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2014 Ram Heavy Duty | Big Capability for Small-Business Owners

Some things were destined to go together—burgers and fries, hard work and success, power and affordability. Credit the latter pairing to the new 2014 Ram Heavy Duty, a line of purpose-built work trucks that combines a low total cost of ownership with an all-new Best-in-Class 6.4 liter HEMI® V-8 engine.

Designed to work as hard as you do, the 2014 Ram Heavy Duty retains the highest level of capability with best-in-class towing, best-in-class payload and best-in-class gross combined weight rating (GCWR). Tack on an affordable starting price, add in On the Job™ incentives, and small-business owners get more than peace of mind with their purchase, they get to take savings to the bank.

When it comes to performance, here’s how the 2014 Ram Heavy Duty will get the job done:

  • Towing – Up to 30,000 pounds with Ram 3500
  • Towing – Up to 17,940 pounds with Ram 2500
  • Payload – Up to 7,320 pounds with Ram 3500
  • Power – 850 lb.-ft. of torque with 6.7-liter Cummins
  • Power – 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque with all-new 6.4-liter HEMI V-8
  • Capacity – Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of 37,600 pounds with Ram 3500

When it comes to cost, here’s how the job gets done without breaking the bank:

  • Unsurpassed powertrain warranty – five years/100,000 miles
  • Best-in-class 15,000-mile oil change interval on the Cummins diesel engine

Additional features and vehicle highlights include:

  • Largest displacement V-8 in the segment, all-new 6.4-liter HEMI® delivers best-in-class power
  • New engine offering opens the door to additional customers who are looking for a large gasoline powertrain at a great value
  • Two gas-powered options, plus manual and automatic transmission-equipped diesel powertrains offer customers a wide range of choices to meet their needs
  • Available 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 delivers best-in-class 410 horsepower (306 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque (582 N•m) at 4,000 rpm, and features VVT with Fuel Saver cylinder deactivation
  • Standard 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 delivers 383 horsepower (286 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 400 lb.-ft. of torque (542 N•m), and features variable-valve timing for greater efficiency and performance
  • Available 6.7-liter Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel produces 385 horsepower (283 kW) at 2,800 rpm and best-in-class 850 lb.-ft. of torque (1,151 N•m)
  • Ram engineering continues to lead Heavy Duty segment innovation with Ram 2500 link coil rear suspension to deliver best-in-class ride
  • Exclusive factory rear air suspension for Ram 2500 and exclusive factory supplemental air suspension system for Ram 3500
  • New gooseneck/fifth-wheel capability for Ram 2500
  • Ram PowerWagon increases capability with all-new 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine and new suspension
  • New best-in-class dual alternator systems up to 440 amps
  • New 18- and 20-inch wheel packages
  • Unsurpassed powertrain warranty – five years/100,000 miles – and best-in-class 15,000-mile oil change interval on the Cummins diesel engine

Like you, we know that when a business stops innovating—when it stops pursuing the bounds of what’s possible—it will not be in business for very long. With the 2014 Ram Heavy Duty, we continue our never-ending bid for perfection, not just for our own sake, but for the sake of the small-business owners who depend on us for affordable and capable vehicles.

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