First 2016 Ram 3500 rolls off the line

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Updated Jul 27, 2015

The first 2016 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty, a Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn, has rolled off the line at FCA’s Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant.

The truck features 900 lb.-ft. of torque. All 2016 Ram 3500 dually configurations with a 6.7-liter Cummins and Aisin transmission have the capability to tow 30,000 pounds or more.

The 2016 Ram 3500 Reg Cab 2WD holds the pickup towing capability title at 31,210 pounds. Ram 3500 HDs also are payload-hauling champs at 7,390 pounds.

Moving into the 2016 model year, Ram offers Best-in-class fuel economy with exclusive EcoDiesel – 29 mpg with Ram 1500; Best-in-class towing capability – 30,000 pounds with Ram 3500; Best-in-class payload – 7,390 pounds with Ram 3500; and Best-in-class torque – 900 lb.-ft. with Ram 3500 equipped with Cummins.