2013 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy-Duty First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Ram 3500 - Road Test Specs

2013 Ram 3500

(5.7L V8 6-speed Automatic 6.4 ft. Bed)


Year Make Model2013 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn Edition 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.7L 6cyl 6A)
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 5-passenger Crew Cab Pickup
Estimated MSRP$62,080 (with optional 800 lb-ft Cummins diesel)
Assembly locationCoahuila, Mexico


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeInline-6, turbocharged and intercooled diesel (optional)
Displacement (cc/cu-in)6,690/408
Block/head materialCast iron/cast iron
ValvetrainPushrod OHV, four valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)16.5
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)370 @ 2,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)800 @ 1,600
Fuel typeUltralow-sulfur diesel
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic with column shifter, tow/haul mode and manual shift buttons
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 3.23; II = 1.84; III = 1.41; IV = 1.00; V = 0.82; VI = 0.63
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.42
Transfer-case ratio (x:1)2.64


Suspension, frontLive-axle, radius arms, panhard rod, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearLive axle, leaf springs, twin-tube dampers
Steering typePower steering
Tire typeAll-season M+S
Tire sizeLT275/70R18
Wheel size18-by-8 inches
Wheel materialChrome-clad aluminum alloy
Brakes, front14.2-by-1.5-inch ventilated cast-iron discs with two-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear14.1-by-1.3-inch ventilated cast-iron discs with two-piston sliding calipers

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)Exempt from EPA fuel economy ratings
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)36.5

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionUconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen audio and navigation system
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard USB port (iPod compatible), Bluetooth audio, generic aux jack
Satellite radioStandard
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard with hands-free voice commands
Navigation systemStandard as part of Laramie Longhorn Edition
Parking aidsStandard back-up camera, optional high-mount bed camera
Blind-spot detectionNot available
Adaptive cruise controlNot available
Lane-departure monitoringNot available
Collision warning/avoidanceNot available
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayStandard

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)7,667
Length (in.)237.3
Width (in.)79.1
Height (in.)79.8
Wheelbase (in.)149.3
Track, front (in.)67.7
Track, rear (in.)67.1
Turning circle (ft.)43.9
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 capacity5
GVWR (lbs.)11,700
GCWR (lbs.)25,000 (37,600 max with regular cab dually)
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)4,030
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)17,160 (30,010 max with regular cab dually)
Ground clearance (in.)8.6
Approach angle (degrees)25.1
Departure angle (degrees)25.6
Breakover angle (degrees)21.3


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/100,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance5 years/100,000 miles

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