Compare 2018 RAM 3500 vs 2017 RAM 3500

Specs at a Glance

2018 Ram 3500

2018 Ram 3500

  • Standard Engine3.6L V6
  • Horsepower305
  • Max. Towing *31,210 lbs.
  • Transmission8-speed automatic

2017 Ram 3500

2017 Ram 3500

  • Standard Engine3.6L V6
  • Horsepower305
  • Max. Towing *11,910 lbs.
  • Transmission8-speed automatic

2018 Ram 3500 vs 2017 Ram 3500

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Since 2015, the Ram 3500 has been awarded one of the best new construction products, in part due to its best-in-class diesel towing. The 2018 Ram 3500 and the 2017 Ram 3500 continue that trend, due to the Ram 3500’s outstanding performance, upgraded appearance, and cutting-edge technology features.

Performance

The 2018 Ram 3500 features an improved Cummins diesel engine with a 6.7-liter inline-six. The engine in the Ram 3500 now offers 930 pounds per feet of torque, when paired with the AISIN six-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can traverse 15,000 miles before this engine requires an oil change. The 2018 Ram 3500 also includes the Cummins Smart Diesel Exhaust Brake System, ensuring this truck will deliver impeccable performance.

The 2017 Ram 3500 also features a 15,000-mile oil change interval as well as the Cummins Smart Diesel Exhaust Brake System. In the 2017 Ram 3500, the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 engine paired with the AISIN six-speed automatic transmission outputs 900 pounds per feet of max diesel torque.

Appearance

For 2018, the Ram 3500’s Laramie, Big Horn, and Lone Star Sport Appearance packages include an all-new signature billet sports grille in the color of the truck body. The bumpers are also body-colored for a smooth. in-sync exterior. A newly available Max Tow Package provides fifth-wheel towing of 30,000 pounds, thanks to the Mopar® 30K fifth wheel hitch, the fifth wheel/gooseneck prep package, air suspension, and a cargo view camera.

Likewise, the 2017 Ram 3500 features body-color bumpers, though the body-colored grille differs due to its black insert. The 2017 Ram 3500 also has an available factory-installed rear axle structural cross member. The 2017 version is built with provisions for a fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitch.

Features

The 2018 Ram 3500 features the most significant interior touchscreen in its class at 8.4 inches with a full-color display. No matter where this truck takes you, you’ll be connected thanks to the available Uconnect® 4C with navigation. For 2018, this system includes SiriusXM Guardian™9, HD Radio™, 4G LTE, Android Auto™10/Apple CarPlay® support and more.

For 2017 the Ram 3500 also includes the 8.4-inch, full-color touchscreen to ensure drivers have every command at their fingertips. The Uconnect® system comes with a one-year subscription to SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. The system also features a Wi-Fi Hotspot and Voice Command, and navigation is an available option.

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* When properly equipped. See dealer for details.

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