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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 144.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $29,940 $33,390
2WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $30,112 $33,590
2WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $30,211 $33,705
2WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $30,297 $33,805
2WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $32,297 $36,130
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $32,434 $36,290
4WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $33,368 $37,375
4WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $33,540 $37,575
4WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $33,656 $37,710
4WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $33,716 $37,780
4WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $35,711 $40,100
4WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $35,849 $40,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,660
$29,940
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,390
$33,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$557 / 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 Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 67.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 65.0
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 7.2
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.1 112.1
Height, Overall (in)
80.4 80.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
33.5 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
NA NA
Wheelbase (in)
144.5 144.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.3 10.3
Cab to Axle (in)
60.0 60.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.6 79.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
38.7 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
34 34
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 235.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.35 x 1.54 15.35 x 1.54
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.35 x 1.54 15.35 x 1.54
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
52 52
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.1 40.1
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3640 3640
Rear Tire Order Code
TUC TUC
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/70R19.5F 225/70R19.5F
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
641 641
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TUC TUC
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3640 3640
Spare Tire Order Code
TBF TBF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
641 641
Rear Tire Size
225/70R19.5F 225/70R19.5F
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1845 1845
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 18450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
13500 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
3019 3093
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
7000 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
26000 26000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
4375 4328
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
18750 16000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19.5 x 6 19.5 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19.5 x 6 19.5 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
22.6 22.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Engine
Displacement
6.7L/408 6.7L/408
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 3000 305 @ 3000
Engine Type
Diesel I6 Diesel I6
Fuel System
CR CR
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
610 @ 1600 610 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
ETJ ETJ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 5.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 3.28
Trans Order Code
DEG DEG
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 Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 5.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
12.5 12.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.98
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 5500 Dodge Ram 4500
Body Code
144.5" WB 144.5" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.10
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
12000 12000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.44 4.10
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
7000 7000
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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