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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 22 27 $17,187 $18,160
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 22 27 $17,880 $19,120
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 22 27 $18,747 $19,855
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 22 27 $19,353 $20,740
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $20,887 $22,425
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 21 $21,082 $22,640
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $21,861 $23,495
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $23,285 $25,060
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $24,204 $26,070
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T 14 20 $28,777 $31,115
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $23,617 $25,240
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $34,351 $37,255
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $31,891 $34,475
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 14 19 $27,543 $29,585
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $35,988 $39,015
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $33,877 $36,630
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 13 19 $31,471 $34,035
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $27,601 $29,650
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $36,864 $40,005
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $34,820 $37,695
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $30,482 $32,805
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $38,862 $42,160
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $36,818 $39,850
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 14 20 $39,219 $42,665
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 13 19 $42,092 $45,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,187
$19,557
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,160
$20,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Ram 1500 vies with the latest Ford F-150 as the most desirable full-size pickup truck you can buy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 66.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 62.9
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) 33.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.6 123.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 189.4 209.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.9 9.0
Cab to End of Frame (in) 81.8 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.2 74.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 44.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 120.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.9 9.7
Cab to Axle (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 79.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.5 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.4 57.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 54.4 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.5 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.0 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.7 76.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.4 66.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.28 x 0.39 13.2 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.39 13.8 x 0.87
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 26
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 22.0 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P275/60R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA TTJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P275/60R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Mini Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA TTJ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBS
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 9050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 1358
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1752 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2350 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1384 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4300 6025
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2400 3700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Mini 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 20 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 20 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 10.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1350 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 700
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 3750 330 @ 3950
Engine Order Code 99D EVE
Displacement 2.3L/140 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5250 310 @ 5650
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 1.00
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.67
Trans Order Code 44R DGQ
Summary
Body Code 111.5" WB 120.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6' Styleside Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Vehicle Name Ford Ranger Ram 1500
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-link coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2350 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating Solid
Suspension Type - Front SLA w/Coil Springs Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front Twin-Forged SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35.1 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 3700
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder type
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 11.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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