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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 20 27 $14,831 $15,695
Reg Chassis Cab Z71 20 27 $15,578 $16,485
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 20 27 $14,964 $16,535
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 20 27 $16,102 $17,040
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 20 27 $16,353 $17,305
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 20 27 $16,326 $18,040
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,250 $18,255
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 20 27 $16,661 $18,410
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 20 27 $16,778 $18,540
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,280 $19,095
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 20 27 $17,543 $19,385
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 20 27 $17,769 $19,635
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 20 27 $17,783 $19,650
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $18,885 $19,985
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 20 27 $18,557 $20,505
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,643 $20,600
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 20 27 $19,041 $21,040
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 20 27 $19,158 $21,170
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,181 $21,195
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 20 27 $19,633 $21,695
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,086 $22,195
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,208 $22,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $20,873 $23,065
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 24 $21,416 $23,665
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 24 $21,534 $23,795
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,561 $23,825
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $21,928 $24,230
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 24 $22,493 $24,855
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 24 $22,751 $25,140
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $23,937 $26,450
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,462 $28,135
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,655 $19,855
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,900 $20,140
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,407 $23,055
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,652 $23,340
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,236 $23,960
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,283 $24,015
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,528 $24,300
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,199 $25,080
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,399 $26,475
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,932 $27,095
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $24,735 $28,000
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $25,019 $28,330
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,356 $29,885
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,640 $30,215
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,831
$17,655
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,695
$19,855
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 67.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 64.9
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.8 207.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.5 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 4.9
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 74.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - 47.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 120.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 8.3
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 34.0
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 39.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 43.9 57.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 75.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - N/A -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 13.2 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.8 x .87
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 26
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.1 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 39.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 686
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 686
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 2004
Rear Tire Order Code QCE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 2004
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 686
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QCE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 2004
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6350
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1352 2032
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 8,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1761 2484
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 17
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LK5 EKG
Displacement 2.8L/169 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 215 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.57
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MA5 DDC
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) 3.75 4.03
Summary
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code E63 120.5" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 3650
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) 2755 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2896 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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