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2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 25 $16,459 $17,145
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 25 $17,356 $18,270
2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,566 $19,340
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 25 $18,614 $19,390
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $19,824 $20,650
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 25 $19,802 $20,845
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $20,686 $21,775
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $21,782 $22,690
4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,883 $22,795
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 25 $22,747 $23,945
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,747 $23,945
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $23,925 $25,185
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 14 20 $25,056 $26,375
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $25,189 $26,515
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $26,177 $27,555
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 14 20 $26,319 $27,705
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $26,823 $28,235
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $27,621 $29,075
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2WD Reg Cab 126" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $21,427 $22,790
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $21,699 $23,095
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $21,699 $23,095
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $24,888 $26,615
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $24,368 $26,630
2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,160 $26,915
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $24,918 $27,250
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $25,491 $27,285
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $25,187 $27,555
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,187 $27,555
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $25,761 $27,580
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $25,761 $27,580
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $26,833 $29,415
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,209 $29,840
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $27,843 $29,880
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $27,261 $29,900
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,474 $30,140
4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,114 $30,180
2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $28,200 $30,275
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $27,809 $30,520
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $28,075 $30,820
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,075 $30,820
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $29,301 $31,490
2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $29,403 $32,320
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $29,726 $32,685
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $30,100 $33,110
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $30,413 $33,460
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $30,500 $33,560
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $31,194 $34,345
4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $31,979 $34,450
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $31,329 $34,495
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $32,252 $34,755
2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $32,610 $35,945
2WD SuperCrew 157" FX2 15 21 $32,875 $36,245
4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $33,126 $36,525
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $33,392 $36,825
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,526 $36,980
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $33,664 $37,135
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $33,791 $37,280
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $34,221 $37,765
4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $35,860 $39,615
4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $36,125 $39,915
4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,417 $40,245
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $36,683 $40,545
4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 14 $38,022 $42,060
2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $38,235 $42,300
2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $38,500 $42,600
2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $39,836 $44,110
2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $40,101 $44,410
4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 14 $40,577 $44,945
4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $41,126 $45,565
4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $41,392 $45,865
4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $42,728 $47,375
4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $42,993 $47,675
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 13 18 $43,018 $47,705
2WD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 13 18 $43,726 $48,505
AWD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 12 16 $45,909 $50,970
AWD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $46,618 $51,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,459
$21,427
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$22,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$380 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
All-new engines across the 2011 Ford F-150 model line finally give these full-size trucks strong (yet efficient) performance to match their macho looks.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 66.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 60.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 74.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.3 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 79.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.0 34.1
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 38.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 134.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 213.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
44.0 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA 60.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 60.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 17.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 22.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 13.7 x 9.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.7 x 9.0
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 26
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Rail Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 20.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 41.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD T7B
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/75R17
Front Tire Order Code
QRD T7B
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY T7B
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/75R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 825
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 1375
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 10400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 3500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1478 2010
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 6450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 3150
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1888 2675
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 155
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 750
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 2100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 278 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LLV 99M
Displacement
2.9L/177 3.7/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 302 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.52
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.34
Trans Order Code
MA5 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Ford F-150
Body Code
E63 126" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 36.1
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 3750
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3500
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Fully-boxed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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