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2022 Ram 2500

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Pros

  • Excellent torque and towing capacity from available diesel engine
  • Upscale materials and design on higher trim levels
  • Comfortable seats and quiet cabin
  • Lots of impressive technology features and driver aids

Cons

  • Optional diesel engine makes an unpleasant noise and vibration
  • Some drivers may find the driving position too high

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2022 Ram 2500 gets a technology upgrade

The Ram 2500 (formerly known as the Dodge Ram 2500) is a heavy-duty truck with one of the nicest interiors available in its class and some top-notch technology features. It’s offered in several cab configurations with either an 8-foot or 6-foot 4-inch bed. When properly equipped, the Ram 2500 has a maximum payload capacity around 4,000 pounds and maximum trailer towing capacity around 20,000 pounds, making it more than a match for most jobs. Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories. But even with its impressive performance, the Ram 2500 is middle of the pack in terms of max capability. Its most notable downsides are the noisy optional diesel engine, and a driving position that will be a little too high for some drivers.

For 2022, the Ram 2500’s tech features get a boost. The 2500’s infotainment has been updated to the latest-generation hardware, with improved performance even though the screen sizes remain the same. Additionally, the optional trailer tow package now includes remote camera systems that can be added to trailers to improve visibility and awareness when connected to screens in the cabin.

All Ram 2500 years

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What is new for the 2022 Ram 2500?

  • 2500 trims have been upgraded with Leather & Suede Seats and Manual Transmission as standard equipment this year.
  • The Bighorn trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment.

2022 Ram 2500 trims

Curious how Ram 2500 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

Tradesman:

  • 410-hp, 429-lb-ft of torque 6.4L
  • 370-hp, 850-lb-ft of torque 6.7L
  • Power Mirrors
  • Side Airbags
  • Cruise Control
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Traction Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear View Camera
  • Smart Key
  • View our Ram 2500 Tradesman inventory

Bighorn:

Lonestar:

Laramie:

  • Includes all features available on the Lonestar
  • Memory Seats
  • A/C Seats
  • Rear Defroster
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • View our Ram 2500 Laramie inventory

Longhorn:

  • Includes all features available on the Laramie
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Remote Start
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Running Boards
  • Manual Transmission
  • Navigation System
  • View our Ram 2500 Longhorn inventory

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Power Wagon:

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5 reasons to buy the 2022 Ram 2500

What We Like

Strong engine choices: Only two engines are available for the Ram 2500, but both are impressive performers. The standard engine is a gasoline V8 making 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. The optional turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engine gives you 370 horsepower and a massive 850 lb-ft of torque. That’s not class-leading, but it’s still very impressive.

Excellent comfort: The Ram 2500’s cabin is one of the nicest in the segment, with comfortable seats and upscale materials, especially in higher trim levels. The Ram also offers a less bumpy and quieter freeway cruising experience than other heavy-duty trucks, at least with the gas V8. The Ram is definitely the comfort pick for the segment.

Impressive tech features: The Ram 2500 offers tons of technology upgrades. Inside the cabin, the 2500 can be specced with wireless phone charging and an expansive 12.3-inch touchscreen. A full suite of advanced driver aids are available, and the Ram can be optioned with advanced towing aids including a set of trailer-view cameras.

What needs improvement

Noisy diesel engine: While the optional diesel engine offers great capability, it also comes with some unpleasant noise and vibration that’s especially noticeable during freeway cruising. In a truck that’s as quiet overall as the Ram 2500, the diesel’s coarse soundtrack can be intrusive.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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Average

RepairPal gave the Ram 2500 an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Ram 2500 12th out of 19 among Fullsize Trucks.

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Ram 2500 features and specs

Lonestar 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Alpine Sound System
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Fifth Wheel Tow Hitch
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Gooseneck Tow Hitch
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Long Bed
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

6.4L

Horsepower

410

Torque (ft-lbs)

429

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

32

Wheelbase

140.5"

Overall length

232"

Width

79.4"

Height

78"

Leg room

F 40.9"

Head room

F 39.8"

Front tires

LT275/70SR18

Rear tires

LT275/70SR18

Seating capacity

3

Max towing capacity

1497/14970 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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