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Selected Style Reg Cab 137" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $20,268 $23,080
Supercab 142" XL N/A N/A $22,147 $25,290
Supercab 158" XL N/A N/A $22,321 $25,495
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XL N/A N/A $22,916 $26,195
Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $23,022 $26,320
Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $23,362 $26,720
Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $23,532 $26,920
Supercab 142" 4WD XL N/A N/A $24,802 $28,415
Supercab 158" 4WD XL N/A N/A $24,972 $28,615
Supercab 142" XLT N/A N/A $25,538 $29,280
Supercab 158" XLT N/A N/A $25,708 $29,480
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $25,725 $29,500
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,006 $29,830
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,180 $30,035
Supercab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $27,404 $31,475
Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $27,540 $31,635
Supercab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $27,574 $31,675
Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $27,714 $31,840
Supercab 142" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $28,237 $32,455
Supercab 158" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $28,411 $32,660
Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $29,665 $34,135
Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $29,665 $34,135
Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $29,839 $34,340
Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $29,839 $34,340
Supercab 142" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $30,043 $34,580
Supercab 158" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $30,218 $34,785
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $30,247 $34,820
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $30,417 $35,020
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $32,321 $37,260
Crew Cab 156" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $32,321 $37,260
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $32,321 $37,260
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $32,491 $37,460
Crew Cab 172" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $32,491 $37,460
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $32,491 $37,460
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $23,564 $26,725
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $24,488 $27,800
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,262 $29,805
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $26,735 $30,355
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,187 $30,880
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $27,810 $31,605
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $29,465 $33,500
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW ST N/A N/A $30,494 $34,725
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $30,540 $34,750
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW SLT N/A N/A $31,569 $35,975
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $33,176 $37,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $34,251 $39,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,268
$23,564
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,080
$26,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 67.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 67.4 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 76.5 74.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 137.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) 56.2 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 96.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.9 34.4
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 118.2 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 226.4 229.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.0 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 77.8 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.9 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.6 97.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 15.2
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.6 66.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.66 x 0.58 13.9 x 1.26
Brake Type Power 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) 13.39 x 0.47 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 38 35
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.7 44.7
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 49.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 13.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 664 649
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 2835
Rear Tire Order Code TBK NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 2835
Front Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 664 649
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17
Front Tire Order Code TBK NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 2835
Spare Tire Order Code TBK NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 664 649
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900 1090
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9000 10900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6100 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2417 2664
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3231 3255
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8800 11000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 18.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1904
Engine
Displacement 5.4L/330 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD - None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5000 330 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3750 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 995 EZA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.04
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.23 5.63
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code 445 DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.39
Trans Description Cont. HD Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.79 5.63
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name Ford Super Duty F-250 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code 137" WB 140.5" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6100 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Ford Full-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Ford Twin-I-Beam Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4850 4000
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder-Type Ladder
 
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