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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
    Engine3.7L V-6 215 HP3.7L V-6 215 HP4.7L V-8 310 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man 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
    Engine3.7L V-6 215 HP3.7L V-6 215 HP4.7L V-8 310 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator136 amp136 amp136 amp
    Battery600 amp600 amp600 amp
    Axle Ratio3.213.213.21
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedflexible
    Fuel Tank26.0 gal.35.0 gal.26.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    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 Suspensionleafleafleaf
    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
    Wheels17.0 " argent styled steel17.0 " argent styled steel17.0 " styled steel
    Front TiresP245/70SR17.0BSW ASP245/70SR17.0BSW ASP265/70SR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-bench40-20-40 split-bench
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Seat Trimvinylvinylpremium cloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/Acarpet front
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Floor Consolepartialpartialpartial
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/Amini
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioAM/FM/Satellite-capable, clock, seek-scanAM/FM/Satellite-capable, clock, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlN/AN/Awith steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualmanualpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    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
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front Windowsmanualmanualpower
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/Adriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/Asliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear 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
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSentry KeySentry KeySentry Key
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
  • 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 Rating6,025 lbs.6,600 lbs.6,025 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,514 lbs.4,761 lbs.4,642 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.
    Payload1,510 lbs.1,830 lbs.1,380 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight3,300 lbs.3,050 lbs.4,200 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue Weight8,000 lbs.8,000 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
    Pickupregularregularregular
    Bumpersgraygraychrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingsgraygraychrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual power remote heated
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
  • 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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ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
SLT/SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 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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