Ram 1500 vs. Ram 3500

Hills Green
VS
Hills Green

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$26,836 - $31,537
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 - 395 hp
370 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT
5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 - 41 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.7 - 40.3 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
50.3 - 74.7 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
2 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120 - 149 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.5 - 48 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Width

Width
79.4 in.
79.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 - 395 hp
350 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
269 - 410 ft. lbs.
400 - 930 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4410 - 8700 .lbs
10980 - 17890 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
441 - 870 .lbs
1098 - 1789 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 - 32 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Combined

Combined
16 - 23 mpg
0 - 0 mpg

City

City
15 - 17 mpg
mpg

Highway

Highway
21 - 25 mpg
mpg

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ram 1500
Ram 3500

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab, Quad Cab, Regular Cab
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
T
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
2, 3, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3700 - 3900 lbs.
5000 - 6000 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3900 lbs.
7000 - 9750 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2484 - 3328 lbs.
3425 - 4031 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2034 - 2312 lbs.
2628 - 2951 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6025 - 6900 lbs.
10100 - 14000 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17, 17 (2017), 19, 19 (2017), 20
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 17 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 25 mpg.
Not Available

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
9850 - 13800 lbs.
18400 - 25300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4410 - 8700 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
441 - 870 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4410 - 8700 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
441 - 870 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4410, 4480, 4600, 4650, 4820, 5020, 8070, 8120, 8250, 8320, 8340, 8490, 8540, 8700
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ERB - EZH
ESA, ETK, EZC

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 - Regular Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6
Premium Unleaded V-8
Regular Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
3.6 L/220 - 5.7 L/345
5.7 L/345, 6.4 L/392, 6.7 L/408

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFD, DFK, DFL
DEG, DF2, DFP, DG7

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.23, 3.75, 5.94

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
1.84, 2.00, 3.28

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 - 2.11
1.34, 1.41, 1.98

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.00 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 - 1.29
0.77, 0.82, 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.62, 0.63, 0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 - 3.30
3.54, 4.44, 5.42

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No - Yes

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No - Yes

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730
730

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
730

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 (2017), 8.8, 9.3, 10.4, 9.3 (2017)
Not Available

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
160, 180, 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
HD - Regular Duty
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Non-Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
3700 - 3900 lbs.
5250 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
3900 lbs.
6200 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21, 3.55, 3.92
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21, 3.55, 3.92
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TTB, TTG, TTM, TTN, TUB
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TTB, TTG, TTM, TTN, TUB
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBS
TBE

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT265/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/60SR20
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT265/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/60SR20
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4608 - 6391 lbs.
6170 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
4608 - 6391 lbs.
6170 - 10740 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 20 X 9 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 20 X 9 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Re-Circulating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 - 48 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
14.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 - 32 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 - 41 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66 in.
65.9 - 66 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
62.9 - 63.2 in.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.7 - 40.3 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.7 in.
65.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
62.9 - 63.2 in.
63.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120 - 149 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
209 - 237.9 in.
230.4 - 259.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.4 in.
79.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
74.4 - 77.7 in.
77.7 - 79.8 in.

Overhang, Front

Overhang, Front
40 in.
36.9 - 39.8 in.

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
48.4 - 50.4 in.
48.5 - 50.6 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
28 - 56.9 in.
36.7 - 56.8 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.4 - 36.3 in.
38.5 - 39.2 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
7.6 - 8.7 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
7.6 - 8.7 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
67.4 - 98.3 in.
76.3 - 98.3 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
51.1 - 66.4 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
51.1 - 66.4 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
48.1 - 51 in.
49 - 51 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
20 - 20.2 in.
20.1 - 20.2 in.

Tailgate Width

Tailgate Width
48.1 - 60.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
50.3 - 74.7 ft³.
57.5 - 74.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Ram Pickups
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Quad Cab, Regular Cab
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6 - 5.7
5.7, 6.4, 6.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - OHV
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
2 - 4