Compare 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2012 Ford Super Duty F-450

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2012 Ford Super Duty F-450
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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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4WD Crew Cab 172" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $45,486 $49,395
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $50,660 $55,145
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $54,009 $58,865
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $58,490 $63,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,354
$45,486
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$49,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$823 / 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 Hip Room (in)
60.3 67.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 68.0
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
- 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 68.0
Second Leg Room (in)
- 42.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 67.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
38.7 35.4
Overhang, Front (in)
38.8 38.1
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.5 154.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
225.0 263.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.1 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.6 79.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.6 52.4
Wheelbase (in)
133.7 172.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.8 8.0
Cab to Axle (in)
56.0 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.8 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.5 60.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
75.5 77.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 50.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.17 x 1.34 15.4 x 0.5
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.57 14.5 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
36 37.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 52.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
24 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 50.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 2910
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 660
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17 LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 660
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2580 2910
Rear Tire Order Code
QHQ TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2910
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
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
13000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1530 2625
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2550 6125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10200 17500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10200 24500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4400 6000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3165 4767
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9300 13300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6200 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
16000 33000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2431 3411
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 38.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 750
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 5400 400 @ 2800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbocharged Diesel V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4200 800@ 1600
Engine Order Code
L96 99T
Displacement
6.0L/366 6.7L/406
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.12
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.31
Trans Order Code
MYD 44W
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
Transfer Case Model
NA New Venture 271
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 3.97
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.72
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 Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.85
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code
E63 172" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Crew Cab Pickup
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.30
Axle Type - Front
Independent Dana Super 60 Monobeam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 6000
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.30
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 9000
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 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 9500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 6000
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - NA
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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