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1997 Dodge Ram 2500
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Reg Cab 135" WB HD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $16,440 $18,770
Club Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $18,179 $20,775
Club Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $18,353 $20,980
Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $19,097 $21,855
Club Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $20,777 $23,785
Club Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $20,952 $23,990
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Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special 15 21 $12,871 $14,075
Reg Cab 135" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,109 $14,345
Reg Cab 119" WB 15 21 $13,983 $15,880
Reg Cab 135" WB 15 21 $14,225 $16,165
Club Cab 139" WB 14 19 $16,288 $18,550
Club Cab 155" WB 14 19 $16,526 $18,830
Reg Cab 119" WB 4WD 13 18 $16,674 $19,005
Reg Cab 135" WB 4WD 13 18 $16,963 $19,345
Club Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 18 $18,958 $21,645
Club Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,239 $21,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,440
$12,871
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,770
$14,075
Monthly Payment Estimate
$313 / month
$235 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.0 66.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 65.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
99.7 79.7
Height, Overall (in)
72.1 71.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.5 43.5
Wheelbase (in)
134.7 118.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.1 8.8
Cab to Axle (in)
55.7 39.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.9 31.0
Overhang, Front (in)
37.9 37.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.9 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
220.1 199.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.8 7.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
70.0 55.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.4 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.5 77.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.2 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.4 19.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 x 1.26 11.6 x 1.26
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
13.0 x 2.5 11.0 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35.0 26.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Type
Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.4 40.6
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
683 713
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1803
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD TRW
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1803
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
683 713
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
TYD TRW
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3040 1803
Spare Tire Order Code
TYD TRW
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
683 713
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P225/75R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
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)
500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6085 3606
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2050 1680
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4500 3606
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14,000 7800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2775 2340
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 6010
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
20.0 20.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1404
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 4000 175 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 3000 230 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
EML EHC
Displacement
5.9L/360 3.9L/239
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 15
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.06 3.57
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.33
Trans Order Code
DDP DDC
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 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.38
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Reg Cab 6.5'
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code
135" WB 119" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35.1 31.8
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4500 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.54 3.21
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35.1 31.8
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4500 3650
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6085 3800
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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