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Dodge
Ram 2500
2002
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$21,560
Invoice *
$19,122
Engine
5.9L V-8 245 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm / 8.0L V-10 305 HP 450.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.9L I-6 215 HP 420.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm / 5.9L I-6 235 HP 460.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm / 5.9L I-6 245 HP 505.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
5.9L V-8 245 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm / 8.0L V-10 305 HP 450.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.9L I-6 215 HP 420.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm / 5.9L I-6 235 HP 460.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,400 rpm / 5.9L I-6 245 HP 505.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Alternator
117 amp / 136 amp heavy duty
Battery
600 amp / 750 amp heavy duty / 750 amp with dual lead acid batteries
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 4.10
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / diesel
Fuel Tank
35.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
16.0 " silver styled steel
Front Tires
LT245/75SR16.0EBSW AS / LT265/75SR16.0EBSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench / bench
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Cabback Insulator
cabback insulator
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
2
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
102.2 "
Exterior Length
224.1 "
Exterior Width
79.3 "
Exterior Height
72.9 "
Wheelbase
135 "
Front Tread
69 "
Rear Tread
68 "
Turning Radius
22.9 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
8,800 lbs.
Curb Weight
5,010 lbs. / 5,479 lbs. / 5,769 lbs. / 5,909 lbs.
Payload
3,790 lbs. / 3,321 lbs. / 3,031 lbs. / 2,891 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
14,100 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.44
Front Legroom
41.0 "
Front Headroom
40.1 "
Front Hiproom
65.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
66.0 "
Passenger Volume
63 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Width
66.8 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
72.4 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular / regular with bed liner
Bumpers
chrome
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat lower accent two-tone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote heated / dual manual convex spotter
Trailering
class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000 / 84/70,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2002 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

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

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