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RAM 1500 2016 Tradesman/Express Specs, Trims & Colors

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Showing the 2016 RAM 1500 Tradesman/Express 4x2 Regular Cab 120 in. WB
$13,593-$25,265 Current Listing Price
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Overview

Seats 3
Door Count 2
Engine 305-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Torque 269 lbs.-ft. @ 4,175 rpm
Drivetrain RWD
Towing Capacity 4,970 lbs.
Payload Capacity 1,510 lbs.
Combined MPG 24
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (35)
Agriculture Red
Black Clearcoat
Black Forest Green Pearlcoat
Blue Streak Pearlcoat
Bright Green
Bright Red
Interior (8)
Black
Black/Yellow
Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige
Cattle Tan/Black
Diesel Gray/Black
Light Frost Beige/Canyon Brown

Packages

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Engine 305-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Brake assistance S
Remote activated perimeter/approach lights O
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Underbody mounted spare tire w/crankdown S
Dual front impact airbags S
Remote keyless entry O
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Traction control S
Front ventilated disc brakes S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
3 ABS channels S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks O
Power door locks O
ABS S
Full size spare tire S
Total # of airbags 6
Manual tailgate/rear door lock S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm O
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Curtain 1st row overhead airbag S
Perimeter/approach lights O
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Security system O
Full-size spare tire S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Immobilizer S
Dual front side impact airbags S
Transmission 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Engine 395-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Engine liters 3.6
Variable valve control S
Engine orientation longitudinal
Ignition type electronic
Horsepower 305-hp @ 6,400 rpm
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Engine oil cooler S
Fuel tank capacity 26.0 gal.
Torque 269 lbs.-ft. @ 4,175 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration V-6
Fuel economy city 17 mpg
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
# of valves 24
Sequential MPI S
Engine liters 5.7
Cylinder deactivation O
Variable valve control O
Engine orientation longitudinal
Ignition type electronic
Horsepower 395-hp @ 5,600 rpm
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Torque 410 lbs.-ft. @ 3,950 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head O
Cylinder configuration V-8
Variable intake manifold O
# of valves 16
Sequential MPI O
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust O
Sequential sport shift S
160-amp. alternator S
Engine 3.6L V-6 DOHC 305hp
Block heater O
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
Engine oil cooler S
Transmission oil cooler S
Axle ratio 3.21
Overdrive S
8 speed automatic transmission S
Limited slip differential O
Rear-wheel drive S
730 CCA battery S
Low emission vehicle S
Single stainless steel exhaust S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Ultra low emission vehicle II S
Mode select transmission S
Fuel tank capacity 26.0gal.
6 speed automatic transmission O
Manual-shift auto S
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Chrome tailpipe O
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.29
Transmission gear ratio (6th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.67
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 3.14
Transmission gear ratio (7th) .84
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission gear ratio (8th) .67
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 2.11
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.30
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.71
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .75
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .67
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 1.67
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.50
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.00
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.29
Transmission gear ratio (6th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.67
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 3.14
Transmission gear ratio (7th) .84
Transmission gear ratio (8th) .67
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 2.10
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.30
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.71
17" wheels S
Front anti-roll bar S
Heavy-duty rear shocks S
Rack and pinion steering S
Front coil springs S
P275/60SR20.0 BSW AS tires O
LT265/70SR17.0E OWL AT tires O
Rear wheel size 17"
Steel spare wheel S
Wheel locks O
20" wheels O
Electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS tires S
Power steering S
Limited slip differential O
Rear coil springs S
Rigid axle rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Chrome-clad wheel covers O
P275/60SR20.0 OWL AS tires O
Front wheel size 17"
Heavy-duty front shocks S
Hub wheel covers S
Front tires 265/70R17
Alloy wheels O
Rear anti-roll bar S
Rear tires 265/70R17
Power remote heated folding side-view door mirrors O
Black door handles S
Class IV trailering with harness, hitch, brake controller O
Folding side-view door mirrors S
Front bumper with black rub strip S
Black grille S
Front license plate bracket S
Regular bed S
Black front and rear bumpers S
Bed extender O
Body-colored front bumper O
Power remote heated folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator O
Chrome front bumper with black rub strip O
Chrome tip exhaust O
Trailer hitch S
Heated folding side-view door mirrors O
Manual extendable trailer mirrors O
Folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator O
Side steps O
Pickup integrated storage O
Chrome rear bumper O
2 doors S
Tonneau cover O
Tailgate S
Rear step bumper S
Galvanized steel/aluminum body material S
Bedliner S
Class IV trailering with harness, hitch S
Grille black
Convex driver and passenger mirror O
Turn signal indicator mirrors O
Trailering with harness O
Body-colored rear bumper O
Soft tonneau cover O
Metallic paint O
Rear cargo tailgate
Body-colored grille O
Power door mirrors O
Heated door mirrors O
Chrome grille O
2 12V DC power outlets S
Bin instrument-panel storage S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release O
Power windows O
Remote keyless entry O
Overhead console O
1-touch down O
Manual air conditioning S
Air conditioning S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors O
Driver and passenger door bins S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Tilt steering wheel S
2 USB ports O
Integrated key/remote O
Front cupholders S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry O
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Valet function O
Power windows with driver and passenger 1-touch down O
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls O
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
12V DC power outlet 2
Illuminated entry O
Mini overhead console O
Dashboard storage S
1 USB ports S
Front cupholder S
Remote engine start O
Glove box S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Cruise control S
Steering wheel with manual tilting S
Front center armrest with storage O
Metal-look instrument panel insert S
Max. seating capacity of 3 S
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Front center armrest S
Chrome and metal-look interior accents S
4-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Vinyl front seat upholstery S
Front seats bench
Deluxe sound insulation S
Vinyl/rubber floor covering S
Vinyl/rubber front floor mats O
Max seating capacity 3
Vinyl upholstery S
Front split-bench 40-20-40 seats S
Chrome interior accents S
Cloth front seat upholstery O
Vinyl door panel trim O
Urethane shift knob S
Carpet floor covering O
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Carpet front floor mats O
Cloth upholstery O
Full cloth headliner S
Floor mats O
6 speakers S
Fixed antenna S
1 1st row LCD monitor O
Smart device integration app link
Radio data system S
AM/FM radio S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Wireless phone connectivity O
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 12
1st row LCD monitors 1
AM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan S
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan O
Console single remote CD O
Voice activated radio O
Remote CD player O
Key-in-ignition warning S
Door-ajar warning S
Tire specific low-tire-pressure warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Tachometer S
Light-tinted windows S
Variable intermittent wipers S
Oil temperature gauge S
Camera Rear ParkView
Tire pressure sensors S
Analog display S
Light tinted windows S
Cargo box light S
Cargo bed light S
Lights-on warning S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Reverse sensing system rear
Water temp. gauge S
Trip odometer S
Low-fuel warning S
Water-temp. warning S
Sliding rear windshield O
Compass O
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Camera(s) - rear ParkView yes
Systems monitor S
Brake-fluid warning S
Fully automatic headlights S
Outside-temperature display O
Outside temperature display O
Engine hour meter S
Front fog lights O
Delay-off aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Oil pressure gauge S
Voltmeter S
Transmission oil temp. gauge S
Transmission-fluid-temperature warning S
In-radio display clock S
Delay-off headlights S
Turning radius 19.7'
Engine torque 269 lbs.-ft. @ 4,175 rpm
Front hiproom 62.9"
Departure angle 25 degrees
Valvetrain DOHC
Drag coefficient .36
Front GAWR 3,700 lbs.
Engine type V-6
Axle to end of frame 48.4"
Frame section modulus 5.5 cu.in.
Ground clearance (max) 229mm (9.0")
Wheelbase 120.0"
Curb weight 4,516 lbs.
Front curb weight 2,492 lbs.
Ground clearance (max.) 9.0"
Rear tire/wheel capacity 4,608 lbs.
Pickup bed depth 20.1"
Payload 1,510 lbs.
Front headroom 39.9"
Rear tread 67.5"
Ground clearance (min.) 8.7"
Approach angle 15 degrees
Exterior body width 79.4"
Ramp breakover angle 22 degrees
GVWR 6,025 lbs.
Exterior length 209.0"
Cab to axle 36.9"
Ground clearance (min) 221mm (8.7")
Exterior height 74.6"
Rear curb weight 2,023 lbs.
Towing capacity 4,970 lbs.
Compression ratio 10.20 to 1
Load floor height 34.8"
Front axle capacity 3,700 lbs.
Rear axle capacity 3,900 lbs.
Exterior cargo volume 57.5 cu.ft.
Rear GAWR 3,900 lbs.
Front legroom 41.0"
Engine horsepower 305-hp @ 6,400 rpm
Front tire/wheel capacity 4,608 lbs.
Valves 24
Engine displacement 220 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 17 mpg
Passenger volume 63.0 cu.ft.
Exterior cargo maximum width 66.4 "
Front shoulder room 66.0"
Exterior cargo width 51.0"
GCWR 9,850 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 26.0 gal.
Front tread 68.0"
Exterior cargo length 76.3"
Engine bore x stroke 3.8" x 3.3"
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 60/100,000

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