2016 Ram 3500 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,705 - $43,573
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
Not Available
Horsepower
367-410
Seats
1-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,705 - $43,573
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
Not Available
Horsepower
367-410
Seats
1-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

Editor's Overview

The 2016 Ram 2500 and 3500 HD pickup trucks add best-in-class maximum torque of up to 900 lb-ft to a long list that already includes best-in-class towing, power and payload. Yet despite the capability – there's little these trucks can't tackle – the heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks are the most civilized full-size pickup trucks ever produced by Chrysler.

Ram 3500 Models & Trims

Longhorn $34,444 - $40,828*
Horsepower: 370 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SLT $27,251 - $33,492*
Horsepower: 367 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Lone Star $29,829 - $36,256*
Horsepower: 370 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Big Horn $26,970 - $33,085*
Horsepower: 370 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Laramie $29,981 - $36,835*
Horsepower: 367 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum, Styled Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Tradesman $22,705 - $28,032*
Horsepower: 367 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: Vinyl
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 18 X 8 in. - Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Longhorn Limited $36,918 - $43,573*
Horsepower: 370 hp - 410 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 X 6, 20 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.85

13 Reviews

85% 15% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

A absolute workhorse it is.

Has a lot of room for 6 people a absolute beast pulls a backhoe and tanks every day not a bit of hesitation. It is comfortable and handles like a car I would recommend it to anyone looking for a truck it is beefy and spacious will still bring a work horse.

- James R

This vehicle has the power to go anywhere and the comfort for the city.

Likes: The comfort of the cab, the power of the diesel engine for towing an RV., and the mileage of the diesel engine. Dislike: the ride is a bit stiffer than my old pickup, which was built upon a car frame.

- Patrick K

It is very good on gas for how big the truck is.

I love my vehicle! Has enough room for the whole family. Very good on gas. I have had it for almost a year now and there has been absolutely no issues.

- Taylor H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$34,444 - $40,828
$27,251 - $33,492

Horsepower

Horsepower
370 - 410 hp
367 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL
6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI MDS
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.3 - 43.3 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.9 - 40.3 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Not Available

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Not Available

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
1 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Standard
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Standard
Not Available

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Chrome Wheels, Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Standard
Not Available

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Standard
Optional
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Standard
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT235/80SR17
LT265/70SR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
149.5 - 169.5 in.
140 - 172.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
47.7 - 53 ft.
41.6 - 54 ft.

Length

Width

Width
79.4 in.
78.9 - 79.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Horsepower

Horsepower
385 hp
320 hp

Torque

Torque
900 ft. lbs.
650 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
10780 - 17330 .lbs
10980 - 18770 .lbs

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
1078 - 1733 .lbs
1098 - 1877 .lbs

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
31 gal.
22 gal.

Combined

Combined
0 mpg
0 mpg

City

City
0 mpg
0 mpg

Highway

Highway
0 mpg
0 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Standard
Standard

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Available

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings