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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base 16 22 $15,813 $17,200
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 16 22 $16,565 $18,045
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 16 22 $16,565 $18,045
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Base 16 22 $18,219 $19,870
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Sport 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 16 20 $18,611 $20,310
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $19,523 $21,335
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $19,523 $21,335
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $20,207 $22,070
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 16 22 $20,207 $22,070
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 16 20 $21,164 $23,145
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $21,186 $23,170
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $21,186 $23,170
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,688 $24,835
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $22,688 $24,835
Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $17,314 $19,610
Heritage Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,572 $19,910
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $18,072 $20,490
Heritage Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,624 $22,295
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,640 $22,315
Heritage Supercab 157" XL 15 19 $19,882 $22,595
Heritage Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 20 $19,898 $22,615
Heritage Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,217 $22,985
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $20,368 $23,160
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,475 $23,285
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,944 $23,830
Heritage Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $22,088 $25,160
Heritage Supercab 157" XLT 15 19 $22,346 $25,460
Heritage Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,578 $25,730
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,836 $26,030
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,948 $26,160
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,206 $26,460
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $23,304 $26,575
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,368 $28,975
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,626 $29,275
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 13 16 $29,190 $33,035
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 19 $18,902 $21,455
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 19 $19,160 $21,755
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 19 $19,616 $22,285
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 19 $20,342 $23,130
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $21,336 $24,285
Supercab 163" XL 15 19 $21,594 $24,585
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 19 $21,602 $24,595
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $21,636 $24,635
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $21,796 $24,820
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 19 $21,860 $24,895
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $21,894 $24,935
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,054 $25,120
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 15 19 $22,328 $25,440
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $22,488 $25,625
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $22,620 $25,780
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,214 $26,470
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $23,790 $27,140
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,014 $27,400
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $24,048 $27,440
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,272 $27,700
Supercab 163" XLT 15 19 $24,306 $27,740
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,315 $27,750
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,538 $28,010
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,573 $28,050
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $24,776 $28,285
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,796 $28,310
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,266 $28,855
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,300 $28,895
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $25,768 $29,440
Supercab 133" Lariat 15 19 $26,138 $29,870
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $26,344 $30,110
Supercab 145" Lariat 15 19 $26,396 $30,170
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,426 $30,205
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,684 $30,505
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,942 $30,805
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,072 $30,955
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,411 $31,350
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,232 $32,305
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 15 19 $28,430 $32,535
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,490 $32,605
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,534 $32,655
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $28,972 $33,165
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,217 $33,450
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,230 $33,465
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,210 $34,605
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $31,402 $35,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,813
$18,902
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$21,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 65.3
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 66.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.4 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 39.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.4 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 34.4 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 196.0 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.3 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 72.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.6 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 126.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.0 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.1 50.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.25 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 1.0 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 26
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 - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.9 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 715 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code TS8 T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Spare Tire Order Code TS8 T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 715 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 715 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Rear Tire Order Code TS8 T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 490 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 490 975
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 1625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 3450
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2215 2712
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5000 6650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1565 2046
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.3 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 293 @ 3500
Engine Order Code EKG 99W
Displacement 3.7L/226 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 231 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
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 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.17 1.55
Trans Order Code DDC 44A
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Ford F-150
Body Code 112.0" WB 126" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6'6" Bed Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 3450
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.31
Axle Type - Front NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 4150
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 3800
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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