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Selected Style Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 15 20 $13,995 $15,865
Reg Cab 139" XL 15 20 $14,250 $16,165
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 15 18 $16,834 $19,205
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $17,089 $19,505
Supercab 139" XL 15 20 $16,133 $18,380
Supercab 157" XL 15 20 $16,388 $18,680
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,321 $22,130
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,576 $22,430
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 15 20 $14,854 $16,875
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 15 18 $17,484 $19,970
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 15 20 $16,779 $19,140
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,864 $22,770
Reg Cab 120" XLT 15 20 $16,205 $18,465
Reg Cab 120" Lariat 16 19 $18,275 $20,900
Reg Cab 139" XLT 15 20 $16,460 $18,765
Reg Cab 139" Lariat 16 19 $18,530 $21,200
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 15 20 $17,064 $19,475
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lariat 16 19 $19,133 $21,910
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 15 18 $18,904 $21,640
Reg Cab 120" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $20,974 $24,075
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $19,159 $21,940
Reg Cab 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $21,229 $24,375
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 15 18 $19,554 $22,405
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $21,624 $24,840
Supercab 139" XLT 15 20 $18,547 $21,220
Supercab 139" Lariat 16 19 $20,617 $23,655
Supercab 157" XLT 15 20 $18,802 $21,520
Supercab 157" Lariat 16 19 $20,872 $23,955
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 15 20 $19,193 $21,980
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 16 19 $21,262 $24,415
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $21,701 $24,930
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,231 $26,730
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $21,956 $25,230
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,486 $27,030
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $22,282 $25,615
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,812 $27,415
Standard Reg Cab 120" 15 20 $13,565 $14,835
Standard Reg Cab 139" 15 20 $13,820 $15,125
Standard Reg Cab 120" 4WD 15 18 $16,399 $18,055
Standard Reg Cab 139" 4WD 15 18 $16,653 $18,345
Standard Supercab 139" 15 20 $15,593 $17,140
Standard Supercab 157" 15 20 $15,849 $17,430
Standard Supercab 139" 4WD 15 18 $18,779 $20,760
Standard Supercab 157" 4WD 15 18 $19,035 $21,050
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 16 22 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 124" WB SLT 16 22 $12,355 $13,585
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 25 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 25 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 124" WB Base 20 25 $12,355 $13,585
Reg Cab 124" WB Sport 20 25 $12,355 $13,585
Club Cab 131" WB Base 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,995
$11,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,865
$13,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$219 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 15 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 103.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 202.2 195.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.7 65.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 49.4
Wheelbase (in) 119.9 111.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.5
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 38.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 71.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.5 30.0
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2 34.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 59.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 47.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.1 @ Belt 57.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 44.7
Tailgate Width (in) 65.2 57.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 77.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25 9 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.9
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.49 36.0
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.22 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code T52 TME
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719 755
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16SL P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719 755
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 1583
Rear Tire Order Code T52 TME
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 1583
Front Tire Size P235/70R16SL P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719 755
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16SL P215/75R15
Front Tire Order Code T52 TME
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 1583
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 4570
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 3250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1614 1421
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2500 3000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500 5400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2236 1852
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.7 9.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 3000 145 @ 3400
Engine Order Code 992 EPE
Displacement 4.2L/256 2.5L/150
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 4750 120 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code 44M DDQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Code 119.9" WB 112" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Reg Cab 6.5'
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Dodge Dakota
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 30.2
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.59
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2500 3000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.55
Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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