Specs

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1500 109" WB

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.5
Brake Type Power Hydraulic
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System Rear-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x 1.25
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 119.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 206.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 72.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 91.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.3
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.0

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out Double

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 1404
Maximum Alternator Watts 1632
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136

Engine

Engine Order Code EHC
Engine Order Code ELF
Engine Order Code EML
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.2L/318
Displacement 5.9L/360
Displacement 3.9L/239
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.8
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 187.2
Wheelbase (in) 109.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 24.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 47.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 49.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) 47.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) 39.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) 49.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.3
Step Up Height - Side (in) 19.3
Height, Overall (in) 79.5

Frame

Frame Type Unitized Construction

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 40.5
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Capacity 1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Steering

Steering Type Power Variable-assist
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Ram Van
Body Style 1500 Cargo Van 109" WB
Body Code

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Coil
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3620
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.90
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25.4
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) Computer Selected
Suspension Type - Rear Multileaf

Tires

Front Tire Order Code TSC
Rear Tire Order Code TSC
Spare Tire Order Code TSF
Spare Tire Order Code TSC
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3970
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3970
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3970
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 724
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 724
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 724
Front Tire Order Code TSF
Rear Tire Order Code TSF

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic,
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic,
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 3
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code DGA
Trans Order Code DGB

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Swing-out Double
Rear Door Type Single

Weight Information

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2165
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2904
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2904
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1700
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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