The 2023 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks come with several changes and additions this time around. We’ve got a new trim, Rebel, that has been added to the 2500 lineup only. It comes with either a gasoline or diesel engine, and comes standard in four-wheel drive.
Moreover, a 30.48 cm digital gauge cluster has been added, with more info and options. Plus, a digital rearview mirror with side camera integration is added for a safer driving experience. For towing, they’re featuring a Trailer Reverse Steering control system as an added option for a safer towing experience. Finally, the highlight of the new features is the Mopar performance hood that’ll be available only on the Laramie and Limited trims.
Specifications and Fuel Economy
There are two engines offered with the Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty models: gas and diesel. The gas engine’s powertrain holds a 6.4L HEMI V8, which outputs 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The diesel engine, a 6.7L Turbo diesel inline-six, outputs 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) is standard for all trims, and four-wheel drive (4WD) is optional.
The RAM 2500 and 3500 are top-class in towing, with the diesel class able to tow up to 9,072kg. They also have four, and seven-pin wiring connectors and LED hitch lamps. Plus, they come with integrated trailer brake controllers. The fifth wheel/gooseneck prep package includes several mounting holes, a bed-mounted seven-pin connector, and a cover.
Moreover, they come equipped with the Uconnect multimedia centre, upgraded to have four times more processing speed, three times more memory, and three times better screen resolution. It has multi-phone wireless connectivity, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and better personalization options.
Trims and Pricing
The Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks come in many trims: Starting with the Tradesman, it comes at a starting price of around $58,000 across Canada. Then it’s followed by the Big Horn, the Power Wagon, the Laramie, the Limited Longhorn, and Limited. Let’s also not forget the new 2500 Rebel trim, which will have a starting price of around $75,000.
Overall, the 2023 Ram 2500 & 3500 Heavy Duty trucks are top picks for anyone looking for the best in towing capacity and engine power, with several modern and luxurious options to choose from. Learn more, book one for a test drive, and reserve your pick at Scarsview Chrysler today!