The 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab is arguably one of the largest and toughest trucks the Dodge Company has produced so far. In the year 2015, this model was given several upgrades that significantly resulted to more output, more capability and better technology for this truck.
Although the 2015 model may look like its predecessors, there is so much improvement given to it beneath the sheet metal that has resulted in it being one of the best heavy duty trucks in the market.
2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab: Exterior
This truck’s ladder frame was given a new design with stronger steel that included 8 cross members fixed separately, fully boxed rails at the rear, and the main rails made of hydrofoil material. These changes resulted in a truck with a more stable and stronger base, effectively giving it the capacity to pull a load weighing 30,000 pounds.
The chassis was also engineered, effectively providing greater roll stiffness and giving planted handling with more confidence. It was fitted with a ball steering system that resulted in improved driving dynamics.
The truck was also fitted with an air suspension system at the rear, for the dual and single back wheel configurations. This set up enabled the driver to enjoy a more comfortable ride. It also included a self-leveling function, which allows the driver to adjust its height especially when it’s attached to a trailer.
2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab: Interior
The truck maintained much of the interior cabin design from its predecessors, but most of the materials used were upgraded, such as new color themes. The multimedia functions and the HVAC controls were also upgraded.
2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab features a 3.5 inch, or 7 inch information screen, and an optional powered wireless system. It combines 144 cubic feet volume in the interior, in addition to reclining seats at the back, trays, and an extensive load floor if the seats at the back are folded.
This model is fitted with an Uconnect Access, which integrates most of the vehicle’s climate, audio and navigation controls, into a single unit. A touch screen fitted on its dashboard is the system’s central component, though other buttons and knobs are included too.
Engine types in 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab
This model has been fitted with a 6.4L V8 engine (HEMI), with a horsepower of 410, and a toque of 429-lb-ft. The standard option is 5.7L HEMI, which can produce a horsepower of 383units, and a toque of 400 pound feet.
2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab Cummins
The Cummins option supplied 6.7L turbo-diesel, and the 6 motor can be achieved in 3 trims, a Horsepower of 350, 650 pound feet of torque, and a mid grade with Horsepower of 370, and 800 pound feet of torque variant, and lastly, a version producing 350 Horsepower and 865 pound feet of torque.
The motors in these two options par with a 6-speed automatic, featuring an MDS, the Multi-Displacement System, which can shut off some cylinders when carrying light loads, so as to conserve the fuel.
Safety of Occupants
This model is equipped with the dual front, the front side, and the full length curtain airbags, plus traction and also stability control systems.
2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab: Release Date and Price
The 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab was officially released into the market in May 2015. It retails at a starting price of $ 32,000.