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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $17,709 $20,240
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $19,259 $22,005
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $19,421 $22,195
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $20,398 $23,345
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $22,043 $25,250
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $22,204 $25,440
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW N/A N/A $19,205 $22,000
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB DRW N/A N/A $21,631 $24,795
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB DRW 4WD N/A N/A $21,911 $25,125
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB DRW 4WD N/A N/A $24,389 $28,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,709
$19,205
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,240
$22,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.5 66.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 63.6 63.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.5 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 134.7 134.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 11.2 11.2
Cab to Axle (in) 55.7 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 93.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.9 33.6
Overhang, Front (in) 38.0 38.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.9 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.1 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.2 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) 99.7 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 72.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 71.7 70.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.4 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 64.3 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.5 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.3 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.4 19.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.5 x 1.26 12.5 x 1.5
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5 13.0 x 3.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0 35.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Type Power Power
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) 51.6 51.8
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TYD TSS
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E LT235/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 683 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E LT235/85R16E
Front Tire Order Code TYD TSS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code TYD TSS
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 683 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E LT235/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 683 - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900 1200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6200 7500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2050 2476
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4500 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000 15,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2775 2932
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8800 10,500
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.0 20.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4400 245 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 345 @ 3200 345 @ 3200
Engine Order Code EML EMM
Displacement 5.9L/360 5.9L/360
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.06 5.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DDP DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.61 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 12.5 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Reg Cab 8'
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 2500 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code 135" WB 135" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35.1 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200 7500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.55
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35.1 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 4500
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200 7500
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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