Compare 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 1996 Ford Ranger

1996 Dodge Ram 2500
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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 107.9" WB SPLASH
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 22 27 $13,018 $14,435
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD 18 24 $17,317 $19,320
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $16,239 $18,095
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 22 27 $10,044 $10,575
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD 17 25 $15,118 $16,090
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 22 27 $11,082 $12,235
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $15,821 $17,620
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $16,758 $18,685
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 22 27 $10,398 $10,960
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD 17 25 $15,550 $16,560
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 22 27 $11,549 $12,765
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $16,340 $18,210
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB SPLASH 19 25 $14,479 $16,095
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB XL 22 27 $12,596 $13,955
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB XLT 22 27 $13,022 $14,440
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD 18 24 $18,175 $20,295
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $17,277 $19,275
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD 18 24 $16,133 $17,975
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $17,352 $19,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,016
$13,018
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,619
$14,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$241 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
67.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
31.6 -
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
66.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.0 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.6 6.61
Cab to End of Frame (in)
79.7 72.2
Height, Overall (in)
72.9 63.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.5 43.0
Wheelbase (in)
138.7 107.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.9 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
39.7 37.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.4 25.1
Overhang, Front (in)
37.9 33.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 32.86
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
136.9 104.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
220.1 184.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.4 16.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
55.5 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.4 51.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 40.4
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 54.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
77.5 72.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
48.5 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.2 54.3
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
13.0 x 2.5 9 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 x 1.26 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.0 17.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.80
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
51.6 36.50
Steering Type
Power Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
683 797
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/60R15SL
Front Tire Order Code
TYD T73
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1493
Spare Tire Order Code
TYD T73
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
683 797
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/60R15SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
683 797
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1493
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD T73
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1493
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P235/60R15SL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10,000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4100 2400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14,000 N/A
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2840 1775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 4180
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6085 2750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1960 1186
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
20.0 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 95
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 2800 135 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
EML 99A
Displacement
5.9L/360 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4000 112 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.20
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 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.79
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 3.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Ford Ranger
Body Code
139" WB 107.9" WB
Body Style
Club Cab 6.5' Reg Cab 6'
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.2
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 2330
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.54 3.45
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 35.1 30.5
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 2400
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)
6085 2250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 35.1 30.5
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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