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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Model Comparison

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $30,585.00 $21,920.00 $22,695.00
Destination $850.00 $665.00 $625.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.7L V8 3.3L V6 3.0L V6
Horsepower 240 @ 4800 RPM 180 @ 5000 RPM 200 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 295 @ 3600 RPM 210 @ 4000 RPM 205 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 2 2 4
Displacement (cc) 4701 3301 2972
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 3.7 X 3.2 3.6 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.3:1 9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 19 20
Highway (mpg) 19 26 29

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5136.8 3763.3 3205.5
Wheelbase (in.) 160.5 113.3 103.7
Length (in.) 249.7 189.3 190.9
Width (in.) 79.9 78.6 70.3
Height (in.) 74.5 68.9 53.9
Track Front (in.) 68.0 63.0 59.4
Track Rear (in.) 67.4 64.0 59.3
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1 5.6 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 2 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.8 39.7 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.0 N/A 36.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 40.6 42.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.4 N/A 34.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.0 62.9 52.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 66.7 N/A 52.4
Front Hip Room (in.) 65.1 57.2 51.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) 64.6 N/A 49.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A 86.4

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension beam beam multi-link
Tires 265/70R17 215/65R16 215/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. N/A
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 N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

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 Std.

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