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The Dodge Ram has been extensively re-engineered for 2006. It has also been modestly restyled and the interior has been...

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Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $27,455.00 $20,165.00 $22,470.00
Destination $900.00 $875.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.7L V8 4.3L V6 5.4L V8
Horsepower 235 @ 4800 RPM 195 @ 4600 RPM 300 @ 5000 RPM
Torque 300 @ 3200 RPM 260 @ 2800 RPM 365 @ 3750 RPM
Valves 2 2 3
Displacement (cc) 4701 4300 5411
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 4.0 X 3.5 3.6 X 4.2
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.2:1 9.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A 16 N/A
Highway (mpg) N/A 22 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5165.4 4347.5 5504.9
Wheelbase (in.) 160.5 133.0 137.0
Length (in.) 249.7 221.9 226.4
Width (in.) 79.5 78.5 79.9
Height (in.) 73.8 71.0 76.5
Track Front (in.) 68.6 65.0 68.3
Track Rear (in.) 67.9 66.0 68.0
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.4 8.0 8.3

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 3 3
Front Headroom (in.) 40.8 41.0 41.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.0 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 41.3 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.7 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 67.0 65.2 68.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 66.7 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 64.9 61.4 67.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) 64.6 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone other
Rear Suspension beam beam beam
Tires 245/70R17 245/70R17 245/75R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A N/A

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