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

Reviews

Neo score
64%
54%
Pros
  • Up to tremendous 1152Nm of torque
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • Great towing capacity
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • High cargo capacity
Cons
  • Horrible turning circle
  • High 0.36 drag coefficient
  • Not as handsome as the Crew Cab

Price

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Variants

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
3.0 EcoDiesel 4WD
3.0 EcoDiesel
3.6 4WD
3.6 4WD Short Bed
3.6
3.6 Short Bed
3.7
3.7 Short Bed
4.7 4WD 5AT Short Bed
4.7 4WD 5AT
4.7 4WD 6AT Short Bed
4.7 4WD 6AT
4.7 5AT
4.7 6AT Short Bed
4.7 5AT Short Bed
4.7 6AT
5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT Short Bed
5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT
5.7 Hemi 5AT
5.7 Hemi 5AT Short Bed
5.7 Hemi 4WD 6AT Short Bed
5.7 Hemi 4WD 6AT
5.7 Hemi 6AT Short Bed
5.7 Hemi 6AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1628 L / 57.5 cu-ft
2115 L / 74.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
17.7 L / 18.7 qt
11.4 L / 12.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.6 L / 7.0 qt
7.8 L / 8.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
129.0 L / 34.1 gal
121.0 L / 32.0 gal
Payload
944 kg / 2081 lbs
575 kg / 1268 lbs

Chassis

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

Construction

Body Style
4-door Pickup
2-door Pickup

Dimensions

Size | Height
1989 mm / 78.3 in
1906 mm / 75.0 in
Size | Length
6309 mm / 248.4 in
5867 mm / 231.0 in
Size | Width
2009 mm / 79.1 in (mirror unfolded)
2017 mm / 79.4 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1735.0 mm / 68.3 in
1732.0 mm / 68.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1732.0 mm / 68.2 in
1715.0 mm / 67.5 in
Weight
3048.0 kg / 6719.7 lbs
2419.0 kg / 5333.0 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17, 8.0J x 17
7.0J x 17
Wheelbase
4064 mm / 160.0 in
3570 mm / 140.6 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
3697 kg / 8150 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3606 kg / 7950 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

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

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2012
2014 ~ 2017
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