2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Release Date, Diesel, MPG, Specs – Have you been searching for a car lately? You may want to keep the money with you a little bit longer in order to get the new Dodge Ram truck that is soon to be unleashed in the market. The entire Dodge nameplate comes in three different options which include the Ram 1500, Ram 2500 and Ram 3500.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500
2016 Dodge RAM 2500

For the past 11 years, the automaker has successfully produced three generations of the Dodge Ram, since the 2016 year model will now enter the market as the fourth generation model.

For this year, all the trim models will come in different body styles and configurations over their previous models. The interior of the models will also see different cab sizes which will be dependent on the customer’s preference.

There will be the regular cab, four-door crew cab, and quad cab for the interior specs. As for the exterior design, buyers should expect a recent redesign that will be manifested through the bold new grille and the stylish red and black trim models that will come with an embossed tread pattern.

Engine Specs – 2016 Dodge RAM 2500

Besides the exterior and interior design changes, the brand new RAM 2500 model will offer several engines beneath its bonnet. All the engine options will be graced with an Eco-diesel V6 engine.

The base engine will be a 3.6L TDI V6 engine that will be able to crank out about 240 hp. or better yet, you will have an option of choosing the powerful 5.7L HEMI engine. Both of the engines above will come paired to an eight-speed auto transmission system.

With the aforesaid features, the engine will be able to generate up to 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity. The fuel consumption rate will be around 12 mpg, which by modest terms is not impressive.

The automaker has revealed that the vehicle will come in different trim models which will include the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 RAM Tradesman and Express. The Tradesman will come equipped with a TorqueFlite 8 and a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine combination.

The above combination will result in a fuel return of around 17/25 mpg in the city/highway. As for the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Express, the model version will come equipped with a combination of TorqueFlite 8 and a 5.7L HEMI V8 engine.

The Express model will feature some of the following features; Dual Exhaust system, 20” aluminium wheels, entirely black exterior, etc. other trim models for the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 will include the 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Big Horn, Sport, Outdoorsman, Laramie, Laramie Limited and Laramie Longhorn.

Price & Release Date of the New 2016 Dodge RAM 2500

The upcoming new 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 will come bundled in an msrp tag of around 30,000 USD for the base version. Depending on the trim model chosen, the would-be buyer should expect a price range of around 30,000-60,000 USD.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 relase date
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 release date

The release date is expected to be before the beginning of next year.

Exterior and Interior Design – 2016 Dodge RAM 2500

Even though a great part of the new 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 styling has been obtained from the outgoing model. The new model will come with unique features that will cement its position as one of the leader in the truck segment.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 front
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 front

Each and every point of interest has been nailed splendidly well in both its interior and exterior configurations. The forceful and assertive look that has become synonymous with the truck will be noticeable too.

The major changes that come be seen on its exterior include the redesigns in the bumpers, scuff plates, and chrome fenders. Also added to the new scuffed framework is the black colour.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 back
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 back

On the other hand, the interior changes will be located mostly in the type of materials that will be used in the new model. There will be extensive use of top quality material which will include a new leather upholstery and wood grains. In addition, expect metallic accents which will match the interior and exterior design of the brand new truck perfectly.

2016 Dodge RAM 2500 interior
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 interior

The dashboard will come with either a 5 or an 8.4” touch screen and will come with some of the following features; blind spot monitoring, parking sensors, and rear view camera. Additionally, expect Bluetooth connectivity feature to be added too.