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Selected Style Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Edge 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
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 XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
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
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
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
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,816
$14,264
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,610
$15,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.3
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.6
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
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4 42.6
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
Brakes
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 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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.26
Trans Order Code 44M MA5
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Ranger Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code 111.5" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6' Styleside Regular Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750 2900
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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