2012 Ram 1500 Trim Comparison

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $32,135.00 $33,210.00
Destination $995.00 $995.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 5.7L V8 4.7L V8
Horsepower 390 @ 5600 RPM 310 @ 5650 RPM
Torque 407 @ 4000 RPM 330 @ 3950 RPM
Valves 2 2
Displacement (cc) 5654 4701
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.6 3.7 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 14
Highway (mpg) 20 19

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4929.5 5269.0
Wheelbase (in.) 120.5 140.5
Length (in.) 209.0 229.0
Width (in.) 79.4 79.4
Height (in.) 74.6 75.7
Track Front (in.) 68.0 68.2
Track Rear (in.) 67.5 67.5
Ground Clearance (in.) 9.0 8.6

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 6
Front Headroom (in.) 40.3 41.0
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 39.9
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 66.0 66.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 65.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 62.9 63.2
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 63.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam beam
Tires 275/60R20 265/70R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std.

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