Press Kit: 2021 Ram Heavy Duty

2021 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2020 - The Ram Heavy Duty blends extreme performance and towing capability with the segment’s most refinement and operator comfort features. The 2021 Ram Heavy Duty offers a towing capacity of 35,100 pounds and a payload capacity of 7,680 pounds. Driving it all, the pickup segment’s first 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque engine – the Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel. The Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in comfort, luxury materials, innovation and technology extending well past any competitive offerings. Class-leading ride and handling are accomplished via a class-exclusive link-coil rear (2500) suspension system with optional rear air suspension (2500 and 3500). Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram Heavy Duty line of pickup trucks steps forward with the full force of modern capability.

New for 2021:
  • Limited Night Edition, which includes monochromatic designs enhanced by 20-inch black wheels, grilles and badging, is offered on Ram Heavy Duty models and available in a variety of body colors

Highlights:
  • Ram delivers on customers’ top “why buys:”
    • Towing – Up to 35,100 pounds with Ram 3500
    • Towing – Up to 19,780 pounds with Ram 2500
    • Payload – Up to 7,680 pounds with Ram 3500
    • Power – 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque with 6.7-liter Cummins engine
    • Power – 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque with 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine
  • The Ram 2500 offers two segment-exclusive rear suspensions: a five-link coil system and an air suspension system. The Ram 3500 continues to use the rear Hotchkiss leaf spring system and offers an exclusive supplemental air suspension system
  • Industry’s leading infotainment system — Uconnect 4C with exclusive 12-inch touchscreen
  • Ram Power Wagon is driven by the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine and unique suspension system, both contributing to its title: the most capable production off-road pickup
  • Engine options include:
    • 6.4-liter HEMI V-8: delivers best-in-class gas engine power – 410 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm – and features variable-valve timing (VVT) with Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation
    • 6.7-liter Cummins Standard-Output Turbo Diesel: produces 370 horsepower and 850 lb.-ft. of torque (Ram 2500 and 3500)
    • 6.7-liter Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel: produces 400 horsepower and 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque (Ram 3500)

Configurations in 4x2 and 4x4:
  • Regular Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Crew Cab 6-ft., 4-in. bed
  • Crew Cab 8-ft. bed
  • Mega Cab 6-ft., 4-in. bed (4x4 only)

Model Lineup
The Ram Heavy Duty line is available in seven trim levels:
  • Tradesman
  • Big Horn
  • Lone Star
  • Power Wagon
  • Laramie
  • Limited Longhorn
  • Limited

Available Exterior Colors:
  • Delmonico Red Pearl
  • Flame Red
  • Hydro Blue
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Billet Silver Metallic
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearl
  • Bright White
  • Olive Green
  • Patriot Blue Pearl
  • Pearl White
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic
Two-tone:
  • Billet Silver Metallic
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearl
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic

More Information
Please visit the Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty newsroom for the latest product information, photography, videography, plus access to specifications and feature availability documents.
 

Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go.

Ram continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmarks for:
  • 1,075 lb.-ft. of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel 
  • Towing capacity of 37,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Segment first 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with real wood, real leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most awarded light-duty truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
  • Over the last 30 years, Ram has the highest percentage of pickups still on the road
Ram is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.

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