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2003 Ram 2500 Base Short Bed Crew Cab Pickup Specs

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2003 Ram 2500 Base Short Bed Crew Cab Pickup Specs

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5,654 cc 5.7 liters V 8 front engine with 99.5 mm bore, 90.9 mm stroke, 9.6 compression ratio, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder EZA
Unleaded fuel
Multi-point injection fuel system
34 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 257 kW , 345 HP SAE @ 5,400 rpm; 375 ft lb , 508 Nm @ 4,200 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.73:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Body side molding
Chrome front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power heated black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 227.7, overall width (inches): 79.9, overall height (inches): 74.4, ground clearance (inches): 8, wheelbase (inches): 140.5, front track (inches): 69.4, rear track (inches): 68.2 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 44.6
Front fog lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Opening rear ¼ windows
Metallic paint , black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint
Straight side pickup bed
Sliding rear window
Rear platform step
Tinted glass on cabin , privacy tinted glass on rear , privacy tinted glass on side
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 8,800, curb weight (lbs) 5,521, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 9,350 and max payload (lbs) 3,280
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe
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12v power outlet: front
Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Peripheral anti-theft protection
Front ashtray
Infinity RDS audio system with AM/FM, CD player, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer
Below seat storage under rear seat
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 75.9, front width (inches): 66.4, width between arches (inches): 51, height (inches): 20.2 and loading floor height (inches): 33
Cargo area light
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Clock
Coming home device
Compass
Computer with average fuel consumption, instantaneous fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel
Full dashboard console with open storage box , partial floor console , partial overhead console
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats and rear seats cup holders fixed
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
External temperature
Floor covering:
Floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
40/20/40 split electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, four adjustments and tilt adjustment , 40/20/40 split electrically adjustable passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, four adjustments and tilt adjustment , 40/20/40 split center seat
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
Front seat center armrest
Garage door opener
Glove compartment
Headlight control with time delay switch-off
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Height adjustable pedals
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.8, rear headroom (inches): 40, front hip room (inches): 65.1, rear hip room (inches): 64.6, front leg room (inches): 41, rear leg room (inches): 36.4, front shoulder room (inches): 67 and rear shoulder room (inches): 66.7
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Remote power locks
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Remote audio controls
Front seat back storage
Seating: six seats
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Seven speaker(s)
Leather covered multi-function steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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