2006 Dodge Ram
General
Location of final assembly St. Louis, Missouri and Warren, Michigan
Body style Regular and Quad Cab
EPA size class Standard full-size pickup
Drivetrain layout Front engine, 2WD/4WD
Airbags Front (std), side (opt)
Powertrain
Engine type 90° V-6, cast-iron block, alum heads
Bore x stroke, in 3.66 x 3.57
Displacement, ci/L 226/3.7
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Valve gear SOHC, 2 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Sequential multiport
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 215 @ 5200
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 235 @ 4000
Transmission type Getrag G56 6-speed manual
1st 4.23:1
2nd 2.53:1
3rd 1.67:1
4th 1.23:1
5th 1.00:1
6th 0.79:1
Reverse 3.84:1
Opt engine 90o V-8, cast-iron block, alum heads
Bore x stroke, in 3.66 x 3.40
Displacement, ci/L 287/4.7
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve gear SOHC, 2 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Sequential multiport
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 235 @ 4800
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 300 @ 3200
Transmission type 45RFE multispeed automatic
1st 3.00:1
2nd 1.67:1 upshift, 1.50:1 kickdown
3rd 1.00:1
4th 0.75:1
Reverse 3.00:1
Opt engine 90° V-8, cast-iron block, alum heads
Bore x stroke, in 3.92 x 3.58
Displacement, ci/L 343/5.7
Compression ratio 9.6:1
Valve gear OHV, 2 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Sequential multiport
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 345 @ 5400
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 375 @ 4200
Transmission type 5-45RFE 5-speed automatic
1st 3.00:1
2nd 1.67:1 upshift, 1.50:1 kickdown
3rd 1.00:1
4th 0.75:1
5th 0.67:1
Reverse 3.00:1
Axle ratios 3.21:1, 3.55:1, 3.92:1
Final-drive ratios 2.38:1-3.10:1
Transfer-case model NV244, NV246
Low-range ratio 2.72:1
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase, in 140.5, 160.5
Length, in 227.7, 249.7
Width, in 79.5
Height, in 73.8-75.9
Track, f/r, in 68.6/67.9, 68.0/67.9
Headroom, f/r, in 40.8/40.0
Legroom, f/r, in 41.0/36.7
Shoulder room f/r, in 67.0/66.7
Min ground clearance, in 7.3
App/dep angle, deg 14.7/14.9, 18.3/18.4
Bed size LxWxD, in 75.6x70.2x20.2, 96.0x66.4x20.2
Base curb weight, lb 4560
Max payload capacity, lb 1800
GVWR, lb 6700
GCWR, lb 14,000
Towing capacity, lb 8750
Fuel capacity, gal 26.0, 35.0
Chassis
Suspension, f/r Upper and lower A-arms, coilsprings/live axle, leaf springs
Steering type Rack-and-pinion
Ratio 14.1:1, 13.3:1
Turning circle, ft 46.0, 52.5
Brakes, f/r 13.2-in vented disc/13.8-in disc,4WABS (opt)
EPA fuel economy (city/hwy) 13-16/17-21