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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $22,540 $25,535
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $23,920 $27,140
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $24,998 $28,335
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST N/A N/A $25,162 $28,525
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,346 $28,740
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $25,916 $29,460
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,546 $30,135
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,710 $30,325
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,727 $30,345
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,702 $31,450
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,865 $31,640
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,885 $32,855
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,250 $33,250
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,413 $33,440
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $30,319 $34,365
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,426 $35,780
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,589 $35,970
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $33,033 $37,480
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $34,701 $39,460
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $37,415 $42,575
Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $19,969 $21,825
Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $21,607 $23,615
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,431 $24,515
Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $22,490 $24,580
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,513 $24,605
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,701 $24,810
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $23,712 $25,915
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $23,982 $26,210
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $24,151 $26,395
Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,256 $26,510
Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,522 $26,800
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $24,915 $27,230
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,933 $27,250
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $25,185 $27,525
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $25,203 $27,545
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $25,235 $27,580
Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $25,533 $27,905
Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $25,803 $28,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,210 $28,645
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,480 $28,940
Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $26,672 $29,150
Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $26,942 $29,445
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $26,983 $29,490
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $27,248 $29,780
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $27,436 $29,985
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $27,463 $30,015
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $27,706 $30,280
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $27,733 $30,310
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,259 $30,885
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,525 $31,175
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $29,165 $31,875
Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $29,334 $32,060
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $29,398 $32,130
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $29,430 $32,165
Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $29,604 $32,355
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $29,668 $32,425
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $30,126 $32,925
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $30,391 $33,215
Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,064 $33,950
Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,329 $34,240
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,851 $34,810
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $32,116 $35,100
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $32,208 $35,200
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $32,477 $35,495
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $33,932 $37,085
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $34,202 $37,380
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,540
$19,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,535
$21,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$364 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 65.1 61.4
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 36.2 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 37.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 114.1
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 229.7 224.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.1 12.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.8 76.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.9 52.2
Wheelbase (in) 140.5 133.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.4 9.1
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 61.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.3 97.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 66.4 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.2 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 74.9 73.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 50.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.18 13 x 1.1
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.26 12.8 x 1.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35 34
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.6 43.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TWD QIZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3042
Spare Tire Order Code TWD QIZ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2205
Rear Tire Order Code TWD QIZ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2205
Front Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 10500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 940 1500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 2625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9400 10500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15000 16000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3127 2843
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8650 9200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000 6084
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2340 2122
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 4410
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.7 16.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 105
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 4200 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EZA LQ4
Displacement 5.7L/350 6.0L/364
Engine Oil Cooler None Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 4800 300 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 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) 6.29 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 1.67
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 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) 5.74 5.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.04
Trans Order Code DEG MW3
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 2500 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Body Code 140.5" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Box Reg Cab 8' Fleetside
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 4.10
Axle Type - Front Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 5200 4800
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) NA 6084
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Axle Type - Rear Full-floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6150 6900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) NA 4500
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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