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2012 1500 Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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2012 1500 Base Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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Engine: 3.7L V 6 OHC
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 14 MPG city, 20 MPG highway, 16 MPG combined and 416 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
26.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 215 hp @ 5,200 rpm; 235 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm
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ABS
3.550:1 axle ratio
Brake assist system
Ventilated four-wheel disc brakes
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Immobilizer
Space-saver spare tire with steel rim
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) stability control
Independent front wishbone suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, rigid rear beam suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Black front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger and passenger externally adjustable door mirrors black
Exterior dimensions: 209.0 in. overall length, 79.4 in. overall width, 74.6 in. overall height, 9.0 in. ground clearance, 120.5 in. wheelbase, 68.0 in. front track, 67.5 in. rear track and 39.5 ft. curb-to-curb turning circle
Halogen headlights with complex surface lenses
Pearl paint
Straight side pickup bed
Rear window
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 6,025, published curb weight (lbs): 4,575, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 3,750 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,450
Intermittent windshield wipers
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Front 12V power outlet(s)
Fixed mast antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player (reads MP3 format)
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 76.3, front width (inches): 66.4, width between arches (inches): 51.0, height (inches): 20.1 and loading floor height (inches): 34.8
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Front cup holders
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Front driver seat : 40/20/40 split, front passenger seat: : 40/20/40 split, front center seat: : 40/20/40 split
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver, height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for passenger, front seat belts for center
Front seat center armrest
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two height-adjustable front head restraints
Interior dimensions: 40.3 in. front headroom, 62.9 in. front hip room, 41.0 in. front leg room and 66.0 in. front shoulder room
Low tire pressure indicator
Power steering
Front reading lights
Rear view mirror
Front curtain airbag
Seating: three passengers
Vinyl upholstery
Front side airbag
Six speakers
Tilt/ steering wheel
Tachometer
Ventilation system
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