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Selected Style Reg 138" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 138" WB XL 14 18 $19,108 $21,880
HD Reg 138" WB XL N/A N/A $21,561 $24,765
Super 138" WB XL N/A N/A $23,018 $26,480
Reg 138" WB XLT 14 18 $20,762 $23,825
HD Reg 138" WB XLT N/A N/A $23,150 $26,635
Super 138" WB XLT N/A N/A $23,843 $27,450
1500 109" WB Conversion
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 109" WB 15 17 $15,792 $17,990
1500 127" WB 15 17 $15,830 $18,035
2500 127" WB 15 17 $17,436 $19,925
2500 127" WB Maxi 15 17 $18,801 $21,530
3500 127" WB N/A N/A $18,431 $21,095
3500 127" WB Maxi N/A N/A $19,196 $21,995
1500 127" WB Maxi 15 17 $17,691 $20,225
1500 109" WB Conversion 15 17 $15,792 $17,990
1500 127" WB Conversion 15 17 $15,830 $18,035
2500 127" WB Conversion 15 17 $17,436 $19,925
3500 127" WB Conversion N/A N/A $18,431 $21,095
3500 127" WB Maxi Conversion N/A N/A $19,196 $21,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,108
$15,792
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,880
$17,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$365 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel Dual Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 40.2 -
Third Hip Room (in) 71.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 70.5 -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.0 - TBD -
Third Head Room (in) 40.1 -
Front Hip Room (in) 65.6 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 71.2 -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 -
Passenger Capacity 8 1
Front Head Room (in) 42.5 40.5
Second Hip Room (in) 66.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.4 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) 41.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) 47.1 49.3
Overhang, Front (in) 30.1 33.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - 19.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 54.6 49.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 24.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 211.8 187.2
Side Door Opening Height (in) 48.3 47.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.0 7.4
Height, Overall (in) 84.1 79.5
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 47.5 47.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8 43.8
Wheelbase (in) 138.0 109.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 6.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 79.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 52.5 53.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.3 50.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 120.4 91.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 260.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 72.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - 119.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) - 206.6
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 Four Wheel Rear-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25 11.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.72 x 0.38 11.75 x 1.25
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0 32.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 48.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.7 40.5
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code T77 TSC
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T77 TSC
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T77 TSC
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2354 1725
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000 8800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2723 2200
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 6600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3800 3850
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.3 14.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 1632
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 225 @ 3200
Engine Order Code 992 EHC
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4800 175 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.54
Trans Order Code 44U DGA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 3
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Club Wagon Dodge Ram Van
Body Code 138.0" WB 109" WB Standard
Body Style Reg Passenger Van 1500 Conversion
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 Computer Selected
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.32 3.55
Axle Type - Front Twin-I-Beam Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600 3400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3830 3960
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 25.4
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Frame
Frame Type Single Channel Unitized
Doors
Side Door Type Hinged Dual Swing-Out
 
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