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Selected Style Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,949 $20,475
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $18,207 $20,780
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $18,663 $21,315
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,333 $23,280
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $20,609 $23,605
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $20,864 $23,905
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $21,973 $25,210
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,228 $25,510
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,272 $25,560
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 15 20 $22,276 $25,565
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,433 $25,750
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $22,531 $25,865
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,692 $26,055
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,125 $26,565
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,258 $26,720
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,852 $27,420
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,383 $28,045
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $24,643 $28,350
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,652 $28,360
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $24,902 $28,655
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,910 $28,665
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,952 $28,715
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,072 $28,855
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,213 $29,020
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,331 $29,160
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,370 $29,205
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,799 $29,710
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,938 $29,875
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,364 $30,375
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $26,678 $30,745
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $26,938 $31,050
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,963 $31,080
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $26,984 $31,105
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,239 $31,405
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,478 $31,685
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,711 $31,960
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,945 $32,235
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,872 $33,325
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $28,969 $33,440
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,071 $33,560
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,130 $33,630
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,512 $34,080
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,773 $34,385
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,858 $34,485
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,852 $35,655
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $31,647 $36,590
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $31,944 $36,940
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $34,622 $40,090
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,949
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,475
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 65.4 54.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.5 57.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.9
Second Head Room (in) - 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.1 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 211.2 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 73.5 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.4 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 126.0 131.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 45.2
Tailgate Width (in) 65.2 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.3 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 65.5 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.4 59.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 0.47 NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.55 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 22.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard LH
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.0 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.8 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code T72 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T72 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T72 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R17 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3250
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7200 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2565 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6500 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3400 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2050 1807
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 3750 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 992 EKG
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 202 @ 4350 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 2.53
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code 44M DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.67
Trans Type 5 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 3.84
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Dodge Dakota
Body Code 126" WB 131.3" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31 3.21
Axle Type - Front Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4150 3100
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent Coil
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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