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Dodge RAM 3500 Mega Cab

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Dodge RAM 3500 Mega Cab

4-door 6-seater pickup truck, diesel engine, 5881 cm3 / 358.9 cu in / 358.9 cu in, 243.0 kW / 325.9 hp / 325.9 hp @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, 827.2 N·m / 610.1 lb·ft / 610.1 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from2006
ModelRAM 3500 Mega CabIssued until
SerieRAMNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typepickup truckNumber of seats6
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)6060 l / 214.01 cu ft / 214.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length6300 mm / 248.0 in / 248.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width2040 mm / 80.3 in / 80.3 inDry weight
Height1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase4080 mm / 160.6 in / 160.6 inGross (max.) weight3181 kg / 7013 lb / 7013 lb
Track frontTowing weight7212 kg / 15900 lb / 15900 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance190 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity129 l / 28.4 UK gal / 34.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.54  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.29 m2 / 35.5 sq ft / 35.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FueldieselStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5881 cm3 / 358.9 cu in / 358.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power243.0 kW / 325.9 hp / 325.9 hp at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
AspirationMax. torque827.2 N·m / 610.1 lb·ft / 610.1 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)97.2 kW / 130.3 hp / 130.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output41.3 kW/l / 0.908 bhp/cu in / 0.908 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque140.6 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle15.0 m / 49.2 ft / 49.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearLive axle
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge RAM 3500 Mega Cab

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