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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
Reg Cab 2.3L XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 2.3L XL 24 28 $12,031 $12,565
Reg Cab 3.0L XL 19 22 $12,394 $12,955
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XL 19 22 $12,892 $13,490
Reg Cab 2.3L XLT 24 28 $13,326 $14,585
Reg Cab 3.0L XLT 19 22 $13,967 $15,305
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XLT 17 22 $15,412 $16,930
Reg Cab 3.0L Edge 19 22 $13,727 $15,035
Reg Cab 3.0L 4WD Edge Plus 18 21 $17,495 $19,270
2-Door Supercab 2.3L XL 24 28 $14,794 $16,235
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XL 19 22 $15,142 $16,625
2-Door Supercab 2.3L XLT 24 28 $15,315 $16,820
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT 19 22 $15,666 $17,215
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 22 $17,135 $18,865
4-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 22 $18,101 $19,950
4-Door Supercab 4.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $19,066 $21,035
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,218 $22,330
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD MT XLT Off-Rd 18 21 $20,246 $22,360
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 18 21 $18,759 $20,690
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 16 19 $22,604 $25,010
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD AT XLT Off-Rd 15 18 $22,163 $24,515
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge 19 22 $15,898 $17,475
2-Door Supercab 4.0L Edge 19 22 $16,539 $18,195
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor 19 22 $17,100 $18,825
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge Plus 17 22 $18,110 $19,960
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor Plus 17 22 $19,152 $21,130
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge 18 21 $19,214 $21,200
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge Plus 15 18 $21,781 $24,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,997
$12,031
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,160
$12,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$253 / month
$209 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 28 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 54.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 52.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.6 42.6
Wheelbase (in) 112 111.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 38.0 37.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 38.2 28.5
Overhang, Front (in) 37.8 33.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 107.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 196 187.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.9 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.0 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.1 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.9 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 52.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5 16.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.9 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type Pwr 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 Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 x 2.5 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 16.5
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Midship
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 37.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 755 761
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1594
Rear Tire Order Code TMD T7H
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1594
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 755 761
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code TMD T7H
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1594
Spare Tire Order Code TMD NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 755 761
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 670 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1421 1269
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 2300
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5800 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1934 1799
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700 4340
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404 NA
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 135 @ 5050
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 3250 153 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EPE NA
Displacement 2.5L/153 2.3L/138
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DDK 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6'5" Bed Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Ford Ranger
Body Code 112.0" WB 111.6" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 2300
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 2550
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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