Want to Know More About the Ram 3500 Powertrain Options? Read Here!

What features do you look for in a heavy-duty pickup truck? At Sterling Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Opelousas, LA, our team thinks the Ram 3500 is one of the best trucks in its class with a number of features that enhance performance and efficiency. The Ram 3500 offers three transmissions and two engines with its powertrain.

A 6.4L HEMI V8 engine is equipped with the Ram 3500. This engine can produce up to 410 horsepower, which is best-in-class and has a maximum towing capacity of 16,480 pounds. The 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel engine offers 385 horsepower and 930 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine has best-in-class fifth-wheel towing of 30,000 pounds.

A class-exclusive six-speed manual transmission is only available with the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, and a six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the 6.4L HEMI V8 engine. There is also an AISIN six-speed automatic transmission available with the Ram 3500 that offers wide gear ratios for enhanced drivability.

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