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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 Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
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
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
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 57.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.9
Second Head Room (in) - 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 22.0
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1761 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1352 1807
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
Transmission
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
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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.84
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
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 -
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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