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2018 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Specs

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Vehicle Highlights
Fuel Economy:
N/A
Max Seating: 6
Doors: 4 Engine: V8, HEMI, 5.7 Liter
Drivetrain: 2WD Transmission: Automatic, 6-Spd
EPA Class: Standard Pickup Trucks Body Style: Pickup
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: Mexico
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Exterior Colors Availability MFG Code
Black 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PX8]
Black Forest Green Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PGZ]
Blue Streak Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PCL]
Blue Streak Pearl/Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [PCL]
Bright Green 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P68]
Bright Red 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P12]
Bright Silver Metallic 
(Requires an Interior Color)
Available [PS2]
Bright Silver Metallic/Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [PS2]
Bright White 
(Requires an Interior Color)
Available [PW7]
Bright White/Bright Silver Metallic 
(Requires Paint-APD) (Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PW7]
Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires an Interior Color)
Available [PXR]
Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl/Bright Silver Metallic 
(Requires Paint-APD) (Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PXR]
Case IH Red 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P61]
Case IH Red/Bright Silver Metallic 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P61]
Construction Yellow 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P71]
Delmonico Red Pearl 
(Requires an Interior Color)
Available [PRV]
Delmonico Red Pearl/Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [PRV]
Detonator Yellow 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PYB]
Flame Red 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PR4]
Granite Crystal Metallic 
(Requires an Interior Color)
Available [PAU]
Granite Crystal Metallic/Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [PAU]
Hills Green 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P06]
Light Cream 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-**X8 Interior Color)
Available [P64]
Light Green 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PGC]
Maximum Steel Metallic 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PAR]
Midnight Blue Pearl 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PB8]
National Safety Yellow 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P74]
New Holland Blue 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P72]
New Holland Blue/Bright Silver Metallic 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [P72]
Omaha Orange 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P62]
Power Tan 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P81]
Robin Egg Blue 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P69]
School Bus Yellow 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PL1]
Timberline Green Pearl 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [PGW]
Tree Green 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P73]
True Blue Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PBU]
True Blue Pearl/Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color & Paint-APD)
Available [PBU]
Walnut Brown Metallic 
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige-U1 Interior Color)
Available [PUW]
Yellow 
(Late Availability)
(Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 Interior Color)
Available [P63]
Interior Colors Availability MFG Code
Black 
(First Two Characters Refer to Seats) (Requires Bright Silver Metallic-PS2, Bright White-PW7, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl-PXR, Delmonico Red Pearl-PRV or Granite Crystal Metallic-PAU Exterior Color)
Available [**X9]
Black/Diesel Gray 
(Requires an Exterior Color) (First Two Characters Refer to Seats)
Available [**X8]
Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige 
(First Two Characters Refer to Seats) (Requires Black Forest Green Pearl-PGZ, Blue Streak Pearl-PCL, Bright Silver Metallic-PS2, Bright White-PW7, Bright White/Bright Silver Metallic-PW7, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl-PXR, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl/Bright Silver Metallic-PXR, Delmonico Red Pearl-PRV, Flame Red-PR4, Granite Crystal Metallic-PAU, Maximum Steel Metallic-PAR, True Blue Pearl-PBU or Walnut Brown Metallic-PUW Exterior Color)
Available [**U1]
Engine Availability MFG Code
6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter 
Models w/Auto Trans-DG7
(Req's Auto Trans-DG7 or Manual Trans-DEG) [Includes] 180-Amp Alternator, 5.5 Additional Gallons of Diesel, Current Generation Engine Controller, Badging, Diesel Exhaust Brake, 10,000-lb GVWR & Tow Hooks.
Available [ETK]
6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter 
Models w/Manual Trans-DEG
(Req's Auto Trans-DG7 or Manual Trans-DEG) [Includes] 180-Amp Alternator, 5.5 Additional Gallons of Diesel, Current Generation Engine Controller, Badging, Diesel Exhaust Brake, 10,000-lb GVWR & Tow Hooks.
Available [ETK]
V8, HEMI, 5.7 Liter 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP)
Standard [EZC]
V8, HEMI, 6.4 Liter 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP)
Available [ESA]
Transmission Availability MFG Code
Automatic, 6-Spd 
Models w/ESA 6.4L Engine
Available [DFP]
Automatic, 6-Spd 
Models w/ETK 6.7L Diesel Engine
Available [DG7]
Automatic, 6-Spd 
Models w/EZC 5.7L Engine
Standard [DFP]
Manual, 6-Spd w/Overdrive 
(Requires 6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter Engine-ETK) [Includes] 3.42 Axle Ratio & Mini Floor Console.
Available [DEG]
Mandatory Equipment Packages Availability MFG Code
Quick Order Pkg, Big Horn 
Models w/Auto Trans-DFP & ESA 6.4L Engine
(See Std Equipment Listing)
Available [22Z]
Quick Order Pkg, Big Horn 
Models w/Auto Trans-DFP & EZC 5.7L Engine
(See Std Equipment Listing)
Standard [26Z]
Quick Order Pkg, Big Horn 
Models w/Auto Trans-DG7 & ETK 6.7L Diesel Engine
(See Std Equipment Listing)
Available [2FZ]
Quick Order Pkg, Big Horn 
Models w/Manual Trans-DEG & ETK 6.7L Diesel Engine
(See Std Equipment Listing)
Available [2EZ]
Accessory Equipment Packages Availability MFG Code
Cold Weather Group 
(Requires 6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter Engine-ETK) [Includes] Winter Front Grille Cover & Engine Block Heater.
Available [ADE]
Harvest Edition 
(Not Available With Bed Liner-XME or Sport Appearance Group-ADV) (Requires Bright White/Bright Silver Metallic-PW7, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl/Bright Silver Metallic-PXR, Case IH Red/Bright Silver Metallic-P61 or New Holland Blue/Bright Silver Metallic-P72 Exterior Color) [Includes] Spray-In Bed Liner, RamBox Cargo Management System, Rubber F&R Floor Mats, Garage Door Opener, Heated Seats & Wheel Group, Electroluminescent Instrumentation, CHMSL Light w/Camera, Dual Heated Power Mirrors w/Power Fold & Turn Signals, Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors, O/S Automatic Day/Night Mirrors, Uconnect 4C Navigation Radio Equipment & Black Tubular Side Steps.
Available [AY9]
Heated Seats & Wheel Group 
(Not Available With Sport Appearance Group-ADV) (Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9 & Luxury Group-ADA) (Requires Seat-M9 or Seats-MJ) [Includes] Heated Front Seats & Leather-Wrapped Heated Steering Wheel.
Available [AGF]
Luxury Group 
(Not Available With Mirrors-GPG) (Requires Radio Equipment-UAS or UAQ) [Includes] Garage Door Opener, Electroluminescent Instrumentation, Engine Comp't & Glove Box Lights, Dual Heated Power Mirrors w/Power Fold & Turn Signals, Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors, O/S & Inside Automatic Day/Night Mirrors & Steering Wheel Touch Controls. [Also Includes] Heated Seats & Wheel Group.
Available [ADA]
Sport Appearance Group 
(Not Available With Moldings-MJB or Side Steps-MRT or MRA) [Includes] Badging, Painted F&R Bumpers, Color-Keyed Door Handles, Color-Keyed Grille w/Black Wave Insert, LT285/60R20E On-Off Road OWL Tires & Painted Aluminum Wheels w/Chrome Inserts. (Not Available With Harvest Edition-AY9, Heated Seats & Wheel Group-AGF or Park Assist System-XAA) (Requires Bright Silver Metallic-PS2, Bright White-PW7, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl-PXR, Delmonico Red Pearl-PRV or Granite Crystal Metallic-PAU Exterior Color) (Requires Black/Diesel Gray-X8 & Park Assist System-XAG) [Also Includes] Sport Cloth Split Bench Seat.
Available [ADV]
Towing Prep Group, 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 
(Not Available With Bed Liner-XME or Cargo Management System-XB9)
Available [AHU]
Braking and Traction Availability MFG Code
Suspension, Automatic Load Leveling Rear Air  Available [SEB]
Comfort and Convenience Availability MFG Code
Engine Start, Remote Control 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP or DG7)
Standard [XBM]
Entertainment and Instrumentation Availability MFG Code
Radio Equipment, (9) Alpine Speakers & Subwoofer 
(Not Available With Module-XXS) (Requires Seat-M9 or Seats-MJ & Luxury Group-ADA)
Available [RC3]
Radio Equipment, Single-Disc Remote CD Player  Available [RH1]
Radio Equipment, Uconnect 4 Navigation 
(Available Only in Guam) [Includes] Dual-Zone Automatic Air Conditioning, 8.4" Touch Screen Monitor, GPS Navigation System, USB Host Flip & Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Smartphone Interface.
Available [UJQ]
Radio Equipment, Uconnect 4C 
[Includes] 8.4" Touch Screen Monitor, SiriusXM Guardian Feature w/1-yr of Service, USB Host Flip, HD Radio & Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Smartphone Interface.
Available [UAS]
Radio Equipment, Uconnect 4C Navigation 
[Includes] Dual-Zone Automatic Air Conditioning, 8.4" Touch Screen Monitor, GPS Navigation System, SiriusXM Guardian Feature w/1-yr of Service, SiriusXM Travel Link & Traffic w/5-yrs of Service, USB Host Flipnt, HD Radio & Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Smartphone Interface. (Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [UAQ]
Safety and Security Availability MFG Code
Alarm System  Available [LSA]
Park Assist System, F&R 
(Standard With Sport Appearance Group-ADV) (Requires Cargo Management System-XB9 or Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [XAG]
Park Assist System, Rear 
(Not Available With Sport Appearance Group-ADV) (Requires Cargo Management System-XB9) (Requires Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [XAA]
Seats Availability MFG Code
Seat, Premium Cloth Split Bench 
(Last Two Characters Refer to Interior Color)
Standard [M9**]
Seat, Sport Cloth Split Bench 
(Requires Black-X9 Interior Color & Sport Appearance Group-ADV) (Last Two Characters Refer to Interior Color)
Available [P1**]
Seats, Cloth Bucket 
Models w/o Sport Appearance Group-ADV
(Last Two Characters Refer to Interior Color)
Available [AJ**]
Seats, Cloth Bucket 
Models w/Sport Appearance Group-ADV
(Last Two Characters Refer to Interior Color)
Available [AJ**]
Seats, Premium Cloth Bucket 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP or DG7) (Last Two Characters Refer to Interior Color)
Available [MJ**]
Interior Availability MFG Code
Floor Mats, Rubber F&R 
(Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [CLF]
Pedals, Power Adjustable 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP or DG7) (Requires Seat-M9 or Seats-MJ)
Available [XAP]
Roof and Glass Availability MFG Code
Defroster, Rear Window 
(Deletes Std Power Sliding Rear Window on Laramie, Limited & Laramie Longhorn)
Available [GFA]
Moon Roof, Power Glass 
(Requires Harvest Edition-AY9 or Luxury Group-ADA)
Available [GWA]
Lighting and Mirrors Availability MFG Code
Fog Lights  Standard [LNJ]
Light, CHMSL w/Camera 
[Includes] Inside Automatic Day/Night Mirror. (Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9) (Requires Radio Equipment-UAS or UAQ)
Available [LPD]
Lights, Clearance  Available [LNC]
Mirrors, Dual Heated Power Trailer Tow w/Manual Fold & Turn Signals 
(Not Available With Luxury Group-ADA)
Available [GPG]
Mirrors, Dual Heated Power Trailer Tow w/Power Fold & Turn Signals 
(Requires Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [GP2]
Mirrors, Dual Heated Power Trailer Tow w/Power Fold & Turn Signals 
(Requires Luxury Group-ADA)
Available [GP1]
Mirrors, Dual Heated Power Trailer Tow w/Power Fold & Turn Signals 
(Requires Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [GPH]
Exterior Availability MFG Code
Moldings, Chrome Body Side 
(Not Available With Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [MJB]
Paint, Lower Two-Tone  Available [APD]
Paint, Monotone  Standard [APA]
Running Boards, Color-Keyed 
(Requires Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [MRL]
Side Steps, Black Tubular 
(Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9) (Requires Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [MRU]
Side Steps, Chrome Tubular 
(Not Available With Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [MRT]
Side Steps, Wheel to Wheel 
(Not Available With Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [MRA]
Cargo and Towing Availability MFG Code
Bed Liner, Spray-In 
(Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [XMF]
Cargo Management System, RamBox 
(Not Available With Bed Liner-XME or Towing Prep Group-AHU) (Requires Black Forest Green Pearl-PGZ, Blue Streak Pearl-PCL, Bright Silver Metallic-PS2, Bright White-PW7, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl-PXR, Delmonico Red Pearl-PRV, Flame Red-PR4, Granite Crystal Metallic-PAU, Maximum Steel Metallic-PAR or True Blue Pearl-PBU Exterior Color) (Standard With Harvest Edition-AY9)
Available [XB9]
Tonneau Cover, Hard 
(Not Available With Bed Liner-XME)
Available [CS7]
Tow Hooks 
(Standard With 6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter-ETK)
Available [XEA]
Trailer Hitch, Mopar 20K Direct Mount 5th Wheel 
(Requires Towing Prep Group-AHU)
Available [XML]
Electrical Availability MFG Code
Alternator, 180-Amp 
(Not Available With Alternators-XF5 or XF7)
Available [BAD]
Alternator, 220-Amp 
(Standard With Alternators-XF5 & XF7) (Requires 6-Cyl, Turbo Diesel, 6.7 Liter Engine-ETK or V8, HEMI, 6.4 Liter Engine-ESA)
Available [BAJ]
Alternators, Dual 
Models w/o Snow Chief Group-AD2 or Snow Plow Prep Group-AHD
(N/A w/Alternator-BAD) (Req's ESA 6.4L Engine) (Rated at 380-Amps) [Includes] 220-Amp & 160-Amp Alternators.
Available [XF5]
Alternators, Dual 
Models w/o Snow Chief Group-AD2 or Snow Plow Prep Group-AHD
(N/A w/Alternator-BAD) (Req's ETK 6.7L Diesel Engine) (Rated at 440-Amps) [Includes] (2) 220-Amp Alternators.
Available [XF7]
Mechanical Availability MFG Code
Axle, Anti-Spin Rear Differential  Standard [DSA]
Axle Ratio, 3.42 
(Std w/Manual Trans-DEG) (Req's Auto Trans-DG7)
Available [DMR]
Axle Ratio, 3.73 
Models w/Manual Trans-DEG
(Std ex When in Combo w/Manual Trans-DEG)
Available [DME]
Axle Ratio, 3.73 
Models w/o Manual Trans-DEG
(Std ex When in Combo w/Manual Trans-DEG)
Standard [DME]
Axle Ratio, 4.10 
(Requires Automatic Transmission-DFP & Axle-DSA)
Available [DMF]
Heater, Engine Block 
(Standard With Cold Weather Group-ADE)
Available [NHK]
Other Availability MFG Code
Module, Electronic Monitoring 
(Not Available With Radio Equipment-RC3)
Available [XXS]
Switches, Black  Available [LHL]
Wheels Availability MFG Code
Wheels, 18" Polished Aluminum  Standard [WBE]
Wheels, Black Painted Aluminum 
(Requires Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [WF3]
Wheels, Painted Aluminum w/Chrome Inserts 
[Includes] LT285/60R20E On-Off Road OWL Tires. (Standard With Sport Appearance Group-ADV)
Available [WRJ]
Tires Availability MFG Code
LT275/70R18E BSW  Standard [TCN]
LT285/60R20E On-Off Road OWL 
(Available & Included Only With Wheels-WRJ)
Available [TEA]
Special Fees Availability MFG Code
Additional Freight Charges, Hawaii 
(Req'd in HI)
Available  
Manufacturer's Statement of Origin  Available [YEP]
Powertrain
Engine V8, HEMI, 5.7 Liter
Horsepower 383 @ 5600 RPM
Torque 400 @ 4000 RPM
Fuel Economy N/A
Bore x Stroke 3.92 x 3.58
Compression Ratio 10.5
Fuel Type Gas
Fuel Induction Sequential Fuel Injection
Valve Train Overhead Valve
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Total Number Valves 16
Transmission Automatic, 6-Spd
Drivetrain 2WD
Transfer Case -
Dimensions
Fuel Capacity 31.0 gallons
Wheel Base 160.5 inches
Overall Length 248.4 inches
Width with Mirrors 79.1 inches
Width without Mirrors -
Height 74.1 inches
Curb Weight -
Tires / Wheel Size LT275/70R18E
Rear Tires / Wheel Size LT285/60R20E
Turning Diameter 50.7 feet
Standard Axle Ratio 3.73
Minimum Ground Clearance 7.8 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance -
Maximum GVWR 9000 lbs.
Maximum Towing -
Payload Base Capacity -
Head Room: Front 41.0 inches
Head Room: Rear 40.3 inches
Leg Room: Front 41.0 inches
Leg Room: Rear 43.3 inches
Shoulder Room: Front 66.0 inches
Shoulder Room: Rear 65.7 inches
EPA Passenger -
EPA Trunk or Cargo -
EPA Total Interior 130.5 cu.ft.
Truck Bed Volume 58 cu.ft.
 
Safety
Standard Airbag Driver
Passenger
Front Head Curtain
Front Side
Rear Head Curtain
Child Door Locks Standard
Engine Immobilizer Standard
Traction Control Not Available
Communication System Uconnect Voice Command w/Bluetooth Wireless Connectivity
 
Warranty Information
Basic 3 years or 36000 miles
Powertrain 5 years or 100000 miles
Corrosion/Rust Thru 3 years or 36000 miles
Roadside Assistance Program -
Non-Transferable Powertrain -
Hybrid/Electric Components -
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