstery.
What are the powertrain options for the Ram 2500?
The base engine for the Ram 2500 is the HEMI 5.7-liter V8 VVT. This engine does not only come with a six-speed automatic transmission, but Heavy Duty Engine Cooling, and a Next Generation Engine Controller. This 5.7-liter powertrain can create 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. One of the other powertrains available is the HEMI 6.4-liter V8 that also comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and produces 429 lb-ft of torque and 410 horsepower. The final engine available can create 900 pound-feet of torque and is known as the Cummins 6.7-liter V8 High-Output Turbo Diesel. For the best performance, you can choose between either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Ram 2500
This is the heavy-duty pickup truck that outshines its competitors. With eight model options, three cab options, and the latest in technology–this truly is the best pickup truck on the market. Ram once again delivers a reliable truck for every occasion. Schedule a test drive today!