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1996 Dodge Ram 2500
1996 Ford Super Duty F-250
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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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4-Door 152.2" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-250 Crew Cab 4-Door 152.2" WB N/A N/A $18,496 $21,260
F-250 Crew Cab 4-Door 152.2" WB 4WD N/A N/A $21,072 $24,290
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,016
$18,496
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,619
$21,260
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$354 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
67.7 64.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 62.2
Second Leg Room (in)
31.6 37.9
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
66.8 62.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.0 64.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
79.7 80.4
Height, Overall (in)
72.9 73.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.5 46.8
Wheelbase (in)
138.7 152.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.9 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
39.7 56.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.4 32.0
Overhang, Front (in)
37.9 33.5
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 37.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
136.9 145.8
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
220.1 232.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.6 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)
13.0 x 2.5 12 x 3.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 x 1.26 13.03 x 1.79
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 19.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 53.14
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
51.6 51.01
Steering Type
Power Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
683 654
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E NA
Front Tire Order Code
TYD T35
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 3042
Spare Tire Order Code
TYD NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
683 654
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT235/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
683 NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 3042
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD T35
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 NA
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT235/85R16E
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)
900 300
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)
4100 3440
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14,000 12,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2840 3008
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6085 6084
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1960 2278
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
20.0 18
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 V8
Fuel System
MPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 2800 395 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
EML 99G
Displacement
5.9L/360 7.5L/460
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4000 245 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
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 HD Manual w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 5.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 12.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.61
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Wide Ratio
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.61 5.24
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.94
Trans Order Code
DDP 44W
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Ford F-250 Crew Cab
Body Code
139" WB 152.2" WB
Body Style
Club Cab 6.5' 4 Door 6.75' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 3440
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.54 3.55
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 35.1 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4100 4200
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Mutli-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6085 6141
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 35.1 35.1
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Ford Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6250
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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