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Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
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
Reg Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
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
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 LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
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
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
Select style
Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 24 29 $15,444 $16,160
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 18 23 $15,571 $16,840
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,985 $17,300
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,481 $17,850
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 24 29 $16,565 $17,945
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,285 $18,140
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $17,182 $18,630
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,708 $19,215
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,318 $19,250
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,969 $19,505
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,388 $19,970
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $18,411 $19,995
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,057 $20,045
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 17 21 $18,829 $20,460
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,423 $21,120
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
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
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,038 $24,025
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 72.7
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 17
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 39.7
Tires
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
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 765
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QCE NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1800 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
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
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2533 2000
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.40
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.05
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
MA5 44R
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
Summary
Body Code
E63 111.5" WB
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Ford Ranger
Suspension
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
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2535 2000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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