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Reg Cab 112" WB XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Edge 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,136 $22,455
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $20,448 $22,810
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,174 $23,635
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $21,487 $23,990
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,815 $25,500
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $23,955 $26,795
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Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $24,661 $27,250
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,837 $28,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,816
$14,264
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,610
$15,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.3
Cab to Axle (in)
28.3 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 67.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.7 26.9
Overhang, Front (in)
33.1 33.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
32.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
107.2 110.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
188.5 192.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 7.3
Cab to End of Frame (in)
72.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 111.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
52.0 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.3 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
54.4 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.5 18.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.3 44
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4 42.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 x 1.75 11.6 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.28 x 1.02 11 x 1.1
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 19.6
Fuel Tank Location
Midship - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 3.31
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.73 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
22.0 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.74 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCE
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 2904
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R15 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 2904
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCE
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/70R15 P205/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
160 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 360
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1600 4000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2000 2533
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
4800 5500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1765 1761
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4380 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2550 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1245 1352
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 3750 185 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99D LK5
Displacement
2.3L/138 2.8L/169
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5250 175 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 27
Transmission
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 Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.75
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.0 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.67
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.26
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44M MA5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code
111.5" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab 6' Styleside Regular Cab
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2200 2535
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.42
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent Coil
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 2533
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2550 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2750 2900
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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