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Selected Style 1500 109" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 109" WB 15 16 $17,815 $20,035
1500 109" WB Conversion 15 16 $17,858 $20,085
1500 127" WB 15 16 $17,854 $20,080
1500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $17,940 $20,180
1500 127" WB Maxi 15 16 $19,668 $22,190
2500 127" WB 14 16 $19,144 $21,580
2500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $19,638 $22,155
2500 127" WB Maxi 14 16 $20,920 $23,645
3500 127" WB N/A N/A $20,593 $23,265
3500 127" WB Conversion N/A N/A $20,645 $23,325
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
E-150 XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-150 XL 14 17 $21,185 $24,150
E-150 XLT 14 17 $23,627 $26,990
E-350 Super XL N/A N/A $23,799 $27,190
E-350 Super XLT N/A N/A $26,211 $29,995
E-350 Super Ext XL N/A N/A $25,019 $28,610
E-350 Super Ext XLT N/A N/A $26,615 $30,465
E-150 Chateau 14 17 $25,347 $28,990
E-350 Super Chateau N/A N/A $27,759 $31,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,815
$21,185
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,035
$24,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$403 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Dual Swing-Out Panel
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 39.0 40.0
Front Hip Room (in) 66.0 65.6
Passenger Capacity 2 8
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 68.4
Third Hip Room (in) - 66.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 70.5
Third Head Room (in) - 40.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 71.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 36.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 66.5
Third Leg Room (in) - 41.4
Second Head Room (in) - 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 11.2 7.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) 49.3 47.1
Overhang, Front (in) 38.3 30.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.5 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.1 51.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.9 26.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 192.6 211.9
Side Door Opening Height (in) 55.7 48.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.5 7.0
Height, Overall (in) 80.1 80.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9 48.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.9 43.8
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 138.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 208.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 124.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 73.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.0 52.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 93.1 120.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.25 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x 1.25 11.72 x 0.38
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0 35.0
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 48.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 46.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 719
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16D P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code TWZ T77
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1984
Spare Tire Order Code TWZ T77
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 719
Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16D P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1984
Rear Tire Order Code TWZ T77
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1984
Front Tire Size LT225/75R16D P235/75R15XL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 470
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 4,700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800 10,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2516 2753
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6600 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1657 2292
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3 23.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200 244 @ 2750
Engine Order Code EHC 992
Displacement 3.9L/239 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800 191 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.55
Trans Order Code DGG 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.74 2.84
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 NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.33
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram Van Ford Econoline Wagon
Body Code 109" WB Standard 138.0" WB
Body Style 1500 Reg Passenger Van
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.00
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) Computer Selected 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4 30
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 3830
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25.4 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Frame
Frame Type Unitized 1 Channel Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type Dual Swing-Out Hinged
 
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