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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
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,637 $25,590
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $24,130 $27,325
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $24,370 $27,605
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
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $23,915 $27,075
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,207 $27,415
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 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,171
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,455
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 65.1 63.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.7 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.5 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.0 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 123.0 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 207.7 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.4 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 120.5 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 75.9 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) N/A - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 70.2 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.2 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 60.9 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 50.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x 0.87 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.10 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 40.1
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 340 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 340 585
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400 3900
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2452 2431
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6350 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2007 1794
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 145
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code EKG LU3
Displacement 3.7L/226 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
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 w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.40
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
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 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DEJ MG5
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code 120.5" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.3' Bed Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 3.23
Axle Type - Front NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front N/A NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3686
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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