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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
    EngineStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpmStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpmStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpmStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpmStandard:6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 800 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator160 amp160 ampStandard:160 ampAvailable:180 amp
    Battery730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection730 amp with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.42Available:3.734.10Standard:3.42Available:3.734.10Standard:3.42Available:3.734.10
    Recommended Fuel Typedieseldieseldiesel
    Fuel Tank35.0 gal.35.0 gal.35.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/AStandard:manualAvailable:electronic
    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 Suspensionrigid axle leafrigid axle leafrigid axle leaf
    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
    WheelsStandard:17.0 " argent styled steelAvailable:17.0 " steelStandard:17.0 " styled steelAvailable:17.0 " chrome aluminumStandard:17.0 " argent styled steelAvailable:17.0 " steel
    Front TiresStandard:LT235/80SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT235/80SR17.0EOWL ATStandard:LT235/80SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT235/80SR17.0EOWL ATStandard:LT235/80SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT235/80SR17.0EOWL AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity3Standard:3Available:23
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-benchStandard:40-20-40 split-benchAvailable:bucket40-20-40 split-bench
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storagecenter w/storageStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:(8-way power)4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothStandard:vinylAvailable:cloth
    Door TrimN/AvinylN/A
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubberStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontStandard:carpet frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber front
    Dashboard InsertN/Ametal-lookN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor ConsolepartialStandard:partialAvailable:fullpartial
    Overhead ConsoleN/AminiN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AAvailable:frontN/A
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsN/A
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers6Standard:6Available:10 performance6
    AmplifierN/AAvailable:amplifierN/A
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:power with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockStandard:manualAvailable:power with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Power Outlets2Standard:2Available:32
    AC power outletN/AAvailable:AC power outletN/A
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemN/A
    Smokers PackageAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtray
    Lighter ElementsAvailable:frontAvailable:frontAvailable:front
    Adjustable PedalsN/AAvailable:powerN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AAvailable:voice recorderN/A
    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
    Park Distance ControlN/AAvailable:ParkView rear camera onlyN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AAvailable:GarminN/A
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AAvailable:leatherN/A
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerpowerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverdriver and passengerAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingslidingAvailable:sliding
  • 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 AlarmAvailable:panic alarmpanic alarmAvailable:panic alarm
    Security SystemN/AAvailable:security systemN/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 WeightStandard:6,901 lbs.Available:6,912 lbs.6,818 lbs.6,906 lbs.6,902 lbs.6,910 lbs.Standard:6,956 lbs.Available:6,957 lbs.6,945 lbs.6,873 lbs.6,965 lbs.6,958 lbs.6,955 lbs.Standard:7,321 lbs.Available:7,330 lbs.7,326 lbs.7,322 lbs.7,341 lbs.7,249 lbs.7,332 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.
    PayloadStandard:5,100 lbs.Available:5,180 lbs.Standard:5,040 lbs.Available:5,130 lbs.Standard:4,880 lbs.Available:4,950 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightStandard:11,950 lbs.Available:14,050 lbs.Standard:11,900 lbs.Available:14,000 lbs.Standard:11,550 lbs.Available:13,600 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightStandard:19,000 lbs.Available:21,000 lbs.Standard:19,000 lbs.Available:21,000 lbs.Standard:19,000 lbs.Available:21,000 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
    Skid PlatesN/AN/AAvailable:1
    PickupStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed liner
    BumpersStandard:black with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:black with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear BumperAvailable:chromeN/AAvailable:chrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/AAvailable:chrome
    Grille MoldingsStandard:blackAvailable:chromechromeStandard:blackAvailable:chrome
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manual convex spotterAvailable:dual power remote heated convex spotterdual manual heated convex spotterdual power remote heated convex spotterStandard:dual manual convex spotterAvailable:dual power remote heated convex spotterdual manual 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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ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB DRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x2 Crew Cab 169.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie Longhorn/Limited Edition 4x4 Crew Cab 149.5 in. WB SRW
Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 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
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  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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