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Selected Style 2500 144"
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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
E-150 XL
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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 XLT N/A N/A $28,804 $32,470
E-350 Super Ext XL N/A N/A $28,443 $32,055
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
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TCC Rating
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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
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Dual swing-out Panel
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 42.5
Passenger Capacity 12 8
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 35
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 48.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.6 46.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
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
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13550 12000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2931 3063
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8550 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 5120
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2398 2515
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3800
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 25.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - 1725
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 115
Engine
Fuel System CRD EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 1200 286 @ 3500
Engine Order Code EXM 99W
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Sprinter Wagon Ford Econoline Wagon
Body Code NA 138.0" WB
Body Style Passenger Van Reg Passenger Van
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - 1 Channel Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding Hinged
 
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