2018 Dodge Ram 3500 Review, Use of High Strength Steel

The 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 is set to make its grand debut during the Detroit Auto Show. However, potential buyers shouldn’t expect the automaker to make an instant switch to a light body. Even though Ford Company has used lighter aluminium body on their latest F-150, the new Dodge Ram 3500 model is expected to use aluminium at a reasonable cost and in selected components. The good news for Dodge enthusiasts is that you can still manage to make fuel savings because the truck comes with an option of using a diesel engine.

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 front

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 – Use of High Strength Steel and Aluminum:

The 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 will come with more than 10 inches of ground clearance. The traditional crosshair grille has been replaced with one slat unit that comes with the prominent “RAM” logo. Its front bumper will come with a skid plate, LED fog lamps, tow hooks and a power dome that’s made of aluminium. The truck will sit on 17-inch alloy rims. Nevertheless, you can still fit larger tires for improved off-road performances.

The truck is also expected to be of a lightweight body made of assorted materials. This will help to support the engine performance while also reducing fuel consumption. It will also have better speed limits as compared to its predecessors.

The interior design of the 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 will be upgraded using vinyl seats and a black instrument panel that comes with gray and red accent stitching. You might think that the centre console has been made of cast iron due to the iron gray metallic finishes. The new truck is expected to come with the latest technological features. The standard air-conditioning system has been replaced with the climate control technology while its radio has been upgraded using the latest CD player that has an iPod connection. Moreover, a satellite navigation is expected to be a standard feature in this new model.

The new leather seats will enhance maximum comfort for both the driver and the passenger. In regard to safety, the Dodge Ram 3500 will have safety features like the parking sensors, rear view camera as well as safety airbags fitted in it to enhance a better driving experience.

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 interior

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 – Modifications in the Engine:

Under the hood, the truck will come with the standard 5.7-liters V8 engine that’s able to produce 383 horsepower. It you need more power, you can still opt for the 6.7-liters Hemi engine that can generate 385 horsepower and 410 lb-ft. of torque. The engine is expected to be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 will be available in a 4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive depending on your preferences. When it comes to the performance, the truck will be able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 9 seconds. It can also reach a maximum speed of 105 miles per hour. As for fuel consumption, the Dodge Ram 3500 will have a rating of 28 mpg.

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 side

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 – Price and Rumors Date:

The 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 will be released into the market towards the end of 2017 or in the beginning of 2018. The base price will be around 35,000 dollars. However, the price might go as high as 45,000 dollars depending on the options that you choose.

4 Responses to 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 Review, Use of High Strength Steel

  1. Roland Galloway says:

    What HP will the Cummings Engin have and Torque and will the limited have a special Grill ?

  2. Roland Galloway says:

    What HP will the Cummings Engin have and Torque and will the limited have a special Grill ?

  3. Rev.Ron! says:

    2018 diesel 2500 3500 Cummings lariat longhorn mega cab lifted white & peanut butter interior or burgundy with peanut butter bottom & peanut butter interior

  4. Bill says:

    why does Dodge not have a extend caB. AS A LIFE TIME DODGE RAM OWNER, guess I,ll hAVE TO GO TO fORD OR GM AND SWOLLOW MY PRIDE IN TRUCKS

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