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Selected Style Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $25,375 $29,000
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $27,650 $31,600
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $32,405 $37,035
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,343 $31,250
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $29,443 $33,650
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $34,407 $39,323
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $25,637 $29,300
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $27,912 $31,900
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $32,668 $37,335
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,606 $31,550
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $29,706 $33,950
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $34,670 $39,623
Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $20,956 $23,950
Reg Cab 133" WB N/A N/A $20,956 $23,950
Reg Cab 133" WB LS N/A N/A $22,925 $26,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB N/A N/A $22,925 $26,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS N/A N/A $25,156 $28,750
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT N/A N/A $29,774 $34,028
Crew Cab 153" WB N/A N/A $24,675 $28,200
Crew Cab 153" WB LS N/A N/A $26,775 $30,600
Crew Cab 153" WB LT N/A N/A $31,601 $36,116
Ext Cab 157.5" WB N/A N/A $23,187 $26,500
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS N/A N/A $25,418 $29,050
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,037 $34,328
Crew Cab 167" WB N/A N/A $24,937 $28,500
Crew Cab 167" WB LS N/A N/A $27,037 $30,900
Crew Cab 167" WB LT N/A N/A $31,864 $36,416
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $23,450 $26,800
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD N/A N/A $23,450 $26,800
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $25,611 $29,270
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 2.3L XL 24 29 $12,995 $13,645
Reg Cab 3.0L XL 19 23 $13,358 $14,035
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XL 19 23 $13,855 $14,570
Reg Cab 2.3L XLT 24 29 $13,771 $15,130
Reg Cab 3.0L XLT 19 23 $14,407 $15,845
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XLT 17 22 $15,858 $17,475
Reg Cab 3.0L Edge 19 23 $14,274 $15,695
Reg Cab 3.0L 4WD Edge Plus 18 21 $18,114 $20,010
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XL 19 23 $15,773 $17,380
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT 19 23 $16,009 $17,645
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $17,246 $19,035
4-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $18,585 $20,540
4-Door Supercab 4.0L XLT Appearance 16 21 $19,552 $21,625
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 19 $20,731 $22,950
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 19 $19,253 $21,290
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 15 19 $22,956 $25,450
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 Level II 15 19 $21,888 $24,250
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge 19 23 $16,316 $17,990
2-Door Supercab 4.0L Edge 16 22 $16,957 $18,710
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor 17 21 $17,513 $19,335
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge Plus 17 21 $18,595 $20,550
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor Plus 17 21 $19,560 $21,635
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge 15 19 $19,961 $22,085
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge Plus 15 19 $22,150 $24,545
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT Value 15 19 $18,087 $19,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,956
$12,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,950
$13,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$399 / month
$227 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 52.7
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 133.0 111.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.1 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 55.9 37.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA 28.5
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 33.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.1 107.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 222.1 187.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 12.1 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 76.2 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.1 42.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 61.9 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.6 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 52.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 70.7 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.1 NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.5 11.28 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 34 16.5
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.8 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 765
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QIZ T7H
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042 1594
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 765
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 1594
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ T7H
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,600 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,600 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 164
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500 1640
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2071 1265
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 2300
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16,000 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2809 1730
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9200 4340
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084 2550
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.4 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 95
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LQ4 NA
Displacement 6.0L/364 2.3L/138
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4400 143 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.61 3.40
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04 2.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MW3 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off Yes 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) 5.61 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.50
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access RH NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ford Ranger
Body Code E63 111.6" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.06
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6900 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 2300
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4800 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) 6084 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 30
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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