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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 144" WB 60" CA ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,493 $34,735
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $31,493 $34,735
2WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,668 $34,935
2WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $31,668 $34,935
2WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,769 $35,050
2WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA ST N/A N/A $31,769 $35,050
2WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA SLT N/A N/A $31,856 $35,150
2WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA ST N/A N/A $31,856 $35,150
2WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA Laramie 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 ST N/A N/A $33,891 $37,475
2WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA Laramie 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 ST N/A N/A $34,031 $37,635
4WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $34,980 $38,720
4WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $34,980 $38,720
4WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,155 $38,920
4WD Reg Cab 168" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $35,155 $38,920
4WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,273 $39,055
4WD Reg Cab 192" WB 108" CA ST N/A N/A $35,273 $39,055
4WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA SLT N/A N/A $35,334 $39,125
4WD Reg Cab 204" WB 120" CA ST N/A N/A $35,334 $39,125
4WD Quad Cab 164" WB 60" CA Laramie 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 ST N/A N/A $37,364 $41,445
4WD Quad Cab 188" WB 84" CA Laramie 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 ST 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
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 Head Room (in)
40.8 40.8
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 67.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 65.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 40.1
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 -
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11000 18450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
12500 16000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
9350 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2196 2857
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
17000 26000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3295 4286
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 22.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
Displacement
5.7L/343 6.7L/408
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 305 @ 3000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Diesel I6
Fuel System
NA CR
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 610 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
EZA ETJ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 3500 Dodge Ram 4500
Body Code
143.5" WB 144.5" WB
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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