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Dodge RAM 1500 Regular Cab

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Regular Cab

4-door 3-seater pickup truck, 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4699 cm3 / 286.8 cu in / 286.8 cu in, 231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp @ 5650 rpm / 5650 rpm / 5650 rpm, 447.5 N·m / 330.0 lb·ft / 330.0 lb·ft @ 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from2008
ModelRAM 1500 Regular CabIssued until
SerieRAMNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryAR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typepickup truckNumber of seats3
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2464 l / 87.02 cu ft / 87.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1340 l / 47.32 cu ft / 47.32 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5840 mm / 229.9 in / 229.9 inTotal (curb) weight1745 kg / 3847 lb / 3847 lb
Width2030 mm / 79.9 in / 79.9 inDry weight
Height1870 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inLoad capacity439 kg / 968 lb / 968 lb
Wheelbase3580 mm / 140.9 in / 140.9 inGross (max.) weight2184 kg / 4815 lb / 4815 lb
Track frontTowing weight4037 kg / 8900 lb / 8900 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance190 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity132 l / 29.0 UK gal / 34.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.23 m2 / 34.7 sq ft / 34.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement4699 cm3 / 286.8 cu in / 286.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp at 5650 rpm / 5650 rpm / 5650 rpm
AspirationMax. torque447.5 N·m / 330.0 lb·ft / 330.0 lb·ft at 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.4 kW / 123.9 hp / 123.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output49.2 kW/l / 1.080 bhp/cu in / 1.080 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio179.9 kW/ton / 136.3 bhp/ton / 136.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range786 km / 488 mi / 488 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle15.0 m / 49.2 ft / 49.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front265/70-R17Tyres rear265/70-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge RAM 1500 Regular Cab

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