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Chrysler cuts prices on Ram HD pickups

by Bill Cawthon on

Big pickup buyers will get more content for less money with the new 2010 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups. According to Chrysler Group, the big Rams will have a base price of $28,165 for standard cab models, $31,415 for Crew Cab models and $36,865 for Mega Cab models. The Quad Cab has been dropped, replaced by the larger Crew Cab that accounts for a significant percentage of large pickup sales. The premium Laramie trim level will start at $42,240; a Power Wagon starts at $45,780.

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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