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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 140.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $28,525 $31,960
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,483 $35,260
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,489 $35,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,649 $35,450
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Power Wagon N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,484 $38,690
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,541 $38,710
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,650 $38,880
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,303 $41,815
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,376 $41,950
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,543 $42,140
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,993 $44,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,521
$26,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,830
$29,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$486 / 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 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 65.0
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA 33.0
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 39.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
33.8 41.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.4 100.8
Height, Overall (in)
78.7 73.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
31.7 29.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51.2 49.9
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 7.5
Cab to Axle (in)
60 56.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.39 13.9 x 1.18
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 13.9 x 1.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
52 35
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
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
12.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 48.9
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
649 675
Spare Tire Size
NA LT245/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code
TPY TWD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3000
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
649 675
Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3000
Rear Tire Order Code
TPY TWD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E LT245/70R17E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 9400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1100 945
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 2350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11000 9450
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 4410
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
17000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3295 2825
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
12500 8650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
9350 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2196 2312
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Engine
Fuel System
NA MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 395 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
EZA EZC
Displacement
5.7L/343 5.7L/345
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 355 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
.74 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 2.10
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 5.74
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 3.48
Trans Order Code
DEG DEG
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 3500 Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code
143.5" WB 140.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab 8' Box
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 5200
Suspension Type - Rear
NA Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
NA Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
NA Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 16.9
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 65.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 51.0

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