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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Model Comparison

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $31,780.00 $21,370.00 $19,825.00
Destination $795.00 $715.00 $715.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.7L V8 5.2L V8 3.9L V6
Horsepower 240 @ 4800 RPM 225 @ 4400 RPM 175 @ 4800 RPM
Torque 300 @ 3200 RPM 295 @ 3200 RPM 225 @ 3200 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 4701 5208 3906
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 3.9 X 3.3 3.9 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.1:1 9.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 14 15
Highway (mpg) 19 16 16

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5161.0 4733.3 4191.0
Wheelbase (in.) 160.5 127.4 109.3
Length (in.) 249.7 208.5 192.6
Width (in.) 79.9 78.8 78.8
Height (in.) 74.5 79.9 79.7
Track Front (in.) 68.0 66.7 67.9
Track Rear (in.) 67.4 63.2 65.6
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1 7.4 7.7

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 40.8 38.9 38.9
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.0 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 39.0 39.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.4 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.0 65.7 65.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 66.7 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 65.1 N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 64.6 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam beam beam
Tires 265/70R17 225/75R16 245/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer Yes N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes N/A N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. N/A N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. N/A N/A

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