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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 15 21 $15,497 $16,845
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 15 21 $16,249 $17,690
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 15 21 $16,249 $17,690
Club Cab 131" WB Base 15 21 $17,903 $19,515
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 15 21 $17,917 $19,530
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 15 21 $17,917 $19,530
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $18,295 $19,955
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $19,207 $20,980
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $19,207 $20,980
Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 15 21 $19,891 $21,715
Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 15 21 $19,891 $21,715
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $20,848 $22,790
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $20,870 $22,815
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $20,870 $22,815
Reg Cab 112" WB R/T 13 18 $21,999 $24,150
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $22,372 $24,480
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $22,372 $24,480
Club Cab 131" WB R/T 13 18 $24,076 $26,450
Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $16,893 $19,125
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,151 $19,425
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $17,619 $19,970
Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,171 $21,775
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,189 $21,795
Supercab 157" XL 17 20 $19,429 $22,075
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 20 $19,447 $22,095
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $19,765 $22,465
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 20 $19,899 $22,620
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $19,915 $22,640
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,023 $22,765
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,491 $23,310
Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 139" XLT Heritage 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 157" XLT 17 19 $21,893 $24,940
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,125 $25,210
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 20 $22,363 $25,485
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,384 $25,510
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,495 $25,640
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,753 $25,940
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,853 $26,055
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,223 $26,485
Supercab 139" Lariat 15 19 $24,796 $28,315
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT Heritage 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
SuperCrew 139" XLT 16 20 $24,943 $28,485
Supercab 157" Lariat 15 19 $25,054 $28,615
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,175 $28,755
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 15 19 $25,523 $29,160
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,643 $29,300
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 16 20 $26,829 $30,680
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,629 $31,610
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,707 $31,700
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,887 $31,910
Supercab Flareside 139" King Ranch 15 19 $27,931 $31,960
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $28,357 $32,455
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 12 16 $28,733 $32,515
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 16 20 $29,323 $33,580
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $29,801 $34,135
Suprcb Flreside 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $30,765 $35,255
SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $32,243 $36,975
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $32,295 $37,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,497
$16,893
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,845
$19,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$281 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 61.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 63.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 38.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 38.2 33.2
Overhang, Front (in) 37.8 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 196 206.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.9 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 73.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.6 48.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 119.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.1 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.9 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.0 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 62.1 @ Belt
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.2 x 0.43
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11 x 2.25 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 1.0 12.1 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 25.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 40.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 719
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16SL
Front Tire Order Code NA T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1804
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 719
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1804
Rear Tire Order Code NA T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1804
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16SL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700 4,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 670 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 4,000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5800 6,500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1934 2281
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5000 6050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 3500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1421 1751
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.0 20.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200 252 @ 3400
Engine Order Code EHC 992
Displacement 3.9L 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800 202 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.17 2.25
Trans Order Code DDC 44M
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) 3.50 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10.5 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Ford F-150
Body Code 112.0" WB 119.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6'5" Bed Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.08
Axle Type - Front NA Twin Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 3450
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 3500
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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