Compare 10 trims on the 2012 RAM 1500

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, and aren’t overpaying for those you don’t want.


Our comparison will help you prioritize the trims that are right for you.

Style
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn
Inventory price
Starting at $33,220 Starting at $34,085 Starting at $36,440 Starting at $30,865
MPG
16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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Style
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express
Inventory price
Starting at $33,960 Starting at $30,740 Starting at $26,585 Starting at $22,570 Starting at $26,695 Starting at $31,105
MPG
15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
Seating
6 6 3 3 6 6
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Style
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie
Inventory price
Starting at $41,660 Starting at $40,370 Starting at $38,910 Starting at $43,515
MPG
15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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Style
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited Edition 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited Edition
Inventory price
Starting at $46,420 Starting at $43,275
MPG
15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
6 exterior
6 exterior
Seating
5 5
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Style
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition
Inventory price
Starting at $43,275 Starting at $46,420
MPG
16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
10 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
5 5
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Style
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star
Inventory price
Starting at $33,220 Starting at $30,865 Starting at $34,085 Starting at $36,440
MPG
16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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Style
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman
Inventory price
Starting at $26,650 Starting at $30,220 Starting at $26,950 Starting at $30,520 Starting at $34,085 Starting at $33,220 Starting at $36,440 Starting at $30,865
MPG
16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
10 exterior
9 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
2 2 2 2 6 6 6 6
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Style
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T
Inventory price
Starting at $32,135
MPG
16 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
Seating
2
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Style
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT
Inventory price
Starting at $30,220 Starting at $26,650 Starting at $30,520 Starting at $26,950 Starting at $36,440 Starting at $34,085 Starting at $30,865 Starting at $33,220
MPG
16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
2 2 2 2 5 5 5 5
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Style
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST
Inventory price
Starting at $33,960 Starting at $30,740 Starting at $31,105 Starting at $26,885 Starting at $22,870 Starting at $22,570 Starting at $26,585 Starting at $26,695
MPG
16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 310.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 310.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 310.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
Seating
5 6 6 3 3 3 3 6
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Style
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport
Inventory price
Starting at $35,055 Starting at $38,850 Starting at $37,485 Starting at $40,705 Starting at $35,630
MPG
15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 390.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
Seating
2 5 5 5 5
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Style
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman
Inventory price
Starting at $22,570 Starting at $26,585 Starting at $22,870 Starting at $26,885 Starting at $31,105 Starting at $26,695 Starting at $30,740 Starting at $33,960
MPG
16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
10 exterior
Seating
3 3 3 3 6 6 6 6
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Style
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman HD
Inventory price
Starting at $28,905
MPG
16 combined MPG
Engine
383.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Color
29 exterior
Seating
3
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