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Here's how the 2015 RAM 1500 and the 2015 RAM 2500 measure up.
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman
$25,660
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman
$30,985
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

305.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

305.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

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

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
16 0 -
Size
229" length, 77.2" height 230.4" length, 77.3" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Diesel Gray / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

8-Speed A/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

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Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Styled Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in Full-Size in -
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Styled Steel -

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 400 @ 4000 -
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None -
Displacement
3.6 L/220 5.7 L/345 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-8 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6400 383 @ 5600 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
800.00 mi N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG N/A -
Cruising Range - City
544.00 mi N/A -

Suspension

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Non-Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Frame

Frame Type
N/A N/A -

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.1 ft 45 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P265/70SR17 LT245/70SR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70SR17 LT245/70SR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size -

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
479 lbs 1187 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
479 lbs 500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4790 lbs 5000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4790 lbs 11870 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
4790 lbs 11870 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Curb Weight
4687.00 lbs 5957.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6600.00 lbs 9000.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2047 lbs 2574 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4687.00 lbs 5957.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
1913.00 lbs 3043.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
2640 lbs 3383 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
1913.00 lbs 3043.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
9850 lbs 18300 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7600.00 lbs 11000.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
231 in 230.4 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
66 in 66 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
50.4 in 50.4 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51 in 51 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
66.4 in 66.4 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
98.3 in 98.3 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
66.4 in 66.4 in -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Tailgate Width
60.4 in N/A -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.9 in 39.9 in -
Height, Overall
74.4 in 76.2 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
20.2 in 20.2 in -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.7 in 6.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.4 in 79.4 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.7 in 6.1 in -
Front Hip Room
62.9 in 62.9 in -
Overhang, Front
N/A 40 in -
Wheelbase
140 in 140.5 in -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.6 in 36.5 in -
Front Leg Room
41 in 41 in -
Cargo Volume
74.7 ft³ 74.7 ft³ -

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