About This Vehicle
Unparalleled torque and pulling power of Cummins diesel; the tow king, with ratings up to 30,000 pounds; choice of transmissions; improved fuel economy; luxurious new cabins; available Uconnect touch-screen connectivity and infotainment
For 2013, diesel models get a long list of improvements. All Ram Heavy Duty diesel models get a new cooling system that includes a high-efficiency fan, dual radiators, dual transmission coolers and a charge air cooler for 25 percent more heat-rejection capability and better durability. Diesel models also get a new Ram Active Air intake, as well as a larger exhaust-gas recirculation (EGR) cooler...
The big Cummins diesel 6-cylinder that's available in 2500 and 3500 HD models is unlike anything else on the market--with the attitude and torque curve of a tractor-trailer engine. It, plus a number of other upgrades for 2013, give the heavy-duty Ram 3500 editions an astonishingly high maximum tow rating of 30,000 pounds.Ram 2500 models are intended for the most extreme personal-towing...
Across the Heavy Duty (HD) trucks, there's a choice between a 6.7L Cummins in-line 6-cylinder diesel engine and a 5.7L gasoline 'Hemi' V8. Both engines include a 6-speed automatic transmission, although a 6-speed manual transmission is offered with the diesel engine. The Hemi V8 makes 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, but there are three versions of the Cummins...