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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'


Dimensions and Capacities
Regular Cab Pickup
  2WD -265/710R17 Short/Long4WD -265/710R17 Short/Long
Wheelbase -in120.5/140.5120.5/140.5
Track, Front -in68/6868.2/68.2
Track, Rear67.5/67.567.5/67.5
Over Length209/231.0209/231.0
Overall Width79.4/79.479.4/79.4
Overall Height74.6/74.475.2/75.0
Ground Clearance
Front Axle- in9.7/9.69.0/9.0
Rear Axle- in9.0/9.08.6/8.6
Open Tailgate to Ground34.8/34.635.0/34.9
Pickup Body Height20.1/20.220.1/20.2
Approach Angle, degrees18.6/18.820.5/20.5
Departure Angle, degrees25.2/24.125.6/24.4
Ramp Breakover Angle, Degrees23.2/21.418.7/16.6
Fuel Tank Capacity26-gal/32-gal26-gal/32-gal
Quad Cab Pickup
  2WD -265/710R17 4WD -265/710R17
Wheelbase -in140.5140.5
Track, Front -in6868.2
Track, Rear67.567.5
Over Length229.0229.0
Overall Width79.479.4
Overall Height75.175.7
Ground Clearance
Front Axle- in9.69.0
Rear Axle- in9.08.6
Open Tailgate to Ground34.634.9
Pickup Body Height20.020.0
Approach Angle, degrees18.820.5
Departure Angle, degrees25.125.4
Ramp Breakover Angle, Degrees21.416.6
Fuel Tank Capacity26-gal (98 L) (Standard)
32-gal (121 L) (Standard)
26-gal (98 L) (Standard)
32-gal (121 L) (Optional)
Crew Cab Pickup
  2WD -265/710R17 4WD -265/710R17
Wheelbase -in140.5140.5
Track, Front -in6868.2
Track, Rear67.567.5
Over Length229.0229.0
Overall Width79.479.4
Overall Height75.175.7
Ground Clearance
Front Axle- in9.69.0
Rear Axle- in9.08.6
Open Tailgate to Ground34.634.9
Pickup Body Height20.020.5
Approach Angle, degrees18.820.5
Departure Angle, degrees25.125.4
Ramp Breakover Angle, Degrees21.416.6
Fuel Tank Capacity26-gal (98 L) (Standard)
32-gal (121 L) (Standard)
26-gal (98 L) (Standard)
32-gal (121 L) (Optional)
Cargo Box
Nominal Box Size 5 ft 7 in (Crew) 6 ft 4 in (Regular or Quad) 8 ft (Regular)
SAE Volume, cu ft 50.3 57.574.7
Length at Floor, Tailgate Closed – in 67.4 76.3 98.3
Cargo Width – in 66.4 66.466.4
Distance Between Wheelhouses – in 51 51 51
Depth – in 20.0 20.1 20.2
Tailgate Opening Width in 60.4 60.4 60.4
Interior
Regular Cab Quad Cab Crew Cab
Seating Capacity, F.R 3/0 or 2/03/3 or 2/33/3 or 2/3
Head Room, F/R 40.3/N/A41.0/39.741.0/39.9
Leg Room, F/R 41/N/A41/34.741/40.3
Shoulder Room, F.R 66/N/A66/65.766/65.7
Hip Room, F.R 62.9/N/A63.2/62.963.2/63.2
Front Seat Travel-in 7.17.17.1
Front Recliner Range 14 degrees42 degrees42 degrees
Interior Volume
Front - cu ft 63.064.264.2
Rear - cu ft N/A52.461.1
Maximum Payload Capacities
Regular Cab Short Box:
Engines:Transmission4WD/2WDGVW (lbs)Payload (lbs)
3.7LAutomatic 4x260251480
4.7LAutomatic 4x260251340
4.7LAutomatic 4x263501520
5.7LAutomatic 4x262001460
5.7LAutomatic 4x263501440
Quad Cab Short Box:
Engines:Transmission4WD/2WDGVW (lbs)Payload (lbs)
3.7LAutomatic 4x266001900
4.7LAutomatic 4x266001760
4.7LAutomatic 4x266001550
5.7LAutomatic 4x266001710
5.7LAutomatic 4x266001510
Crew Cab Short Box:
Engines:Transmission4WD/2WDGVW (lbs)Payload (lbs)
4.7LAutomatic 4x268001690
4.7LAutomatic 4x268001470
5.7LAutomatic 4x268001650
5.7LAutomatic 4x268001650



TOWING CAPACITIES
3.7L Regular Cab- Short Box (1L61) -ST
3.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62) - ST
3.7 Quad Cab - Short Box (1L 41) - ST
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Reg Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
Reg Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
3.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST 8,500 3,400 3,800 3,650
3.7L 4x2 (4-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST 8,500 N/A 3,800 N/A
4.7L Regular Cab - Short Box (1L61, 1H61, 6L61, 6H61) - ST, SLT, TRX
4.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62, 1H62, 6L62, 6H62) - ST, SLT, TRX
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Reg Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Reg Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
4.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT,TRX 12,500 7,650 7,500
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT 12,500 7,600 7,450
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,650 6,500
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 ST 11,500 6,600 6,450
4.7L 4x4 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 12,500 7,500 7,300
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275
or 17-inch LT275
SLT,TRX
Off-Road
12,500 7,450 7,250
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,500 6,300
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT 11,500 6,450 6,250
4.7L Quad Cab - Short Box (1L41, 1H41, 6L61, 6H41) - ST, SLT, TRX
4.7L Crew Cab - Short Box (1L98, 1H98, 6L98, 6H98) - ST, SLT, TRX
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Crew Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
4.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT,TRX 12,500 7,200 7,250
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT 12,500 7,150 7,200
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,200 6,250
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT, 11,500 6,150 6,200
4.7L 4x4 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 12,500 7,000 7,050
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275
17-inch LT275
SLT,TRX
Off-Road
12,500 6,950 7,000
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,000 6,050
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT 11,500 5,950 6,000
5.7L Regular Cab - Short Box (1L61, 1H61, 6L61, 6H41) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, R/T
5.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62, 1H62, 6L62, 6H62) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Regular Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Regular Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
5.7L 4x2 Auto 4.10 20-inch P275 R/T 10,000 5,050 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, TRX 14,000 9,100 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch LT265
or 20-inch p275
SLT, TRX 14,000 9,050 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch p265 ST, SLT, TRX 15,500 N/A 10,450
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 15,500 N/A 10,400
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch p265 ST, SLT 13,000 8,100 7,950
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 13,000 8,050 7,900
5.7L 4x4 Auto 4.10 20-inch p275 R/T 10,000 5,050 N/A
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275 SLT 14,000 8,850 N/A
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch p275 ST, SLT, Laramie 15,500 N/A 10,250
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275
or 17-inch LT275
SLT, TRX
Off-road, Sport
15,500 N/A 10,200
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch p265 ST, SLT 13,000 7,900 7,750
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 13,000 7,850 7,700
5.7L Quad Cab - Short Box (1L41, 1H41, 1P41, 6L41) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star Laramie
5.7L Crew Cab - Short Box (1L98, 1H98, 1P98, 6L98, 6H98, 6P98) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Crew Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
5.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, TRX, Laramie 15,500 10,200 10,200
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT, Sport, Big Horn,
Lone Star, Laramie
15,500 10,150 10,150
TOWING CAPACITIES
3.7L Regular Cab- Short Box (1L61) -ST
3.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62) - ST
3.7 Quad Cab - Short Box (1L 41) - ST
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Reg Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
Reg Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
3.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST 8,500 3,400 3,800 3,650
3.7L 4x2 (4-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST 8,500 N/A 3,800 N/A
4.7L Regular Cab - Short Box (1L61, 1H61, 6L61, 6H61) - ST, SLT, TRX
4.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62, 1H62, 6L62, 6H62) - ST, SLT, TRX
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Reg Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Reg Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
4.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT,TRX 12,500 7,650 7,500
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT 12,500 7,600 7,450
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,650 6,500
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 ST 11,500 6,600 6,450
4.7L 4x4 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 12,500 7,500 7,300
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275
or 17-inch LT275
SLT,TRX
Off-Road
12,500 7,450 7,250
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,500 6,300
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT 11,500 6,450 6,250
4.7L Quad Cab - Short Box (1L41, 1H41, 6L61, 6H41) - ST, SLT, TRX
4.7L Crew Cab - Short Box (1L98, 1H98, 6L98, 6H98) - ST, SLT, TRX
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Crew Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
4.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT,TRX 12,500 7,200 7,250
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT 12,500 7,150 7,200
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,200 6,250
4.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT, 11,500 6,150 6,200
4.7L 4x4 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 12,500 7,000 7,050
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275
17-inch LT275
SLT,TRX
Off-Road
12,500 6,950 7,000
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST,SLT 11,500 6,000 6,050
4.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT 11,500 5,950 6,000
5.7L Regular Cab - Short Box (1L61, 1H61, 6L61, 6H41) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, R/T
5.7L Regular Cab - Long Box (1L62, 1H62, 6L62, 6H62) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Regular Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Regular Cab Long Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
5.7L 4x2 Auto 4.10 20-inch P275 R/T 10,000 5,050 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, TRX 14,000 9,100 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch LT265
or 20-inch p275
SLT, TRX 14,000 9,050 N/A
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch p265 ST, SLT, TRX 15,500 N/A 10,450
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 15,500 N/A 10,400
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch p265 ST, SLT 13,000 8,100 7,950
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 13,000 8,050 7,900
5.7L 4x4 Auto 4.10 20-inch p275 R/T 10,000 5,050 N/A
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275 SLT 14,000 8,850 N/A
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 17-inch p275 ST, SLT, Laramie 15,500 N/A 10,250
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch p275
or 17-inch LT275
SLT, TRX
Off-road, Sport
15,500 N/A 10,200
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch p265 ST, SLT 13,000 7,900 7,750
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch p275 SLT, Sport 13,000 7,850 7,700
5.7L Quad Cab - Short Box (1L41, 1H41, 1P41, 6L41) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star Laramie
5.7L Crew Cab - Short Box (1L98, 1H98, 1P98, 6L98, 6H98, 6P98) - ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie
Engine Type 4WD
2WD
Transmission Axle Ratio Tire Trim GCW (lbs) Crew Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (LBS)
Quad Cab Short Box
Max Trailer (lbs)
5.7L 4x2 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, TRX, Laramie 15,500 10,200 10,200
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275 SLT, Sport, Big Horn,
Lone Star, Laramie
15,500 10,150 10,150
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, Laramie 13,000 7,700 7,700
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT, Sport, Big Horn,
Lone Star, Laramie
13,000 7,650 7,650
5.7L 4x2 (5-spd) 3.21 17-inch P265 SLT, ST 11,000 5,700 5,800
5.7L 4x4 Auto 3.92 17-inch P265 SL, SLT, Laramie 15,500 9,950 10,000
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.92 20-inch P275
or 17-inch LT275
SLT, TRX, Off-Road,
Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie
15,500 9,900 9,950
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 17-inch P265 ST, SLT, Laramie 13,000 7,450 7,500
5.7L 4x4 (5-spd) 3.55 20-inch P275 SLT, Sport, Laramie 13,000 7,400 7,450

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