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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,354 $29,100
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $29,950 $32,205
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,168 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $32,229 $34,655
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,130 $39,925
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,351 $31,225
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $32,410 $34,850
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,311 $40,120
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,052 $33,035
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $33,991 $36,550
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,427 $42,395
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,236 $33,230
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $34,172 $36,745
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,608 $42,590
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,131 $32,055
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $32,880 $35,355
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,945 $33,985
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $35,293 $37,950
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,059 $43,075
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,129 $34,180
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $35,474 $38,145
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,241 $43,270
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,830 $35,990
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $37,055 $39,845
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,356 $45,545
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $34,013 $36,185
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $37,237 $40,040
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,538 $45,740
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.1
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
Second Leg Room (in) - 42.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 67.6
Second Head Room (in) - 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 68.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.6 50.9
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
Brakes
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 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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 36 37.5
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10200 17500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10200 24500
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6200 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16000 33000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2431 3411
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4400 6000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3165 4767
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9300 13300
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 38.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA 750
Engine
Displacement 6.0L/366 6.7L/406
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
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 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
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
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code E63 172" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.31 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200 9500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4400 6000
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
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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