2018 Ram 2500 Review in Festus, MO

2018 ram 2500 truck review


Starting MSRP



13,890 lbs

Towing Capacity

3,060 lbs

Payload Capacity

Are you on the hunt for a pickup truck that offers more advanced capability and power for the jobsite, but still has the amenities you need to make your daily drive memorable? Look no further than the all-new 2018 Ram 2500, available at Lucas-Smith Ram. Starting at $32,545 MSRP, the new Ram 2500 is exactly what you've been searching for.

Start your purchase journey by exploring the new Ram 2500 inventory at our Ram dealership in Festus, MO. Don't forget to check out our incentives page to see if you qualify for our fantastic finance and lease offers.

2018 Ram 2500: Power & Capability

2018 ram 2500 towing a caravan

You need a powerhouse truck to help you take on the toughest jobs at work, as well as weekend adventures with the family. Luckily, you'll find all the power you need with the three different 2018 Ram 2500 engine options. Power and capability specs can be found in the table below.


5.7L V8 HEMi® VVT

6.4L Heavy Duty V8 HEMI®

6.7L I6 Cummins® Turbo Diesel


383 HP

410 HP

370 HP


400 lb.-ft.

429 lb.-ft.

800 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity*

13,890 lbs.

16,320 lbs.

17,980 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity*

3,060 lbs.

3,990 lbs.

3,160 lbs.

*When properly equipped

2018 Ram 2500: Interior & Exterior

2018 ram 2500 interior

Power isn't the only thing your ideal pickup truck should have in spades. It should also offer a plethora of practical and comfortable design elements to help you on and off the jobsite. Check out the interior and exterior features you'll enjoy inside the new Ram 2500 below.

Interior Features:

  • Behind-the-seat storage/bin
  • Black vinyl floor covering
  • Manual windows and door locks
  • Instrument cluster with display

Exterior Features:

  • Automatic halogen quad headlamps
  • Black grille, door handles, and front and rear bumpers
  • Cargo and center high-mounted stop lamp
  • 17-in. steel styled wheels

2018 Ram 2500: Safety & Technology

The 2018 Ram 2500 comes fully loaded with advanced safety features designed to keep you safe no matter what job you're tackling. It also offers the innovative technology you desire to make the drive home after a long day's work relaxing and comfortable. Key safety and technology features of the new Ram 2500 include:

Safety Features:

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Advanced multistage front airbags
  • Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System
  • Tire pressure monitoring display

Technology Features:

  • Six speakers
  • Radio 3.0 sound system
  • Media hub (USB, Aux)
  • Audio jack input for mobile devices

Schedule a Test Drive in Festus, MO!

Are you ready to experience the power and capability of the new 2018 Ram 2500 for yourself? Schedule a test drive at our Ram dealership in Festus, MO today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Lucas-Smith team by calling (636) 524-4702 or through our contact form.

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