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Here's how the 2000 Dodge Ram 3500, 2012 RAM 3500, 1999 Ford F-350 and the 1997 Chevrolet 3500 measure up.
2dr Reg Cab 135" WB DRW
$22,000
Starting MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 172" WB 60" CA Laramie
$33,225
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 137" XL
$19,895
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB
$18,407
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
3 6 3 2
Engine
-

383.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

305.0-hp, 6.7-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

275.0-hp, 6.8-liter, 10 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

235.0-hp, 7.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

235.0-hp, 5.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

195.0-hp, 6.5-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

290.0-hp, 7.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

255.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0
Size
240.1" length, 77.4" height 234.3" length, 78.4" height 225.7" length, 75.7" height 213.4" length, 73.2" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Camel / Tan

Agate

Mist Gray

Light pebble beige

Dark slate gray

Slate Blue

Graphite

Oxford White / Lt Graphite

Taupe

Dark Ruby Red

Gray

Navy

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 17 x 6.0 in 16 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in N/A - 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A - Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 17 x 6.0 in 16 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 160 95 100

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler
- N/A N/A Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
345 @ 3200 400 @ 4000 335 @ 3000 330 @ 2800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
245 @ 4000 383 @ 5600 235 @ 4250 255 @ 4600
Displacement
5.9L/360 5.7L/343 5.4L/330 5.7L/350
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
0.00 mi N/A 0.00 mi 0.00 mi
Cruising Range - City
0.00 mi N/A 0.00 mi 0.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- N/A - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- N/A - -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Coil Five-Link Coil Indep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Live Axle Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating N/A Ford Full-Floating Full-Floating
Axle Type - Front
- N/A Ford Twin-I-Beam -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Ladder-Type Ladder

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel Rear-Wheel Four Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A - Yes
Brake Type
Power Pwr Power Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.5 x 1.5 in 14.2 x 1.5 in 13.03 x -TBD- in 12.50 x 1.26 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 14.1 x 1.3 in 12.83 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
35.0 gal 52.0 gal 38 gal 34 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A - -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
51.8 ft 45.1 ft 48.3 ft 43.4 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A 51.0 ft 47.9 ft
Steering Type
Power Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Power

Tires

Rear Tire Size
LT235/85R16E LT235/80R17E LT265/75R16E LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Size
LT235/85R16E LT235/80R17E LT265/75R16E LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size
LT235/85R16E N/A - LT245/75R16E

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1200 lbs N/A 1000 lbs 1000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
10,000 lbs N/A 10000 lbs 10,000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs N/A 5000 lbs 5000 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs N/A 500 lbs 500 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A 14600 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A 3650 lbs -

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
10,500 lbs 12500.00 lbs 9900.00 lbs 9000.00 lbs
Curb Weight
5408.00 lbs 6501.00 lbs 4966.00 lbs 4838.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2932 lbs 3450 lbs 2882 lbs 2681 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
12000.00 lbs 14550.00 lbs 10180.00 lbs 9684.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A 5999.00 lbs 4934.00 lbs 4162.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
N/A 5999.00 lbs 4934.00 lbs 4162.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Rear
2476 lbs 3051 lbs 2084 lbs 2157 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
5408.00 lbs 6501.00 lbs 4966.00 lbs 4838.00 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
15,000 lbs N/A 13,500 lbs 13,500 lbs

Dimensions

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.2 in 7.5 in N/A 6.4 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
47.5 in 51.4 in 47.8 in 46.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
93.8 in 79.1 in 79.9 in 76.8 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
64.2 in N/A N/A 64.4 in
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 41.0 in 40.7 in 41.7 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
97.5 in - 98.6 in 97.6 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
19.4 in N/A 20.0 in 19.2 in
Height, Overall
73.0 in 78.8 in 76.3 in 73.4 in
Wheelbase
134.7 in 172.3 in 137.0 in 131.5 in
Second Hip Room
N/A 63.2 in N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.0 in N/A 50.9 in 49.1 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A 65.7 in N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
60.4 in N/A 64.6 in 60.2 in
Ground Clearance, Front
11.2 in 9.9 in N/A 8.4 in
Second Leg Room
N/A 40.3 in N/A N/A
Second Head Room
N/A 39.9 in N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
3 6 3 3
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
66.5 in 66.0 in 68.0 in 65.4 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
220.1 in 263.2 in 222.2 in 213.4 in
Front Hip Room
63.6 in 63.2 in 67.4 in 60.0 in
Tailgate Width
60.4 in N/A 65.0 in 62.0 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.6 in N/A 33.7 in 35.3 in
Overhang, Front
38.0 in 39.6 in 37.4 in 35.4 in
Front Head Room
40.2 in 41.0 in 41.3 in 39.9 in
Cargo Volume
70.0 ft³ N/A 77.7 ft³ 69.1 ft³
Cab to End of Frame
99.7 in 111.1 in N/A -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- N/A - -

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