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Here's how the 2011 Dodge Ram 3500, 2016 GMC Sierra 3500, 2017 RAM 2500 and the 2016 RAM 3500 measure up.
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
$35,995
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.6"
$34,635
Starting MSRP
Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box
$32,145
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman
$32,285
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
3 3 3 3
Engine

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

360.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

322.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

397.0-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

360.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline/Natural Gas)

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

383.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline/Natural Gas)

410.0-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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

410.0-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
234.3" length, 78.7" height 229.5" length, 76.85" height 230.4" length, 77.3" height 234.3" length, 79.3" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark slate gray

Jet Black / Dark Ash

Jet Black

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Diesel Gray / Black

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Diesel Gray / Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in
Spare Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in N/A Full-Size in Full-Size in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Styled Steel Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Styled Steel Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 N/A 730 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150 160 160

Engine

Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel I6 Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Displacement
6.7L/408 6.0L/366 5.7 L/345 5.7 L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 3000 360 @ 5400 383 @ 5600 383 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
650 @ 1500 380 @ 4200 400 @ 4000 400 @ 4000
Engine Oil Cooler
- Yes None None

Mileage

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
SLA Independent Independent Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Live axle Multi-Leaf Multi-Link Leaf
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid Independent Non-Independent Non-Independent
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating Full-Floating Rigid Axle Rigid Axle

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Hydroformed N/A N/A

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 x 1.5 in N/A 14.2 in 14.2 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.1 x 1.3 in N/A 14.1 in 14.1 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
35.0 gal 36.0 gal 32 gal 32 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball Rack-Pinion Re-Circulating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 45.9 ft 45 ft 45 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT265/70R18E LT245/70SR17 LT275/70SR18
Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT265/70R18E LT245/70SR17 LT275/70SR18
Spare Tire Size
LT235/80R17E N/A Full-Size Full-Size

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs 5000 lbs 5000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 500 lbs 500 lbs 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
12050 lbs 14500 lbs 11890 lbs 11910 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1808 lbs 1450 lbs 1189 lbs 1191 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 14600 lbs 11710 lbs N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 3650 lbs 2928 lbs N/A
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A 14600 lbs 11890 lbs 11910 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A 5940 lbs 6022 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
3944 lbs 3225 lbs 3359 lbs 3397 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2868 lbs 2734 lbs 2582 lbs 2625 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
6812.00 lbs 5959.00 lbs 5941.00 lbs 6022.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
4688.00 lbs 4441.00 lbs 3059.00 lbs 4078.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
4688.00 lbs 4441.00 lbs 3059.00 lbs 4078.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
19000 lbs 20500 lbs 18300 lbs 18400 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
14350.00 lbs 11450.00 lbs 11000.00 lbs 12000.00 lbs
Curb Weight
6812.00 lbs 5959.00 lbs 5941.00 lbs 6022.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
11500.00 lbs 10400.00 lbs 9000.00 lbs 10100.00 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
3 3 3 3
Front Head Room
40.3 in 42.80 in 39.9 in 39.9 in
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 45.27 in 41 in 41 in
Front Shoulder Room
66.0 in 66.03 in 66 in 66 in
Front Hip Room
62.9 in 60.73 in 62.9 in 62.9 in
Second Head Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
140.5 in 133.60 in 140.5 in 140 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
231.0 in 224.4 in N/A N/A
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
N/A N/A 230.4 in 230.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in 80.12 in 79.4 in 79.4 in
Height, Overall
73.6 in 77.83 in 76.2 in 77.7 in
Overhang, Front
39.5 in N/A 40 in 39.8 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
42.0 in N/A 50.4 in 50.6 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.7 in 39.09 in 36.5 in 38.8 in
Ground Clearance, Front
8.0 in N/A 6.1 in 7.3 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.6 in 8.42 in 6.1 in 7.3 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
96.0 in 97.76 in 98.3 in 98.3 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
66.4 in N/A 66.4 in 66.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
66.4 in N/A 66.4 in 66.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
66.5 in 51.02 in 51 in 51 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
20.2 in 21.22 in 20.2 in 20.2 in
Tailgate Width
60.4 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume
74.7 ft³ 76.3 ft³ 74.7 ft³ 74.7 ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A N/A N/A

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