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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 RAM 3500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 RAM 3500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 RAM 3500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 RAM 3500 ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW2012 RAM 3500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW2012 RAM 3500 ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$38,220$41,235$41,320
    Invoice *$35,210$37,978$38,023
    Engine6.7L I-6 350 HP6.7L I-6 350 HP6.7L I-6 350 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine6.7L I-6 350 HP6.7L I-6 350 HP6.7L I-6 350 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator160 amp160 amp160 amp
    Battery730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.423.423.42
    Recommended Fuel Typedieseldieseldiesel
    Fuel Tank35.0 gal.35.0 gal.35.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/Amanual
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Aautomatic
    Limited Slip Differentiallimited slip differentiallimited slip differentiallimited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armmulti-link
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Rear Suspensionleafleafleaf
    Rear Springsheavy duty leafheavy duty leafheavy duty leaf
    Rear Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionre-circulating ball
    Steering Coolersteering coolersteering coolersteering cooler
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels17.0 " argent styled steel17.0 " styled steel17.0 " argent styled steel
    Front TiresLT235/80SR17.0EBSW ASLT235/80SR17.0EBSW ASLT235/80SR17.0EBSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-bench
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercenter w/storagecenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Seat Trimvinylclothvinyl
    Door TrimN/AvinylN/A
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbercarpetvinyl/rubber
    Floor MatsN/Acarpet frontN/A
    Dashboard InsertN/Ametal-lookN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/ApassengerN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolepartialpartialpartial
    Overhead ConsoleN/AminiN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers666
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualpower with 2 stage unlockmanual
    Remote Keyless EntryN/Akeyfob (all doors)N/A
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    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/AcompassN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/Aexterior temperatureN/A
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip ComputerN/Atrip computerN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front Windowsmanualpowermanual
    1-Touch OpenN/Adriver and passengerN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AslidingN/A
  • 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/Apanic alarmN/A
  • 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 Width96.4 "96.4 "96.4 "
    Exterior Height73.6 "73.6 "77.9 "
    Wheelbase141 "141 "141 "
    Front Tread69 "69 "70 "
    Rear Tread76 "76 "76 "
    Turning Radius22.5 '22.5 '20.8 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating12,000 lbs.12,000 lbs.12,200 lbs.
    Curb Weight6,901 lbs.6,956 lbs.7,321 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.5,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating9,350 lbs.9,350 lbs.9,350 lbs.
    Payload5,100 lbs.5,040 lbs.4,880 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight11,950 lbs.11,900 lbs.11,550 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue Weight19,000 lbs.19,000 lbs.19,000 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 Volume64 cu.ft.64 cu.ft.64 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
    Pickupregularregularregular
    Bumpersblack with 2 front tow hook(s)chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)black with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingsblackchromeblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual convex spotterdual power remote heated convex spotterdual manual 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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ST 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 RAM 3500 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
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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