The 2500 is available with two engine options, two transmissions, two drivetrain configurations, three cab configurations and two bed lengths. The 2012 Ram 2500 is available with two engine options, two transmission options, and two drivetrain configurations. The single-piece chrome bumper wraps around the front of the truck, giving it a modern look and improved aerodynamics to help fuel economy. The cargo space available when you put the back seats down is incredible. Body style: Pickup Engines: 5. Bed lengths vary between 6-feet, 4-inches and 8 feet, depending on cab style, while the rear-axle configuration can be had with choice of the standard 2-wheel or heavy duty 4-wheel dually setup.
The optional engine is a Cummins-built turbodiesel 6. The carpet is protected by specially designed all-weather rubber mats with polished metal badging and removable carpet inserts. As expected in a modern pickup, the 2012 Ram 2500 comes loaded with safety features. I won't ever use the power from a diesel. The truck must be four wheel drive, crew cab, and have an 8 foot bed.
An exclusive instrument cluster has the appearance of hand-wrought jewelry with six chrome gauge rings set against a painted taupe silver background and a tooled-metal Laramie Longhorn edition badge. The Laramie Longhorn features a Texas-themed interior brushed aluminum trim, fake barbed wire accents, and fake belt buckles on the seat-back pockets. I'm hoping it will be around the same if not better in the 2012 with that 6 speed trans. All Ram 2500s also have electronic brake-force distribution, hill-start assist, and Park Sense rear park assist system to help drivers park their trucks. The new High-Output Cummins Turbo Diesel does not require diesel exhaust fluid and, although horsepower remains unchanged, delivers up to 40 more horsepower at cruising speeds than the previous Cummins engine. There is enough room for two dog kennels and all of our luggage. I have heard good and bad things about the mileage on those trucks.
Along with its roomy cab, comfortable seats and loads of storage bins and power outlets, the 2012 Ram Heavy Duty pickup offers an amazing array of available features, including heating elements for the steering wheel and rear seats, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable foot pedals — the list goes on and on. A six-speed automatic is the sole transmission option on Hemi-equipped Ram 2500s. Heavy-duty versions of the Ram can seat up to six people in certain configurations, and competitors include the Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F-Series Super Duty. I did also get the 24 valve cummins aligned today after installing the new steering linkage on the front end. Ram Power Wagons come standard with a raised suspension, a 12,000-lb Warn winch on the front bumper, 33-inch off-road tires and a two-tone paint scheme with Power Wagon graphics. The Ram 2500 is available in three cab configurations, Regular, Crew, and Mega Cab, Mega being the largest by far. Reverse Lights: Auxbeam 3' L.
The remote start feature is great too, you can start it from your house and when you get it it is ready to roll. The one major plus that I know about the 2012 and 13 Rams is that they now have a six speed automatic transmission which runs at about 1500 rpm at highway speeds. I won't ever use the power from a diesel. The biggest change on the is a 150 lb-ft torque boost on its Cummins Turbodiesel I-6, bringing torque up to 800 lb-ft when equipped with an automatic transmission manual transmissions keep the old 650 lb-ft. The seats will either heat or cool, if it is cold, the steering wheel heats up. I'm hoping it will be around the same if not better in the 2012 with that 6 speed trans. Vehicle Details Inside the 2012 Ram Heavy Duty pickups is a very un-workman-like interior.
The Ram 2500 is your typical pickup truck: aggressively styled, and available with numerous bed and cab configurations. Also I am willing to listen to suggestions if anyone else has experience hauling between 500 to 3000 pounds in one load. . The Laramie Longhorn features a Texas-themed interior brushed aluminum trim, fake barbed wire accents, and fake belt buckles on the seat-back pockets. The other engine option is the aforementioned 6. I'm using a 2004 1500 hemi now and get 17-18mpg highway 65mph with 500-800 lbs in my bed.
It's a Hemi-powered 2500 Crew Cab with electric-locking front and rear differentials, electronic-disconnecting sway bar, Bilstein shocks, 32-inch tires, skid plates, 4. The Ram 2500 is your typical pickup truck: aggressively styled, and available with numerous bed and cab configurations. Vehicle Overview The heavy-duty Ram 2500 and 3500 are available in three cab styles: regular cab, crew cab and mega cab. Great truck, good deal, fun ride. If it's your truck then you tell the boss what you'll haul and when, least until he's paying for your truck. The 4th gen dodge rams ride a lot smoother and even though this one has 5.
Four-wheel drive is available on all models except for the rock-crawling Power Wagon, which gets four-wheel drive standard. All 2012 2500s come standard including front driver and passenger airbags, full-length side-curtain airbags, and front seat-mounted side airbags. I have opted for the 2012 Ram 2500 with the hemi engine because if I go up to a diesel my boss will want me to pull a trailer which I do not want to do at this point. Reclining rear seats are one of the perks to be had with the Mega Cab, while Crew Cab owners enjoy convenient under-floor storage compartments. As expected in a modern pickup, the 2012 Ram 2500 comes loaded with safety features.
Body style: Pickup Engines: 5. The optional engine is a Cummins-built turbodiesel 6. The base engine for the Ram 2500 is a 5. The Laramie Longhorn is equipped with all of the standard equipment found on the top-level Ram Laramie plus navigation radio, remote start, a backup camera, front ventilated seats and rear heated seats. Buyers can choose single or dual rear wheels and a 6-foot-4-inch or 8-foot cargo box.