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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 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,816
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,610
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 63.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) 28.3 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.7 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 33.1 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 32.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 188.5 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.7 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) 72.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.2 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.9 47.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.0 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.3 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.4 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.3 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 64.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x 1.75 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.28 x 1.02 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 26
Fuel Tank Location Midship LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.73 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 22.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.74 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 160 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 585
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 3900
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1245 1794
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2000 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1765 2431
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4380 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2550 3750
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 145
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 3750 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99D LU3
Displacement 2.3L/138 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5250 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.32
Trans Order Code 44M MG5
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 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Ranger GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code 111.5" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6' Styleside Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2200 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 3150
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 3686
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 35
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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