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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,655 $19,855
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,900 $20,140
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,407 $23,055
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,652 $23,340
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,283 $24,015
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,199 $25,080
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,932 $27,095
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,236 $23,960
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,528 $24,300
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,399 $26,475
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $24,735 $28,000
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $25,019 $28,330
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,356 $29,885
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,640 $30,215
Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 19 $18,902 $21,455
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 19 $19,616 $22,285
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 19 $21,602 $24,595
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 19 $19,160 $21,755
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 19 $21,860 $24,895
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $21,796 $24,820
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $22,488 $25,625
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,538 $28,010
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $26,344 $30,110
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,054 $25,120
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,796 $28,310
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 19 $20,342 $23,130
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 15 19 $22,328 $25,440
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,214 $26,470
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,266 $28,855
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,072 $30,955
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $21,636 $24,635
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $23,790 $27,140
Supercab 133" Lariat 15 19 $26,138 $29,870
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $21,336 $24,285
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $21,894 $24,935
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $24,048 $27,440
Supercab 145" Lariat 15 19 $26,396 $30,170
Supercab 163" XL 15 19 $21,594 $24,585
Supercab 163" XLT 15 19 $24,306 $27,740
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,315 $27,750
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,426 $30,205
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,232 $32,305
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $28,972 $33,165
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,014 $27,400
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,573 $28,050
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,684 $30,505
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,490 $32,605
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,230 $33,465
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,272 $27,700
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,942 $30,805
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $22,620 $25,780
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $24,776 $28,285
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,300 $28,895
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,411 $31,350
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,217 $33,450
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $25,768 $29,440
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 15 19 $28,430 $32,535
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,534 $32,655
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,210 $34,605
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $31,402 $35,990
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $17,314 $19,610
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,640 $22,315
Heritage Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,572 $19,910
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 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,578 $25,730
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,475 $23,285
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,836 $26,030
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $18,072 $20,490
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $20,368 $23,160
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 13 16 $29,190 $33,035
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,944 $23,830
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $23,304 $26,575
Heritage Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,624 $22,295
Heritage Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $22,088 $25,160
Heritage Supercab 157" XL 15 19 $19,882 $22,595
Heritage Supercab 157" XLT 15 19 $22,346 $25,460
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,948 $26,160
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,368 $28,975
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,206 $26,460
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,626 $29,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,655
$18,902
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,855
$21,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$331 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 66.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 64.9 65.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) 4.9 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.4 72.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 47.3 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.9 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 120.5 126.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 36.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.0 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.3 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 123.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 207.7 211.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.1 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 57.7 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.5 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 75.9 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) N/A - 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 66.4 60.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x .87 13.7 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 41.8
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 20.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 686 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 1953
Rear Tire Order Code NA T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 1953
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 686 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 1953
Spare Tire Order Code NA T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 686 - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 975
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3900 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2032 2046
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 3450
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8,000 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2484 2712
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6350 6650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 1950
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/226 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5200 231 @ 4750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 293 @ 3500
Engine Order Code EKG 99W
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.32
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 1.55
Trans Order Code DDC 44A
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) 4.03 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.3' Bed Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code 120.5" WB 126" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3900 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 3450
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.31
Axle Type - Front NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 4150
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring Leaf Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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