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Here's how the 2018 RAM 1500 and the 2018 Ford F-150 measure up.
Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box
$27,295
Starting MSRP
XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box
$27,705
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

290.0-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

325.0-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

395.0-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
20 22 -
Size
229" length, 77.2" height 209.3" length, 75.5" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Graphite Grey

Ginger

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Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

10-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Wheels

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 610 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 200 -

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6400 290 @ 6500 -
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.3 L/204 -
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 265 @ 4000 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG 22 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
650.00 mi 575.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
442.00 mi 460.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 20 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone -

Frame

Frame Type
N/A N/A -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in 13.8 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in 13.7 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 gal 23 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 ft 40.7 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P245/70SR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P245/70SR17 -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5020 lbs 5000 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 500 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
502 lbs 500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5020 lbs 5000 lbs -

Weight Information

As Spec'd Payload
1505.00 lbs 2031.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
4520 lbs 4069 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
2494 lbs 2382 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4520.00 lbs 4069.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
4520.00 lbs 4069.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
1505.00 lbs 2031.00 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7600.00 lbs 6350.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2026 lbs 1687 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
9850 lbs 9400 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6025.00 lbs 6100.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
66.4 in 65.2 in -
Length, Overall
209 in 209.3 in -
Front Head Room
39.9 in 40.8 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
48.4 in N/A -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.4 in 79.9 in -
Front Hip Room
62.9 in 62.5 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
74.6 in 75.5 in -
Overhang, Front
N/A 37.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.7 in 8.8 in -
Wheelbase
120 in 122 in -
Front Shoulder Room
66 in 66.7 in -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
76.3 in 78 in -
Tailgate Width
60.4 in 60.3 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
66.4 in 65.2 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51 in 50.6 in -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
41 in 43.9 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
20.1 in 21.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
57.5 ft³ 62.3 ft³ -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.8 in 34.7 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.7 in 8.8 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -

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