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Compare RAM 1500 IV Quad Cab [3.0 EcoDiesel 4WD] vs RAM 2500/3500 IV Mega Cab [2500 5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT]

Reviews

Neo score
68%
64%
Pros
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • Lots of loading capacity
  • Good Hemi V8
  • Up to tremendous 1152Nm of torque
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • Great towing capacity
Cons
  • High 0.36 drag coefficient
  • Large turning circle
  • Reliability issues
  • Horrible turning circle

Price

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Variants

3.0 EcoDiesel 4WD
3.0 EcoDiesel
3.6 4WD
3.6
3.7
4.7 4WD 6AT
4.7 4WD 5AT
4.7 5AT
4.7 6AT
5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT
5.7 Hemi 5AT
5.7 Hemi 4WD 6AT
5.7 Hemi 6AT
2500 5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT
2500 5.7 Hemi 5AT
2500 5.7 Hemi 6AT
2500 5.7 Hemi V8 4WD 6AT
2500 6.4 Hemi 4WD 6AT
2500 6.4 Hemi 6AT
2500 6.7 Cummins 4WD 6AT
2500 6.7 Cummins 4WD MT
2500 6.7 Cummins 6AT
2500 6.7 Cummins MT
3500 6.7 Cummins 350 4WD 6AT
3500 6.7 Cummins 350 4WD MT
3500 6.7 Cummins 350 6AT
3500 6.7 Cummins 350 MT
3500 6.7 Cummins 385 4WD 6AT
3500 6.7 Cummins 385 6AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1628 L / 57.5 cu-ft
1628 L / 57.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
11.4 L / 12.0 qt
17.7 L / 18.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.8 L / 8.2 qt
6.6 L / 7.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
98.0 L / 25.9 gal
129.0 L / 34.1 gal
Payload
626 kg / 1380 lbs
944 kg / 2081 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
17.8 deg
23.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
20.5 deg
18.3 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
25.4 deg
27.6 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Solid axle
Solid-axle
Tire Size
265/70 R17
245/70 R17 E, 265/70 R17 E
Turning Circle
13.8 m / 45.3 ft
14.2 m / 46.6 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Pickup
4-door Pickup

Dimensions

Size | Height
1975 mm / 77.8 in
1989 mm / 78.3 in
Size | Length
5817 mm / 229.0 in
6309 mm / 248.4 in
Size | Width
2017 mm / 79.4 in (mirror unfolded)
2009 mm / 79.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1732.0 mm / 68.2 in
1735.0 mm / 68.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1715.0 mm / 67.5 in
1732.0 mm / 68.2 in
Weight
2526.0 kg / 5568.9 lbs
3048.0 kg / 6719.7 lbs
Wheel Size
7.0J x 17
7.5J x 17, 8.0J x 17
Wheelbase
3570 mm / 140.6 in
4064 mm / 160.0 in

Performance

Coefficient Of Drag
0.36
Fuel Economy
14.8 L/100km / 15.9 MPG (urban) | 10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (highway)
Towing Capacity
3515 kg / 7749 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3697 kg / 8150 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
99.5 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
9.6:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.3 cu-in / 2988.0 cc
5.7 L / 345.0 cu-in / 5654.0 cc
Engine | Power
240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 3600 rpm
383.0 hp / 285.6 kW @ 5600 rpm
Engine | Redline
4800 rpm
5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
80.3 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
67.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
90.9 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
569 Nm / 419.7 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2014 ~ 2017
2009 ~ 2012
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