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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $13,919 $14,730
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $14,108 $14,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $14,894 $15,930
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $17,325 $18,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 17 23 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $18,073 $19,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $20,130 $21,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 16 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Reg Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,919
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 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
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) -TBD - 8.2
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) - TBD - 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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 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) NA 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 59.6
Brakes
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
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 22.0
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard LH
Steering
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) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 14.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 713
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1903
Rear Tire Order Code QCE TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 713
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QCE TVF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1903
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 3,300
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) 2896 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 1800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 7,700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 2461
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
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 MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LK5 EKG
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
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 1.67
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
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 6'5" Bed
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - 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 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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