2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Sport Quad Cab 4x4
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The inline-six cylinder Cummins diesel engine in the Dodge Ram 2500 makes 325 hp and 610 lb.ft or torque. This is the kind of power that you rarely experience in any kind of vehicle, but when it thrusts this 3,033 kilogram beast from 0-100 km/h in ten-seconds flat, you have to shake your head in amazement. Diesel engines are not the unrefined machines of the past, and for any really serious towing, the sheer grunt of a diesel powerplant is hard to beat. This one will tow up to 12,950 pounds. At highway speeds the Ram 2500’s diesel seems to be (and is) hardly working. Cabin space is excellent for four or five full-sized adults and the ride is no choppier than other trucks in this class, with their sturdy suspensions and heavy-duty tires. Definitely a trucker’s truck, the Dodge Ram 2500 got all the jobs done that were asked of it at the Truck King Challenge.

Technical Data: 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Sport Quad Cab 4×4

Base price $43,470
Options $8,995 (5.9L Cummins diesel – $6,950; 4-speed automatic transmission – $1,745; 4.10 axle ratio – $50; protection group – $60; trailer tow group – $190)
Freight $1,225
A/C tax $100
Price as tested $53,790
Engine 5.9L inline 6-cylinder diesel
Horsepower 325 hp @ 2,900 rpm)
Torque 610 lb-ft @1,600 rpm
Transmission 4-speed automatic
Axle ratio 4.10
Transfer case electric shift-on-the-fly transfer case
Curb weight 3033 kg (6672 lbs)
GVWR 4082 kg (8980 lbs)
Payload capacity 950 kg (2090 lbs)
Max. trailer weight 5886 kg (12,950 lbs)
Wheelbase 3569 mm (140.5 in.)
Length 5784 mm (227.7 in.)
Width 2019 mm (79.5 in.)
Height 1996 mm (78.6 in.)
Box length 1920 mm (75.3 in.)
Box width between wheel housings 1295 mm (51 in.)
Rear load height 922 mm (36.3 in)
Ground clearance Front: (12.9 in.)
  Rear: (7.1 in.)
Fuel consumption City: N/A
  Hwy: N/A
Fuel type Diesel
Warranty 3 years/60,000 km
Powertrain Warranty 5 years/100,000 km
Assembly location Saltillo, Mexico; St. Louis, Missouri

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