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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $31,660 $35,390
2WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $31,832 $35,590
2WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $31,936 $35,710
2WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $32,004 $35,790
2WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $33,643 $37,695
2WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $33,815 $37,895
4WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $34,709 $38,935
4WD Reg Cab 168.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $34,881 $39,135
4WD Reg Cab 192.5" WB 108" CA N/A N/A $34,980 $39,250
4WD Reg Cab 204.5" WB 120" CA N/A N/A $35,045 $39,325
4WD Quad Cab 164.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $37,044 $41,650
4WD Quad Cab 188.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $37,109 $41,725
2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,660
$20,976
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,390
$23,175
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$386 / 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) - TBD - 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 65.0
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 40.8
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.3 8.5
Cab to Axle (in) 60.0 60
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.6 79.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 38.7 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) 34 33.8
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) 7.2 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) 112.1 112.4
Height, Overall (in) 80.4 78.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 33.5 31.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) NA 51.2
Wheelbase (in) 144.5 143.5
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) 15.35 x 1.54 13.9 x 1.39
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) 15.35 x 1.54 13.9 x 1.39
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 - TBD - 12.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 44.9
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 641 649
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code TUC TPY
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640 3085
Spare Tire Order Code TBF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 641 649
Rear Tire Size 225/70R19.5F LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640 3085
Rear Tire Order Code TUC TPY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/70R19.5F LT235/80R17E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 18450 11000
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) 1845 1100
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) 7000 5200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 26000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4375 3125
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 18750 12500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 13500 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3019 2736
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19.5 x 6 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 17 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19.5 x 6 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.6 16.2
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 Diesel I6 Gas V8
Fuel System CR SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 610 @ 1600 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code ETJ EZA
Displacement 6.7L/408 5.7L/343
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 3000 330 @ 5400
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. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.94 5.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 12.5 11.4
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 5500 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code 144.5" WB 143.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 12000 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.44 4.10
Axle Type - Front - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 7000 5200
Suspension Type - Rear - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front - TBD - NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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