2023 Ram 2500 & 3500 Heavy Duty
If you’re looking for Heavy Duty trucks, then Ram is the brand for you. The 2023 Ram 2500 and 3500 offers some of the best performance in their class. We look at the features and specs of these trucks and the available trims. However, first, we start with what’s new for 2023.
New For 2023You can choose between an analog or digital 30.48cm gauge cluster. You can also add a digital rearview mirror integrated with a side camera. You can further add a Trailer Reverse Steering Control system, with trailer tow-mirrors sporting telescoping capability. The Laramie and Limited trims also feature an optional Mopar sports performance hood. Finally, the 2023 models have enhanced camera systems, like multiple view modes and blind-spot view.
Key FeaturesYour infotainment system uses Uconnect 5 on a 30.48cm touchscreen. Five USB ports are available, and three outlets of 115V that handle up to 400W are provided. There are also several driver’s assist technologies, like forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control.
Performance and Towing CapacityYour standard engine is the 6.4L HEMI V-8 engine with VVT and Fuel Saver Technology. Your horsepower is up to 410 hp, and your torque is up to 581.6 nm. However, you can upgrade to a 6.7L Cummins Standard-Output Turbo Diesel engine on both models, with a horsepower of 370 hp and torque of 1,152.4 nm. The Ram 3500 can also upgrade to a 6.7L Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel engine, with 420 hp and torque of 1,457.5 nm.
The Ram 2500 can tow up to 9,071.85kg. However, it’s topped by the 2023 Ram 3500, which boasts an impressive towing capacity of up to 16,824kg and takes payloads up to 3,447kg. The 2500 model uses a five-link coil and air suspension systems, while the 3500 uses the Hotchkiss leaf spring system in the rear and a supplemental air suspension system.
Model Lineups and ConfigurationThis truck has six trim levels in 10 monotone and two Tu-tone colours. The model lineups are Tradesman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Power Wagon, Laramie, Limited Longhorn and Limited. When looking at truck configurations, you have a 4x2 and 4x4 configuration. The 4x2 configuration has the option of a Crew Cab 1.9m bed, a Regular Cab 2.44m bed, or a Crew Cab 2.44m bed. The 4x4 configuration has all those options and a Mega Cab 1.9m bed.