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2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST 16 21 $18,171 $20,455
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $18,416 $20,740
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,923 $23,655
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $21,168 $23,940
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,722 $24,525
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 14 18 $21,752 $24,560
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 14 18 $22,044 $24,900
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,637 $25,590
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $23,915 $27,075
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $24,130 $27,325
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,207 $27,415
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $24,370 $27,605
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 14 18 $25,174 $28,510
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST 14 18 $25,457 $28,840
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $26,795 $30,395
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,079 $30,725
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2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,171
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,455
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$331 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
65.1 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
123.0 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
207.7 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.4 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 48.8
Wheelbase (in)
120.5 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.7 7.9
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.0 32.1
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 38.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
70.2 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
60.9 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 45.2
Tailgate Width (in)
60.6 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
75.9 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
N/A - 30.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.10 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 0.87 NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 22.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard LH
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
340 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
340 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3400 3250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3400 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6350 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2007 1807
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2452 2479
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
EKG EKG
Displacement
3.7L/226 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5200 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.84 3.84
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 2.53
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
DEJ DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 4.23
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.3' Bed Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 1500 Dodge Dakota
Body Code
120.5" WB 131.3" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
N/A NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 3.21
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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