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2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $20,976 $23,175
2WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $21,143 $23,370
2WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,341 $25,925
4WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,513 $26,125
4WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $23,685 $26,325
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,439 $28,790
4WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $25,869 $28,865
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,374 $31,040
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,143 $31,870
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,616 $32,420
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,194 $34,255
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,981 $35,170
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,123 $35,265
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $32,800 $37,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,613 $38,160
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $33,673 $38,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $35,260 $40,075
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $35,531 $40,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,283 $41,265
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $38,072 $43,345
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $38,130 $43,360
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,229 $44,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $40,812 $46,450
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,022 $46,775
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,269 $47,010
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $43,951 $50,100
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2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $29,940 $33,390
2WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $30,112 $33,590
2WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $30,211 $33,705
2WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $30,297 $33,805
2WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $32,297 $36,130
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $32,434 $36,290
4WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $33,368 $37,375
4WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $33,540 $37,575
4WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $33,656 $37,710
4WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $33,716 $37,780
4WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $35,711 $40,100
4WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $35,849 $40,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,976
$29,940
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,175
$33,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$386 / month
$557 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 67.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 65.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.8
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.4 112.1
Height, Overall (in)
78.7 80.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
31.7 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51.2 NA
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 144.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 10.3
Cab to Axle (in)
60 60.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
33.8 34
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 235.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 7.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.39 15.35 x 1.54
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 1.39 15.35 x 1.54
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
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)
52 52
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
12.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 40.1
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3640
Rear Tire Order Code
TPY TUC
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA NA
Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E 225/70R19.5F
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
649 641
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TPY TUC
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3640
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
649 641
Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E 225/70R19.5F
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1100 1845
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)
11000 18450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
9350 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2736 3093
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
17000 26000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3125 4328
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
12500 16000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 22.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 305 @ 3000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Diesel I6
Fuel System
SMPI CR
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 610 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
EZA ETJ
Displacement
5.7L/343 6.7L/408
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 5.42
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 3.28
Trans Order Code
DEG DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 5.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 12.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.98
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 3500 Dodge Ram 4500
Body Code
143.5" WB 144.5" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 12000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 4.10
Axle Type - Front
NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 7000
Suspension Type - Rear
NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.10
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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