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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $21,427 $22,790
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $24,368 $26,630
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $24,918 $27,250
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $21,699 $23,095
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $25,187 $27,555
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $21,699 $23,095
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,187 $27,555
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $24,888 $26,615
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $26,833 $29,415
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,209 $29,840
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $30,413 $33,460
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $31,329 $34,495
2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,160 $26,915
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,474 $30,140
2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $28,200 $30,275
2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $29,403 $32,320
2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $32,610 $35,945
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,526 $36,980
2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $38,235 $42,300
2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $39,836 $44,110
2WD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 13 18 $43,726 $48,505
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 13 18 $43,018 $47,705
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $29,301 $31,490
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $30,500 $33,560
2WD SuperCrew 157" FX2 15 21 $32,875 $36,245
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $33,791 $37,280
2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $38,500 $42,600
2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $40,101 $44,410
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $25,491 $27,285
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $27,261 $29,900
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $27,809 $30,520
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $25,761 $27,580
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $28,075 $30,820
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $25,761 $27,580
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,075 $30,820
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $27,843 $29,880
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $29,726 $32,685
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $30,100 $33,110
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $33,664 $37,135
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $34,221 $37,765
4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,114 $30,180
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $31,194 $34,345
4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $31,979 $34,450
4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $33,126 $36,525
4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $35,860 $39,615
4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,417 $40,245
4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $41,126 $45,565
4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $42,728 $47,375
AWD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $46,618 $51,770
AWD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 12 16 $45,909 $50,970
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $32,252 $34,755
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $33,392 $36,825
4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $36,125 $39,915
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $36,683 $40,545
4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $41,392 $45,865
4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $42,993 $47,675
4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 14 $38,022 $42,060
4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 14 $40,577 $44,945
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,385 $21,235
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $24,933 $26,810
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,760 $21,625
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $25,049 $26,935
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $24,491 $25,780
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $26,528 $28,525
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $27,444 $29,510
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $33,168 $35,665
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,429 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $28,476 $30,620
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $33,447 $35,965
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,272 $29,760
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $28,592 $30,745
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $29,620 $31,850
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $31,257 $33,610
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $36,279 $39,010
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,496 $24,475
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 13 18 $28,058 $30,170
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,784 $24,775
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 13 18 $28,337 $30,470
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,367 $29,860
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $29,457 $31,675
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $30,015 $32,275
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $36,097 $38,815
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,421 $30,970
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $31,043 $33,380
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $36,376 $39,115
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $31,264 $32,910
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $31,522 $33,895
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $32,550 $35,000
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $39,208 $42,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,427
$20,385
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,790
$21,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$380 / month
$354 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line All-new engines across the 2011 Ford F-150 model line finally give these full-size trucks strong (yet efficient) performance to match their macho looks. The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado offer strong engines and comfortable interiors to complement impressive toughness and towing/hauling ratings, while the Hybrid model is the most fuel-efficient big pickup on the market.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 60.5 62.5
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.6 65.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 7.7
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.2 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.1 34.7
Overhang, Front (in) 38.3 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 134.4 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 213.2 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.8 73.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.2
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.6
Tailgate Width (in) 60.3 61.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 17.4 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.4 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 65.5 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.3 61.5
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 9.0 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) 13.7 x 9.1 13.0 x 1.2
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Driver Side
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.0 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.0 19.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.7 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/75R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code T7B QU1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Spare Tire Order Code T7B NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2004
Rear Tire Order Code T7B QU1
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 825 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1375 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 480
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 9100
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3500 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2010 1879
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6450 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2675 2584
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10400 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.0 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 2100 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 155 145
Engine
Displacement 3.7/227 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 6500 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 278 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99M LU3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 1.63
Trans Order Code 446 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab Pickup Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code 126" WB E63
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3500 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.23
Axle Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.0 1.81
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3750 3200
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3500 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.1 1.81
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Frame
Frame Type Fully-boxed Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.8 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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