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Austin TX Area l 2018 RAM 3500 Truck

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The Magnificent 2018 RAM 3500

The 3500 is part of the manufacturer's heavy duty lineup and has been in production since 2010. A friendly representative at Benny Boyd Auto Group can provide you with further details about the new model and Austin specials for the updated RAM pickup.

The new 2018 3500 is a superior heavy duty truck that comes with an available 6.7 Cummins turbo diesel engine that has amped the torque and produces some of the best numbers in its class. The Class-Exclusive optional six-speed automatic transmission also offers an innovative clutch that compensates for wear, which produces clutch performance that is like-new for the entire lifespan of the powertrain. The Class-Exclusive transmission is only offered with the 6.7 Cummins turbo diesel engine. If you want to learn about Austin specials for the pickup, contact Benny Boyd Auto Group today.

Austin TX Area l 2018 RAM 3500 Truck Overview

Interior

The interior of the new RAM truck comes with an innovative infotainment system that includes an available 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen system. In addition, the controls and knobs are easy to find and have a stylish yet rugged appeal. It is important to note the interior of the new model will vary based on the trim level. The standard trim is the Tradesman, which offers a basic AM/FM radio, vinyl flooring, a small information screen, and vinyl split bench seating. Other trims, such as the Laramie, Longhorn, Big Horn, Lone Star, SLT, and Limited, offer more luxurious and innovative features. The Big Horn and Lone Star trims comes with a variety of available upgrades that are not available on the other trims. The Laramie comes with leather seats and other luxurious features, but there are other trims that offer additional luxury. The Laramie Longhorn comes equipped with saddle-colored leather and genuine wood trim located throughout the interior. This model also comes with open-pore wood accents on the dashboard and lacquered wood is featured on the steering wheel. For further details about the interior of the new pickup, contact an authorized dealership serving Austin Texas.

Austin TX Area l 2018 RAM 3500 Truck Interior

Exterior

The exterior of the new model remains nearly the same as previous models, but there is a new grille that is offered on the Limited and Laramie Longhorn trims. The grille is meant to distinguish between the lower trims and upper trims. The 2018 pickup also comes with a backup camera that is located in the tailgate. In addition, there is a second camera that is available that provides drivers with the capability to view the bed, which can be helpful for drivers with Crew Cabs who frequently hitch a gooseneck. More information about the 2018 RAM 3500 can be obtained by contacting an authorized dealership in the Austin area.

Austin TX Area l 2018 RAM 3500 Truck Exterior

Mechanical

The mechanical features included in the new pickup include a suspension system that comes with a front axle with a three-link arm control system, which is available on 4WD and RWD configurations. Rear-wheel drive comes standard on the new model, but a 4WD option is also offered on every trim. The lower trims will come with a manual-shift transfer case, which includes a dogleg shifter that is located in the transmission tunnel. The heavy duty pickup can tow an impressive 30,000 pounds with the new fifth-wheel hitch that is included with the new model. The towing capability is the best in its class, and the hitch is removable but can still tow more weight than competitors such as the Ford F-450, which has a maximum towing capability of 27,500 pounds. The 3500's gooseneck hitch can tow an impressive 31,210 pounds. To learn more about the 2018 RAM 3500, contact a friendly representative at Benny Boyd. The knowledgeable staff can answer any questions you may have about the new model.

Austin TX Area l 2018 RAM 3500 Truck Mechanical

Powertrain

The powertrain in the new model offers an additional 30 pound per feet of torque and a 6.7-liter turbo diesel engine. The new heavy duty pickup can produce 385 horsepower at 2,800 rpm as well as 930 pounds per feet of torque at 1,700 rpm. When the 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel engine is paired with the optional AISIN six-speed automatic transmission, it produces the Best-in-Class torque rating. To learn more about the powertrain, contact an authorized RAM dealership serving Austin Texas.

Safety

The safety features included in the updated truck include a new standard backup assist camera, which is required to be on every new automobile sold in the United States. Other safety features that are included with the new model are Electronic Stability Control (ECS), side impact beams, ABS and driveline traction control, rear child safety locks, airbag occupancy sensor, dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted airbags, low tire pressure warning, emergency S.O.S., and ParkSense front and rear parking sensors. Those interested in the new model should visit an authorized dealer serving Austin Texas.

With the wide range of configuration options and trims available, the new pickup is among the top heavy duty pickup trucks of 2018. Visit Benny Boyd Auto Group to learn more about Austin specials that are available. Not only does the new model offer superior towing capability, it also offers a stylish exterior and innovative interior. If you want to learn more about the new heavy duty pickup, visit an authorized dealer today. There are a variety of heavy duty pickup trucks consumers have to choose from, but the 2018 RAM 3500 is among the heavy duty pickup trucks in its class. To learn more, visit an authorized dealership today.