Releases 2003 Ram HD Pricing Information Source:
DaimlerChrysler Press ReleasePosted:
2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty debuts as the most powerful heavy-duty pickup
on the market, and features a base Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
(MSRP) of $22,540 (plus $740 destination) that includes the legendary
HEMI® V-8, which returns as the most powerful standard engine in the
Dodge Ram trucks ever made need powertrains to match, and partnering the
all-new 5.7-liter HEMI Magnum is the all-new 305 horsepower High Output
Cummins Turbo Diesel, which delivers a class-leading 555 lb.-ft. and class-leading
Gross Combined Weight Rating of 23,000 lbs.
a standard 5.7-liter HEMI Magnum V-8 and an available Cummins Turbo Diesel,
the most powerful diesel engine available, Dodge Ram Heavy Duty trucks
live up to their reputation as the most powerful, the longest lasting
and the most capable line of pickups available on the planet," said
Darryl Jackson, Vice President of Dodge Marketing. "The combination
of those attributes with very competitive pricing, the 'Big Rig' styling
introduced on Ram 1500 and exceptional interior packaging, make the new
Dodge Ram Heavy Duty the benchmark of the heavy-duty segment."
the 2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty boasts the 345 horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI
Magnum as standard equipment, a full 100 horsepower increase over the
previous standard V-8. Ram Heavy Duty also features standard air conditioning,
the largest standard wheels and tires in the segment, the largest brakes
in the segment equipped with standard four-wheel disc ABS.
Heavy Duty was designed to be as durable as it is powerful, and Ram is
the only truck in the heavy-duty segment to offer an industry-leading
seven year/70,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. The warranty, which
is fully transferable to subsequent owners at no extra cost, is provided
free of charge. Components covered by the "7/70 Powertrain Warranty"
include engines, transmissions/transaxles, transfer cases and axles.
price on the 2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty Regular Cab ST 2500 4x2, featuring
standard HEMI Magnum power, is $23,280 ($740 destination charge included).
A typically equipped Dodge Ram Heavy Duty 2500 Regular Cab ST 4x2 model
is $24,365, only a $175 increase versus the 2002 model it replaces and,
like all new 2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickups, featuring increased standard
equipment. The 2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty 3500 Regular Cab ST 4x2 has a
base price of $25,165. Typically equipped to the consumer, the price is
$26,259, up just $175 versus the 2002 Heavy Duty 3500.
a host of new standard equipment offerings, the all-new 2003 Dodge Ram
Heavy Duty maintains the strong market position established by the new
Dodge Ram 1500, which was ranked first in owner satisfaction in AutoPacific
Inc.'s 2002 Vehicle Satisfaction Score (VSS) study. Dodge Ram Heavy Duty
also boasts an additional three inches of cab space on the Regular Cab
models and is the only Regular Cab that can fit a set of golf clubs behind
the seats. Ram Quad Cab models also feature substantially increased
interior room and the added versatility of four, real doors.
2003 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty trucks are produced at the Company's Saltillo,
Mexico and St. Louis North Assembly Plants.