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2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$16,705
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$16,985
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,490
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
$21,235
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
3 3 3 3
Engine

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

195.0-hp, 4.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

Combined MPG
20 21 21 17
Size
192.4" length, 67.6" height 192.4" length, 67.6" height 192.4" length, 65.2" height 205.6" length, 73.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Ebony

Dark Titanium

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A Compact in 17 x -TBD- in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 590 590 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 125 125 145

Engine

Displacement
2.9L/177 2.9L/-TBD- 2.9L/177 4.3L/262
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800 260 @ 2800
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Engine Oil Cooler
- - N/A -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
342.00 mi 342.00 mi 342.00 mi 390.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A - N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 25 MPG 25 MPG 18 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
456.00 mi 475.00 mi 475.00 mi 468.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG 21 MPG 21 MPG 17 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 18 MPG 18 MPG 15 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil Springs Coil Springs Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent Independent
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Semi-Floating

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Ladder Hydroformed

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 x 1.6 in 11.2 x 1.6 in 11.2 x 1.6 in 12.99 x 1.18 in
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- - N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- - N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- - N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal 19 gal 19 gal 26 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- - N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- - N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.4 ft 39.4 ft 39.4 ft 39.7 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P245/70R17
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact P245/70R17

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
360 lbs 360 lbs 360 lbs 720 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- - N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs N/A 240 lbs 480 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A N/A 9100 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- - N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs N/A 2400 lbs 4800 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs 2400 lbs 4800 lbs

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
1585.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs 1937.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
5529.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs 6950.00 lbs
Curb Weight
3265.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs 4463.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4850.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs 6400.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
As Spec'd Curb Weight
3265.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs 3402.00 lbs 4463.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
1870 lbs 1888 lbs 1888 lbs 2584 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
1395 lbs 1478 lbs 1478 lbs 1879 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
6000 lbs 6000 lbs 7000 lbs N/A
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
1585.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs 1448.00 lbs 1937.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs

Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A N/A 47.2 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
64.9 in 65.5 in 65.2 in 73.6 in
Front Hip Room
53.3 in 53.3 in 53.3 in 62.5 in
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 57.1 in 57.1 in 65.2 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
192.4 in 192.4 in 192.4 in 205.6 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
18.6 in 18.6 in 18.6 in 21.0 in
Front Leg Room
44.0 in 44.0 in 44.0 in 41.3 in
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.6 in 42.6 in 42.6 in 50.6 in
Ground Clearance, Front
7.7 in N/A 7.7 in 7.7 in
Tailgate Width
52.4 in 52.4 in 52.4 in 61.5 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
111.3 in 111.3 in 111.3 in 119.0 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
72.8 in 72.8 in 72.8 in 78.7 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.7 in N/A 7.7 in 13.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
- - N/A 61.5 in
Second Head Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Overhang, Front
33.9 in 33.9 in 33.9 in 39.4 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.6 in 39.6 in 41.5 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
57.2 in 57.2 in 57.2 in 62.4 in
Passenger Capacity
3 3 3 3
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.0 in 33.0 in 33.0 in 34.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.6 in 67.6 in 67.6 in 80.0 in
Cargo Volume
44.0 ft³ 44.0 ft³ 44.0 ft³ 60.7 ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- - N/A -

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