RAM 1500 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on RAM 1500 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 216 mm (8.5 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 36 mm (1.4 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 184 — 196 mm (7.2 — 7.7 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance to tire height: 216 mm / 151 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 216 mm / 508 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 228 mm
    • Difference with world average: +55 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 3.0 EcoDiesel V6 — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 EcoDiesel V6 — 3.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.0 EcoDiesel V6 — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    62 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.3
    5.7 HEMI V8 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    39 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.3
    5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque 209 mm
    (8.2 in)
    37 mm/L 176 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +23% 10.6
    3.0 EcoDiesel V6 209 mm
    (8.2 in)
    70 mm/L 176 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +23% 10.6
    Vehicle 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 62 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.3%
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 39 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.3%
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque
    Clearance 209 mm (8.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 176 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +23%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 3.0 EcoDiesel V6
    Clearance 209 mm (8.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 176 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +23%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%

    Quick notes on RAM 1500 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 218 mm (8.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 36.3 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 186 — 198 mm (7.3 — 7.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 218 mm / 151 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 218 mm / 508 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 230 mm
      • Difference with world average: +57 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 2.6 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque 221 mm
    (8.7 in)
    61 mm/L 188 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.2
    5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque 221 mm
    (8.7 in)
    39 mm/L 188 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.2
    5.7 HEMI V8 213 mm
    (8.4 in)
    38 mm/L 180 mm
    (7.1 in)
    +24% 10.8
    Vehicle 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque
    Clearance 221 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 61 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 188 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.2%
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque
    Clearance 221 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 39 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 188 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.2%
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8
    Clearance 213 mm (8.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 38 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 180 mm (7.1 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%

    Quick notes on RAM 1500 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 215 mm (8.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 35.8 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 183 — 195 mm (7.2 — 7.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 215 mm / 151 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 215 mm / 508 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 227 mm
      • Difference with world average: +54 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.7 HEMI V8 — 2.5 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    38 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 10.8
    3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    59 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 10.8
    5.7 HEMI V8 220 mm
    (8.7 in)
    39 mm/L 187 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.2
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8 eTorque
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 38 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 3.6 Pentastar V6 eTorque
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 59 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 5.7 HEMI V8
    Clearance 220 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 39 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 187 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.2%