Transmission: Six- or eight-speed automatic

Price range: $22,590-$47,420 (excluding options and destination charges)

More Details: Key features on vehicle tested

Antilock brakes; stability control; curtain air bags; front-seat side air bags; front seat belt pretensioners; power locks, tinted windows; automatic halogen headlights; locking tailgate; full-size spare tire; tonneau cover; air-conditioning; cloth upholstery; power locks, windows and mirrors; intermittent wipers.

Options: Air suspension; spray-in bed liner; uConnect Access internet connection; Wi-Fi hotspot; side steps; front bucket seats; power adjustable driver seat; power sunroof; 115-volt outlet; two USB ports; 8.4-inch touch screen; navigation system; AM/FM/SiriusXM radio; Bluetooth phone audio compatible; premium speakers; voice-recognition for phone, music and navigation; 20-inch cast aluminum wheels; chrome tubular running boards; steering wheel controls; backup camera; parking assist.

More Details: Competitive EPA fuel economy ratings

Four-wheel drive, automatic transmission models. Regular fuel.

2013 Ram 1500 Crew Cab SLT 4x4 3.6-liter: 17 m.p.g. city/25 m.p.g. highway/20 m.p.g. combined.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 1500 LTZ 5.3-liter: 15 m.p.g. city/21 m.p.g. highway/17 m.p.g. combined.

2012 Ford F-150 SuperCrew XL 4x4 5.0-liter: 14 m.p.g. city/19 m.p.g. highway/16 m.p.g. combined.

2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLT 4x4 5.3-liter: 15 m.p.g. city/21 m.p.g. highway/17 m.p.g. combined.

2012 Nissan Titan Crew Cab SV 4x4 5.6-liter: 12 m.p.g. city/17 m.p.g. highway/14 m.p.g. combined.

2012 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4x4 4.6-liter: 14 m.p.g. city/19 m.p.g. highway/16 m.p.g. combined.

More Details: 2013 Ram 1500 SLT Crew Cab 4x4

Four-wheel drive four-door full-size pickup

Base price: $36,740

Price as tested: $45,325 (excluding destination charge)

Safety equipment: Antilock brakes; stability control; curtain air bags; front seat side air bags; front seat belt pretensioners.

Specifications as tested

Engine: 3.6-liter DOHC variable timing 24-valve V6