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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Technical Specifications
Overview
Body style: Regular Cab, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab
Layout 2WD: Longitudinal, front engine
4WD: Longitudinal, front engine, transfer case
Construction 2WD: Ladder-type frame, steel cab, double-wall steel pickup box
4WD: Ladder-type frame, steel cab, double-wall steel pickup box
EPA vehicle class: Standard Pickup
Manufacturing location: Regular Cab: St. Louis
Quad Cab: Dodge City (Warren, Mich.)
Crew Cab: Dodge City (Warren, Mich.) and St. Louis
Engines
V6 V8 Hemi V8
Type 3.7-liter SOHC 12-valve SMPI V6 4.7-liter SOHC 16-valve SMPI V-8 5.7-liter Hemi 16-valve V-8
Compression ratio 9.7:1 9.8:1 10.5:1
Contruction cast-iron block and bedplate, aluminum alloy heads, balance shaft cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads deep-skirt cast-iron block with cross-bolted main bearing caps, aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chambers
Displacement 226 cu. in. 287 cu. in. 345 cu. in.
Bore x stroke 3.66 in.x 3.57 in. 3.66 in. x 3.40 in. 3.92 in. x 3.58 in.
Horsepower (SAE net) 215hp @ 5,200 rpm 310hp @ 5,600 rpm 390hp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque (lb.-ft. SAE net) 235 @ 4,000 rpm 330 @ 3,950 rpm 407 @ 4,000 rpm
Max engine speed 6,000 rpm 6,000 rpm 5,800 rpm
Fuel, recommended octane Regular 87 octane Regular 87 octane Regular 89 octane
Emission Controls Three-way catalytic converters and internal engine features Three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, electronic EGR and internal engine features Three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors and electronic EGR and internal engine features
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy mpg (City/Hwy) 14/20 - automatic 2WD: 14/19
4WD: 13/18
2WD: 14/20
4WD: 13/18
Transmission
  Automatic, multi-speed overdriveFive-speed Automatic Transmission
Gear ratios (:1):
1st:2.843.00
2nd:1.571.67- upshift; 1.5 kickdown
3rd:1.001.00
4th:0.690.75
5th:   0.67
Reverse:2.213.00
Final drive ratio:2.45 with 3.55 axle and 2.70 with 3.92 axle2.15 with 4.10 axle
Transfer Case
  NVG 243 Part-TimeNVG 246 On-Demand
AvailabilityStandardOptional
Shift MechanismElectronicElectronic
Available Speeds2-speed2-speed
Operating Modes2WD High; 4WD High, locked; neutral; 4WD low, locked2WD High; 4WD Auto; 4WD High, locked; neutral; 4wd low, locked
Low-range Ratio2.722.72
Center Differential TypeNoneNone
Brakes
Size & Type F/R 13.2"x 1.1" vented disc with 2.13" two-piston pin-slider caliper and ABS / 13.8" x 0.87" disc with 2.13" single-piston pin-slider caliper and ABS
Swept Area, F/R 292 sq. in./ 274 sq. in.
Power-assist Type Dual-rate, tandem diaphragm vacuum
Suspension
  2WD4WD
FrontUpper and lower "A" arms, coil springs, twin-tube shock absorbers, stabilizer barUpper and aluminum lower "A" arms, coil over twin-tube shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
Rear5-link with track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar, twin-tube shock absorbers, solid axle5-link with track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar, twin-tube shock absorbers, solid axle
Steering
Regular Cab Pickup
  2WD Short Box/ Long Box4WD Short Box / Long Box
Wheelbase - in120.5" / 140.5140.5 / 140.5
Overall Steering Ratio19.1:1 / 19.9:119.1:1 / 17.9:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock)3.5 / 3.33.5 / 3.3
Turning Diameter 17-inch Tire -ft.39.5' / 45.1'39.8' / 45.4'
Turning Diameter - 20-inch Tire- ft.39.3' / 44.9'39.8' / 45.5'
Turning Diameter - 17-inch TRX Tire- ft.N/A / N/A39.4' / 45.0'
Quad Cab Pickup
  2WD4WD
Wheelbase -in140.5"140.5"
Overall Ratio17.9:117.9:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock)3.33.3
Turning Diameter - 17-inch Tire -ft45.1'45.4'
Turning Diameter-20-inch Tire -ft44.9'45.5'
Turning Diameter - TRX -ft44.8'45.0'
Crew Cab Pickup
  2WD4WD
Wheelbase -in140.5"140.5"
Overall Ratio17.9:117.9:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock)3.33.3
Turning Diameter - 17-inch Tire -ft45.1'45.4'
Turning Diameter-20-inch Tire -ft44.9'45.5'
Turning Diameter - TRX -ft44.8'45.0'