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2WD Reg Cab I4 MT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab I4 MT 21 25 $17,162 $18,125
2WD Reg Cab I4 AT 19 24 $18,014 $19,025
2WD Access Cab I4 MT 21 25 $19,326 $20,615
2WD Access Cab I4 AT 19 24 $20,170 $21,515
4WD Reg Cab I4 MT 18 21 $20,807 $21,975
2WD Access Cab I4 AT PreRunner 19 24 $20,790 $22,175
2WD Double Cab I4 AT 19 24 $21,053 $22,725
4WD Reg Cab I4 AT 18 21 $21,876 $23,105
2WD Double Cab I4 AT PreRunner 19 24 $21,563 $23,275
2WD Access Cab V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,134 $23,610
4WD Access Cab I4 MT 18 21 $22,922 $24,450
2WD Double Cab V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,891 $24,710
2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $23,354 $25,210
4WD Access Cab I4 AT 18 21 $23,766 $25,350
4WD Access Cab V6 MT 16 19 $24,379 $26,005
4WD Access Cab V6 AT 16 21 $25,205 $26,885
4WD Double Cab V6 MT 16 19 $25,017 $27,005
4WD Double Cab V6 AT 16 21 $25,833 $27,885
4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT 16 21 $26,297 $28,385
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2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 17 25 $23,444 $25,060
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 17 25 $23,444 $25,060
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $23,783 $25,445
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 16 23 $26,964 $28,920
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 16 23 $26,964 $28,920
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $27,230 $29,220
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" HFE 18 25 $27,435 $29,570
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $27,754 $29,645
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $27,754 $29,645
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 17 25 $27,536 $29,685
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 17 25 $27,536 $29,685
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 17 25 $27,536 $29,685
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $27,802 $29,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $27,802 $29,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $27,802 $29,985
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $30,004 $32,225
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $30,004 $32,225
2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 14 20 $30,544 $32,835
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $30,816 $32,990
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $30,816 $32,990
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $30,998 $33,290
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $30,998 $33,290
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $30,998 $33,290
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $30,998 $33,290
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 16 23 $30,890 $33,355
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 16 23 $30,890 $33,355
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 16 23 $30,890 $33,355
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $31,155 $33,655
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $31,155 $33,655
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $31,155 $33,655
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T 15 22 $32,333 $35,105
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $32,928 $35,445
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $32,928 $35,445
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $33,075 $35,695
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $33,075 $35,695
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $33,075 $35,695
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $33,075 $35,695
4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 13 19 $33,469 $36,055
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $34,060 $36,635
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $34,060 $36,635
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $34,060 $36,635
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $34,060 $36,635
2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 22 $34,800 $37,645
2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 22 $34,800 $37,645
2WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 22 $34,800 $37,645
2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 22 $34,800 $37,645
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 15 21 $35,110 $38,125
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $35,626 $38,490
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $36,000 $38,915
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $36,000 $38,915
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $36,000 $38,915
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $36,000 $38,915
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $36,102 $39,025
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $37,278 $40,445
2WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 22 $37,544 $40,745
4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 21 $37,726 $40,865
4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 21 $37,726 $40,865
4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 21 $37,726 $40,865
4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 21 $37,726 $40,865
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $37,753 $40,980
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $38,577 $41,710
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $38,987 $42,170
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 22 $39,478 $42,930
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $40,204 $43,665
4WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 21 $40,469 $43,965
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $40,610 $44,125
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 21 $42,337 $46,075
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn 15 22 $42,580 $46,435
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited 15 22 $42,580 $46,435
2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn 15 22 $42,845 $46,735
2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited 15 22 $42,845 $46,735
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn 15 21 $45,439 $49,580
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited 15 21 $45,439 $49,580
4WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn 15 21 $45,704 $49,880
4WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited 15 21 $45,704 $49,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,162
$23,444
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,125
$25,060
Monthly Payment Estimate
$302 / month
$418 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Ram 1500 brings a new turbodiesel to its class-best fuel economy ratings; it's also tops in cabin finish and infotainment, but lags in towing.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 66
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 62.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 79.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
35.4 34.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.1 9
Wheelbase (in)
109.6 120
Height, Overall (in)
65.8 74.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.1 9
Cab to Axle (in)
- 36.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.5 76.3
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
56.7 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18 20.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
56.7 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.5 51
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 57.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 13.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10 NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 26
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 39.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR15 P265/70SR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TTM
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR15 P265/70SR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TTM
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 656
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 4608
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 656
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 4608
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 480
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4800
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 4800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 480
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4650 6025
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7500 9500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2021
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2493
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3900
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Styled Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 730
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
356 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 269 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA ERB
Displacement
2.7 L/164 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
159 @ 5200 305 @ 6350
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.29
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.95 4.71
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 2.11
Trans Type
5 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans PTO Access
No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA DFL
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tacoma Ram 1500
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 3.21
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.31 3.21
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3700
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3900
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.9 9.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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