The 1998 Dodge Ram Van is a full-size work van that seats two passengers and is available with a 109" wheelbase or in the extended 127" wheelbase. The Ram Van is offered in three trims; the 1500, 2500, and 3500. The base engine is a 3.9L V6 which produces 175 hp and 225 lb-ft of torque. This unit is linked to a three-speed automatic transmission. A more powerful 5.2L V8 engine is available, and it is rated at 225 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a four-speed automatic.