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2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 1500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie 13 18 $33,606 $38,100
Ram 1500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT 13 18 $29,848 $33,730
Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 18 $31,893 $36,230
Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 17 $27,202 $30,775
Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 16 19 $23,370 $26,320
Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT 13 17 $27,778 $31,445
Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST 13 17 $25,464 $28,755
Ram 1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 17 $22,554 $25,435
Ram 1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 16 19 $19,729 $22,150
Ram 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 17 $22,799 $25,720
Ram 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 16 19 $19,974 $22,435
Ram 1500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie 13 17 $36,426 $41,350
Ram 1500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT 13 17 $32,668 $36,980
Ram 1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 17 $35,006 $39,780
Ram 1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 12 16 $30,272 $34,275
Ram 1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 12 16 $27,158 $30,655
Ram 1500 4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT 12 16 $30,779 $34,865
Ram 1500 4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST 12 16 $28,448 $32,155
Ram 1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 12 16 $25,722 $29,055
Ram 1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 12 16 $23,701 $26,705
Ram 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 12 16 $26,015 $29,395
Ram 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 12 16 $23,994 $27,045
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2WD CrewMax 145.7" 4.7L LTD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tundra 2WD CrewMax 145.7" 4.7L LTD 15 18 $33,972 $37,540
Tundra 2WD CrewMax 145.7" 4.7L SR5 15 18 $26,854 $29,675
Tundra 2WD CrewMax 145.7" 5.7L LTD 16 20 $35,102 $38,790
Tundra 2WD CrewMax 145.7" 5.7L SR5 16 20 $27,995 $30,935
Tundra 2WD Double 145.7" 4.7L V8 LTD 15 18 $30,986 $34,240
Tundra 2WD Double 145.7" 4.7L V8 SR5 15 18 $24,298 $26,850
Tundra 2WD Double 145.7" 5.7L V8 LTD 16 20 $32,116 $35,490
Tundra 2WD Double 145.7" 5.7L V8 SR5 16 20 $25,439 $28,110
Tundra 2WD Double 145.7" V6 SR5 17 20 $23,625 $26,105
Tundra 2WD Double 164.6" 4.7L V8 SR5 15 18 $24,596 $27,180
Tundra 2WD Double 164.6" 5.7L V8 SR5 16 20 $25,737 $28,440
Tundra 2WD Reg 126.8" 4.7L V8 15 18 $21,320 $23,430
Tundra 2WD Reg 126.8" 5.7L V8 16 20 $22,184 $24,380
Tundra 2WD Reg 126.8" V6 17 20 $20,281 $22,290
Tundra 2WD Reg 145.7" 4.7L V8 15 18 $21,620 $23,760
Tundra 2WD Reg 145.7" 5.7L V8 16 20 $22,486 $24,710
Tundra 2WD Reg 145.7" V6 17 20 $20,583 $22,620
Tundra 4WD CrewMax 145.7" 4.7L LTD 15 18 $36,731 $40,590
Tundra 4WD CrewMax 145.7" 4.7L SR5 15 18 $29,615 $32,725
Tundra 4WD CrewMax 145.7" 5.7L LTD 14 20 $37,873 $41,850
Tundra 4WD CrewMax 145.7" 5.7L SR5 14 20 $30,754 $33,985
Tundra 4WD Double 145.7" 4.7L V8 LTD 15 18 $33,745 $37,290
Tundra 4WD Double 145.7" 4.7L V8 SR5 15 18 $27,060 $29,900
Tundra 4WD Double 145.7" 5.7L V8 LTD 14 20 $34,887 $38,550
Tundra 4WD Double 145.7" 5.7L V8 SR5 14 20 $28,198 $31,160
Tundra 4WD Double 164.6" 4.7L V8 SR5 15 18 $27,357 $30,230
Tundra 4WD Double 164.6" 5.7L V8 SR5 14 20 $28,496 $31,490
Tundra 4WD Reg 126.8" 4.7L V8 15 18 $24,095 $26,480
Tundra 4WD Reg 126.8" 5.7L V8 14 20 $24,969 $27,440
Tundra 4WD Reg 145.7" 4.7L V8 15 18 $24,397 $26,810
Tundra 4WD Reg 145.7" 5.7L V8 14 20 $25,269 $27,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,606
$33,972
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,100
$37,540
Monthly Payment Estimate
$635 / month
$626 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
66.5 65.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
64.9 63.0
Second Leg Room (in)
44.2 44.5
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
64.4 62.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 66.6
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
75.0 75.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.9 47.9
Wheelbase (in)
160.5 145.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.8 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
36.9 27.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.2 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.3 35.1
Frame Width, Rear (in)
41.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
163.1 154.8
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
247.9 228.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 63.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
76.3 64.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 22.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 0.86 13.6 x - TBD -
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)
13.2 x 1.10 13.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.1 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
657 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
TT3 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
657 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT265/70R17E P275/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
TT3 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT265/70R17E P275/65R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7850 8000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 8000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
785 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4750 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 13500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3209 2980
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8510 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6010 4050
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2766 2370
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 14.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 130
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 313 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
EZA NA
Displacement
5.7L/345 4.7L/285
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 5400 271 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.40
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.72
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 - 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.04
Trans Order Code
DGQ NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 1500 Toyota Tundra
Body Code
160.5" WB - TBD -
Body Style
Mega Cab 6.3' Bed CrewMax Cab
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - Coil-Spring
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf spring Trapezoidal
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder - TBD -

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