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Selected Style Reg Cab 112" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 17 22 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 124" WB SLT 17 22 $12,003 $13,185
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 25 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 25 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 124" WB Base 20 25 $12,003 $13,185
Reg Cab 124" WB Sport 20 25 $12,003 $13,185
Club Cab 131" WB Base 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Reg Cab 108.3" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 23 30 $11,059 $11,703
Reg Cab 108.3" WB LS 23 30 $11,360 $12,553
Reg Cab 117.9" WB LS 23 30 $11,631 $12,853
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS 23 30 $13,170 $14,553
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $15,613 $17,253
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $16,000 $17,680
Ext Cab 122.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $17,333 $19,153
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 4WD 17 22 $15,453 $16,353
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 23 30 $11,342 $12,003
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 4WD 17 22 $15,767 $16,685
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS 4-Cyl LS 23 30 $13,239 $14,160
Reg Cab Sportside 108.3" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $16,021 $17,703
Ext Cab Sportside 122.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $17,740 $19,603
Reg Cab Sportside 108.3" WB LS 23 30 $11,767 $13,003
Ext Cab Sportside 122.9" WB LS 23 30 $13,577 $15,003
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS V6 LS 18 25 $14,132 $15,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,598
$11,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,725
$11,703
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$195 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 103.2 105.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 195.8 189.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8 7.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 65.6 63.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.4 46.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.9 108.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 9.1
Cab to Axle (in) 38.0 37.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 67.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.0 29.0
Overhang, Front (in) 34.4 34.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.6 17.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 47.1 39.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 54.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.7 40.3
Tailgate Width (in) 57.8 54.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.9 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 54.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 x 2.5 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.9 10.5 x 1.03
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 19
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Inboard LH Frame
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 36.9
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 13
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 15
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 755 768
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 755 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1452
Rear Tire Order Code TME QCE
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1453
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 755 768
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code TME QCE
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1452
Spare Tire Order Code TME NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4550 4200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2700 2300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1421 1294
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3000 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5400 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1852 1735
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.2L/133
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 118 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 3400 130 @ 2800
Engine Order Code EPE LN2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 9.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.22 3.65
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.37
Trans Order Code DDQ MW2
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 w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.94
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Reg Cab 6' Fleetside
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Chevrolet S-10
Body Code 112" WB E63
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2700 2300
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.98
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3000 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3000 2500
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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