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The Ram 3500 has a 5,110-pound payload capacity on the regular cab 4x4 model and 18,500-pound towing capacity in the regular cab 4x2 model.
There are many options for a Ram 3500, including a choice of two or four-wheel drive and three different cab sizes (regular, quad and mega).
The mega cab has room for six people and has a total of 143.3 cubic feet of volume. The rear seats can be folded up for a large flat load floor.
The mega cab offers 15 inches more length than an average quad cab, reclining rear seats, built-in trays and a large load floor with the rear seats folded down. A DVD entertainment system and power sunroof are available.
Regular and quad cabs can be equipped with either a 6.3-foot box or 8.2-foot cargo box, while the mega cab comes with only the longer 8.2-foot cargo box.
Five-speed and six-speed automatic transmissions are available, with a strong six-speed manual transmission standard on the 3500.
The front suspension is double-wishbone independent and helps smooth out both on-road and off-road driving. The Hotchkiss-sourced rear suspension consists of a solid axle and leaf springs.
Interior comfort and convenience features available include satellite radio, a navigation system, dual-zone climate control, power adjustable pedals, power sunroof and remote start.