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Reg Cab 126" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,949 $20,475
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $18,207 $20,780
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $18,663 $21,315
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,333 $23,280
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $20,609 $23,605
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $20,864 $23,905
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $21,973 $25,210
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,228 $25,510
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,272 $25,560
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 15 20 $22,276 $25,565
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,433 $25,750
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $22,531 $25,865
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,692 $26,055
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,125 $26,565
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,258 $26,720
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,852 $27,420
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,383 $28,045
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $24,643 $28,350
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,652 $28,360
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $24,902 $28,655
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,910 $28,665
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,952 $28,715
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,072 $28,855
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,213 $29,020
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,331 $29,160
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,370 $29,205
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,799 $29,710
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,938 $29,875
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,364 $30,375
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $26,678 $30,745
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $26,938 $31,050
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,963 $31,080
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $26,984 $31,105
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,239 $31,405
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,478 $31,685
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,711 $31,960
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,945 $32,235
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,872 $33,325
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $28,969 $33,440
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,071 $33,560
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,130 $33,630
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,512 $34,080
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,773 $34,385
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,858 $34,485
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,852 $35,655
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $31,647 $36,590
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $31,944 $36,940
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $34,622 $40,090
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Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $18,928 $20,915
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,199 $21,215
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,326 $21,355
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,416 $21,455
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $20,995 $23,995
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $21,792 $24,080
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $22,063 $24,380
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,255 $25,435
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $22,461 $25,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,518 $25,735
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,163 $27,615
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 21 $24,495 $27,995
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $24,981 $28,550
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $25,243 $28,850
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 16 20 $25,545 $29,195
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $25,799 $29,485
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,005 $29,720
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,267 $30,020
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 20 $26,420 $30,195
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $26,849 $30,685
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $27,090 $30,960
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $27,680 $31,635
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $28,140 $32,160
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $28,730 $32,835
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $28,993 $33,135
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $29,255 $33,435
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $29,610 $33,840
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $30,218 $34,535
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $30,366 $34,705
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $31,915 $36,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $32,178 $36,775
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $33,446 $38,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,949
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,475
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
65.4 61.4
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.5 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.1 31.6
Overhang, Front (in)
36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 42.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
211.2 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.5 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.4 47.3
Wheelbase (in)
126.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 8.0
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 78.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.8 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60.3 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.3 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
65.5 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
62.4 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
65.2 63.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 0.47 NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.55 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type
Power Hydraulic
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.0 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.8 40.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 14.2
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1953 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
T72 QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1953 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
T72 QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1953 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
T72 QPR
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 585
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3900
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7200 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2565 2401
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6500 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3400 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2050 1696
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3400 3150
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
19.7 16.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 145
Engine
Fuel System
EFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 3750 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
992 LU3
Displacement
4.2L/256 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
202 @ 4350 195 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.40
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 2.32
Trans Order Code
44M MG5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code
126" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Vehicle Name
Ford F-150 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4150 3150
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 3686
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 35
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3150 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 3.23
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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