Compare 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 1996 Ford F-150

1996 Dodge Ram 2500
1996 Ford F-150
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Club Cab 139" WB HD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 2500 Club Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $18,016 $20,619
Ram 2500 Club Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $20,525 $23,536
Ram 2500 Club Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $18,191 $20,825
Ram 2500 Club Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $20,701 $23,743
Ram 2500 Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $16,345 $18,654
Ram 2500 Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $18,962 $21,697
Ram 2500 Reg Cab 135" WB Light Duty 13 16 $15,135 $17,230
Ram 2500 Reg Cab 135" WB Light Duty 4WD 12 15 $17,525 $20,007
Ram 2500 Chassis Cab 135" WB, 56" CA N/A N/A $15,958 $18,198
Ram 2500 Chassis Cab 135" WB, 56" CA 4WD N/A N/A $18,126 $20,714
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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
$18,016
$13,308
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,619
$15,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$253 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.4 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)
8.6 NA
Cab to End of Frame (in)
79.7 80.4
Height, Overall (in)
72.9 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)
9.9 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
39.7 40.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
13.0 x 2.5 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 16.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.0 18.2
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Aft-of-axle
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
51.6 39.89
Steering Type
Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.25
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
683 718
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1984
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD T77
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1984
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
683 718
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code
TYD T77
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1984
Spare Tire Order Code
TYD T77
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
683 718
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6085 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1960 1691
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4100 2725
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14,000 6250
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2840 2228
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 6100
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
20.0 13
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1425
Engine
Displacement
5.9L/360 4.9L/300
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4000 145 @ 3400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 2800 265 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
EML 99Y
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 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)
5.61 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.25
Trans Order Code
DDP 44M
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)
5.61 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Club Cab 6.5' Reg Cab 6.75' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Ford F-150
Body Code
139" WB 116.8" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6085 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 35.1 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 2725
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.54 2.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 35.1 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 3400
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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