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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 RAM 2500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 RAM 2500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 RAM 2500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 RAM 2500 ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB2012 RAM 2500 ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB2012 RAM 2500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$29,220$32,195$32,400
    Invoice *$27,075$29,813$29,989
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 383 HP 400 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator160 ampStandard:160 ampAvailable:180 amp160 amp
    Battery730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.73Available:4.103.42Standard:3.73Available:4.103.42Standard:3.73Available:4.103.42
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:diesel
    Fuel Tank35.0 gal.35.0 gal.35.0 gal.
    ExhaustStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AStandard:manualAvailable:electronicN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AautomaticN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionshort and long armmulti-linkshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Rear Suspensionrigid axle leafrigid axle leafrigid axle leaf
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Steeringrack & pinionre-circulating ballrack & pinion
    Steering Coolersteering coolersteering coolersteering cooler
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    WheelsStandard:17.0 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " styled steelStandard:17.0 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " styled steelStandard:17.0 " styled steelAvailable:17.0 " polished forged aluminum17.0 " polished aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:LT245/70SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ATLT265/70SR17.0EOWL ASStandard:LT245/70SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ATLT265/70SR17.0EOWL ASStandard:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity33Standard:3Available:2
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-benchStandard:40-20-40 split-benchAvailable:bucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storageStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:(8-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:clothAvailable:premium cloth
    Door TrimN/AN/Avinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubber
    Floor MatsAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontcarpet frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontcarpet frontStandard:carpet frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber front
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/Ametal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/AStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminated
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:partialpartialAvailable:partialfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/Amini
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AN/AAvailable:front
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers66Standard:6Available:10 performance
    AmplifierN/AN/AAvailable:amplifier
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualmanualpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Power Outlets22Standard:2Available:3
    AC power outletN/AN/AAvailable:AC power outlet
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtray
    Lighter ElementsAvailable:frontAvailable:frontAvailable:front
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/AAvailable:power
    Voice RecorderN/AN/AAvailable:voice recorder
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    CompassN/AN/Acompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/Aexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip ComputerN/AN/Atrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/AAvailable:ParkView rear camera only
    Navigation SystemN/AN/AAvailable:Garmin
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/AAvailable:leather
    Front Windowsmanualmanualpower
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/Adriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingAvailable:slidingsliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSentry KeySentry KeySentry Key
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
    Security SystemN/AN/AAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Length98.3 "98.3 "98.3 "
    Exterior Length230.4 "230.4 "230.4 "
    Exterior Width79.4 "79.4 "79.4 "
    Exterior Height73.3 "75.7 "73.6 "
    Wheelbase141 "141 "141 "
    Front Tread69 "68 "69 "
    Rear Tread68 "68 "68 "
    Turning Radius22.5 '20.8 '22.5 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:8,650 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.Standard:8,650 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.Standard:8,650 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.
    Curb WeightStandard:5,482 lbs.Available:5,487 lbs.5,483 lbs.5,490 lbs.6,457 lbs.5,498 lbs.5,486 lbs.6,358 lbs.Standard:5,951 lbs.Available:5,956 lbs.5,971 lbs.6,810 lbs.5,955 lbs.5,959 lbs.5,967 lbs.6,897 lbs.5,952 lbs.Standard:5,571 lbs.Available:5,576 lbs.6,449 lbs.5,587 lbs.6,548 lbs.5,579 lbs.5,575 lbs.5,580 lbs.5,572 lbs.5,560 lbs.5,573 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingStandard:4,750 lbs.Available:5,000 lbs.Standard:5,200 lbs.Available:5,500 lbs.Standard:4,750 lbs.Available:5,000 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating6,000 lbs.6,000 lbs.6,010 lbs.
    PayloadStandard:3,170 lbs.Available:2,540 lbs.2,640 lbs.Standard:2,700 lbs.Available:2,100 lbs.2,190 lbs.Standard:3,080 lbs.Available:2,550 lbs.2,450 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightStandard:11,350 lbs.Available:13,500 lbs.12,400 lbs.Standard:10,900 lbs.Available:11,950 lbs.13,050 lbs.Standard:11,300 lbs.Available:13,400 lbs.12,300 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightStandard:17,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.Standard:17,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.Standard:17,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.0 "41.0 "41.0 "
    Front Headroom40.3 "40.3 "40.3 "
    Front Hiproom62.9 "62.9 "62.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room66.0 "66.0 "66.0 "
    Passenger Volume63 cu.ft.63 cu.ft.63 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Width51.0 "51.0 "51.0 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume74.7 cu.ft.74.7 cu.ft.74.7 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid PlatesN/AAvailable:1N/A
    PickupStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed liner
    BumpersStandard:blackAvailable:front chromefront black with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:blackAvailable:front chromefront black with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:chromeAvailable:front coloredfront chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear BumperAvailable:chromeAvailable:chromeAvailable:colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Fender FlaresN/AN/AAvailable:body-coloredcolored
    Grille MoldingsStandard:blackAvailable:chromeStandard:blackAvailable:chromeStandard:chromeAvailable:body-colored
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat lower accent two-toneclearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual manual heateddual manual convex spotterStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual manual heateddual manual convex spotterStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remote heated convex spotter
    Traileringclass IVclass IVclass IV
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering Hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
Power Wagon 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 RAM 2500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Power Wagon 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 169 in. WB
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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