It has not been abused or added on to. 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. Order the Popular Equipment Group which has the Infinity speaker upgrade. Thanks Dodge for keeping an old idea going strong. But even the 2500 Laramie Quad Cab 4x4 we drove was still capable of accelerating from zero to 60 miles per hour in about seven seconds. The miles per gallon is so-so.
There are two cargo-box lengths, of eight feet with the Regular Cab, six feet, three inches with the Mega Cab and either size for the Quad Cab. The interior is nicely appointed. Have logged a little over 1,800 miles without incident. These full-size leviathans are built to tote and transfer big-time payloads and pull trailers weighing in excess of 10,000 pounds. Each delivers outstanding performance and is available with a choice of transmissions.
No, it's got older technology and feel to it. The six-speed automatic transmission is an equally laudable and smooth operator. Is this the best truck out there? However, lots of plastic to look at. Things an animal chained up Ive pulled brands new 4x4s out of some nasty spots with this thing. The front has a lot of space the back seats are a little cramped for tall people.
It appears to be in good mechanical shape a. Much easier to clean than cloth. Inch gasoline V8 and a 3 speed column shift transmission. I have had for 5 years. The top-line Laramie trim level includes leather and faux wood in Mega Cabs as well as a power driver's seat, dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel cruise-control buttons, security alarm and more brightwork in Quad Cabs. Depending on a variety of circumstances, any open recall shown in this vehicle. It needs to self clean every so often and the only way to do that is to get out on the freeway and drive it hard.
My truck is a regular cab and has a fabulous storage bin behind the seats along with extra hooks in the interior for hanging lots of items. This truck has everything I want. Heavy-duty pickups are a special breed of hauler. Has a little bit of a rougher ride because of the straight axle under the front but nothing i wasn't used to already. I tried to order this truck with leather seating.
The last thing I need is a 1300 lb engine weighing me down in the bush. If I were to replace it, I would buy the 1 ton so a truck camper would fit better. No top and needs electrical work. No other production truck compares. Overall very good and dependable truck.
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. Available on nearly all 2500s and 3500s, this refined, rugged and super-clean diesel develops 350 horsepower with a heady 650 pound-feet of torque at 1500 rpm when backed with its available six-speed automatic or 610 pound-feet at 1400 rpm with the standard six-speed manual transmission. Previous owner put new floors in the cab. It is a 318 cubic inch, runs well, quiet exhaust; I have welded up the rear wheelhouse 1 inch rusted areas with 20 gauge metal, with enough filler to cover the welds. With it, you get a diesel particulate filter for the exhaust. So I had the seat re-upholstered in leather. Past few years its had plugs, wires,cap,rotor,points, battery,alternator.
The Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks offer two different engines for two different kinds of customers. Convenience Features 1-touch down Tilt steering wheel Air conditioning Front beverage holders Speed control Illuminated entry Rear beverage holders Power windows Passenger door bin Remote keyless entry Overhead console. Some brands don't have them on both sides. Handling is excellent and visibility is great also. Driving It A strong, stiff frame and decently sorted suspension endow the Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks with a good basic foundation. Please see 1976 Dodge Power Wagon 4X4 year built 1976. Slightly raucous on cold starts, the potent diesel quickly quiets down and is always virtually smoke and odor-free.
Engine: 350 cuin Chevy Transmission: 4 speed manual transmission. The truck has a real rugged look which appeals to me. We will have the paperwork, bill of sale as we are looking for it. Odometer is 40535 miles below market average! If I want to save on fuel I'll by a smart car. This is a rare truck, only a handful built in 1961, most of these W100 models were built in 1962.