2018 Ram 1500 Trim Comparison | Barre, VT

2018 ram 1500 trims

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When you think of Ram trucks, you surely think of their supreme capability and undeniable reliability. The new 2018 Ram 1500 delivers both in spades. But which trim level accommodates your specific needs? To assist you in your research, the product specialists at Midstate Ram have compiled this detailed trim comparison. Keep reading to learn which trim package can get you through your daily grind with ease.

When you've finished learning about the new 2018 Ram 1500, head over to our new Ram 1500 inventory to see available trim packages at our Ram dealership in Barre, VT. Don't forget to visit our incentives page to see our fantastic finance and lease deals.

2018 Ram 1500: Engine and Specs Differences

Few other pickup trucks can compete with the performance of a new Ram 1500. The standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine pumps out nearly 300 horsepower and has a maximum towing capacity of 9,160 lbs. For even more incredible power, upgrade to a 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology, which can tow up to 10,220 lbs. If you're looking to improve fuel efficiency, a 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine is a great option to consider. Key engine and specs differences for the Ram 1500 are as follows:


3.6L Pentastar® V6 24-valve VVT

5.7L HEMI® V8 VVT with Fuel Saver Technology

3.0L EcoDiesel V6


305 HP

395 HP

240 HP


269 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

420 lb.-ft.

Fuel Capacity

26.0 gal.

32.0 gal.

26.0 gal.

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

17/25 MPG (4x2)

16/23 MPG (4x4)

15/22 MPG (4x2)

15/21 MPG (4x4)

21/29 MPG (4x2)

19/26 MPG (4x4)

Max. Towing Capacity

9,160 lbs.

10,220 lbs.


Standard Payload Capacity

1,500 lbs.

1,654 lbs.


2018 Ram 1500: Interior Differences

With an astounding 12 different trims to choose from, virtually any driver can find a trim that checks off each and every box on their list. From premium amenities and soft-touch materials to smart storage solutions and connective technology, you'll love driving the 2018 Ram 1500 no matter what job you need to tackle.

Trim Level


Feature Availability

tradesman trim



· Air conditioning

· ParkView® rear back up camera

· Advanced multistage front airbags

· 40/20/40 split bench seat

· Front armrest with three cup holders

· Six speakers

· Behind-the-seat storage

· Black vinyl floor covering

express trim



· Carpet floor covering

· Front floor mats

big horn trim

Big Horn®


· Universal garage door opener

· Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors

· Premium door trim with map pocket

· Leather-wrapped steering wheel

· Power doors and locks

· Front center seat cushion storage

· Power 10-way driver seat with power lumbar adjust

· Uconnect® 4C with 8.4-in. touchscreen display

sport trim



· Cloth bucket seats

· Heated front seats

· Premium I speakers

· Highline door trim panel

· Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel

night trim



harvest trim



· Rear 60/40 split folding seat

· Five-year SiriusXM® Traffic™ and Travel Link services

· Fold flat load floor storage

· Front and rear rubber floor mats

laramie trim



· Heated and ventilated front seats

· Power 10-way driver seat with memory and power six-way passenger seat

· Nine-Alpine® speakers with subwoofer

· Wood grain instrument panel accent

· Heated steering wheel

rebel trim



· Black close out trim

· Perforated steering wheel with accent stitching

· Off-road truck rubber floor mats

· Seven-in. Rebel reconfigurable instrument cluster

laramie long horn trim 

Laramie Longhorn®


· Heated second-row seats

· Five-year SiriusXM® Traffic™ and Travel Link services

· GPS navigation

· Luxury front and rear floor mats

· Longhorn interior accents

limited trim



· Limited leather bucket seats

· Leather-wrapped grab handle

· Rear window defroster

· Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel

2018 Ram 1500: Cab & Bed Options

The cab and bed combination that's best for you depends on a few factors. Are you hauling supplies and equipment to and from the jobsite? Consider choosing an eight-ft. bed. Do you plan on using your Ram 1500 as a family vehicle? The Crew and Quad Cab offer seating for up to six passengers. Cab and bed details can be found in the table below.


Crew Cab

Quad Cab

Regular Cab

Overall Length

5.7 ft. bed: 229-in.

6.4 ft. bed: 237.9-in.

6.4 ft. bed: 229-in.

6.4 ft. bed: 209-in.

8 ft. bed: 231-in.





Bed Lengths

5.7 ft., 6.4 ft.

6.4 ft.

6.4 ft., 8 ft.

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