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1500 109" WB


Brake ABS System Rear-Wheel
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x 1.25
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 93.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 208.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 73.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 124.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.1
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3


Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Dual Swing-Out


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


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800
Engine Order Code ELF
Engine Order Code EML
Engine Order Code EHC
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 225 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Step Up Height - Front (in)
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 11.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.1
Side Door Opening Height (in) 55.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) 51.0
Side Door Opening Width (in) 49.3
Height, Overall (in) 80.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 192.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.3
Overhang, Front (in) 38.3
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.5


Frame Type Unitized

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Capacity 1
Front Hip Room (in) 66.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.0


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5


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


Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.92
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25.4
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) Computer Selected
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Suspension Type - Front Coil
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating


Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Front Tire Order Code TWY
Front Tire Order Code TWZ
Rear Tire Order Code TWY
Rear Tire Order Code TWZ
Spare Tire Order Code TWY
Spare Tire Order Code TWZ
Front Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare


Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 3
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code DGG
Trans Order Code DGT
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)


Rear Door Type Dual Swing-Out
Rear Door Type Single

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1703
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2516
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2662
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1657
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500


Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel