Entry level of a heavy duty 2016 Ram 2500 has the least features and trims in its offer. However, this truck is very useful and functional, it was made to work, and it is doing it well. There are three cab configurations and many trim levels. First truck you will have chance to see is base model, 2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab. With shorter cabin than Crew Cab and Mega Cab, this configuration has its advantages in price and towing capacity. But, on the other hand, it lacks for some features that are offered with other cab configurations.
2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab – packages
Finally, 2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab is available in just two trim levels. Tradesman and SLT are entry trims that cost the least. On these trucks, you can get variable intermittent wipers and privacy glass. Then, as standard, come 17-inch steel wheels, vinyl floor covering, trailer hitch and wiring, 4-wheel ABS. However, all buyers can boost its Regular cab of Ram 2500 with various Tradesman Quick Order Packages, Chrome Appearance Group or 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Towing Preparatory package.
2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab – engines
Three types of powertrains are available for 2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab. Base models come with 5.7-l VVT HEMI V8 under its hood. This drivetrain can produce 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Maximum load that powertrain can take is 13,890 lbs without upgrades. Higher trims are powered from 6.4L HEMI V8 with multi-displacement system. It also features fuel saver technology, and its outputs are 410horses and 429 lb-ft of torque. Capacity for hauling is higher, with over 16,000 lbs ready for loading.
Finally, top of the class is 6.7-l Cummins I6 turbo diesel unit. With monster torque level of 800 lb-ft and 370 hp of power, it can tow 18,000 pounds. Standard transmission is automated 6-speed gearbox, while manual can be purchased as optional. The 2016 Ram 2500 Regular cab with all variants, can be bought as rear-wheel drive of all-wheel drive pickup truck.