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Dodge launches Tradesman at $22,780

by David Zatz on

Ram CEO Fred Diaz said that the new Tradesman was set up for commercial use, a “hardworking truck for hardworking people.” It stressed its dependability, starting with the 5.7 Hemi engine with 390 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque with 20 mpg on the highway.

Ram Tradesman

The Ram 1500 Tradesman pickup has a V8 engine, is more capable and highly capable than the competition’s V6, and comes with a class IV hitch, 17 inch wheels, and more, with up to 10,400 lb of towing, best in class of entry level full size pickups. It has 1660 pounds of payload, and will be available in the second quarter with short or long beds.

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