2018 RAM 2500 Chicago Illinois for Sale in Antioch IL l Chicago area

2018 RAM 2500 near Chicago Illinois

2018 RAM 2500 - Chicago Illinois

Vehicle Overview

RAM trucks are known for their rugged build, durability, and exceptional towing capabilities. Here in the Chicagoland area, repeat buyers of the 2500 series models number in the thousands. The all-new 2018 RAM 2500 heavy-duty pickup, available in a total of six trims and with various cab and bed configurations, offer the buyer plenty of customization. These 2500 truck model versions are equipped with the most powerful gas and diesel engines in the industry, and towing capability is in excess of 13,500 pounds when the truck is properly equipped. It’s not all just about raw power, however. The interiors are lavishly furnished, and the advanced safety and high-tech systems make owning one of these trucks a superb investment.

There’s lots to choose from with the various trims, and with each one you get:

  • Tradesman (Quad-halogen headlamps, rearview camera)
  • SLT (Seating for six, SiriusXM satellite radio)
  • Lone Star (10-way power driver’s seat, fold-flat load floor)
  • Laramie (8.4-inch screen display, front and rear park assist)
  • Laramie Longhorn (Uconnect, cargo-view camera)

To get the very best deal on a new 2018 RAM 2500 near Chicago and surrounding suburbs, visit Antioch RAM today. This is the premier truck dealer in the area, and the 2018 models are now on display.


LThe current year models are available as a regular, extended, or crew cab. The latter have four doors and can accommodate up to six individuals. The bed lengths vary according to cab configuration. The 8-foot bed is not available with the crew cab, for example. The standard wheels are 17-inch steel, but buyers can choose up to 20-inch size painted aluminum wheels on the uplevel trims. There’s a multitude of color scheme options including a total of 11 dual-tone selections. The locking tailgate is standard across the trim lineup. When considering the purchase of a new 2018 RAM 2500 near Chicago or nearby suburbs, take a trip to Antioch, the dealer serving Antioch Fox Lake Crystal Lake Chicago Illinois and other communities with pride.


Starting with the entry-level Tradesman, this model features a 40/20/40 split-bench seat, height-adjustable front seat belts, and a large storage bin behind the front seats. The interior is two-toned, with several combinations of gray, black, and maroon. The cargo and center high-mounted stop lamp is standard. The uplevel SLT trim adds on a cloth bench seat and optional front seat storage beneath the seat cushion. The luxurious Laramie version features include heated front seats, high-back rear seats, and leather upholstery. Some of the interior features vary according to cab configuration. For example, the crew cab versions have 60/40 split-folding rear seats. Standard high-tech features include a six-speaker stereo system, a color screen display, audio input jacks, and a USB and auxiliary jack media hub. Available on the uplevel trims are an 8.4-inch display, USB host flip, and Alpine speakers with subwoofer. Serving Antioch Fox Lake Crystal Lake Chicago Illinois and other nearby communities, Antioch RAM is the place to go for the very best deal on a 2018 RAM 2500 pickup.

2018 RAM 2500 Interior - Chicago Illinois


The standard engine on the 2500 truck models is a 5.7L V8. This engine comes with a 260-liter tank and runs on compressed natural gas. The largest engine is a 6.7L Cummins diesel, and it is offered alongside such features as heavy-duty engine cooling, next generation engine controller, and on-the-fly transfer case. The electric shift transfer case is standard on the uplevel trims. The standard axle ratio is 3.73, and all of the uplevel versions can be purchased with 4.10 axle ratio. The front axle is conventional differential, and the anti-spin rear differential rear axle is standard on some trims and optional on the others. The most widely acclaimed truck dealer in all of Chicagoland is Antioch RAM dealership, and the 2018 RAM models are now ready for viewing and test driving.


There’s nothing quite like V8 power, whether it be gas or diesel. The powerful Cummins HEMI V8 under the hood of the 2018 RAM 2500 provides lots of towing power and is coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. The larger 6.4L engine is optional on all trims and standard on the Laramie. The beautifully built 6.7L diesel twin-turbo engine is optional on all trims and provides the greatest amount of towing power. All-wheel drive is available across the trim lineup. With the proper axle ratio and the large diesel engine, the 2018 RAM can tow more than 13,600 pounds, easily outpacing most of the competition in the medium- to full-size truck segments.


Safety is high priority with this automaker, and there is no shortage of advanced safety and security systems built into each and every 2500 model. Every trim comes with advanced multi-stage front airbags, and the crew cab versions also have supplemental side-curtain bags. A tire pressure monitoring display, electronic stability control, and rear backup camera are also standard across the trim lineup. Advanced optional safety features include front/rear park assist sensors, remote proximity keyless entry, security alarm, and cargo-view camera. The 2500 truck models are built with extra-strong side panels and feature a forward hood crumple zone. Around Chicagoland and throughout NE Illinois, the word is out about where to go to get the best deal on a new 2018 RAM 2500 near Chicago and vicinity, and that place is the Antioch dealership.

Serving Antioch Fox Lake Crystal Lake Chicago Illinois and other communities, the Antioch truck dealer is the one-stop shopping destination for a new 2500 model. Contact the dealership today to schedule a test drive, and make sure to inquire about current inventory on the Tradesman, SLT, Lone Star, and Laramie trims.

2018 RAM 2500 Exterior - Chicago Illinois

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