2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Values
The 2008 Ram Truck Ram 1500 comes available in a variety of body styles and trim levels, offering buyers plenty of options in a serious work truck. Engine choices range from the Base 3.7-liter V6 to a 4.7-liter V8 and a 5.7-liter Hemi V8. The Ram Truck Ram 1500 features a long list of standard equipment, including ABS brakes, 17-inch wheels, air conditioning, cruise control and keyless entry, as well as split-front bench seats. Available body styles include Regular, Quad and Mega Cab configurations. The Ram 1500 features a maximum towing capacity of 6,100 pounds.Read more Read less
The Dodge Ram 1500's 4.7L V8 engine makes about 30 percent more power and 10 percent more torque for 2008, up to 310 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. It also has other significant improvements for better smoothness and fuel efficiency, and it's now E85-capable. All 4x4 models get an improved steering linkage, and all gasoline engines are now on a 6,000-mile maintenance schedule. Inside, Laramie models now get dark maple burl woodgrain accents, and across the line there are two new exterior colors for 2008: Sunburst Orange and Detonator Yellow.
Efficient and powerful V8 lineup; towing and hauling ability; interior space (Mega Cab); wide range of models and styles.
The 2008 Dodge Ram can be equipped for virtually any use that requires serious hauling or towing, and can meet a wide range of budgets depending on the luxuries desired. With the 4.7L V8's upgrades for this year, the Ram's middle engine provides improved performance all around, while the Hemi engine brings even better performance without a penalty at the pump, thanks to the MDS system. The Mega Cab style also stands out as providing one of the largest cabs in the industry--according to Dodge, it's tops in legroom.