Compare 2008 Dodge Ram vs 2008 Nissan Titan

2008 Dodge Ram
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2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 16 19 $19,729 $22,150
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 16 19 $19,974 $22,435
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 17 $22,554 $25,435
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 17 $22,799 $25,720
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 16 19 $23,370 $26,320
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 12 16 $23,701 $26,705
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 12 16 $23,994 $27,045
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST 13 17 $25,464 $28,755
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 12 16 $25,722 $29,055
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 12 16 $26,015 $29,395
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 12 16 $27,158 $30,655
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 17 $27,202 $30,775
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT 13 17 $27,778 $31,445
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST 12 16 $28,448 $32,155
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT 13 18 $29,848 $33,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 12 16 $30,272 $34,275
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT 12 16 $30,779 $34,865
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 18 $31,893 $36,230
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT 13 17 $32,668 $36,980
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie 13 18 $33,606 $38,100
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 17 $35,006 $39,780
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie 13 17 $36,426 $41,350
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2WD King Cab SWB XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $22,096 $24,390
2WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $22,096 $24,390
2WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $22,468 $24,800
2WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $22,468 $24,800
2WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $24,140 $26,650
2WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $24,140 $26,650
2WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $24,510 $27,060
2WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $24,510 $27,060
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $24,745 $27,320
2WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $24,745 $27,320
4WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $25,070 $27,680
4WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $25,070 $27,680
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $25,116 $27,730
2WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $25,116 $27,730
4WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $25,441 $28,090
4WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $25,441 $28,090
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $26,462 $29,220
2WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $26,462 $29,220
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $26,843 $29,640
2WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $26,843 $29,640
4WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $27,113 $29,940
4WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $27,113 $29,940
4WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $27,493 $30,360
4WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $27,493 $30,360
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $27,719 $30,610
4WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $27,719 $30,610
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $28,089 $31,020
4WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $28,089 $31,020
4WD King Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $28,958 $31,980
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $28,958 $31,980
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $29,319 $32,380
4WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $29,319 $32,380
2WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $29,535 $32,620
2WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $29,535 $32,620
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $29,816 $32,930
4WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $29,816 $32,930
2WD King Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $29,907 $33,030
2WD King Cab LWB LE 12 17 $29,907 $33,030
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $30,946 $34,180
4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $30,946 $34,180
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $31,489 $34,780
4WD Crew Cab LWB PRO-4X 12 17 $31,489 $34,780
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $31,859 $35,190
2WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $31,859 $35,190
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $32,230 $35,600
2WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $32,230 $35,600
4WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $32,347 $35,730
4WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $32,347 $35,730
4WD King Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $32,745 $36,170
4WD King Cab LWB LE 12 17 $32,745 $36,170
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $34,335 $37,930
4WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $34,335 $37,930
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $34,878 $38,530
4WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $34,878 $38,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,729
$22,096
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,150
$24,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$407 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 is a solid truck due for its 2009 model makeover, but it's good enough that it may be all the truck you need or want. The 2008 Nissan Titan is a solid choice for guys who don't want to drive Ford, Chevy, Dodge or Toyota.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 65.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 61.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 64.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- 60.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
41.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
207.7 224.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.4 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.8 74.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
120.5 139.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.2 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
36.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.6 79.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 63.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 19.9
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in)
63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
76.3 78.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 0.86 - TBD -
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.10 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 28
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.5 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
684 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
TSB NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
684 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P265/70R18
Front Tire Order Code
TSB NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 950
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 9500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6025 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1972 2244
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8000 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2543 2742
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 385 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
EKG VK56DE
Displacement
3.7L/226 5.6L/339
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 317 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.37
Trans Order Code
DEJ NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
120.5" WB Short WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.3' Bed King Cab
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 1500 Nissan Titan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf spring Overslung Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 2.94
Axle Type - Front
NA - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Fully-boxed

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