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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Dodge Ram 1500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$22,150$22,435$25,435
    Invoice *$19,729$19,974$22,554
    EngineStandard:3.7L V-6 215 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmStandard:3.7L V-6 215 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmStandard:4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg16.0 mpg13.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy19.0 mpg19.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:3.7L V-6 215 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmStandard:3.7L V-6 215 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmStandard:4.7L V-8 310 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 3,950 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD
    Alternator136 amp136 amp136 amp
    BatteryStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy dutyStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy dutyStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy duty
    Axle RatioStandard:3.21Available:3.923.55Standard:3.21Available:3.923.55Standard:3.21Available:3.923.55
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:flexibleStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:flexibleStandard:flexibleAvailable:regular unleaded
    Fuel Tank26.0 gal.35.0 gal.26.0 gal.
    ExhaustStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
    Traction ControlAvailable:ABS & drivelineAvailable:ABS & drivelineAvailable:ABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityAvailable:electronic stabilityAvailable:electronic stabilityAvailable:electronic stability
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Rear Suspensionrigid axle leafrigid axle leafrigid axle leaf
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    WheelsStandard:17.0 " argent styled steelAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminumStandard:17.0 " argent styled steelAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminumStandard:17.0 " styled steelAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminum20.0 " aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P245/70SR17.0BSW ASAvailable:P245/70SR17.0OWL ASP265/70SR17.0BSW ASStandard:P245/70SR17.0BSW ASAvailable:P245/70SR17.0OWL ASP265/70SR17.0BSW ASStandard:P265/70SR17.0BSW ASAvailable:P265/70SR17.0OWL ASP275/60SR20.0OWL ASP275/60SR20.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity33Standard:3Available:2
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-benchStandard:40-20-40 split-benchAvailable:bucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestscentercenterStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:6-way (4-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothStandard:premium clothAvailable:leather
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubber
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpet frontAvailable:carpet frontcarpet front
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/AAvailable:metal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/AStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Floor ConsolepartialpartialStandard:partialAvailable:full
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/Amini
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/AAvailable:interior concealed storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singleStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/AAvailable:MP3 decoder
    Speakers44Standard:4Available:7 Infinity
    AmplifierN/AN/AAvailable:premium
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualmanualpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Power Outlets22Standard:2Available:3
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/AAvailable:power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    CompassN/AN/Acompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/Aexterior temperature
    Trip ComputerN/AN/Atrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Navigation SystemN/AN/AAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/AAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear DefrosterN/AN/AAvailable:rear defroster
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingAvailable:slidingsliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Overhead AirbagAvailable:curtain 1st row overhead airbagAvailable:curtain 1st row overhead airbagAvailable:curtain 1st row overhead airbag
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSentry KeySentry KeySentry Key
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
    Security SystemN/AN/AAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Length75.9 "96.0 "75.9 "
    Exterior Length207.7 "227.7 "207.7 "
    Exterior Width79.5 "79.5 "79.5 "
    Exterior Height73.6 "73.4 "73.6 "
    Wheelbase121 "141 "121 "
    Front Tread69 "69 "69 "
    Rear Tread68 "68 "68 "
    Turning Radius19.6 '22.9 '19.6 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:6,025 lbs.Available:6,199 lbs.Standard:6,600 lbs.Available:6,199 lbs.Standard:6,025 lbs.Available:6,199 lbs.
    Curb WeightStandard:4,514 lbs.Available:4,653 lbs.4,528 lbs.4,732 lbs.4,524 lbs.4,513 lbs.4,537 lbs.4,539 lbs.4,520 lbs.4,515 lbs.4,561 lbs.4,516 lbs.4,504 lbs.4,519 lbs.4,599 lbs.4,522 lbs.Standard:4,761 lbs.Available:4,771 lbs.4,760 lbs.4,881 lbs.4,766 lbs.4,784 lbs.4,763 lbs.4,855 lbs.4,762 lbs.4,786 lbs.4,808 lbs.4,769 lbs.4,759 lbs.4,751 lbs.4,767 lbs.4,775 lbs.4,983 lbs.Standard:4,642 lbs.Available:4,695 lbs.4,656 lbs.4,649 lbs.4,760 lbs.4,645 lbs.4,650 lbs.4,665 lbs.4,644 lbs.4,647 lbs.4,641 lbs.4,689 lbs.4,657 lbs.4,648 lbs.4,643 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,700 lbs.3,700 lbs.3,700 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,900 lbs.3,900 lbs.3,900 lbs.
    PayloadStandard:1,510 lbs.Available:1,370 lbs.1,460 lbs.1,500 lbs.1,420 lbs.Standard:1,830 lbs.Available:1,710 lbs.1,610 lbs.1,840 lbs.1,740 lbs.Standard:1,380 lbs.Available:1,320 lbs.1,440 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightStandard:3,300 lbs.Available:8,100 lbs.5,650 lbs.3,800 lbs.4,250 lbs.Standard:3,050 lbs.Available:5,450 lbs.3,950 lbs.4,200 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightStandard:8,000 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.8,500 lbs.10,500 lbs.10,700 lbs.Standard:8,000 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.10,500 lbs.9,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.0 "41.0 "41.0 "
    Front Headroom40.9 "40.9 "40.9 "
    Front Hiproom64.9 "64.9 "64.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room67.1 "67.1 "67.1 "
    Passenger Volume65 cu.ft.65 cu.ft.65 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Width51.0 "51.0 "51.0 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume60.9 cu.ft.74.9 cu.ft.60.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    PickupStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed liner
    BumpersStandard:grayAvailable:front gray with 2 front tow hook(s)front chromeStandard:grayAvailable:front gray with 2 front tow hook(s)front chromeStandard:chromeAvailable:front body-coloredfront chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear BumperAvailable:chromeAvailable:chromeAvailable:body-colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:blackAvailable:blackAvailable:black
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/AAvailable:rocker panel extensions
    Grille MoldingsStandard:grayAvailable:chromeStandard:grayAvailable:chromeStandard:chromeAvailable:body-colored w/chrome accents
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotonemetallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotonemetallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotonemetallic monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote heateddual power remote convex spotterStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote heateddual power remote convex spotterStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remote heated convex spotter
    TraileringAvailable:class IVAvailable:class IVAvailable:class IV
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Milesunlimited/unlimitedunlimited/unlimitedunlimited/unlimited
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT/SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A

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