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1500 109" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 109" WB 15 16 $17,815 $20,035
1500 127" WB 15 16 $17,854 $20,080
1500 109" WB Conversion 15 16 $17,858 $20,085
1500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $17,940 $20,180
2500 127" WB 14 16 $19,144 $21,580
2500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $19,638 $22,155
1500 127" WB Maxi 15 16 $19,668 $22,190
3500 127" WB N/A N/A $20,593 $23,265
3500 127" WB Conversion N/A N/A $20,645 $23,325
2500 127" WB Maxi 14 16 $20,920 $23,645
3500 127" WB Maxi N/A N/A $21,062 $23,810
3500 127" WB Maxi Conversion N/A N/A $21,419 $24,225
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1500 135" WB RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 135" WB RWD 15 20 $21,923 $25,055
2500 135" WB RWD 14 18 $24,110 $27,555
3500 135" WB RWD N/A N/A $24,548 $28,059
2500 155" WB RWD 14 18 $24,854 $28,405
3500 155" WB RWD N/A N/A $25,291 $28,909
1500 135" WB AWD 13 17 $25,335 $28,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,815
$21,923
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,035
$25,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$418 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
16 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Dual Swing-Out Panel
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
66.0 65.5
Passenger Capacity
2 8
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.0 68.8
Front Leg Room (in)
39.0 41.2
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.6
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 66.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 66.0
Third Leg Room (in)
- 37.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 68.9
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
38.3 - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
20.5 18.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
51.1 56.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
27.9 25.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
192.6 224.1
Side Door Opening Height (in)
55.7 - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.5 7.2
Height, Overall (in)
80.1 81.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA 17.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
48.9 48.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 135
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
11.2 7.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 79.4
Side Door Opening Width (in)
49.3 NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.0 53.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
93.1 126.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.8
Cargo Volume (ft³)
208.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
124.8 155.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
73.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 204
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 57.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 89.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13 x 1.18
Brake ABS System
Rear-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.0 x 2.25 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.75 x 1.25 12.0 x 1.14
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
NA Mid Inboard Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31.0 31
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
NA 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 48.6
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
TWZ XEN
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT225/75R16D P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 1903
Rear Tire Order Code
TWZ XEN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT225/75R16D P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT225/75R16D P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
TWZ XEN
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
800 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8800 9500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2516 2716
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6600 7200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3850 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1657 2371
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 3600
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.3 12.77
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1404 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 3200 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EHC LU3
Displacement
3.9L/239 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
NA - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 4800 200 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
16 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.74 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
3 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code
DGG M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic NA
Summary
Body Code
109" WB Standard ZW9
Body Style
1500 1500 135" WB
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram Van Chevrolet Express Passenger
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf 2-Stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25.4 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
Computer Selected 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.42
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Unitized Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type
Dual Swing-Out Swing-out

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