Heavy duty 2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab truck is a mid-range model of Ram lineup, since it is bigger than Regular model, but still smaller than Mega Cab configuration. This four-door pickup is working vehicle with more room for passengers, but due to extended cabin, it is available with shorter bed size. Its power is not questionable, since towing capacity for some models go between 11,000 and 11,500 pounds for base vehicles. Of course, with some extra packages, this record can be upgraded. Also, Crew Cab configuration offers a lot more trim levels than Regular model.
2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab vs Regular and Mega cab
First difference between these models is in cab layout. There are four doors on 2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab, comparing to only two for Regular cab model. However, Mega cab offers same configuration, but its cabin is stretched more than Crew Cab. This also affects the bed size. Overall size is 19 ft 8 inches, and it is 5 inches more than base and one foot less than upper vehicle. While other two models have either 6.4-feet or 8-feet long bed, Crew Cab of 2016 Ram 2500 can offer both variants. Horsepower and torque levels are same for all trucks with same engine options.
2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab engine
Base models of 2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab are equipped with 5.7-l VVT V8 HEMI drivetrain. This powertrain can make 383 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. It can take up to 13,890 pounds of load. Mid-range engine, 6.4-l V8 HEMI, can tow up to 16,320 lbs. From this unit, 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque are propelled. This engine features multi-displacement system and fuel saver technology.
Last, but not the least is diesel-powered Cummins unit. A 6.7-l displacement lays under the hood, and V8 can do massive torque of 800 pound-feet. It also delivers 370 hp and tows up to 18,000 lbs. Maximum payload of diesel unit is 3,160 pounds. There is only one type of transmission prepared for 2016 Ram 2500 Crew Cab. It is 6-speed gearbox, available as automatic or manual.