Compare 1996 Dodge Dakota vs 1996 GMC Sierra 1500

1996 Dodge Dakota
1996 GMC Sierra 1500
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Club Cab 131" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Dakota Club Cab 131" WB 16 22 $14,690 $16,251
Dakota Club Cab 131" WB 4WD 15 18 $17,787 $19,713
Dakota Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 18 $17,103 $18,936
Dakota Club Cab 131" WB Sport 16 22 $13,696 $15,121
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB 21 25 $11,979 $13,170
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD 15 18 $16,108 $17,805
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 18 $15,645 $16,895
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Work Special 15 18 $15,264 $16,114
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 21 25 $11,140 $11,945
Dakota Reg Cab 112" WB Work Special 21 25 $10,579 $11,075
Dakota Reg Cab 124" WB 16 22 $12,429 $13,681
Dakota Reg Cab 124" WB 4WD 15 18 $16,595 $18,358
Dakota Reg Cab 124" WB 4WD Work Special 15 18 $15,861 $16,762
Dakota Reg Cab 124" WB Work Special 21 25 $11,145 $11,691
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Club Coupe 141.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 141.5" WB 15 19 $15,361 $17,556
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $17,753 $20,290
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,186 $18,499
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 155.5" WB 4WD 14 19 $18,431 $21,064
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe Sportside 141.5" WB 17 22 $15,809 $18,068
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,114 $20,702
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 22 $13,559 $15,496
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,100 $18,401
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 22 $13,804 $15,776
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,362 $18,700
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 22 $14,270 $16,309
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,592 $18,963
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,690
$15,361
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,251
$17,556
Monthly Payment Estimate
$271 / month
$293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 64.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.0 65.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 67.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 60.0
Second Leg Room (in)
26.7 34.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
27.3 29.0
Overhang, Front (in)
33.6 35.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 36.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
125.4 135.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
208.4 218.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.5 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
65.6 70.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.9 47.3
Wheelbase (in)
131.0 141.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.5 7.2
Cab to Axle (in)
39.1 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 76.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
53.2 62.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.1 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
25.2 40.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.6 64.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.5 19.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
47.1 55.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.0 49.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x 2.5 10.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.94 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 25
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Inboard LH Frame
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.6 46.6
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 50.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.1 16.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
770 722
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2905 1843
Rear Tire Order Code
TPF YFN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2905 1843
Front Tire Size
P205/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
770 722
Spare Tire Size
P205/75R15 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
TPF XFN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2905 1843
Spare Tire Order Code
TPF ZFN
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
770 722
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10,000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2684 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1485 1711
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2684 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7500 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2020 2410
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5100 6200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 17.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1200
Engine
Displacement
3.9L/239 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 4800 255 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 3200 330 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EHC L31
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
10.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 1.63
Trans Order Code
DDQ M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Club Cab 6.5' Club Coupe 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name
Dodge Dakota GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code
131" WB E63
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3000 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 30.2 25
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2800 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 3.42
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 30.2 25
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3300 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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