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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: 5.7L HEMI V eight-cylinder OHV with variable valve timing
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): 390 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 407 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm
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4-wheel steering
4.100:1 axle ratio
Brake assist system
Four-wheel disc brakes including 4-ventilated
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Rear mechanical limited-slip differential
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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Body-color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power door mirrors: heated, body-color with turn signals
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 209.0, overall width (inches): 79.4, overall height (inches): 74.6, ground clearance (inches): 9.0, wheelbase (inches): 120.5, front track (inches): 68.0, rear track (inches): 67.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 39.3
Front fog lights
Headlights: halogen with complex surface lenses
Luxury trim: alloy-look
Pearl paint
Straight side pickup bed
Rear window:
Tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 6,600, published curb weight (lbs): 4,930, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 5,000 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,670
Windshield wipers with intermittent wiper
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12V power outlet(s) in front
Fixed mast antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player (reads MP3 format) , satellite radio
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
Cargo area light
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Coming home device
Trip computer: includes average fuel economy and range for remaining fuel
Consoles, floor consoles
Cruise control
Front cup holders
Outside air temperature indicator
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment
Carpet floor mats
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Driver seat : bucket with five 10-way power ; details: power height, power lumbar and power tilt, front passenger seat : bucket
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
Front seat center armrest
Garage door opener
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two height-adjustable front head restraints
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.3, front hip room (inches): 62.9, front leg room (inches): 41.0 and front shoulder room (inches): 66.0
Low tire pressure indicator
MP3 player
Remote power locks
Power steering
Front power windows with two-touch on one window
Front reading lights
Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
Front curtain airbag
Seating: two passengers
Cloth upholstery
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Six speakers
Leather-trimmed, tilt/ steering wheel
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
Voice activating system for radio and phone
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