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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,473 $18,930
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $17,736 $19,225
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $19,095 $21,230
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,752 $23,135
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $21,044 $23,470
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $21,301 $23,765
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,003 $24,020
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $22,083 $24,110
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,265 $24,315
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,345 $24,405
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 16 20 $22,701 $25,375
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,745 $25,425
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $23,006 $25,725
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,628 $26,440
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,754 $26,585
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,775 $27,135
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,376 $27,300
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $25,038 $27,430
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,863 $27,860
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $25,129 $28,165
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $25,385 $28,460
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,438 $28,520
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,572 $28,675
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,699 $28,820
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,833 $28,975
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,881 $29,030
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,325 $29,540
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $26,446 $29,680
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,864 $30,160
SuperCrew 150" XLT 15 19 $27,125 $30,460
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $27,138 $30,475
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $27,399 $30,775
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,482 $30,870
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,721 $31,145
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,747 $31,175
SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 15 19 $27,848 $31,290
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,008 $31,475
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,469 $32,005
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,500 $32,040
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $29,457 $33,140
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,618 $33,325
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,631 $33,340
SuperCrew 150" Lariat 14 19 $29,718 $33,440
SuperCrew 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $29,879 $33,625
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,896 $33,645
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,005 $33,770
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,266 $34,070
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $30,601 $34,455
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,644 $34,505
Supercab 145" Harley-Davidson 14 19 $30,875 $34,770
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,627 $35,635
SuperCrew 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,888 $35,935
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $32,210 $36,305
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,459 $36,590
SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 14 19 $32,471 $36,605
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $32,611 $36,765
SuperCrew 150" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,720 $36,890
Supercab 145" 4WD Harley-Davidson 14 18 $33,933 $38,285
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,212 $39,755
SuperCrew 150" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,473 $40,055
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,210 $19,270
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,441 $19,515
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,048 $19,725
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,450 $20,165
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,045 $23,000
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,250 $23,225
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,310 $23,290
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $21,584 $23,590
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,658 $23,670
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $22,522 $24,615
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS 16 20 $23,391 $25,565
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $23,433 $25,610
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,096 $26,335
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,320 $26,580
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,361 $26,625
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,508 $26,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $24,933 $27,250
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,693 $28,080
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $25,743 $28,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $25,770 $28,165
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,830 $28,230
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $25,995 $28,410
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $26,040 $28,460
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $26,095 $28,520
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $27,065 $29,580
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,417 $29,965
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $27,536 $30,095
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,555 $30,115
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,820 $30,405
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $28,470 $31,115
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,593 $31,250
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,859 $31,540
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,991 $31,685
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $29,261 $31,980
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $30,121 $32,920
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,318 $33,135
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,583 $33,425
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,721 $33,575
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $31,851 $34,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,473
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,930
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$316 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.1 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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) 73.7 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.4 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 126.0 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 65.2 63.8
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 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.4 NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 0.47 NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-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 11.8 x 1.18
Brake Type Power Hydraulic
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location Midship LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
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
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Size P235/70R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code T72 QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T72 QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7200 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2549 2400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6500 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3400 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1976 1682
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.7 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1650 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 145
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code 126" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Suspension
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
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 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 3.23
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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