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

Overview

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Diesel Gray / Black

Jet Black / Dark Ash

Jet Black

Dark slate gray

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Diesel Gray / Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

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

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Mileage

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

Suspension

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

Frame

Frame Type
N/A Hydroformed Ladder N/A

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Weight Information

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

Dimensions

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

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