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How To Measure My Truck Bed For Tonneau Covers

Procedure Steps

  1. Use measure and start from the bulkhead of your truck and measure all the way to the inside edge of the tailgate
  2. Convert inches to feet
  3. Most bed lengths of tonneau covers are rounded so your number should be within in 1-2 inches

More Helpful Measuring Information

  • Bulkhead – wall-like structure located at the front of the bed to protect driver from cargo

  • Inches to Feet Conversion – there are 12 inches in a foot, so divide total number of inches by 12 to get your measurement in feet

  • For further questions call us at 800-218-0609

Standard Truck Sizes

Each truck make and model is different. So, if your measurement happens to be an inch or two off from the stated length below or the manufacturers specifications, don’t panic. Rounding of bed length numbers is very common, however your measurement should be within a couple inches of the stated length. After measuring your bed length, compare to the following table below to see how it matches up in order to find which bed length you have on your truck.

Vehicle TypeBed TypeActual LengthAdvertised Length
Chevy ColoradoShort Bed 62.7 in. 5'3'' (63 in.) 
Chevy ColoradoLong Bed 74.0 in. 6'2'' (74 in.) 
Chevy SilveradoShort Bed 69.3 in. 5'9'' (69 in.) 
Chevy SilveradoStandard Bed 78.8 in. 6'7'' (79 in.) 
Chevy SilveradoLong Bed 97.8 in. 8'2'' (98 in.) 
Dodge RamShort Bed 67.4 in. 5'7'' (67 in.) 
Dodge RamStandard Bed 76.3 in. 6'4'' (76 in.) 
Dodge RamLong Bed 96.3 in. 8'0'' (96 in.) 
Ford F-150Short Bed 67.1 in. 5'7'' (67 in.) 
Ford F-150Standard Bed 78.9 in. 6'7'' (79 in.) 
Ford F-150Long Bed 97.6 in. 8'2''(98 in.) 
Ford F-250Short Bed 81.8 in. 6'10'' (82 in.) 
Ford F-250Standard Bed 98.0 in. 8'2'' (98 in.) 
Ford F-350Short Bed 81.8 in. 6'10'' (82 in.) 
Ford F-350Standard Bed 98.0 in. 8'2'' (98 in.) 
GMC CanyonShort Bed 62.7 in. 5'3'' (63 in.) 
GMC CanyonLong Bed 74.0 in. 6'2'' (74 in.) 
GMC SierraShort Bed 69.3 in. 5'9'' (69 in.) 
GMC SierraStandard Bed 78.8 in. 6'7'' (79 in.) 
GMC SierraLong Bed 97.8 in. 8'2'' (98 in.) 
 Nissan FrontierShort Bed 59.5 in. 5'0'' (60 in.) 
Nissan FrontierStandard Bed 73.3 in. 6'1'' (73 in.) 
Nissan Titan Short Bed 67.1 in. 5'7'' (67 in.) 
Nissan Titan Standard Bed 78.9 in. 6'7'' (79 in.) 
Nissan Titan Long Bed 84.0 in. 7'0'' (84 in.) 
Toyota TacomaShort Bed 60.3 in. 5'0'' (60 in.) 
 Toyota TacomaStandard Bed 73.5 in. 6'2'' (74 in.) 
Toyota TundraShort Bed 66.7 in. 5'7'' (67 in.) 
Toyota TundraStandard Bed 78.7 in. 6'7'' (79 in.) 
Toyota Tundra Long Bed 97.6 in. 8'2'' (98 in.) 

 

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