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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 15 21 $14,579 $16,575
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 15 21 $14,821 $16,860
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,646 $20,130
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,935 $20,470
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,510 $14,795
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,747 $15,065
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 13 18 $16,841 $19,195
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 13 18 $17,079 $19,475
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,652 $22,455
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,932 $22,785
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 13 18 $17,527 $19,990
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 13 18 $17,765 $20,270
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,328 $23,250
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,608 $23,580
Reg Cab 119.0" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 17 23 $13,896 $15,355
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 17 23 $14,167 $15,655
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 17 23 $17,237 $19,700
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 17 23 $18,020 $20,595
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,123 $19,570
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,386 $19,870
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,715 $18,470
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,986 $18,770
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,470 $23,395
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,733 $23,695
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 17 23 $19,530 $22,320
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,350 $27,829
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 17 23 $20,313 $23,215
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,612 $28,129
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 20 $19,836 $22,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT 16 20 $20,098 $22,970
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $22,763 $26,015
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,159 $31,039
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $23,025 $26,315
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,421 $31,339
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,510
$13,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,795
$15,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$247 / month
$256 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 63.6 61.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.5 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.1 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 118.7 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 8.1
Cab to Axle (in) 39.5 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.0 31.3
Overhang, Front (in) 37.8 37.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 42.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.9 114.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 199.9 203.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.7 8.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) 79.7 78.7
Height, Overall (in) 72.2 71.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.2 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.9 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.3 60.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.4 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.5 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.2 61.9
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 12.6 x 0.79
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.0 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 12.0 x 1.14
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.0 26
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.0 40.1
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1803 1903
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 713 697
Spare Tire Size P225/75R16 P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code TR8 QNF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1803 1903
Spare Tire Order Code TR8 QNF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 713 697
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 713 697
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1803 1903
Rear Tire Order Code TR8 QNF
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1680 1739
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7800 8000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2340 2184
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3900 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.0 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3200 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code EHC L35
Displacement 3.9L/239 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800 200 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.55
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DDC MG5
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) 4.03 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.0 11
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code 119" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Coil Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3900 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.08
Axle Type - Front NA Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 31.8 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 3150
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) 3800 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 31.8 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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