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Ram Makes First ’16

by David Zatz on

The first 2016 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty with the 900-pound-foot (torque) Cummins diesel engine has rolled off the line: a Laramie Longhorn Mega Cab.

2016 Ram Heavy Duty

All 2016 Ram 3500 “duallies” (having four rear wheels, two on each side) with a Cummins diesel and Aisin automatic transmission can tow 30,000 pounds or more, using SAE J2807 criteria.

The 2016 Ram 3500 regular-cab rear-drive model holds the pickup towing capability title at 31,210 pounds. Ram 3500 Heavy Dutys also are payload-hauling champs at 7,390 pounds.

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304

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