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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 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $24,661 $27,250
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,837 $28,550
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,264
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,095
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.9
Second Head Room (in) - 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.3 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.3 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 38.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 45.2
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 30.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 22.0
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard LH
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QCE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 3250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1352 1807
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1761 2479
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
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 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LK5 EKG
Displacement 2.8L/169 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.67
Trans Type 5 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.53
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MA5 DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 4.23
Summary
Body Style Regular Cab Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front Independent Coil NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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