2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Truck
Benefits of Driving a 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Truck
Available for all Dodge Ram trims for 2010, the torquey Cummins turbo-diesel engine makes for one of the best choices for those who have to tow the heaviest loads, such as long campers or horse trailers. Dodge promises that the engine provides best-in-class acceleration and towing capability compared with competing gasoline heavy-duty pickups.
What's new for 2010?
For 2010, Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups see a significant styling update, with all-new exterior sheet metal and a new interior similar to the one used in the 1500 model. Only a few mechanical changes have been made, including a redesigned front axle and suspension system and all-new hydraulic cab mounts have been fitted to certain models to help maintain a smooth ride. A roomier Crew Cab model is also available in place of the Quad Cab model, and a new Power Wagon is also offered, featuring electronic locking differentials, a detachable front sway bar, a 12,000-pound Warn winch, electronic trailer brake controller, a Class IV trailer hitch and heavy duty battery and alternator.
- Wide range of configurations
- heavy-duty towing and hauling ability
- fresh design, Cummins turbo-diesel available on all trims.
Available in three-quarter-ton (designated 2500) and one-ton (3500) models, the heavy duty variants of the 2010 Dodge Ram are equipped for serious work-oriented towing and hauling needs. Standard on all 2500 trims is a 5.7L V8 Hemi engine making 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, which is mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission. Standard on the 3500 trims is a 6.7L Cummins turbo-diesel inline 6-cylinder engine making 350 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of low-rev torque--ideal for towing the heaviest loads--which is mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. When properly equipped, the Ram 3500 has a gross combined vehicle weight rating of 25,400 pounds--up from a maximum of 23,000 pounds in 2009. Towing has also improved, with a 2WD Ram 3500 Cummins able to pull up to 18,500 pounds with a gooseneck or fifth-wheel hitch assembly.