The 2024 Ram 2500 / 3500 Heavy Duty trucks are undisputed leaders in the world of heavy-duty pickups, showcasing unparalleled durability, performance, and innovation. This powerhouse of a vehicle boasts a remarkable combination of extreme towing capacity, cutting-edge technology, and luxurious comfort. Let’s explore the exceptional features that make the 2024 Ram Heavy Duty series a true force to be reckoned with.
In terms of raw power and capability, the 2024 Ram Heavy Duty lineup leaves no room for doubt. The Ram 3500, in particular, sets a new benchmark with an astonishing towing capacity of up to 37,090 pounds, demonstrating its ability to handle the most challenging tasks. The Ram 2500 isn’t far behind, offering an impressive towing capacity of up to 20,000 pounds. Moreover, the payload capacity is equally impressive, with the Ram 3500 boasting the capability to carry up to 7,680 pounds.
Under the hood, these trucks are equipped with a range of formidable engine options. The 6.4-liter (392 cubic-inch) HEMI® V8 engine, known as the Big Gas Engine (BGE), delivers a potent 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine features variable-valve timing (VVT) with Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation, ensuring an optimal balance of performance and efficiency.
For diesel enthusiasts, the Cummins Turbo Diesel lineup offers two compelling choices. The Standard-Output Turbo Diesel produces 370 horsepower and an impressive 850 lb.-ft. of torque, while the High-Output (H.O.) Turbo Diesel takes it even further with an extraordinary 420 horsepower and an astonishing 1,075 lb.-ft. of torque in the Ram 3500.
The 2024 Ram Heavy Duty doesn’t just excel in power; it also sets high standards for ride comfort and handling. The class-exclusive link-coil rear suspension system in the Ram 2500, complemented by the optional rear air suspension in both the 2500 and 3500 models, ensures a smooth and controlled ride, even when carrying heavy loads. This unique combination of power and finesse distinguishes the Ram Heavy Duty from its competitors.
Ram continues to lead in innovation, and the 2024 models are no exception. The Uconnect 5 infotainment system, featuring a user-friendly 12-inch touchscreen, offers a rich and intuitive interface that keeps drivers connected and in control. Additionally, the inclusion of a standard Tailgate Ajar warning lamp demonstrates Ram’s commitment to safety and convenience (the only significant change for 2024).
The 2024 Ram Heavy Duty offers a range of cab configurations to suit various preferences:
- Regular Cab with an 8-foot bed
- Crew Cab with a 6-foot, 4-inch bed
- Crew Cab with an 8-foot bed
- Mega Cab with a 6-foot, 4-inch bed (4×4 only)
The 2024 Ram Heavy Duty series also offers a diverse range of trim levels to cater to a wide array of preferences and needs:
- Big Horn/Lone Star
- Power Wagon
- Limited Longhorn
Customers can choose from 10 exterior colors for the lineup, including options like Delmonico Red Pearl, Flame Red, Hydro Blue (Power Wagon and Rebel only), Granite Crystal Metallic, Billet Silver Metallic, Diamond Black Crystal Pearl, Bright White, Olive Green (Power Wagon and Rebel only), Patriot Blue Pearl, and Pearl White.
For Tradesman and Big Horn/Lone Star models, customers can also pick from a list of specialty colors: Black, Midnight Blue, Republic Blue, New Holland Blue, Timberline Green, Case IH Red, Light Green, Omaha Orange, Utility Orange, School Bus Yellow, Construction Yellow, Detonator Yellow, Yellow, and National Safety Yellow.
The 2024 Ram Heavy Duty series has officially arrived on dealership lots, heralding a new era of uncompromising power and performance in the world of heavy-duty pickups. With unrivaled towing capacities, an array of robust engine options, and a host of cutting-edge features, these trucks stand as a testament to Ram’s commitment to excellence.