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Club Cab 139" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 1500 Club Cab 139" WB 14 19 $15,833 $18,051
Ram 1500 Club Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,961 $20,519
Ram 1500 Club Cab 155" WB 14 19 $16,072 $18,332
Ram 1500 Club Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $18,242 $20,850
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 119" WB 16 20 $13,330 $15,106
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 119" WB 4WD 13 17 $16,238 $18,492
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special 16 20 $12,582 $13,741
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 135" WB 16 20 $13,571 $15,390
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 135" WB 4WD 13 17 $16,527 $18,832
Ram 1500 Reg Cab 135" WB Work Special 16 20 $12,821 $14,013
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Reg Cab 116.8" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 Reg Cab 116.8" WB 15 19 $13,308 $15,150
F-150 Reg Cab 116.8" WB 4WD 14 17 $15,471 $17,695
F-150 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 19 $13,498 $15,375
F-150 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $15,773 $18,050
F-150 Supercab 138.8" WB 15 19 $15,028 $17,175
F-150 Supercab 138.8" WB 4WD 14 17 $17,175 $19,700
F-150 Supercab 155.0" WB 15 19 $15,237 $17,420
F-150 Supercab 155.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $17,294 $19,840
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,833
$13,308
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,051
$15,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$253 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
67.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 62.2
Second Leg Room (in)
31.6 -
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
66.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.0 64.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
79.7 80.4
Height, Overall (in)
71.6 70.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.5 46.8
Wheelbase (in)
138.7 116.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
39.7 40.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.3 30.2
Overhang, Front (in)
37.9 33.5
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 37.5
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
136.9 110.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
220.1 197.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.5 NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
55.5 62.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.4 64.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.8
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 64.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
77.5 82.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
48.5 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.2 70.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.4 19.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.0 x 2.0 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.26 11.72 x 1.95
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.0 18.2
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Aft-of-axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 16.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.25
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.2 39.89
Steering Type
Power Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
713 718
Spare Tire Size
P225/75R16XL P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code
TRY T77
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3805 1984
Spare Tire Order Code
TRY T77
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
713 718
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R16XL P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
713 718
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3805 1984
Rear Tire Order Code
TRY T77
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3805 1984
Front Tire Size
P225/75R16XL P235/75R15XL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10,000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 2725
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7800 6250
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2635 2228
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6400 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1855 1691
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15.0 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15.0 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15.0 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
20.0 13
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 95
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 3200 265 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
ELF 99Y
Displacement
5.2L/318 4.9L/300
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4400 145 @ 3400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
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 w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.25
Trans Order Code
DDC 44M
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code
139" WB 116.8" WB
Body Style
Club Cab 6.5' Reg Cab 6.75' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 2725
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 2.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 31.8 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 3400
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 31.8 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 3800
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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