2023 Ram 1500 Tradesman Specs

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The Tradesman is the obvious workhorse in the range. It comes with halogen headlights, unpainted black bumpers, and 18-inch steel wheels, but you do get electric and heated side mirrors, power accessories, and keyless entry with push-button start. You get hard-wearing vinyl upholstery as standard, but cloth is available at no extra cost. The main safety features are ABS, stability control, tire-pressure monitoring, automatic headlights, and a rearview camera. Creature comforts include manual air-conditioning, a 3.5-inch color driver-information display, and a five-inch infotainment touchscreen with Bluetooth connectivity. While the specification is basic, Ram does give you more than other pickup truck manufacturers. The cosseting ride is standard on all models, and its safety credentials are sound. This makes it an obvious choice if you care about your fleet drivers. As a side note, Ram also offers some nice warranty options if you buy in bulk. 

Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
3.6L V6 Gas
8-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
6 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.6L V6 Gas
    5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT eTorque (+$2,995)
  • Horsepower
    305 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque
    269 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
  • Transmission
    8-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    46.2 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Steel Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 7.5"


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    22 MPG
  • City
    20 MPG
  • Highway
    25 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    23 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    460 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    575 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

  • Battery Size
    0.43 kWh


  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    8.0 Tons/yr

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    228.9 in
  • Height
    77.6 in
  • Max Width
    82.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    140.5 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    6 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    40.9 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    40.9 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    66 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    63.4 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    35.6 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.2 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    65.7 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    63.4 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    4,765 lbs
  • Maximum Towing Capacity
    7,740 lbs

Cargo Box Dimensions

  • Box Length (Floor)
    76.3 in
  • Box Width (Floor)
    66.4 in
  • Box Width (Top, Rear)
    66.4 in
  • Box Width (Wheelhousings)
    51 in
  • Box Height (Area)
    21.5 in
  • Tailgate Width
    60 in
  • Cargo Volume
    61.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Build Out:11/02/2022
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat, Build Out:11/02/2022
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat, Build Out:11/02/2022
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat

Features and Options


  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
  • Smart Device Integration
  • WiFi Hotspot
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available


  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Not Available
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • A/C
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics

Additional Packages

Bed Utility Group


MOPAR Spray In Bedliner, MOPAR 4 Adjustable Cargo Tie-Down Hooks, Pick-Up Box Lighting, MOPAR Deployable Bed Step

Chrome Appearance Group


Bright Rear Bumper, Grille Surround 1 Chrome Texture 1 Black, Wheels: 18" x 8" Cast-Aluminum Painted, Chrome Headlamp Bezels, RAM Grille Badge - Chrome, Bright Front Bumper

Level 1 Safety Group


Advanced Brake Assist, Pedestrian Emergency Braking, Rear View Auto Dim Mirror, Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus, Lane Keep Assist

Max Tow Package (HEMI)


Tires: LT275/65R18C OWL On/Off Road, Trailer Brake Control, 256MM Rear Axle, Full Size Spare Tire, Wheels: 18" x 8" Cast-Aluminum Painted, Class IV Receiver Hitch, 3.92 Rear Axle Ratio, Black Trailer Tow Power Mirrors, Exterior Mirrors w/Supplemental Signals, Exterior Mirrors w/Heating Element, Exterior Mirrors Courtesy Lamps, Trailer Tow Mirrors

Night Edition


Tires: 275/55R20 OWL All Season, Front Fog Lamps, Grille Black Surround Black Mesh, Black Exterior Truck Badging, Anti-Spin Differential Rear Axle, Black Interior Accents, Body Color Front Bumper, Carpet Floor Covering, Wheels: 20" x 9" Cast Aluminum Black, Body Color Rear Bumper w/Step Pads, Front & Rear Floor Mats, RAM Grille Badge - Black w/EZL Dual Exhaust w/Black Tips

Power Driver Seat Group


Power 8-Way Driver Seat, Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar Adjust

Quick Order Package 23A Tradesman

Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque UPG I, Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (850RE)

Quick Order Package 26A Tradesman

Engine: 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT eTorque, Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (8HP75) (DFV) *Upon selection of this pkg, the cost of powertrain components will be added*

Quick Order Package 27A Tradesman

Engine: 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT eTorque, Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (8HP75) *Upon selection of this pkg, the cost of powertrain components will be added*

Sport Appearance Package


Grille Surround 1 Body Color Texture 1 Black, Wheels: 18" x 8" Cast-Aluminum Painted, Black Interior Accents, Front Fog Lamps, Body Color Front Bumper, RAM Grille Badge - Chrome, Carpet Floor Covering, Body Color Rear Bumper w/Step Pads, Front & Rear Floor Mats

Tradesman Group


w/o ANT MOPAR Spray In Bedliner

Tradesman Level 1 Equipment Group


SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Carpet Floor Covering, Front & Rear Floor Mats, Rear Power Sliding Window

Trailer Tow Group


Google Android Auto, Bluetooth Handsfree Phone & Audio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB Host Flip, For More Info, Call 800-643-2112, Trailer Reverse Steering Control, Connectivity - US/Canada, Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System, 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hot Spot, Trailer Light Check, Trailer Brake Control, Radio: Uconnect 5 W w/8.4" Display, Class IV Receiver Hitch, Apple CarPlay, Black Trailer Tow Power Mirrors, Exterior Mirrors w/Supplemental Signals, Exterior Mirrors w/Heating Element, Exterior Mirrors Courtesy Lamps, Trailer Tow Mirrors


Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Rear Parking Aid
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • ABS
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control


  • Driver Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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