Big and bold, the 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 is a powerful work truck that comes standard with HEMI power under the hood.
The 5.7 liter HEMI V8 produces 330 horsepower. Also available are a 5.9 liter turbo diesel inline 6 that puts out 325 horsepower and a 350 horsepower 6.7 liter turbo diesel inline 6. All engines are available with a 6-speed manual transmission, a 6 speed automatic and a 4-speed automatic.
Available trims are ST, SLT, SXT, and Laramie. Heavy duty shock absorbers, trailer tow wiring with 4-pin connector, 17 inch wheels and a 12 volt power outlet are all standard equipment.
Optional creature comforts are plentiful and include a 7-speaker Infinity 6-disc CD changer, power sunroof, GPS navigation, and DVD entertainment system.
The Ram 2500 will tow up to 9,200 pounds and can carry a maximum payload of 3,120 pounds.
Base MSRP is $25,680, but an optioned out Laramie Mega Cab will break the $50,000 mark.
With plenty of towing and hauling power plus a range of options suitable for an upscale boulevard cruiser, the 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 is a work truck that takes the work out of getting there.