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Selected Style Reg Cab 117.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $13,891 $15,350
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,240 $19,050
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $13,602 $15,030
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,950 $18,730
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW N/A N/A $18,208 $20,850
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW 4WD N/A N/A $20,811 $23,860
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB DRW N/A N/A $20,956 $24,030
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB DRW 4WD N/A N/A $23,089 $26,505
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,602
$18,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,030
$20,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$251 / month
$348 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 60.0 65.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.4 66.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 134.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 9.9
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 93.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.0 33.6
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 37.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.0 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 8.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6 70.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.3 19.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 12.5 x 1.5
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25 13.0 x 3.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 35.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 45.4
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 2470
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 LT215/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722 684
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 LT215/85R16E
Front Tire Order Code XFL TV1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 2470
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL TV1
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722 684
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 LT215/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722 684
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 2470
Rear Tire Order Code YFL TV1
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 1200
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1471 2475
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500 15,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2335 2915
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 10,500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 7500
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.7 20.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 250 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800 335 @ 3200
Engine Order Code L35 EMM
Displacement 4.3L/262 5.9L/360
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 NA
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 5.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 3.04
Trans Order Code MG5 DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet C/K 1500 Work Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code E63 135" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 8'
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 7500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.54
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3262 4500
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 7500
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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