1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup-3/4 Ton-V8

Quad Cab Heavy Duty

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Specs & Performance


Engine Specifications

Engine Horsepower Torque
5.9L (360) MPI V8 "MAGNUM" 250 @ 4400 RPM 335 @ 3200 RPM
8.0L (488) MPI V10 "MAGNUM" 300 @ 4400 RPM 450 @ 2800 RPM
Max Towing Capacity 10,000 lbs


Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • 5-Speed Manual w/OD
  • Hd 5-Speed Manual w/OD
  • 4-Speed Automatic w/OD

MPG (Miles Per Gallon)

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 34.0 gal
Engine Transmission EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG)
8.0L (488) MPI V10 "MAGNUM" 5-Speed Manual w/OD MPG estimates not available
8.0L (488) MPI V10 "MAGNUM" Hd 5-Speed Manual w/OD MPG estimates not available
8.0L (488) MPI V10 "MAGNUM" 4-Speed Automatic w/OD MPG estimates not available
5.9L (359) HO 24-VALVE I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL 5-Speed Manual w/OD MPG estimates not available

Weight Information

Curb Weight 4,985 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 8,800 lbs
Max Payload 3,815 lbs

Interior Specifications

Passenger Capacity 6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 31.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.7
Second Hip Room (in) 66.8

Exterior Specifications

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 51.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 138.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3
Height, Overall (in) 72.9
Overhang, Front (in) 37.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.5
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 136.9
Cab to Axle (in) 39.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) 79.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.6


Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel


Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E

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