If you are looking for a heavy-duty pickup truck, the upcoming 2023 Ram 2500 is an excellent choice to consider. Besides its robust design, the new truck offers an extraordinarily comfortable cabin that’s loaded with many techs.
On top of that, it’s available with two powerful engines allowing Ram 2500 excellent towing of 35,100 pounds and payload of 7,680 pounds. In the same category is the king of pulling Ford F-350 Super Duty with its 35,750 pounds. Perhaps the most exciting news is that Ram 2500 will also be offered as Limited Night Edition. That means we can expect w/black-finished 20-inch alloy wheels and monochromatic exterior elements.
2023 Ram 2500 Design Changes, Limited Night Edition
In terms of design, the 2023 Ram 2500 provides crisp, modern lines that define the Ram line of heavy-duty trucks. Generally, both Ram 2500 and 3500 dominate in the segment with a massive split grille and narrow directional LED headlights. However, different trim levels will make this truck even more aggressive.
For example, going for the Limited Night Edition, you’ll get several dedicated styling cues. This special edition features plenty of black accents making this truck look more sporty. It comes with an attractive Limited grille with R-A-M letters, matte black tailgate badging, sleek black 20 inch wheels, and striking black exterior accents.
Interior Includes a New 12-Inch Touch Screen
The cabin of 2023 Ram 2500 has many benefits compared to the lighter category. Generally, this truck has its own particular elements. However, it still shares plenty of cues with the Ram 1500.
The more quality materials inside are present as the real wood and metal. Stepping in, you’ll first notice a massive center console with a new 12-inch touch screen that looks more user-friendly than the previous one with real knobs and buttons. Ram 2500 also features an audio/FM radio with a four-speaker, advanced Uconnect infotainment system, and Bluetooth.
2023 Ram 2500 Engine Specs
Under the hood of the new 2023 Ram 2500, there are two engine options. The first one that also powers Ram 3500 is a gasoline-powered 6.4-liter V8 generating 410 horsepower. It has cylinder deactivation and is available with a 8-speed automatic transmission. This model also uses a rear-wheel-drive as the default, while an all-wheel drive is optional or standard in the Power Wagon.
The next engine is optional, and it consists of a Cummins 6.7-liter inline-6 turbodiesel delivering 370 horsepower and fantastic torque of 850 lb-ft. This engine is hooked to a specially developed 6-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
The upcoming 2023 Ram 2500 will arrive later this year, according to some reliable sources. Moreover, Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 are the most reliable heavy-duty pickups in the segment. The price range starts with a 2500 Tradesman Regular Cab, $34,095, while the Crew Cab costs an extra $12,780.
However, climbing up to Power Wagon (2500, Crew Cab), the price will jump to $55,230. The turbodiesel is an extra $9,400, while all-wheel drive is approximately $3,000. Interestingly, the base price of Ram 2500 is in line with those of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and Ford F-250.