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2008 Dodge Ram 5500
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2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $31,660 $35,390
2WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $31,832 $35,590
2WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $31,936 $35,710
2WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $32,004 $35,790
2WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $33,643 $37,695
2WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $33,815 $37,895
4WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $34,709 $38,935
4WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $34,881 $39,135
4WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $34,980 $39,250
4WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $35,045 $39,325
4WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $37,044 $41,650
4WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $37,109 $41,725
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2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $20,976 $23,175
2WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $21,143 $23,370
2WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,341 $25,925
4WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,513 $26,125
4WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $23,685 $26,325
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,439 $28,790
4WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $25,869 $28,865
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,374 $31,040
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,143 $31,870
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,616 $32,420
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,194 $34,255
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,981 $35,170
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,123 $35,265
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $32,800 $37,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,613 $38,160
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $33,673 $38,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $35,260 $40,075
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $35,531 $40,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,283 $41,265
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $38,072 $43,345
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $38,130 $43,360
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,229 $44,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $40,812 $46,450
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,022 $46,775
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,269 $47,010
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $43,951 $50,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,660
$20,976
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,390
$23,175
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$386 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 65.0
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.6 79.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
38.7 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
34 33.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 235.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.1 112.4
Height, Overall (in)
80.4 78.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
33.5 31.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
NA 51.2
Wheelbase (in)
144.5 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.3 8.5
Cab to Axle (in)
60.0 60
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.35 x 1.54 13.9 x 1.39
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.35 x 1.54 13.9 x 1.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
52 52
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 12.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.1 44.9
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
641 649
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TUC TPY
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3640 3085
Spare Tire Order Code
TBF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
641 649
Rear Tire Size
225/70R19.5F LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3640 3085
Rear Tire Order Code
TUC TPY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/70R19.5F LT235/80R17E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1845 1100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
18450 11000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
7000 5200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
26000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
4375 3125
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
18750 12500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
13500 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
3019 2736
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19.5 x 6 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 17 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19.5 x 6 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
22.6 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Engine
Fuel System
CR SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
610 @ 1600 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
ETJ EZA
Displacement
6.7L/408 5.7L/343
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 3000 330 @ 5400
Engine Type
Diesel I6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 5.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
12.5 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.98
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 5.42
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 3.28
Trans Order Code
DEG DEG
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 5500 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code
144.5" WB 143.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.44 4.10
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
7000 5200
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
12000 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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