Compare 2008 Dodge Sprinter Wagon vs 2008 Ford Econoline Wagon

2008 Dodge Sprinter Wagon
2008 Ford Econoline Wagon
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2500 144"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 144" N/A N/A $36,528 $40,140
2500 170" N/A N/A $40,877 $44,920
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E-150 XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-150 XL N/A N/A $23,292 $26,135
E-150 XLT N/A N/A $25,706 $28,910
E-350 Super XL N/A N/A $26,364 $29,665
E-350 Super Ext XL N/A N/A $28,443 $32,055
E-350 Super XLT N/A N/A $28,804 $32,470
E-350 Super Ext XLT N/A N/A $29,974 $33,815
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,528
$23,292
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,140
$26,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$669 / month
$436 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Ford Econoline is built for a purpose: carrying heavy stuff and lots of people. Most readers will be better served with a minivan or a big crossover like the coming 2009 Ford Flex.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Dual swing-out Panel
Interior Dimensions
Fourth Head Room (in)
- TBD - -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 66.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 68.1
Fourth Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - -
Third Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 40.2
Third Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 66.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 70.5
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 40.0
Fourth Leg Room (in)
- TBD - -
Third Head Room (in)
- TBD - 40.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 65.6
Fourth Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 71.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 38.9
Passenger Capacity
12 8
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 28.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
232.5 212.0
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
96.3 81.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 46.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
48.8 43.9
Wheelbase (in)
144 138.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.7 70.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 47.1
Overhang, Front (in)
39.5 35.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 51.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 120.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 236.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 53.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 53.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 87.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA 20.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.72 x - TBD -
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)
NA 12.9 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 35
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.6 46.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 48.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 709
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2680
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD T37
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2680
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT225/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 709
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT225/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code
TYD T37
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2680
Spare Tire Order Code
NA T37
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 709
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT225/75R16E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 610
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 5120
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2398 2515
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13550 12000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2931 3063
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8550 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 25.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1725
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 3400 225 @ 4800
Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
CRD EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1200 286 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
EXM 99W
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.32
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.55
Trans Order Code
DGZ 44Q
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Passenger Van Reg Passenger Van
Vehicle Name
Dodge Sprinter Wagon Ford Econoline Wagon
Body Code
NA 138.0" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 5120
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Single channel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 5520
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.92 4.10
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 4600
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - 1 Channel Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
Sliding Hinged

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