The 3500 Quad and Mega cabs can be ordered as single rear wheel or dual rear wheel. A strong, stiff frame and decently sorted suspension endow the Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks with a good basic foundation. In addition, the base 3. The rear doors on Quad and Mega Cab models swing open nearly 90 degrees to facilitate loading and unloading. With a boat, the stock mirrors might be enough; towing a box trailer, you'll need to get some from Mopar or elsewhere as there's no optional tow mirror from the factory. These full-size leviathans are built to tote and transfer big-time payloads and pull trailers weighing in excess of 10,000 pounds. The Allison-supplied six-speed automatic transmission is an equally laudable and smooth operator.
Although 40% of buyers chose the Hemi, more than half of them signed up for 20-in. The 2500 and 3500 trucks come on either a 140. Remedy Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler and Dodge owners and Mitsubishi will notify the affected Raider owners. Dodge offers a special Power Wagon edition of the 2500 Quad Cab 4x4. However, the Ram does have some advantages of its own — notably the availability of the people-pampering Mega Cab and multiple best-in-class maximum tow ratings — that could figure into any purchase decision. The Ram 2500 and 3500 do offer an electronic stability system as an option on all models except the Power Wagon. Other changes include remote start available on diesel vehicles, limited-slip rear axle standard on 3500 models and larger front and rear brake rotors for all models.
Manual gearboxes are gone, so expect a higher base price on V-6 and 4. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. The rear end stays better planted and maintains balance to the understeer side, but switching off traction control will allow all the tail-wagging happiness you can throttle up. Additional shiny bits and chrome wheels are parts of higher trim levels, but no Ram truck includes a locking tailgate. With the same weight and more power, Hemis get down the road better than ever, and the dual exhaust adds suitable truck burble, though they still feel geared a bit too tall for a truck with two overdrives. The 3500 regular cab comes only as a dual-rear-wheel model. For those seeking up to 16,500 lb of towing capacity, there's the 6.
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Dodge offers a special Power Wagon edition of the 2500 Quad Cab 4x4. The recall for Mitsubishi started on June 24, 2015. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups will follow their 1500 brother in getting a full makeover for the 2010 model year. Adults should be comfortable in back of the Crew Cab as the rear row's dimensions mirror the front and there's toe room for the outboard riders.
Mitsubishi owners may call 1-888-648-7820. Lift up the second-row seat and there's 71 cubic feet of storage space. The 2500 and 3500 trucks come on either a 140. Vehicle Overview The Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups will follow their 1500 brother in getting a full makeover for the 2010 model year. Two-tier loading isn't built in, but the bed divider locks in place to segment it or flips over as a cargo extender while side rails carry securing cleats.
Slightly raucous on cold starts, the potent diesel quickly quiets down and is always virtually smoke and odor-free. Heavy-duty pickups are a special breed of hauler. Dodge also offers two snowplow packages that include selected skid plates, a heavy-duty battery and an anti-spin. All 2500 models come standard with the newly upgraded 5. There is carpet, but the door panels are easy-clean plastic, the gear indicators are lights that change color with gear selected, and even the standard sound system generates excellent sonic quality. As far as is concerned, we've reached the point of diminishing returns in making half-ton pickups bigger and increasing load capacities at every redesign. The Hemi also loses the six-speed manual transmission; it now comes only with the five-speed automatic.
The Quad Cab isn't quite as roomy as competing crew cabs, but it can be ordered with numerous creature comforts. The former handles the regular cab long-bed and Quad Cab short-bed, while the latter supports the Quad Cab long-bed and Mega Cab. You can get a moonroof and rear entertainment on Crew Cabs, and one or the other on Quad Cabs. The 3500 Quad and Mega cabs can be ordered as single rear wheel or dual rear wheel. The instruments are legible and most switches and controls well positioned — although the audio system selector buttons and the undersized display for the optional navigation system could use a rethink.
Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V817 in its entirety. Exterior This design has been around since 2003 and showcases the broad-shouldered look of the Ram's big-rig styling. The Power Wagon is available only in Quad Cab. New for 2009 With a new truck coming for 2010, Dodge trimmed down the Ram's heavy-duty lineup for 2009. Available Mega Cab Quite literally the biggest cabin in the pickup segment, the Mega Cab's additional 20 inches of length yields outstanding accommodations for front-seat and, particularly, rear-seat passengers. But even with Chrysler's efficiency-enhancing Multi-Displacement System, that can deactivate four cylinders under light-load cruising conditions, real-world mpg will still peak in the mid-teens with either the six-speed manual transmission or the available five-speed automatic.
The right rear has a drink well underfloor and the subwoofer underseat. All 2500 models come standard with the newly upgraded 5. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. People with smaller hands may find the handle too large and prefer the simple toggle on the column shifter. The massive crosshair grille, creased hood, air dam and sculpted bumper increase the intimidation factor when viewed from the front.
Also, the Laramie's fat T-bar shifter has chrome bulges that seem like they would be release buttons, but they aren't -- pressing them is merely frustrating. That was a good indication the half-ton didn't need to be made bigger, heavier, or less economical, without sacrificing payload or towing capacity. Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. The left tie rod assembly may break. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.