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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Model Comparison

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $36,980.00 $85,545.00 $37,320.00
Destination $900.00 $880.00 $675.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 5.7L V8 8.4L V10 6.1L V8
Horsepower 345 @ 5400 RPM 600 @ 6100 RPM 425 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 375 @ 4200 RPM 560 @ 5000 RPM 420 @ 4800 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 5654 8380 6059
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.6 4.1 X 4.0 4.1 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.2:1 10.3:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 13 N/A 18
Highway (mpg) 17 N/A 13

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 6424.3 3439.2 4140.3
Wheelbase (in.) 160.3 98.8 116.0
Length (in.) 247.7 175.6 197.8
Width (in.) 79.5 75.2 75.7
Height (in.) 78.5 47.6 57.0
Track Front (in.) 69.5 61.6 63.0
Track Rear (in.) 68.2 60.9 63.1
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.7 N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 2 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.8 36.5 39.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.5 N/A 37.4
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 42.4 42.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 44.2 N/A 32.6
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.0 54.1 58.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 66.5 N/A 53.9
Front Hip Room (in.) 64.9 N/A 54.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 64.4 N/A 51.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A 91.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension beam wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam wishbone multi-link
Tires 265/70R17 275/35R18 245/45R20

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes 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 Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A Yes

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 N/A N/A Yes

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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