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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
Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Edge 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,136 $22,455
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $20,448 $22,810
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,174 $23,635
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $21,487 $23,990
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,815 $25,500
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $23,955 $26,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,171
$13,816
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,455
$14,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.3
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 54.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 65.1 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 74.4 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 43.9
Wheelbase (in) 120.5 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.5 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.0 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 33.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 123.0 107.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 207.7 188.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.2 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 60.9 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 75.9 72.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) N/A - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 70.2 54.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.10 11.28 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 17
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 37.74
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.73
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 22.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 765
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 340 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400 1600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 340 160
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2007 1245
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2452 1765
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6350 4380
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.3L/138
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EKG 99D
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.50
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.40
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53 2.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.3' Bed Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 Ford Ranger
Body Code 120.5" WB 111.5" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front N/A NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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