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Selected Style 2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,473 $18,930
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $19,095 $21,230
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $21,044 $23,470
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $17,736 $19,225
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $21,301 $23,765
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,003 $24,020
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,628 $26,440
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,572 $28,675
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,721 $31,145
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,265 $24,315
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,833 $28,975
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,752 $23,135
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 16 20 $22,701 $25,375
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,376 $27,300
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,325 $29,540
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,469 $32,005
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,745 $25,425
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,863 $27,860
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $27,138 $30,475
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $22,083 $24,110
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $23,006 $25,725
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $25,129 $28,165
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $27,399 $30,775
Supercab 145" Harley-Davidson 14 19 $30,875 $34,770
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,345 $24,405
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $25,385 $28,460
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,438 $28,520
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,482 $30,870
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,631 $33,340
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,005 $33,770
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,775 $27,135
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,699 $28,820
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,747 $31,175
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,896 $33,645
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,266 $34,070
Supercab 145" 4WD Harley-Davidson 14 18 $33,933 $38,285
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $25,038 $27,430
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,008 $31,475
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,754 $26,585
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,881 $29,030
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $26,446 $29,680
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,500 $32,040
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,644 $34,505
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,864 $30,160
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $29,457 $33,140
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $32,210 $36,305
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,618 $33,325
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,627 $35,635
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,459 $36,590
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,212 $39,755
SuperCrew 150" XLT 15 19 $27,125 $30,460
SuperCrew 150" Lariat 14 19 $29,718 $33,440
SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 14 19 $32,471 $36,605
SuperCrew 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $29,879 $33,625
SuperCrew 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,888 $35,935
SuperCrew 150" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,720 $36,890
SuperCrew 150" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,473 $40,055
SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 15 19 $27,848 $31,290
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $30,601 $34,455
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $32,611 $36,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,638
$17,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,340
$18,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$316 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 65.4
Second Leg Room (in) 32.1 -
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 66.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.8 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 131.3 126.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.9 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 39.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.3 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.1 33.1
Overhang, Front (in) 38.7 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 74.3 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 130.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 218.8 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.2 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) 88.1 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.7 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.2 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 30.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.6 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.6 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.6 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 59.6 62.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.28 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.1 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.0 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Spare Tire Order Code NA T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 713 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Rear Tire Order Code TVF T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1953
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 713 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code TVF T72
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3,300 NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7,700 7200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2461 2549
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010 6500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1800 1976
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 3400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 110
Engine
Fuel System MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 3600 260 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EKG 992
Displacement 3.7L/226 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 202 @ 4350
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.49
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 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) 3.84 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53 2.25
Trans Order Code DEJ 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code 131.3" WB 126" WB
Body Style Club Cab 6'5" Bed Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Ford F-150
Suspension
Axle Type - Front NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 4150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.31
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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