2006 Dodge Ram Mega Cab
General
Location of final assembly Saltillo, Mexico
Body style Four-door pickup
EPA size class Standard pickup
Drivetrain layout Front engine, RWD or 4WD
Airbags Dual front (std), side curtain (opt)
Powertrain
Std engine 90° V-8, 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, 16 valves/cyl
Fuel induction SFI
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 345 @ 5400
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 375 @ 4200
Opt engine Turbo I-6, cast iron block/heads
Bore x stroke, in 4.02 x 4.72
Displacement, ci/L 359/5.9
Compression ratio 17.2:1
Valve gear OHV, 24 valves/cyl
Fuel induction High-pressure common rail
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 325 @ 2900
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 610 @ 1600
Std transmission 5-45RFE 5-speed auto
1st 3.00:1
2nd 1.67:1 upshift/1.50:1 kick-down
3rd 1.00:1
4th 0.75:1
5th 0.67:1
Reverse 3.00:1
Opt transmission 48RE 4-speed automatic
1st 2.48:1
2nd 1.45:1
3rd 1.00:1
4th 0.69:1
Reverse 2.20:1
Opt transmission NVG5600 6-speed manual
1st 6.29:1
2nd 3.48:1
3rd 2.10:1
4th 1.38:1
5th 1.00:1
6th 0.79:1
Reverse 5.74:1
Axle ratio 3.73:1, 4.10:1
Transfer-case model NV273
Low-range ratio 2.72:1
Recommended fuel Midgrade unleaded (V-8); Diesel #2 (I-6)
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase, in 160.5
Length, in 247.7
Width, in 80.0
Height, in 78.7
Track, f/r, in 68.6/68.2
Headroom, f/r, in 40.8/40.5
Legroom, f/r, in 41.0/44.2
Shoulder room, f/r, in 67.0/66.5
Total interior volume, cu ft 143.2
Ground clearance, in 7.7
Approach/departure angle, deg 26.5/27.9
Load lift height, in 37.9
Bed size LxWxD, in 76.3 x 66.4 x 20.2
Base curb weight, lb 6082
Max payload capacity, lb 2970
Max GVWR, lb 9900
Max GCWR, lb 23,000
Max towing capacity, lb 15,900
Fuel capacity, gal 35
Chassis
Suspension, f/r Live axle, coil springs/live axle, leaf springs
Steering type Rack and pinion
Ratio 15.4:1
Turns, lock to lock 2.75
Turning circle, ft 47.0
Brakes, f/r 13.9-in vented disc/13.9-in solid disc
Price
Price range $32,000-$52,000