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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
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $25,916 $29,460
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $24,998 $28,335
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,546 $30,135
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST N/A N/A $25,162 $28,525
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,710 $30,325
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,885 $32,855
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $30,319 $34,365
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $34,701 $39,460
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,346 $28,740
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,727 $30,345
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,702 $31,450
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,250 $33,250
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,426 $35,780
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,865 $31,640
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,413 $33,440
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 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $37,415 $42,575
Reg Cab 137" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $20,778 $22,470
Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $23,582 $26,210
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XL N/A N/A $23,457 $25,480
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $26,310 $29,345
Supercab 142" XL N/A N/A $22,674 $24,600
Supercab 142" XLT N/A N/A $26,123 $29,130
Supercab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $28,416 $31,765
Supercab 158" XL N/A N/A $22,852 $24,800
Supercab 158" XLT N/A N/A $26,293 $29,325
Supercab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $28,594 $31,970
Supercab 142" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,357 $27,615
Supercab 142" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $28,851 $32,265
Supercab 142" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,091 $34,840
Supercab 158" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,531 $27,810
Supercab 158" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $29,029 $32,470
Supercab 158" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,260 $35,035
Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $23,902 $25,980
Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $28,150 $31,460
Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $24,076 $26,175
Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $28,320 $31,655
Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,577 $28,985
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $30,882 $34,600
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,755 $29,185
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $31,060 $34,805
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,540
$20,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,535
$22,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$375 / 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 Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 68.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.1 67.4
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.1 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.8 76.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.9 52.2
Wheelbase (in) 140.5 137.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.4 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 56.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 36.2 33.9
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 37.2
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 118.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 229.7 226.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.2 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 74.9 77.8
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 50.9
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.3 98.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 66.4 60.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.26 13.66 x 0.58
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.18 13.39 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35 38
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.6 47.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 49.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 17.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 664
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3195
Rear Tire Order Code TWD TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3195
Front Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 664
Spare Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Order Code TWD TBK
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3195
Spare Tire Order Code TWD TBK
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 664
Rear Tire Size LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 940 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 900
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9400 9000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 9000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000 6100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2340 2393
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3127 3111
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8650 8800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.7 26.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 HD 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 1950
Engine
Displacement 5.7L/350 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler None - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 4800 300 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 4200 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EZA 995
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
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) 5.74 5.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code DEG 445
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.30
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD HD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1) 6.29 5.79
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.10
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Box Reg Cab 8'
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 2500 Ford Super Duty F-250
Body Code 140.5" WB 137" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) NA 6100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear Full-floating Ford Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6150 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) NA 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Hypoid Ford Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 5200 4850
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf 2-Stage Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder-Type
 
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