Specs for 2006 Dodge 1500

Changes this model year:
unknown

Engines

Engine 3.7L V6 4.7L V8 5.7L V8
Fuel Gas Gas Gas
Valvetrain SOHC 2V SOHC 2V OHV 2V
Block composition Iron Iron Iron
Head composition Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Bore / Stroke 3.40 x 3.66 3.40 x 3.66 3.92 x 3.58
Horsepower 215hp 235hp 345hp
Horsepower (rpm) 5200rpm 4600rpm 5600rpm
Torque 235lb-ft 290lb-ft 375lb-ft
Torque (rpm) 4000rpm 3600rpm 4400rpm
Notes
Years in common 2002 - 2012 2002 - 2007 2004 - 2008

Transmissions

Transmission 45RFE 545RFE Getrag 238
Speeds 4 5 6
Type Automatic Automatic Manual
Gear ratio 1 3.00 3.00 4.23
Gear ratio 2 1.67 1.67 2.53
Gear ratio 3 1.00 1.00 1.67
Gear ratio 4 0.75 0.75 1.23
Gear ratio 5 0.67 1.00
Gear ratio 6 0.79
Gear ratio reverse 3.00 3.00 3.84
Notes 2nd 1.50:1 on 3-2. 3.7L & 4.7L 2nd 1.50:1 on 3-2. 5.7L V8 only.

Transfer Case

Model Type Low Range Ratio Case Material Notes
NV241 Chain 2.71 Aluminum
NV243 Chain 2.71 Aluminum Electric shift

Axle Ratios

Engine Transmission Standard axle ratio Optional axle ratios Notes
3.55
3.21
3.92

Interior Dimensions

Cab Type Headroom (F/R) Hiproom (F/R) Legroom (F/R) Shoulder room (F/R) Volume (F/R)
Regular 40.9 41
QuadCab 40.9/40 unk 41/36.4 unk
MegaCab 40.9/40 unk 41/44.2 unk

Exterior Dimensions

Drive Cab Type Bed length (cab-to-axle for chassis cab) Wheelbase Length Width Height Liftover height Open tailgate to ground Turning circle (curb to curb) Rear axle clearance Approach angle Departure angle Ramp breakover angle Fuel capacity Base curb weight GVWR
4x2 Regular 6.5 ft 120.5in 209.7in 79.6in 74.5 53.4 33.5 41.5ft 8.1 16.7 25.1 21.4 34.0gal 4542lb 6350lb
4x2 Regular 6.5 ft 120.5in 209.7in 79.6in 74.5 53.4 33.5 41.5ft 8.1 16.7 25.1 21.4 26.0gal 4542lb 6350lb
4x4 Regular 6.5 ft 120.5in 209.7in 79.6in 76.2 55.0 35.1 42.5ft 9.7 19.6 26.8 25.1 26.0gal 4906lb 6350lb
4x4 Regular 6.5 ft 120.5in 209.7in 79.6in 76.2 55.0 35.1 42.5ft 9.7 19.6 26.8 25.1 34.0gal 4906lb 6350lb
4x2 Regular 8 ft 140.5in 229.7in 79.6in 73.6 52.7 32.8 47.0ft 7.4 15.7 23.1 18.3 35.0gal 4753lb 6550lb
4x2 QuadCab 6.5 ft 140.5in 227.7in 79.6in 74.2 52.6 32.7 47.0ft 7.4 15.7 24.0 18.3 34.0gal 4877lb 6650lb
4x2 QuadCab 6.5 ft 140.5in 227.7in 79.6in 74.2 52.6 32.7 47.0ft 7.4 15.7 24.0 18.3 26.0gal 4877lb 6650lb
4x4 Regular 8 ft 140.5in 229.7in 79.6in 76.0 54.9 35.0 44.2ft 9.7 19.8 25.8 23.2 35.0gal 5073lb 6550lb
4x4 QuadCab 6.5 ft 140.5in 227.7in 79.6in 76.5 54.9 35.0 47.0ft 9.7 19.8 26.6 23.2 26.0gal 5184lb 6650lb
4x4 QuadCab 6.5 ft 140.5in 227.7in 79.6in 76.5 54.9 35.0 47.0ft 9.7 19.8 26.6 23.2 34.0gal 5184lb 6650lb
4x2 QuadCab 8 ft 160.5in 249.7in 79.6in 74.0 52.6 32.7 52.5ft 7.4 15.9 23.0 17.2 35.0gal 5070lb 6650lb
4x4 QuadCab 8 ft 160.5in 249.7in 79.6in 76.4 54.8 34.9 52.5ft 9.7 19.9 25.7 22.0 35.0gal 5443lb 6800lb
4x2 MegaCab 6.5 ft 160.5in 247.9in 79.6in 75.0 53.1 33.2 44.1ft 7.4 19.6 24.7 15.9 34.0gal 6072lb 8510lb
4x4 MegaCab 6.5 ft 160.5in 247.9in 79.6in 79.1 56.5 36.5 49.7ft 7.4 27.1 28.3 23.7 34.0gal 6529lb 8510lb

Axles & Driveline

Drive Front axle type Front axle identifier Front GAWR (min) Front GAWR (max) Rear axle type Rear axle identifier Rear GAWR (min) Rear GAWR (max) Notes
4x2 Torsion bar independent unk 3650lb Leaf spring solid axle Chrylser 8.375 3900lb
4x2 - - 3650lb - Chrylser 9.25 3900lb 5.7L
4x4 - - 3900lb - Chrylser 8.375 3900lb
4x4 - - 3900lb - Chrylser 9.25 3900lb 5.7L
4x2 Coil spring independent AAM 9.5" 5200lb - AAM 10.5" 6000lb MegaCab
4x4 Coil spring monobeam - 5200lb - - 6000lb -

Brakes, Wheels & Tires

Front brake type Disc
Front brake diameter/size 13.22in
Front brake total swept area 126.50sq in
Rear brake type Disc
Rear brake diameter/size 13.85
Rear brake total swept area 121.10sq in
Tires, standard P245/70 R17
Tires, optional
P265/70 R17
P275/55 R20
LT275/70 R17 C
P275/60 R20
Wheel size, standard 17x8.0
Wheel size, optional 20x9.0
Notes

Towing

Engine Trans Axle ratio GCWR Max loaded trailer weight Notes
3.7L V6 Getrag 238 3.21, 3.55 8000
3.7L V6 45RFE 3.55, 3.92 8500
4.7L V8 Getrag 238 3.21 9000
4.7L V8 Getrag 238 3.92 9500 w/ 20" wheels or LT275 tires
4.7L V8 Getrag 238 3.92 10500
4.7L V8 545RFE 3.55 11500
4.7L V8 545RFE 3.92 11500 w/ 20" wheels or LT275 tires
4.7L V8 545RFE 3.92 12500
5.7L V8 545RFE 3.55 13000
5.7L V8 545RFE 3.92 13000 w/ 20" wheels or LT275 tires
5.7L V8 545RFE 3.92 14000