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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST 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 Laramie N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST 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 Laramie N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
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
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,991 $41,555
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,648 $45,735
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
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $37,699 $42,365
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,333 $45,375
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,702 $47,985
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
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,884 $41,450
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 Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,555 $44,440
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,451 $47,750
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 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $40,356 $45,355
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,968 $48,340
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $45,431 $51,075
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $31,493 $34,735
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,493 $34,735
2WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $31,668 $34,935
2WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,668 $34,935
2WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA ST N/A N/A $31,769 $35,050
2WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,769 $35,050
2WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA ST N/A N/A $31,856 $35,150
2WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,856 $35,150
2WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $33,891 $37,475
2WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $33,891 $37,475
2WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $33,891 $37,475
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $34,031 $37,635
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $34,031 $37,635
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA Laramie N/A N/A $34,031 $37,635
4WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $34,980 $38,720
4WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $34,980 $38,720
4WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $35,155 $38,920
4WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,155 $38,920
4WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA ST N/A N/A $35,273 $39,055
4WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,273 $39,055
4WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA ST N/A N/A $35,334 $39,125
4WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,334 $39,125
4WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $37,364 $41,445
4WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $37,364 $41,445
4WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $37,364 $41,445
4WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $37,504 $41,605
4WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $37,504 $41,605
4WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA Laramie N/A N/A $37,504 $41,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,521
$31,493
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,830
$34,735
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$579 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 40.8
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
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 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.39 15.35 x 1.54
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 52 52
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location 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 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.9 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 5200 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17000 26000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3295 4286
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 12500 16000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9350 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2196 2857
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2 22.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Diesel I6
Fuel System NA CR
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 4200 610 @ 1600
Engine Order Code EZA ETJ
Displacement 5.7L/343 6.7L/408
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 5400 305 @ 3000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 3500 Dodge Ram 4500
Body Code 143.5" WB 144.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab
Suspension
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 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front NA NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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