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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Trim Comparison

Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,150.00 $28,755.00
Destination $900.00 $900.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.7L V6 4.7L V8
Horsepower 215 @ 5200 RPM 310 @ 5650 RPM
Torque 235 @ 4000 RPM 330 @ 3950 RPM
Valves 2 2
Displacement (cc) 3701 4701
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.6 3.7 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 13
Highway (mpg) 19 18

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4559.2 5165.4
Wheelbase (in.) 120.5 160.5
Length (in.) 207.7 249.7
Width (in.) 79.5 79.5
Height (in.) 73.6 73.8
Track Front (in.) 68.6 68.6
Track Rear (in.) 67.9 67.9
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.4 7.4

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 3 6
Front Headroom (in.) 40.9 40.8
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 40.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 36.7
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.1 67.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 66.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 64.9 64.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 64.6

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam beam
Tires 245/70R17 245/70R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

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

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A

Compare Against Other Trims

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