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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
Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,854 $14,450
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,882 $15,555
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,865 $16,055
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,951 $16,150
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,985 $17,300
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 18 23 $15,571 $16,840
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,285 $18,140
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,318 $19,250
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,388 $19,970
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,423 $21,120
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 17 21 $18,829 $20,460
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 24 29 $15,444 $16,160
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,481 $17,850
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 24 29 $16,565 $17,945
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $17,182 $18,630
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,057 $20,045
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,184 $21,965
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $20,621 $22,450
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,038 $24,025
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,708 $19,215
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,969 $19,505
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $18,411 $19,995
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,408 $23,325
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $21,848 $23,815
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $23,262 $25,385
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $24,418 $26,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,919
$13,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$14,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$241 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.7
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 37.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) -TBD - 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 43.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 111.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 40.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 17
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
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) NA 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 765
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QCE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1594
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 765
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1594
Rear Tire Order Code QCE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 158
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 1580
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 1765
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 1263
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LK5 99D
Displacement 2.8L/169 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 143 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
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
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.79
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 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.05
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MA5 44R
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Ford Ranger
Body Code E63 111.5" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 2000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.73
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 2400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2750
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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