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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Comparisons

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,150.00 $22,895.00 $27,540.00
Destination $900.00 $950.00 $745.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.7L V6 5.4L V8 5.7L V8
Horsepower 215 @ 5200 RPM 300 @ 5000 RPM 381 @ 5600 RPM
Torque 235 @ 4000 RPM 365 @ 3750 RPM 401 @ 3600 RPM
Valves 2 3 4
Displacement (cc) 3701 5411 5663
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.6 3.5 X 4.2 3.7 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.8:1 10.2:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 N/A 13
Highway (mpg) 19 N/A 17

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4559.2 5674.7 5174.2
Wheelbase (in.) 120.5 137.0 126.8
Length (in.) 207.7 227.0 209.8
Width (in.) 79.5 79.9 79.9
Height (in.) 73.6 75.9 76.2
Track Front (in.) 68.6 68.3 67.9
Track Rear (in.) 67.9 67.2 67.9
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.4 8.0 10.8

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 3 3 3
Front Headroom (in.) 40.9 41.4 40.2
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 41.0 42.5
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.1 68.0 66.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 64.9 67.6 63.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone other wishbone
Rear Suspension beam beam beam
Tires 245/70R17 245/75R17 255/70R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. N/A Std.

Safety

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

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A N/A

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