2013 Ram 1500 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Ram 1500 - Road Test Specs


Year Make Model2013 Ram 1500 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Vehicle TypeRWD 4dr 6-passenger 4x4 Pickup
Estimated MSRP$37,735 (including destination)
Assembly locationWarren, Michigan


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected, V6, gasoline or E85 with available auto-stop/start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,604/220
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves/cylinder variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)305 @ 6,400
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)269 @ 4,175
Fuel typeFlex fuel (87-octane regular unleaded or E85 ethanol blend)
Transmission type8-speed automatic with dash-mounted rotary shifter
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 4.71; II = 3.14; III = 2.10; IV = 1.67; V = 1.29; VI = 1.00; VII = 0.84; VIII = 0.67; R = 3.30
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.21
Transfer-case ratio (x:1)2.64


Suspension, frontIndependent, double-wishbones, coil springs (air springs optional), stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSolid axle, coil springs (air springs optional), trailing links, panhard rod, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)19.1
Tire make and modelGoodyear Wrangler SR-A
Tire typeAll-season, low rolling resistance
Tire sizeP265/70R17 113R
Wheel size17-by-7 inches
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front13.2-by-1.1-in ventilated cast-iron discs with 2-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear13.8-by-0.87-in solid cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)7.5

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)17 city/25 highway (4x2)
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)26.0 (32.0 optional)

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionStandard AM/FM with 6 speakers; optional CD/HD 7 to 9 speakers
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard aux jack, USB port; optional Bluetooth audio, SD card
Satellite radioStandard
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityOptional
Navigation systemOptional
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Optional UConnect Access
Smart entry/StartOptional ignition, doors
Parking aidsOptional parking sonar rear back-up camera
Blind-spot detectionNot available
Adaptive cruise controlNot available
Lane-departure monitoringNot available
Collision warning/avoidanceNot available
Night VisionNot available

Dimensions & Capacities

Length (in.)229.0
Width (in.)79.4
Height (in.)77.5 (air susp.: 77.0 std, 74.9 kneeling, 79.0 off-road)
Wheelbase (in.)140.5
Track, front (in.)68.2
Track, rear (in.)67.5
Turning circle (ft.)39.8
Legroom, front (in.)41.0
Legroom, rear (in.)40.3
Headroom, front (in.)41.0
Headroom, rear (in.)39.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)66.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.)65.7
Seating capacity6
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)6,500 (V6)
Towable by motorhomeYes
Ground clearance (in.)8.6
Approach angle (degrees)17.8 (air susp.: 18.3 std, 13.8 kneeling, 22.5 off-road)
Departure angle (degrees)24.7 (air susp.: 24.8 std, 23.0 kneeling, 27.1 off-road)
Breakover angle (degrees)20.5 (air susp.: 19.4 std, 15.9 kneeling, 23.0 off-road)


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/100,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance3 years/36,000 miles

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