Specifically designed and engineered for passionate outdoorsmen (and women) who consider hunting, fishing and boating among their favorite pastimes, the all new 2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman combines convenience, off-road capability and trailer towing with the rugged performance of a 5.7 Liter HEMI V8 or a more eco-friendly 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6. Originally unveiled as a new model in 2010, the Outdoorsman has remains a popular addition of the Ram lineup, and is now available in a choice of two cab sizes (Quad and Crew) and two bed lengths (5 ft. 7 in. and 6 ft. 4 in.). We’ll take the 6′ 4″ bed with a 5.7L HEMI please!

The Ram Outdoorsman makes both a practical and an emotional connection with outdoor enthusiasts, The Ram team shares our customers’ passion for nature and the outdoors. We’ve designed the Ram Outdoorsman to meet the needs of boaters, campers, hunters and fishermen.– Fred Diaz, President and CEO Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico

So… what’s new?


  • Two-tone paint with Mineral Gray Metallic lower (also available in Monotone)
  • Mineral Gray painted scratch-resistant steel bumpers
  • Body colored upper front fascia and grille surround with black hex-link inserts
  • Black door handles and mirrors minimize glare
  • Wheel lip moldings
  • Outdoorsman badge proudly announces owner’s passion


  • Trailer tow mirrors
  • Trailer brake control
  • ParkSense rear park-assist system and ParkView rear back-up camera with dynamic gridlines
  • Heated front seats (new feature for 2013)
  • Heated steering wheel (new feature for 2013)
  • High-definition radio (new feature for 2013)
  • Navigation
  • Premium speakers with subwoofer
  • Sirius XM Travelink with real-time information including gas prices, weather and sports
  • Uconnect Access with embedded cellular connection provides automatic crash notification, 911 emergency calls, road-side assistance Wifi hot spot and application downloads
  • RamBox, available on the 2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman, is the ultimate place for outdoor enthusiasts to stow their gear; lockable and lit, RamBox frees up interior space for passengers

About The Author


Busted Wallet’s resident testing and review specialist, Josh has a keen eye for all things tech, booze, and sports-related. After working closely with brands such as Nike, The North Face, EA Sports, Burton, HP, Oakley, Sony, Cannondale, Taylormade Golf and many others over the past decade he’s grown to become one of the most reliable reviewers in the business.

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