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2016 RAM 1500 Trim Levels & Specs

2016 RAM 1500 Specifications

Compare important 2016 RAM 1500 technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Exterior length 229.0 " 229.0 " 229.0 " 229.0 " 229.0 " 229.0 " 229.0 "
Exterior body width 79.4 " 79.4 " 79.4 " 79.4 " 79.4 " 79.4 " 79.4 "
Exterior height 77.2 " 77.2 " 77.2 " 77.9 " 77.9 " 77.7 " 77.7 "
Horsepower 305 @ 6,400 rpm 240 @ 3,600 rpm 305 @ 6,400 rpm 395 @ 5,600 rpm 305 @ 6,400 rpm 305 @ 6,400 rpm 305 @ 6,400 rpm
Torque 269 @ 4,175 rpm 420 @ 2,000 rpm 269 @ 4,175 rpm 410 @ 3,950 rpm 269 @ 4,175 rpm 269 @ 4,175 rpm 269 @ 4,175 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant std N/A std N/A std std std
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg N/A 17 mpg 15 mpg 17 mpg 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 25 mpg N/A 25 mpg 22 mpg 25 mpg 23 mpg 23 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 7.4 seconds 9.4 seconds 7.4 seconds 6.6 seconds 7.4 seconds 6.6 seconds 6.6 seconds
1/4 mile time 15.8 seconds 17.0 seconds 15.8 seconds 14.7 seconds 15.8 seconds 15.1 seconds 15.1 seconds
1/4 mile speed 91 mph 81 mph 91 mph 98 mph 91 mph 90 mph 90 mph
Lateral acceleration (g) .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7
Slalom speed 54 mph 54 mph 54 mph 54 mph 54 mph 54 mph 54 mph
Bore-and-Stroke 3.78/3.27 " 3.27/3.62 " 3.78/3.27 " 3.92/3.58 " 3.78/3.27 " 3.78/3.27 " 3.78/3.27 "
Curb weight 4,852 lbs. 5,337 lbs. 4,905 lbs. 5,218 lbs. 5,057 lbs. 5,037 lbs. 5,081 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,800 lbs. 6,945 lbs. 6,800 lbs. 6,900 lbs. 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,700 lbs. 3,700 lbs. 3,700 lbs. 3,700 lbs. 3,700 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs. 3,900 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 4,680 lbs. 7,950 lbs. 4,620 lbs. 8,210 lbs. 4,480 lbs. 4,490 lbs. 4,450 lbs.
Wheelbase 140.0 " 140.0 " 140.0 " 140.0 " 140.0 " 140.0 " 140.0 "
Front track 68.0 " 68.0 " 68.0 " 68.6 " 68.6 " 68.2 " 68.2 "
Rear track 67.5 " 67.5 " 67.5 " 68.0 " 68.0 " 67.5 " 67.5 "
Turning radius 22.6 '' 22.6 '' 22.6 '' 22.5 '' 22.5 '' 22.7 '' 22.7 ''
Ground clearance 9.0 " 9.0 " 9.0 " 9.6 " 9.6 " 9.2 " 9.2 "
Front legroom 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 "
Rear legroom 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 "
Front headroom 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 " 41.0 "
Rear headroom 39.7 " 39.7 " 39.7 " 39.7 " 39.7 " 39.7 " 39.7 "
Front hip room 63.2 " 63.2 " 63.2 " 63.2 " 63.2 " 63.2 " 63.2 "
Rear hip room 62.9 " 62.9 " 62.9 " 62.9 " 62.9 " 62.9 " 62.9 "
Front shoulder room 66.0 " 66.0 " 66.0 " 66.0 " 66.0 " 66.0 " 66.0 "
Rear shoulder room 65.7 " 65.7 " 65.7 " 65.7 " 65.7 " 65.7 " 65.7 "
Passenger volume 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft. 117 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal.
Payload 1,950 lbs. 1,610 lbs. 1,900 lbs. 1,680 lbs. 1,740 lbs. 1,760 lbs. 1,720 lbs.
Maximum GCWR 9,850 lbs. 13,750 lbs. 9,850 lbs. 13,800 lbs. 9,850 lbs. 9,850 lbs. 9,850 lbs.
Exterior box length 76.3 " 76.3 " 76.3 " 76.3 " 76.3 " 76.3 " 76.3 "
Pickup box minimum width 51.0 " 51.0 " 51.0 " 51.0 " 51.0 " 51.0 " 51.0 "
Pickup box depth 20.1 " 20.1 " 20.1 " 20.1 " 20.1 " 20.1 " 20.1 "

2016 RAM 1500 Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the 1500, however, is its roomy interior. The 2016 RAM 1500 comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Air conditioning, front manual manual manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic manual manual
Underseat ducts std std std std std std std
Clock in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Compass opt N/A std std std opt std
Cruise control std std std std std std std
Cupholders front front front and rear front and rear front and rear front front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane urethane urethane urethane urethane urethane urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 3 3 2 2
Overhead console mini N/A mini mini mini mini mini
Floor mats rubber front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear rubber front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows power power power power power power power
Rear windows power power power power power power power
1-touch window up driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation analog analog analog analog analog analog analog
Driver information centre std std std std std std std
Tachometer std std std std std std std
Water temp gauge std std std std std std std
Low fuel warning std std std std std std std
Exterior temperature display opt N/A std std std opt std
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade fade fade fade fade
Rear window defogger opt N/A opt opt opt opt opt
Rear view mirror day-night day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night day-night day-night
Retained accessory power std std std std std std std
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std std std std std std
Steering wheel material urethane urethane urethane leather leather urethane urethane
Ashtray opt N/A opt opt opt opt opt
Lighter elements front N/A front front front front front
Oil pressure gauge std std std std std std std
Voltage gauge std std std std std std std
Floor console N/A N/A full full full N/A full
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A opt std std N/A opt
Trip computer N/A N/A std std std N/A std
Service interval warning N/A N/A std std std N/A std
Lighting - glovebox N/A N/A opt std std N/A opt
Lighting - map lights N/A N/A front front front N/A front
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A driver and passenger
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors N/A N/A passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A passenger
Seatback storage pockets N/A N/A 2 N/A 2 N/A 2
Voice recorder N/A N/A N/A std std N/A N/A
Adjustable pedals N/A N/A N/A power power N/A N/A

2016 RAM 1500 Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2016 RAM 1500 trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Antenna fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black black chrome body-colored chrome black chrome
Fog/driving lights front front front front front front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door tailgate tailgate tailgate tailgate tailgate tailgate tailgate
Tinted windows deep deep deep deep deep deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed power power power fixed power
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors std std std std std std std
Front tires P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS P275/60SR20.0 BSW AS P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS P275/60SR20.0 OWL AS P275/60SR20.0 BSW AS P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 17" argent styled steel 20" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 20" polished aluminum 20" aluminum 17" argent styled steel 17" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel full-size aluminum full-size steel full-size steel full-size steel full-size steel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear step bumper std std std std std std std
Pickup box regular regular regular regular regular regular regular
Pickup cargo box light std std std std std std std
Pickup truck tonneau cover soft soft soft soft soft soft soft
Sunroof N/A N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Bodyside mouldings N/A N/A chrome N/A chrome N/A chrome
Mirrors, auto dimming N/A N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A driver and passenger
Fender flares N/A N/A opt N/A std N/A opt
Windshield wipers - rain sensing N/A N/A N/A opt opt N/A N/A

2016 RAM 1500 Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2016 RAM 1500 trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Front seat type split-bench split-bench split-bench bucket split-bench split-bench split-bench
Standard seating 6 passengers 6 passengers 6 passengers 5 passengers 6 passengers 6 passengers 6 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way 8-way power 8-way power 4-way 4-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way power 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center center center center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear seats full bench full bench full bench 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench full bench full bench
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim vinyl vinyl cloth cloth leather vinyl cloth
Lumbar support N/A N/A driver driver driver and passenger N/A driver
Heated front seats N/A N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats N/A N/A N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A N/A
Memory N/A N/A N/A N/A driver N/A N/A

2016 RAM 1500 Entertainment System

Some 2016 RAM 1500 trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Radio AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player console mounted single N/A console mounted single console mounted single console mounted single console mounted single console mounted single
Auxiliary input jack std std std std std std std
Voice recognition opt N/A std std std opt std
Speakers 6 6 6 6 10 performance 6 6
1st row LCD screen 1 N/A 1 2 2 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility opt N/A std std std opt std
Steering wheel audio controls N/A N/A opt std std N/A opt
Amplifier N/A N/A opt opt std N/A opt
Speed-Sensitive Volume N/A N/A opt std std N/A opt
Navigation system N/A N/A yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation N/A yes with voice activation

2016 RAM 1500 Safety and Security Features

Each 2016 RAM 1500 trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupancy sensor std std std std std std std
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts front front front front front front front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front front front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Delay-off headlamps std std std std std std std
Daytime running lights opt N/A opt opt opt opt opt
Illuminated entry opt N/A std std std opt std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) N/A keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm opt N/A std std std opt std
Door locks power power power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks std std std std std std std
Content theft deterrent alarm system opt N/A opt opt std opt opt
Ignition disable Sentry Key Sentry Key Sentry Key Sentry Key Sentry Key Sentry Key Sentry Key
Low tire pressure warning std std std std std std std
Parking assist Parksense N/A Parksense Parksense Parksense Parksense Parksense
In-Vehicle Assistance Service N/A N/A opt std std N/A opt
Keyless access system N/A N/A N/A opt opt N/A N/A
LED taillights N/A N/A N/A std std N/A N/A

2016 RAM 1500 Mechanical Features

The 2016 RAM 1500 will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims Tradesman/Express 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.0L V-6 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 5.7L V-8 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 Tradesman/Express 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140 in. WB, Engine: 3.6L V-6
Engine 3.6L V-6 3.0L V-6 3.6L V-6 5.7L V-8 3.6L V-6 3.6L V-6 3.6L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC OHV DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist std std std std std std std
Drive type rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel four-wheel four-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning regular regular regular regular regular regular regular
Front suspension type short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm
Front anti-roll bar std std std std std std std
Front shocks heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty
Front springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std std std std std std std
Rear shocks heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty
Rear springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system std std std std std std std
Sequential shift control std std std std std std std
Transmission 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD 8-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.21 3.55 3.21 3.21 3.21 3.21 3.21
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo N/A intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Engine block heater opt opt opt opt opt opt opt
Remote vehicle starting system opt N/A opt opt opt opt opt
Locking/limited slip differential opt N/A opt opt opt opt opt
Ride control opt N/A N/A opt N/A opt opt
Height adjustable suspension automatic w/driver control N/A N/A automatic w/driver control N/A automatic w/driver control automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control 4-corner N/A N/A 4-corner N/A 4-corner 4-corner
4WD shift N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A electronic electronic

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0-60 times 6.6 - 9.4 sec
Horsepower 240 - 395 hp
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Wheel Offset -44 - 25 mm
Lug Pattern PCD 5x139.7
Tire size 265/70 R17 - 295/35 R24
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