Compare 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2012 Ford Super Duty F-250

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2012 Ford Super Duty F-250
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2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,354 $29,100
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,168 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,351 $31,225
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,131 $32,055
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $29,950 $32,205
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,052 $33,035
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,236 $33,230
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,945 $33,985
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,129 $34,180
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $32,229 $34,655
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $32,410 $34,850
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $32,880 $35,355
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,830 $35,990
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $34,013 $36,185
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $33,991 $36,550
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $34,172 $36,745
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $35,293 $37,950
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $35,474 $38,145
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $37,055 $39,845
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,130 $39,925
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $37,237 $40,040
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,311 $40,120
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,427 $42,395
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,608 $42,590
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,059 $43,075
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,241 $43,270
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,356 $45,545
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,538 $45,740
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2WD Reg Cab 137" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $27,189 $29,065
2WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $29,101 $31,190
2WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $29,277 $31,385
4WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $29,866 $32,040
2WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $30,326 $32,550
2WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $30,496 $32,740
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $30,500 $32,745
4WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $31,783 $34,170
4WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $31,954 $34,360
2WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $32,846 $35,350
4WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $33,003 $35,525
2WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $33,011 $35,535
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $33,178 $35,720
4WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $33,223 $35,770
2WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $34,870 $37,600
2WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $35,037 $37,785
4WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $35,774 $38,605
4WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $35,954 $38,805
2WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $36,917 $39,875
2WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $37,097 $40,075
4WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $37,804 $40,860
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $37,984 $41,060
2WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $39,208 $42,420
2WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $39,379 $42,610
4WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $39,743 $43,015
4WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $39,914 $43,205
4WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $42,039 $45,565
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $42,214 $45,760
2WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,497 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,667 $47,375
4WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,327 $50,330
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,503 $50,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,354
$27,189
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$29,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$484 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 68.0
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
60.3 67.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.1 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 96.7
Height, Overall (in)
77.6 76.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.6 52.4
Wheelbase (in)
133.7 137.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.8 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
56.0 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
38.7 35.2
Overhang, Front (in)
38.8 38.1
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 37.6
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.5 118.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
225.0 227.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
75.5 77.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 50.9
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.8 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.5 69.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 20.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.57 13.7 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.17 x 1.34 13.4 x 0.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 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)
36 35.0
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 47.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 49.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
24 20.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 660
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2580 3195
Rear Tire Order Code
QHQ TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 3195
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17 LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 660
Spare Tire Size
NA LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Order Code
QHQ TBK
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 3195
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBK
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 660
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17 LT245/75R17E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2550 3200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10200 12500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10200 12800
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
13000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1530 1875
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9300 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
16000 19000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2431 2540
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4400 3950
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3165 3346
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 21.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 2100
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4200 405 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L96 996
Displacement
6.0L/366 6.2L/379
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 5400 385 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 3.97
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.51
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.12
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.31
Trans Order Code
MYD 44P
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
HD Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Regular Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW
Body Code
E63 137" WB
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
Semi Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.31 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 3950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Ford Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 5250
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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