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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 $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
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 65.1 54.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 57.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.9
Second Head Room (in) - 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 22.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2452 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6350 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2007 1807
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53 2.53
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
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 Dodge Dakota
Body Code 120.5" WB 131.3" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.3' Bed Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
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 -
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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