2021 Ram 3500 in Red Deer, AB

Ram 3500 at Southside Dodge

If you want the most out of a high-performance, heavy duty pickup, look no further than the 2021 Ram 3500. This legend in the truck segment is ready for only the toughest jobs and the hardest work, from trailering to hauling, it can do it all. The Ram 3500 may be a tough customer, but it does it all from a luxurious design, both inside and out to cradle the driver and passengers in all-encompassing comfort and modern utility. Alberta is a province that is no stranger to the ultimate in pickup trucks, and our Southside Dodge dealership here in Red Deer has the top choice available for you and your needs, the 2021 Ram 3500! Read on below to learn more, then shop our new and used inventory to find the perfect model for sale for you.

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Exterior Features

Tough Exterior & Cab/Box Options

The exterior of the Ram 3500 mixes business with tough-working pleasure, combining a luxurious exterior that looks good driving down any road, but still equipped with a dynamic heavy duty style that always underlines its potential for hard work at any time. 3 cab and 2 box size options are available. The 8’ (2.4m) box comes with the Regular Cab, while the 6’4” (1.9m) box comes on the Mega Cab, with the Crew Cab able to have both.

RamBox Cargo Management System

The perfect place to store all of your tools in an incredibly secure and convenient place, the RamBox Cargo Management System consists of lockable storage boxes on the side of the bed. They’re lit, waterproof and feature a 115-volt outlet for your power tools and devices.

Special Appearance Packages

Further modify your Ram 3500 to provide a sharper exterior that’ll stand out among the rest of the pickup fleets on the road. Both the Sport Appearance and Night Edition deliver a Ram 3500 experience like no other.

  • Sport Appearance: Monochromatic paint scheme. Body colour front/rear bumpers, door handles, upper/lower grille applique. Black interior accents. Available on the Big Horn and Laramie.
  • Night Edition: Black 20-inch aluminum wheels. 17-inch wheels on dual rear-wheel models. Black mirrors, bumpers, grill, badging. Black-accented headlights and taillights. Back interior accents, headliner. Available on the Big Horn, Laramie and Limited.
Base Model Dimensions:Regular Cab (8-foot Box)Crew Cab (6-foot-4-inch Box)Crew Cab (8-foot Box)Mega Cab (6-foot-4-inch Box)
Length (mm/in)5,892 / 2326,066 / 238.86,626 / 260.86,348 / 249.9
Width (mm/in)2,120 / 83.52,120 / 83.52,120 / 83.52,120 / 83.5
Height (4x2) (mm/in)1,988 / 78.31,988 / 78.31,990 / 78.42,029 / 79.9
Height (4x4) (mm/in)2,042 / 80.42,039 / 80.32,029 / 79.92,029 / 79.9
Wheelbase (mm/in)3,560 / 140.23,785 / 1494,300 / 169.34,074 / 160
Box Length (mm/in)2,496.5 / 98.31,938.5 / 76.32,496.5 / 98.31,938.5 / 76.3
Box Width (wall-to-wall) (mm/in)1,686.9 / 66.41,686.9 / 66.41,686.9 / 66.41,686.9 / 66.4
Box Width (wheelhouse-to-wheelhouse) (mm/in)1,295.4 / 511,295.4 / 511,295.4 / 511,295.4 / 51
Box Height (mm/in)513 / 20.2511.1 / 20.1513 / 20.2511.1 / 20.1

Interior Features

Luxurious Interior

As tough as this pickup is, the interior is comfortably more luxury-focused. Relax on either work-grade vinyl or 100% leather seats, with real-wood accents. Not only do the materials provide a comfortable ride, but so does all the space that the truck offers, especially highlighted by all of that rear passenger space!

Versatile Cargo Storage

It’s not all about the generous truck bed that the Ram 3500 can take on all of your gear and cargo with, the interior is certifiably stocked with a versatile amount of space. Not only can you take on six passengers comfortably, but all of your necessary items, too. Bucket seat models feature a full-length floor console, including both upper/lower clamshell storage, alongside side pockets and 2 12-volt power outlets to keep your devices charged.

Dual-Zone Temperature Control

Let everyone enjoy their own personal experience in the Ram 3500 thanks to dual-zone automatic temperature control. This allows everyone the ability to comfortably exist in their own climate. For those frigid Red Deer winter mornings, heated front and second-row seats are available to stay toasty warm.

Dimensions:Regular CabCrew CabMega Cab
Headroom (front) (mm/in)1,011 / 39.81,038 / 40.91,038 / 40.9
Headroom (rear) (mm/in)1,011 / 39.81,010 / 39.81,023 / 40.3
Legroom (front) (mm/in)1,040 / 40.91,040 / 40.91,040 / 40.9
Legroom (rear) (mm/in)1,040 / 40.91,022 / 40.21,096 / 43.1
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)1,675 / 65.91,675 / 65.91,675 / 65.9
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)1,675 / 65.91,666 / 65.61,667 / 65.6
Hip Room (front) (mm/in)1,598 / 62.91,598 / 62.91,598 / 62.9
Hip Room (rear) (mm/in)1,598 / 62.91,593 / 62.71,595 / 62.8
Interior Volume (L/cu-ft)1,770 / 62.53,528 / 124.64,021 / 142
Space Behind Second Row (L/cu-ft)N/AN/A343 / 12.1



No matter what engine you choose for your Ram 3500, what is for sure is the awe-inspiring power and capability that will be at your disposal behind any model. The grand highlight of this incredible performance is the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel High Output I-6, which reaches a brawny 420 horsepower and 1,075 lb-ft of torque!

Towing Capacity

Whether gas or diesel, you’ll have raw towing ability at the ready. Easily tow up to 18,210 lbs (8,260 kg) on the 6.4L HEMI, or reach Best-in-Class diesel towing levels with up to 37,000 lbs (16,828 kg) of ability out of the 6.7L Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel. Trailering has never been this convenient, thanks to the power and advanced tech that Ram continually puts forth.

Payload Capacity

The Ram 3500 is well-equipped to take on the heaviest of loads thanks to its high-strength steel frame. Diesel payload gets up to 6,840 lbs (3,103 kg), while the gas payload ability boosts it up even more at a capacity of 7,680 lbs (3,484 kg). On dual rear-wheel models the exceptional rear suspension easily supports payload weight thanks to auxiliary leaf springs that have higher spring rate than the regular models.

Specifications:6.4L HEMI VVT V86.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I-66.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel High Output I-6
Torque (lb-ft)4298501,000
Maximum Towing Capacity (kg/lbs)8,260 / 18,21010,283 / 22,67015,921 / 35,100
Maximum Payload Capacity (kg/lbs)3,484 / 7,6803,103 / 6,8402,980 / 6,570


Uconnect Multimedia Centre

Stay connected, entertained and on your way to your destination without a hiccup thanks to the Uconnect multimedia centre. Uconnect 4C NAV comes with an 8.4-inch display, while Uconnect 12.0 comes with a huge 12-inch touchscreen. Connect hands-free for everything from music to staying up-to-date on your pickup’s driving dynamics.

Digital Rearview Mirror

New on the 2021 Ram 3500 is a new era of rearview mirror. This available digital rearview mirror adds on to the traditional mirror style by implementing an LCD monitor. It provides a real-time view from the rear camera, allowing for reversing, braking and lane changes to occur in ultimate safety.

Harman Kardon Premium Sound System

Perfecting the luxurious features found inside the Ram 3500 is a premium audio system like no other. The available Harman Kardon system comes fit with 17 speakers and an 8-inch subwoofer. A 750-watt amplifier ensures the best in sound quality across the cabin. On the Limited model enjoy a further touch of stainless steel speaker grilles.


Forward Collision Warning

The Ram 3500 is always looking out for you, and none more evident of that fact than the available Forward Collision Warning (complete with Active Brake Assist). This system notifies you with both audible and visual alerts of a perceived collision, even applying the brakes itself if needed.

Front & Rear Park Assist

It’s not always the easiest task to safely and securely park a pickup as large as the Ram 3500, but with Front & Rear Park Assist the job has become a lot easier. Utilizing sensors, it will detect any obstacles in your way, notifying you if you come too close. Additions of the 360° Surround View Camera and digital rearview mirror provide for even more assistance when parking.

Advanced Trailering Tech

The Ram 3500 has the power and capability to trailer, but also the advanced technology to do it smartly and conveniently as well. The 360° camera and Trailer Reverse Guidance View provides you with a full look around your pickup so you can be aware of your trailer at all times. There’s even an Auxiliary Wired Camera available so you can keep tabs on the cargo inside the trailer.

What’s New from the 2020 Ram 3500?

Forever advancing is the Ram 3500, primarily in performance and tech, areas that matter most to the modern Ram HD consumer who want the most in power and the latest in available smart features. The 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel High-Output I-6 now reaches an incredible 420 horsepower and 1,075 lb-ft of torque, increasing 75 lb-ft from previous. A digital rearview mirror is now available, one of the many advanced tech features the Ram 3500 graciously supports onboard.

2021 Ram 3500 Trims

Front side view of Ram 3500 Tradesman


Starting at $51,195*

Standard features:

  • 18-inch steel wheels
  • Heavy-duty 40/20/40 front bench seat
  • Uconnect 3 multimedia centre
  • Class V hitch receiver
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Front side view of Ram 3500 Big Horn

Big Horn

Starting at $54,415*

Upgrades from Tradesman:

  • 18-inch chrome-clad steel wheels
  • Chrome grille (black billets), Front/rear chrome bumpers
  • 40/20/40 cloth front bench seat
  • 7×11-inch trailer tow mirrors (black, power, heated)
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Front side view of Ram 3500 Laramie


Starting at $69,415*

Upgrades from Big Horn:

  • 18-inch polished aluminum wheels
  • 40/20/40 leather-faced, heated front bench seat
  • 7×11-inch trailer tow mirrors (chrome, power-fold, heated)
  • Front & Rear Park Assist
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Front side view of Ram 3500 Limited Longhorn

Laramie Longhorn

Starting at $75,915*

Upgrades from Laramie:

  • Limited Longhorn instrument cluster/interior accents
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel/shift knob
  • Front leather ventilated bucket seats
  • 7×11-inch trailer tow mirrors (chrome, power-fold, heated)
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Front side view of Ram 3500 Limited


Starting at $80,215*

Upgrades from Limited Longhorn:

  • 20-inch chrome aluminum wheels
  • Front leather bucket seats
  • RamBox Cargo Management System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring (with Trailer Detection, Rear Cross-Path Detection)
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Alberta is truck country, and Southside Dodge is your ultimate destination here in Red Deer for the full lineup of Ram pickups! At the top of this mountain of power is the Ram 3500, available at our dealership both new and used. Along with shopping for pickups, come to us for your service, detailing and customs needs. Contact us, today, for any questions, or just to take a test drive.

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