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2012 RAM 3500 Truck

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2012 RAM 3500 Truck

Benefits of Driving a 2012 RAM 3500 Truck

The Ram 2500 and 3500 are heavy-duty trucks that sacrifice some ride quality and maneuverability, compared to lighter-duty pickups, in favor of improved towing and hauling ability.

What's new for 2012?

The biggest news for Ram's heavy duty line in 2012 is the addition of a new 6-speed automatic transmission, paired with the 5.7L Hemi V8, which replaces the previous model years' 5-speed unit. The new transmission is stronger than the outgoing gearbox, and it features both lower first and higher final gear ratios.

Model Strengths

  • Tough, work-oriented construction
  • full set of luxury and entertainment options
  • serious towing and hauling ability
  • stump-pulling Cummins turbo-diesel

Model Review

The Heavy Duty Ram models are offered in three different cab styles--Regular Cab, Crew Cab and Mega Cab--as well as 6'-4' or 8' cargo box lengths. Crew Cab models are designed for occasional backseat use, while Mega Cab models have adult-size backseat accommodations--much like a full-size SUV. The 3500 can include a dual rear wheel (DRW) setup for heavy-duty towing and both versions may be either equipped with a 383-hp, 5.7L V8 or a 350-hp, 6.7L Cummins in-line six. The gasoline engine comes with a standard 6-speed automatic, while the diesel offers a 6-speed manual or optional 6-speed automatic.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Passenger On/Off Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std

Road Visibility

Daytime Running Lights Opt
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Handsfree Wireless Opt


Anti-theft System Std
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2012 RAM 3500 Truck

2WD Reg Cab 140.5' ST


Engine Type 6.7L Diesel I6
Horsepower 350 @ 3000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 650 @ 1500 RPM
Optional Engines , ,


Fuel Capacity 35.0 gal


Rims 17 x 6.0 in.
Tires LT235/80R17E
Spare Tire Full-Size Spare Tire

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 3 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 40.3 in. / 41.0 in.


Wheelbase 140.5 in.
Overall Length 231.0 in.
Width 78.9 in.
Height 73.6 in.
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2012 RAM 3500 Truck

2WD Reg Cab 140.5' ST


Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Optional


Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Front Split Bench Seat Standard
Full-Size Spare Tire Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Power Steering Standard
Trailer Hitch Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Bed Liner Optional
Dark Slate/medium Graystone Interior, Cloth 40/20/40 Split Optional
Dark Slate/medium Graystone Interior, Hd Vinyl 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat Optional
Front Floor Mats Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional
Running Boards Optional
Sliding Rear Window Optional


AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Optional