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2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $32,047 $35,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $32,047 $35,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,016 $38,235
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $34,213 $38,380
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $34,213 $38,380
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $34,797 $39,065
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $34,797 $39,065
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $35,293 $39,615
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $35,293 $39,615
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $36,694 $41,170
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $36,694 $41,170
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,884 $41,450
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,991 $41,555
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $37,699 $42,365
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $37,823 $42,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $37,823 $42,460
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,555 $44,440
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $40,356 $45,355
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,333 $45,375
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,648 $45,735
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,451 $47,750
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,702 $47,985
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,968 $48,340
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $45,431 $51,075
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2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $24,733 $26,595
4WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,662 $29,745
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,802 $29,895
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,844 $29,940
2WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $27,955 $30,060
2WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,150 $31,345
2WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,192 $31,390
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $30,415 $32,705
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $30,457 $32,750
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,731 $33,045
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,773 $33,090
4WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $30,885 $33,210
4WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,080 $34,495
4WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,122 $34,540
2WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $32,377 $34,815
2WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $32,419 $34,860
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $33,345 $35,855
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $33,387 $35,900
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,237 $37,890
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,279 $37,935
4WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $35,302 $37,960
4WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $35,344 $38,005
2WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $37,116 $39,910
2WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $37,158 $39,955
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,167 $41,040
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,209 $41,085
4WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $40,045 $43,060
4WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $40,087 $43,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,521
$24,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,830
$26,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$443 / 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 Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 41.4
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 133.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 9.6
Cab to Axle (in)
60 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA 36.9
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
33.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 220.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 11.3
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
78.7 76.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
31.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51.2 52.1
Brakes
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 13.5 x 0.79
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-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 1.39 13.0 x 1.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
52 34
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
12.5 24:1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 45.3
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
649 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
NA LT245/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
TPY QIZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3042
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZIZ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
649 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 2205
Rear Tire Order Code
TPY QIZ
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11000 10500
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)
1100 1575
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 2625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 13000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2196 2374
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 4200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
17000 18500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3295 2902
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
12500 9200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
9350 6084
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 15.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 125
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
NA SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 380 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
EZA LY6
Displacement
5.7L/343 6.0L/366
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 360 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 3.06
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 2.36
Trans Order Code
DEG MYD
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
.74 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 3500 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Body Code
143.5" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab 8' Fleetside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 4800
Suspension Type - Rear
NA 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)
NA 35
Axle Type - Rear
NA Full Floating
Suspension Type - Front
NA Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Hydroformed
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- 61.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 97.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 62.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 75.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 50.6
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA

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