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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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2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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
$13,816
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,610
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$331 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 54.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
33.1 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
32.8 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
107.2 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
188.5 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
72.2 88.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.9 48.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.9
Cab to Axle (in)
28.3 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.7 32.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
54.4 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.5 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.3 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4 45.2
Tailgate Width (in)
52.0 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.3 78.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 x 1.75 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.28 x 1.02 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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)
17 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
22.0 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.74 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.73 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1594 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/70R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
160 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1600 3250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
4800 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1765 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4380 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2550 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1245 1807
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2000 3100
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 136
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 3750 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
99D EKG
Displacement
2.3L/138 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5250 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.72 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.0 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.67
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.84
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 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 Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code
111.5" WB 131.3" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 6' Styleside Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Dodge Dakota
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 3100
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2550 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2750 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2200 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.21
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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