So how much oil does a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 take? Well that depends on the engine size. In 2004, Dodge introduced the Hemi V-8. This gave Dodge Ram 1500 buyers four engine choices: the 3.7-liter Magnum V-6, the 4.7-Liter Magnum V-8, the 5.7-Liter Hemi Magnum, and the 8.3-Liter V-10.
- The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 3.7-liter Magnum V-6 came standard on the 2-wheel drive trucks. The 3.7-Liter offers 215-horsepower and it will hold five quarts of oil.
- The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7-Liter Magnum V-8 offers 235-horsepower. The 4.7-liter was standard on all the four-wheel drive 1500 models. It will hold six quarts of oil.
- The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7-Liter Hemi V-8 offers 345-horsepower. This optional engine package was all the rage with Dodge fans. The supped up horsepower offered fast acceleration and towing capabilities. It will hold six and a half quarts of oil.
- The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 8.3-Liter V-10 was standard equipment of the SRT model. This engine holds seven quarts of oil.
There are many places on a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 that you can find out what engine it has in it. The price sticker should have the engine size along with other options. The tag on the door frame of the driver side or an emblem on the truck itself should help you identify the engine size. If all else fails call your local dealer with your VIN number. They will be able to tell you exactly which engine your 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 has in it or anything else you may need to know.