2018 Ram 1500 Specs

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Your pickup truck has a big job to do, which is why you should only go for one that’s loaded with muscle, capability and plenty of features, such as the 2018 Ram 1500.

Drivers in Penn Yan, Geneva, Watkins Glen and Hammondsport can learn more about all this tough pickup has to offer with our breakdown of the 2018 Ram 1500 specs.

Engine Specs

The 2018 Ram 1500 can be outfitted with three engine options:

  • 3.0-liter V-6 diesel
  • 5.7-liter V-8
  • 3.6-liter V-6

All models are standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, though they can all be upgraded to one of two four-wheel drive transfer cases.

Configurations

There are three cab styles and three bed lengths available for the 2018 Ram 1500: Regular cab, crew cab and quad cab, with a 5-foot-7, a 6-foot-4 or an 8-foot bed length.

There are also 13 trim levels available:

  • Tradesman
  • ST
  • SLT
  • Sport
  • HFE
  • Laramie
  • Laramie Longhorn
  • Rebel
  • Longhorn
  • Lone Star
  • Big Horn
  • Night
  • Limited

With all these configurations and trim levels, there’s nothing your Ram can’t be equipped for. There are also many upgraded features and additional options to customize it further.

Payload Specs

The 2018 Ram 1500 payload capacity varies by the configuration.

The regular cab, 4×2 model can haul 1,880 pounds with an 8-foot box and 1,500 pounds with a 6-foot-4 box. With the 4×4 model, the payload is 1,690 pounds with the 8-foot box and 1,440 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box.

The quad cab, 4×2 model can haul 1,880 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box. With the 4×4 model, it can haul 1,700 pounds.

The crew cab, 4×2 model can haul 1,820 pounds with the 5-foot-7 box and 1,640 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box. With the 4×4 model, the payload is 1,510 pounds with both the 5-foot-7 and 6-foot-4 box.

Towing Specs

The 2018 Ram 1500 towing capacity also varies according to the configuration.

The regular cab, 4×2 model can tow 10,620 pounds with the 8-foot box and 9,160 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box. With the 4×4 model, the towing capacity is 10,410 pounds with the 8-foot box and 8,930 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box.

The quad cab, 4×2 model can tow 9,160 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box. With 4×4, it can tow 8,930 pounds.

The crew cab, 4×2 model can tow 10,330 pounds with the 5-foot-7 box and 10,200 pounds with the 6-foot-4 box. With 4×4, it can tow 10,140 pounds with either box.

Test Drive the 2018 Ram 1500 at Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

With all these options and configurations, the 2018 Ram 1500 can be whatever you need to be. Now that you know the trim level options, cab and bed configurations and towing and payload capacities, it will be much easier to decide which 2018 Ram 1500 model is best suited for your needs.

Drivers in Penn Yan, Geneva, Watkins Glen and Hammondsport can learn more about the 2018 Ram 1500 specs by visiting Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Call or visit us today to schedule your test drive!