Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2006 Chevrolet Silverado SS vs 2006 Dodge Dakota

2006 Chevrolet Silverado SS Change
2006 Dodge Dakota Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style Ext Cab 143.5" WB
Switch Style

Body Style

Cab Size

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 14 19 $30,130 $32,930
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,130
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,930
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 32.1
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 218.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 45.2
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 59.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) NA Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 22.0
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 713
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QSS TVF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1903
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 713
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1903
Rear Tire Order Code QSS TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500 3,300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1125 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 7,700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2654 2461
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6200 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1844 1800
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LQ9 EKG
Displacement 6.0L/394 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.53
Trans Order Code M32 DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic HD w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Club Cab 6'5" Bed
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.21
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent Coil
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.