The 2016 Ram 4500-5500 is an impressive heavy duty pickup coming in cab body style, which, though somewhat lacking in style and comfort, does exceptionally well when it comes to hauling and towing across just about any terrain.
What’s more, it has also made a reputation for its versatility being available in nine different trims: 3500 ST, SLT 3500, 3500 Laramie, ST 4500, 4500 SLT, 4500 Laramie, ST 5500, 5500, as well as 5500 Laramie SLT.
Exterior and Interior
The 2016 Ram 4500-5500 is ‘get-down-to-business’ rig built to provide heavy-duty hauls, thanks in largely to the dual rear wheels which ensure better stability and traction for those moments when the going gets tough. The dual rear wheels are available on the 3500 and standard on 4500 and 5500.
Also, the pickup comes features a flat rear frame rail with wiring running through the frame and few overhangs. Furthermore, the model includes automatic High-Beam Control headlamps that use light sensors to help detect oncoming traffic and automatically toggle between high and low beams. Plus, the pickup comes with standard fog lamps, which deliver supplemental illumination to aid in roadway visibility, which really comes in handy when inclement weather is in the offing.
Inside the cabin of the new Ram 4500-5500, the layout really did not alter considerably from the previous year model. Despite the slightly rugged outside appearance, it still offers plenty of comfort, in addition to lots of hi-tech functions, such as a 8.4-inch Uconnect system, which is offered with navigation system as well as a number of connection options.
Additionally, the cabin includes a 3.5-inch screen displaying car details on the tool collection and also a 7-inch TFT display screen which is optional as well as provides much more information regarding the automobile.
Under the hood, the 2016 Ram 4500-5500 is fitted with a standard 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine, which has so far done exceptionally well delivering a hefty 410 horsepower as well as 429 pound feet of torque.
Optionally, the 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel engine is available too, cranking out 320 horsepower and 650 pound feet of torque. Moreover, there are other engine units available as options. Naturally, the more powerful the engine the more it you have to pay for it.
2016 Ram 4500-5500 Release Date and Price
The 2016 Ram 4500-5500 should start showing at dealerships as of the fall of 2015. The pricing for the 4500 with 6,4-liter Hemi begins from $34,620.