Heavy-duty trucks from Ram are one of the most reliable and durable pickups in the world. The company is not investing too much in architecture as long as the vehicle can do the job. And it is hard to find obstacle and problem which 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab can’t solve. This is one of the leading truck in towing capacity, and this trim will be also visually attractive.
An extended version of the Crew Cab, the Mega Cab will bring some novelties. Depending on trims we will see Ram 2500 Mega Cab with different level of equipment. So, this truck is not going to be just a working mule, but also vehicle capable to transport people.
2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Features and Options
The 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab won’t be available with base Tradesman model of the truck. Owners of SLT and higher trim levels will get this version. Big Horn and Laramie trims are offering Mega Cab with 6’4’’ bed box. Next trim level, Power Wagon, is available only in Crew Cab configuration. Laramie Longhorn is coming back to 2018 season lineup with the same options, including Mega Cab. Finally, Limited Edition is always uncertain. But, if it appears, it will be in all three cabin versions.
The SLT model of 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab will offer all entry-level Tradesman has and extras. There are RamBox Cargo and chrome on the exterior and interior parts. Big Horn model comes with larger 18-inch wheels and 10-way power driver seat among other additions. Seats for Laramie trim are covered with leather. This trim has flare fenders in body-color.
Top of the class version, Laramie Longhorn brings heating to rear seats. Buyers will also get premium ventilation system and cargo camera. Limited model is always special, and it is not easy to predict what it brings for every edition.
2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Engine and Specs
The drivetrain of the 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab depends on trim level. Not all versions are offering the same units. Nevertheless, entry-level SLT has three powertrains at buyer’s choice. The base is a 5.7-l V-8 Hemi VVT. If someone is willing to pay $500 more for an upgrade, then they can 6.4-l V-8 also Hemi drivetrain. Both units are mated to a 6-speed automatic drivetrain. Again, fans will have a choice between 2WD and 4WD drive system
Finally, the 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab is available in diesel variant. For this truck, it is huge 6.7-6 Cummins mill with a turbocharger (possible for GMC Sierra 1500). Axle ratio is shorter. Nevertheless, turbodiesel I-6 engine is not available at all trim levels. Once again, a 6-speed auto gearbox is a router of the power. Nevertheless, somewhere diesel unit can deliver energy to all wheels, and somewhere buyers can choose if they want a rear-wheel drive.
2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Prices
Mega Cab configuration is the most expensive version of all three offers. It costs $1,000-$2,000 more than Crew Cab. Also, its price depends on trim level. So, the least expensive 2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab will be an SLT 4×2, with the price of $43,000. Limited edition of the last truck was the most expensive variation. Base offer with 4×4 and Cummins drivetrain are not cheaper than $67,000.