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