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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 25 $16,459 $17,145
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 25 $17,356 $18,270
2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,566 $19,340
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 25 $18,614 $19,390
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $19,824 $20,650
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 25 $19,802 $20,845
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $20,686 $21,775
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $21,782 $22,690
4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,883 $22,795
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 25 $22,747 $23,945
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,747 $23,945
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $23,925 $25,185
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 14 20 $25,056 $26,375
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $25,189 $26,515
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $26,177 $27,555
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 14 20 $26,319 $27,705
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $26,823 $28,235
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $27,621 $29,075
2WD Ext Cab ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab ST 15 20 $22,091 $23,210
2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $22,888 $24,085
2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $25,420 $26,780
4WD Ext Cab ST 14 18 $26,049 $27,460
4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $26,845 $28,335
4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $28,164 $29,730
2WD Crew Cab Laramie 15 20 $28,928 $30,635
4WD Crew Cab Laramie 14 18 $31,718 $33,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,459
$22,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$23,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$387 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.7
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.9
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
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.0 31.2
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 38.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.4
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 130.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 218.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.7 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 68.6
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) 7.7 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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 2.5 11.6 x 2.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 1.6 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail Inboard LH Frame
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code ZCY WDQ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QRD TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code QRD TVF
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 4650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 4650
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240 465
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360 698
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2633 3100
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1888 2427
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6000 9000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1478 1784
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 2800 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LLV EKG
Displacement 2.9L/177 3.7L/226
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 20
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 1.57
Trans Order Code MA5 DGV
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Ram Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Extended Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2633 3600
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Upper/Lower "A" Arms
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2633 3100
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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