Compare 2003 Ford Econoline Wagon vs 2003 Dodge Ram Van

2003 Ford Econoline Wagon
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E-150 XL
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 Ext XL N/A N/A $25,019 $28,610
E-150 Chateau 14 17 $25,347 $28,990
E-350 Super XLT N/A N/A $26,211 $29,995
E-350 Super Ext XLT N/A N/A $26,615 $30,465
E-350 Super Chateau N/A N/A $27,759 $31,795
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,185
$17,815
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,150
$20,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$403 / month
$334 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel Dual Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
40.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 66.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
71.2 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 -
Passenger Capacity
8 2
Front Head Room (in)
42.5 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
66.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.4 68.0
Third Leg Room (in)
41.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 -
Third Hip Room (in)
66.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
70.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.0 39.0
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - 20.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
51.4 51.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
26.9 27.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
211.9 192.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
48.3 55.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.0 7.5
Height, Overall (in)
80.9 80.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
48.3 48.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
43.8 44.9
Wheelbase (in)
138.0 109.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.0 11.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in)
47.1 49.3
Overhang, Front (in)
30.1 38.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 93.1
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 Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 73.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - 124.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
52.5 53.0
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 (ft³)
- 208.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Rear-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.03 x 2.25 11.0 x 2.25
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
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35.0 31.0
Fuel Tank Location
Midship NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
48.9 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.7 40.5
Steering Type
Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA NA
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
T77 TWZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
T77 TWZ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
719 NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15XL LT225/75R16D
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
719 NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 NA
Rear Tire Order Code
T77 TWZ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 NA
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15XL LT225/75R16D
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
719 NA
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15XL LT225/75R16D
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
470 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4,700 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10,000 6000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10,000 8800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2753 2516
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 3850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2292 1657
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 3500
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
23.2 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 117
Engine
Fuel System
EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 2750 225 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
992 EHC
Displacement
4.2L/256 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
191 @ 4800 175 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
Transmission
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
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
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 DGG
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Econoline Wagon Dodge Ram Van
Body Code
138.0" WB 109" WB Standard
Body Style
Reg Passenger Van 1500
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Twin-I-Beam Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 3500
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 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 25.4
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 Computer Selected
Frame
Frame Type
1 Channel Ladder Unitized
Doors
Side Door Type
Hinged Dual Swing-Out

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