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Performance Specs

Dodge Ram 1500 1998 Spec

Read about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 engine specifications, fuel economy, EPA mileage estimates, exterior and interior measurements including detailed specification of the 1998 Ram 1500 Utility horsepower, body, suspension, chassis and performance specs.
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Dodge Ram 1500 Specs

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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Performance & Efficiency Standard Features

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5,208 cc 5.2 liters V 8 front longitudinal engine with 99.3 mm bore, 84.1 mm stroke, 9.1 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder
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Unleaded fuel
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Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 13 and country/highway (mpg): 17
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Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 17 and EPA city (mpg): 13
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Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
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26 gallon fuel tank
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Power: 172 kW , 230 HP @ 4,400 rpm; 300 ft lb , 407 Nm @ 3,200 rpm
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Handling, Ride & Braking Standard Features

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Rear-wheel ABS
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3.55:1 axle ratio
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Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
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Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
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Beam front suspension rigid with coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Exterior & Aerodynamics Standard Features

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Chrome front and rear bumpers
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Coefficient of drag: 0.44
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Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
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External dimensions: overall length (inches): 199.9, overall width (inches): 79.3, overall height (inches): 74.7, ground clearance (inches): 7.6, wheelbase (inches): 118.7, front track (inches): 68.9, rear track (inches): 66.9 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 40.6
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Mechanical foldable mirrors
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Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
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Black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint
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Straight side pickup bed
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Fixed rear window
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Rear step
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Tinted glass on cabin, rear and side
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Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,400, curb weight (lbs) 4,565, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,800, front axle weight (lbs) 3,850, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,900 and max payload (lbs) 1,707
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Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Interior Standard Features

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Fixed mast antenna
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Front ashtray
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Manufacturer's own stereo audio system with AM/FM, cassette and search/repeat
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Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 82, front width (inches): 64.2, width between arches (inches): 50, height (inches): 19.4, loading floor height (inches): 33.8, loadspace volume (cu ft): 55.5 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
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Cargo area light
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Rear tailgate cargo doors
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Front seats cigar lighter
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Digital clock
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Courtesy lights
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Front seats cup holders
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Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
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Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment
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Driver and passenger front airbag
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Split bench reclining driver seat , split bench reclining passenger seat , split bench center seat
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Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat , height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat , lap static front seat belts on center seat
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Glove compartment
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Two head restraints on front seats
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Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.2, front hip room (inches): 65.6, front leg room (inches): 41 and front shoulder room (inches): 66
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Power steering
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Rear view mirror
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Seating: three seats
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Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
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Four speaker(s)
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Plastic steering wheel
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Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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