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Selected Style Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 24 $13,997 $15,160
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 24 $14,927 $16,205
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 17 23 $15,426 $16,765
Club Cab 131" WB Base 20 24 $16,987 $18,485
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 20 24 $17,000 $18,500
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 17 23 $17,000 $18,500
Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 17 23 $19,055 $20,775
Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 17 23 $19,055 $20,775
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,227 $18,755
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $18,317 $19,980
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $18,317 $19,980
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $19,976 $21,810
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $19,998 $21,835
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $19,998 $21,835
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $21,536 $23,540
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $21,536 $23,540
2-Door Reg Cab 120" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120" WB 15 19 $15,733 $17,620
2-Door Reg Cab 140" WB 15 19 $15,978 $17,905
4-Door Quad Cab 140" WB 15 19 $20,161 $22,710
4-Door Quad Cab 160" WB 15 19 $20,401 $22,990
2-Door Reg Cab 120" WB 4WD 14 17 $19,447 $21,880
2-Door Reg Cab 140" WB 4WD 14 17 $19,739 $22,220
4-Door Quad Cab 140" WB 4WD 14 17 $22,938 $25,910
4-Door Quad Cab 160" WB 4WD 14 17 $23,221 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,997
$15,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,160
$17,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$253 / month
$294 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 38.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 196 207.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.9 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 74.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112 120.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.9 6.25
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 x 2.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.9 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 26.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 755 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code TMD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code TMD NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 755 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 755 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TMD NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 670 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5800 8,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1934 2474
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700 6650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1421 2025
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404 1632
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 3250 319 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EPE EKG
Displacement 2.5L/153 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 215 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DDK DDC
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code 112.0" WB 120" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6'5" Bed Reg Cab 6'3" Bed
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.55
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Leaf spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Independant SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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