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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $22,646 $23,590
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,020 $23,980
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,428 $27,530
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $26,234 $27,615
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,716 $27,830
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $27,104 $29,145
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $27,221 $29,270
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $28,172 $29,655
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $30,015 $31,595
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $30,129 $31,715
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $29,546 $31,770
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $29,574 $31,800
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 13 18 $30,369 $32,655
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $31,069 $32,705
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $30,606 $32,910
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 13 18 $30,648 $32,955
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $31,192 $33,540
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $31,866 $34,265
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $33,121 $34,865
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $32,661 $35,120
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $32,782 $35,250
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $33,498 $36,020
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $33,810 $36,355
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $34,200 $36,775
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $34,423 $37,015
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $34,479 $37,075
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $35,191 $37,840
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,223 $40,025
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,418 $40,235
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $37,502 $40,325
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $40,348 $43,385
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $22,325 $24,070
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $22,604 $24,370
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $22,604 $24,370
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $25,043 $27,595
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $25,873 $27,895
2WD SuperCab 163" XL 15 21 $26,151 $28,195
2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $26,151 $28,195
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $26,628 $28,710
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $26,907 $29,010
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $26,907 $29,010
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $26,735 $29,460
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,008 $29,760
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,008 $29,760
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $27,570 $30,380
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $28,151 $31,020
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $29,039 $31,310
2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $29,268 $31,555
4WD SuperCab 163" XL 14 19 $29,318 $31,610
4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $29,318 $31,610
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $29,080 $32,045
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT 15 21 $29,352 $32,345
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $29,352 $32,345
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $30,395 $32,770
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $30,395 $32,770
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $29,838 $32,880
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $30,111 $33,180
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $30,111 $33,180
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $30,678 $33,805
2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $31,332 $34,525
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 16 21 $32,189 $35,470
4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $33,144 $35,735
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $32,457 $35,765
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $32,457 $35,765
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $32,697 $36,030
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $33,422 $36,035
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $33,422 $36,035
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,287 $36,680
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT 14 19 $33,314 $36,710
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $33,314 $36,710
2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $34,951 $38,515
4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $35,151 $38,735
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $35,424 $39,035
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $35,424 $39,035
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $35,539 $39,160
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $35,810 $39,460
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $35,810 $39,460
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $35,946 $39,610
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,260 $39,955
4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $38,206 $42,100
4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $38,474 $42,395
4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $38,514 $42,440
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $38,781 $42,735
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $38,781 $42,735
2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $39,858 $43,920
4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 16 $39,961 $44,035
2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $40,130 $44,220
4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 16 $42,593 $46,935
2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $42,602 $46,945
4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $42,830 $47,195
2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $42,874 $47,245
4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $43,102 $47,495
2WD SuperCrew 145" Limited 17 23 $45,397 $50,025
4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $45,579 $50,225
4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $45,852 $50,525
4WD SuperCrew 145" Limited 14 19 $48,370 $53,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,646
$22,325
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,590
$24,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$401 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado lineup appeals to truck traditionalists, offering a straightforward package that isn't as bold or fashionable as rivals but delivers in every way a truck should. Muscular but lower in fat thanks to turbo V-6 power, the 2013 Ford F-150 shares the truck lead thanks to extreme towing capability and best-in-class tech features.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 41.50 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 66.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 62.50 60.5
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.50 135.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.60 213.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.40 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.60 74.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.20 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.00 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.70 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.90 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.90 79.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.70 34.1
Overhang, Front (in) 39.40 38.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 17.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 62.40 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.00 22.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 60.70 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.50 60.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.60 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 61.50 60.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.70 78.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x 0.413
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.61 x 2.36 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.99 x 1.18 13.78 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26.0
Fuel Tank Location Driver Side Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.73 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 41.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - N/A
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - N/A
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QU1 T7B
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - N/A
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Front Tire Order Code QU1 T7B
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 720 825
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1375
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 480 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2612 2675
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 6450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1848 2010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 3150
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 15.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 155
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System MFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 278 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 99M
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 302 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.34
Trans Order Code M30 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.52
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.40
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code E63 NA
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Regular Cab Pickup
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38 32.004
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 3750
Suspension Type - Rear 2-stage multi-leaf Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3500
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 36.068
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Float Beam
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent Long-Spindle
Frame
Frame Type Hydroformed Fully Boxed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.7 9.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 3 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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 - -
Rollover Rating
 
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