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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Dodge Ram 2500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 ST/SXT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB2008 Dodge Ram 2500 ST/SXT 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$26,855$29,630$29,655
    Invoice *$23,775$26,162$26,238
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto w/OD
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 345 HP 375 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.7L I-6 350 HP 650 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm6.7L I-6 350 HP 610 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd w/OD6-spd auto 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:3.73Available:4.103.42Standard:3.73Available:4.103.42Standard:3.73Available:4.103.42
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:diesel
    Fuel Tank35.0 gal.35.0 gal.34.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • 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 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 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " styled steelStandard:17.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:17.0 " aluminumStandard:17.0 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " styled steel
    Front TiresStandard:LT245/70SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ATLT245/70SR17.0EBSW ATStandard:LT265/70SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ATStandard:LT245/70SR17.0EBSW ASAvailable:LT265/70SR17.0EOWL ATLT245/70SR17.0EBSW AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity3Standard:3Available:26
    Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-benchStandard:40-20-40 split-benchAvailable:bucket40-20-40 split-bench
    Heated Front SeatsN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestscenterStandard:centerAvailable:center w/storagecenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:6-way (4-way power)(4-way power)4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsN/AN/Afull bench
    Rear HeadrestsN/AN/Aadjustable
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothStandard:premium clothAvailable:leatherStandard:vinylAvailable:premium cloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubberStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpet frontcarpet frontAvailable:carpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/AAvailable:metal-lookN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AfrontN/A
    Floor ConsolepartialStandard:partialAvailable:fullpartial
    Overhead ConsoleN/AminiN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AAvailable:interior concealed storageN/A
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AN/Arear
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsN/A
    CDin-dash mounted singleStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-discin-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerN/AAvailable:MP3 decoderN/A
    Speakers4Standard:4Available:7 Infinity4
    AmplifierN/AAvailable:premiumN/A
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:power with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockStandard:manualAvailable:power with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets2Standard:2Available:32
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemN/A
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Adjustable PedalsN/AAvailable:powerN/A
    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/AcompassN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/Aexterior temperatureN/A
    Trip ComputerAvailable:trip computertrip computerAvailable:trip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Navigation SystemN/AAvailable:integrated navigation systemN/A
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AAvailable:leatherN/A
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerpowerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear WindowsN/AN/AStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverdriverAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowslightlightdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear DefrosterN/AAvailable:rear defrosterN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingslidingAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)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
    Overhead AirbagAvailable:curtain 1st row overhead airbagAvailable:curtain 1st row overhead airbagAvailable:curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSentry KeySentry KeySentry Key
    Panic AlarmAvailable:panic alarmpanic alarmAvailable:panic alarm
    Security SystemN/AAvailable:security systemN/A
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.41.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Length98.3 "98.3 "75.9 "
    Exterior Length229.7 "229.7 "227.7 "
    Exterior Width79.6 "79.6 "79.6 "
    Exterior Height73.9 "73.9 "78.1 "
    Wheelbase141 "141 "141 "
    Front Tread69 "69 "70 "
    Rear Tread68 "68 "68 "
    Turning Radius22.3 '22.3 '23.5 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:8,650 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.Standard:8,650 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.Standard:8,800 lbs.Available:9,000 lbs.
    Curb WeightStandard:5,419 lbs.Available:5,425 lbs.6,412 lbs.5,430 lbs.5,429 lbs.5,435 lbs.5,424 lbs.5,432 lbs.5,362 lbs.5,466 lbs.6,348 lbs.5,423 lbs.5,420 lbs.5,428 lbs.Standard:5,388 lbs.Available:5,404 lbs.5,401 lbs.5,392 lbs.5,395 lbs.5,393 lbs.5,396 lbs.5,390 lbs.5,435 lbs.5,398 lbs.5,397 lbs.5,394 lbs.5,331 lbs.5,402 lbs.6,382 lbs.5,389 lbs.6,318 lbs.Standard:5,593 lbs.Available:5,599 lbs.5,601 lbs.5,598 lbs.6,551 lbs.5,640 lbs.5,606 lbs.5,609 lbs.5,594 lbs.5,538 lbs.5,597 lbs.5,604 lbs.5,589 lbs.6,487 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingStandard:4,410 lbs.Available:4,630 lbs.Standard:4,750 lbs.Available:4,630 lbs.Standard:4,410 lbs.Available:4,630 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating6,000 lbs.6,010 lbs.6,000 lbs.
    PayloadStandard:3,230 lbs.Available:3,290 lbs.2,590 lbs.2,620 lbs.2,650 lbs.Standard:3,260 lbs.Available:2,620 lbs.2,680 lbs.3,320 lbs.Standard:3,210 lbs.Available:3,260 lbs.2,450 lbs.2,510 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightStandard:9,450 lbs.Available:13,500 lbs.9,500 lbs.12,450 lbs.Standard:9,450 lbs.Available:13,550 lbs.9,500 lbs.12,450 lbs.Standard:9,250 lbs.Available:13,350 lbs.9,300 lbs.12,300 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightStandard:15,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.Standard:15,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.Standard:15,000 lbs.Available:19,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.0 "41.0 "41.0 "
    Rear LegroomN/AN/A36.7 "
    Front Headroom40.9 "40.9 "40.8 "
    Rear HeadroomN/AN/A40.0 "
    Front Hiproom65.1 "65.1 "65.1 "
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A65.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room67.0 "67.0 "67.0 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/AN/A66.7 "
    Passenger Volume65 cu.ft.65 cu.ft.121 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Width51.0 "51.0 "51.0 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume73.9 cu.ft.73.9 cu.ft.57.7 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.41.0 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:chromeAvailable:front body-coloredfront chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:grayAvailable:front gray with 2 front tow hook(s)front chrome
    Rear BumperAvailable:chromeAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:chrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:blackAvailable:blackAvailable:black
    Grille MoldingsStandard:grayAvailable:chromeStandard:chromeAvailable:body-colored w/chrome accentsStandard:grayAvailable:chrome
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotonemetallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat lower accent two-tonepearlcoat monotonemetallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with badgingpearlcoat monotonemetallic monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote convex spotterStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remote heated convex spotterStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote heateddual power remote 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/MilesStandard:unlimited/unlimitedAvailable:36/36,000Standard:unlimited/unlimitedAvailable:36/36,000Standard:unlimited/unlimitedAvailable:36/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 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
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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