Compare 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2006 Dodge Ram

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2006 Dodge Ram
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Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $25,533 $27,905
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $26,672 $29,150
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $29,334 $32,060
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,064 $33,950
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,256 $26,510
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,259 $30,885
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $29,398 $32,130
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $32,208 $35,200
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $33,932 $37,085
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $26,983 $29,490
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $25,803 $28,200
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $26,942 $29,445
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $29,604 $32,355
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,329 $34,240
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,522 $26,800
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,525 $31,175
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $29,668 $32,425
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $32,477 $35,495
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $34,202 $37,380
Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $27,248 $29,780
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $23,712 $25,915
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $24,915 $27,230
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $27,436 $29,985
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $29,165 $31,875
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,431 $24,515
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,210 $28,645
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $27,463 $30,015
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $30,126 $32,925
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $31,851 $34,810
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $24,933 $27,250
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $23,982 $26,210
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $25,185 $27,525
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $27,706 $30,280
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $29,430 $32,165
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,701 $24,810
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,480 $28,940
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $27,733 $30,310
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $30,391 $33,215
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $32,116 $35,100
Silverado 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $25,203 $27,545
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD LS N/A N/A $21,607 $23,615
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $22,490 $24,580
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 2WD Work Truck N/A N/A $19,969 $21,825
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $24,151 $26,395
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $25,235 $27,580
Silverado 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $22,513 $24,605
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2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD Laramie
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $28,915 $32,890
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,555 $27,820
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD ST 14 18 $22,478 $25,405
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 Laramie 14 19 $25,795 $29,320
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 SLT 14 19 $21,435 $24,250
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 ST 16 21 $18,769 $21,150
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $29,208 $33,230
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,848 $28,160
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST 14 18 $22,771 $25,745
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie 14 19 $26,040 $29,605
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT 14 19 $21,680 $24,535
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST 16 21 $19,014 $21,435
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $35,523 $40,375
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $31,141 $35,280
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie 15 19 $32,718 $37,155
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT 15 19 $28,337 $32,060
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $31,563 $35,940
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,281 $30,960
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST 14 18 $25,900 $29,355
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie 14 19 $28,769 $32,720
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT 14 19 $24,486 $27,740
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST 16 21 $22,319 $25,220
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $31,675 $36,070
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,564 $31,290
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST 14 18 $26,184 $29,685
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie 14 19 $28,838 $32,800
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT 14 19 $24,727 $28,020
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST 14 19 $23,235 $26,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,533
$28,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,905
$32,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$465 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 65.1
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 -
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
62.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
148.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
239.7 207.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
12.1 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.0 75.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
153.0 120.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.1 9.1
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.7 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 35.3
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 39.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.5 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
56.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in)
61.9 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 - TBD -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - N/A
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.5 - TBD -
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)
13 x 1.1 - TBD -
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
LH Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
49.6 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QIZ TTM
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3042 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
QIZ TTM
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QIZ TTM
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2525 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10100 6400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1500 640
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2401 2051
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4410 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
16000 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3065 2907
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9200 6350
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6084 3900
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 4400 235 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
360 @ 4000 300 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
LQ4 EVA
Displacement
6.0L/364 4.7L/287
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 18
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.04 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 1.67/1.50
Trans Order Code
MW3 DGQ
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 NV241 GEN II
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.72
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 120.5" WB
Body Style
Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4500 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.55
Axle Type - Front
NA Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4800 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.55
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6084 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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