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2011 Ram Dakota
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2WD Ext Cab ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab ST 15 20 $22,091 $23,210
2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $22,888 $24,085
2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $25,420 $26,780
4WD Ext Cab ST 14 18 $26,049 $27,460
4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $26,845 $28,335
4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $28,164 $29,730
2WD Crew Cab Laramie 15 20 $28,928 $30,635
4WD Crew Cab Laramie 14 18 $31,718 $33,635
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2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,091
$17,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,210
$18,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$387 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 54.5
Passenger Capacity
4 3
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.2 29.7
Overhang, Front (in)
38.4 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in)
32.4 33.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
130.4 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
218.5 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.0 8.9
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 81.8
Height, Overall (in)
68.6 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.8 44.0
Wheelbase (in)
131.3 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 8.9
Cab to Axle (in)
39.3 37.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 69.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
53.3 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.8 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
30.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.6 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.6 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
46.6 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
59.6 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.2 40.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.3 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.1 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 11.85 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 17.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.0 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 22.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code
TVF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Mini
Front Tire Order Code
TVF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code
WDQ NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
465 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
698 225
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4650 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4650 1500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2427 1752
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9000 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3600 2350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1784 1384
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6010 4300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3100 2400
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Mini
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1350
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
EKG 99D
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.50
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.20
Trans Order Code
DGV 44R
Summary
Body Code
131.3" WB 111.5" WB
Body Style
Extended Cab 6'6" Bed Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Ram Dakota Ford Ranger
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 2350
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Upper/Lower "A" Arms SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 2400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Twin-Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 2400
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 7.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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