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Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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 SLT 17 23 $17,000 $18,500
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 20 24 $17,000 $18,500
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,227 $18,755
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $18,317 $19,980
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $18,317 $19,980
Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 17 23 $19,055 $20,775
Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 17 23 $19,055 $20,775
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $19,976 $21,810
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $19,998 $21,835
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $19,998 $21,835
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $21,536 $23,540
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $21,536 $23,540
Select style
Reg Cab 2.3L XL
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 Edge 19 22 $13,727 $15,035
Reg Cab 3.0L XLT 19 22 $13,967 $15,305
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
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XLT 17 22 $15,412 $16,930
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT 19 22 $15,666 $17,215
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
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 22 $17,135 $18,865
Reg Cab 3.0L 4WD Edge Plus 18 21 $17,495 $19,270
4-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 22 $18,101 $19,950
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge Plus 17 22 $18,110 $19,960
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 18 21 $18,759 $20,690
4-Door Supercab 4.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $19,066 $21,035
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 XLT 16 19 $20,218 $22,330
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD MT XLT Off-Rd 18 21 $20,246 $22,360
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge Plus 15 18 $21,781 $24,085
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD AT XLT Off-Rd 15 18 $22,163 $24,515
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 16 19 $22,604 $25,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,997
$12,031
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,160
$12,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$253 / month
$209 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
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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