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Reg 138" WB XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 138" WB XL 14 18 $19,108 $21,880
Reg 138" WB XLT 14 18 $20,762 $23,825
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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,108
$18,665
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,880
$20,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$365 / month
$343 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel Panel
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
42.5 38.9
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Second Hip Room (in)
66.5 65.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.4 65.7
Third Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.6
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
71.2 66.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
70.5 66.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.0 39.0
Third Head Room (in)
40.1 37.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 65.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
71.2 66.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - 19.2
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 79.0
Side Door Opening Width (in)
47.1 49.3
Overhang, Front (in)
30.1 33.8
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - 24.9
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 6.8
Height, Overall (in)
84.1 79.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 22.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - 44.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - 119.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
52.5 53.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 58.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- TBD - NA
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)
260.8 206.6
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35.0 32
Fuel Tank Location
Midship - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.7 40.5
Steering Type
Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
48.9 46.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
719 724
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 3965
Rear Tire Order Code
T77 TSC
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 3965
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
719 724
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
T77 TSC
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 3965
Spare Tire Order Code
T77 TSC
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
719 724
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 3850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2354 1870
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9000 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2723 2290
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6600
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
23.3 15.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.2L/256 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4800 175 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 2800 225 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
992 EHC
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
Transmission
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 Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.20
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Summary
Body Style
Reg Passenger Van 1500 Passenger Van 109" WB
Vehicle Name
Ford Club Wagon Dodge Ram Wagon
Body Code
138.0" WB NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3830 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 33
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Independent Coil
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 40
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 3400
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Single Channel Unitized Construction
Doors
Side Door Type
Hinged Swing-out

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