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Here's how the 2011 Dodge Ram 3500, 2012 RAM 3500, 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 and the 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 measure up.
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
$35,995
Starting MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 172" WB 60" CA Laramie
$33,225
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
$27,215
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
$28,790
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

325.0-hp, 5.9-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
234.3" length, 78.7" height 234.3" length, 78.4" height - TBD -" length, - TBD -" height 255.1" length, 79.0" 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

Light pebble beige

Dark slate gray

Dark slate gray

Quartz

Khaki

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in 17 x 6.0 in 17 x 7.5 in 17 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in N/A 17 x 7.5 in 17 x 6.0 in
Front Wheel Size
17 x 6.0 in 17 x 6.0 in 17 x 7.5 in 17 x 6.0 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 750 730 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 160 160 136

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
650 @ 1500 400 @ 4000 395 @ 4200 375 @ 4200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 3000 383 @ 5600 355 @ 5400 330 @ 4800
Displacement
6.7L/408 5.7L/343 5.7L/345 5.7L/350
Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel I6 Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler
- N/A - -

Mileage

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Live axle Live Axle Leaf Leaf
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid N/A Hypoid Hypoid
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating N/A Full-floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
SLA Independent Five-Link Coil Coil

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Ladder Ladder

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 x 1.5 in 14.2 x 1.5 in N/A 13.9 x 1.39 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.1 x 1.3 in 14.1 x 1.3 in N/A 13.9 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- N/A - -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
35.0 gal 52.0 gal 35 gal 35 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A - -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 45.1 ft N/A 47.0 ft

Tires

Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT235/80R17E LT245/70R17E LT235/80R17E
Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT235/80R17E LT245/70R17E LT235/80R17E
Spare Tire Size
LT235/80R17E N/A LT245/70R17E LT235/80R17E

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A 2750 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A 11000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs N/A 500 lbs 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
12050 lbs N/A N/A 11000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1808 lbs N/A N/A 1650 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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gross Axle Weight Rating
14350.00 lbs 14550.00 lbs N/A 13460.00 lbs
Curb Weight
6812.00 lbs 6501.00 lbs N/A 5851.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
4688.00 lbs 5999.00 lbs N/A 5149.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
11500.00 lbs 12500.00 lbs 8650.00 lbs 11000.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
6812.00 lbs 6501.00 lbs N/A 5851.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2868 lbs 3051 lbs N/A 2827 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
19000 lbs N/A N/A 17000 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
4688.00 lbs 5999.00 lbs N/A 5149.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
3944 lbs 3450 lbs N/A 3024 lbs

Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
42.0 in 51.4 in N/A 49.9 in
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 41.0 in N/A 41.0 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
Front Shoulder Room
66.0 in 66.0 in N/A 67.0 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.7 in N/A N/A 34.2 in
Second Hip Room
N/A 63.2 in N/A N/A
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
96.0 in - 96.0 in 98.3 in
Passenger Capacity
3 6 3 3
Ground Clearance, Front
8.0 in 9.9 in N/A 8.0 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A 111.1 in N/A 100.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
66.5 in N/A N/A 51.0 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.6 in 7.5 in N/A 7.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
66.4 in N/A N/A 65.1 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
66.4 in N/A N/A 66.4 in
Tailgate Width
60.4 in N/A N/A 60.6 in
Front Head Room
40.3 in 41.0 in N/A 40.2 in
Height, Overall
73.6 in 78.8 in N/A 74.7 in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A N/A 16.9 ft³
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
62.9 in 63.2 in N/A 65.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in 79.1 in 78.9 in 96.0 in
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
231.0 in 263.2 in N/A 229.7 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
20.2 in N/A N/A 20.2 in
Overhang, Front
39.5 in 39.6 in N/A 39.3 in
Wheelbase
140.5 in 172.3 in 140.5 in 140.5 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A 65.7 in N/A N/A
Cargo Volume
74.7 ft³ N/A N/A 74.9 ft³

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