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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 $20,778 $22,470
Supercab 142" XL N/A N/A $22,674 $24,600
Supercab 158" XL N/A N/A $22,852 $24,800
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XL N/A N/A $23,457 $25,480
Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $23,902 $25,980
Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $24,076 $26,175
Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $23,582 $26,210
Supercab 142" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,357 $27,615
Supercab 158" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,531 $27,810
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,577 $28,985
Supercab 142" XLT N/A N/A $26,123 $29,130
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,755 $29,185
Supercab 158" XLT N/A N/A $26,293 $29,325
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $26,310 $29,345
Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $28,150 $31,460
Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $28,320 $31,655
Supercab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $28,416 $31,765
Supercab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $28,594 $31,970
Supercab 142" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $28,851 $32,265
Supercab 158" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $29,029 $32,470
Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $30,882 $34,600
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $31,060 $34,805
Supercab 142" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,091 $34,840
Supercab 158" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,260 $35,035
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW ST N/A N/A $24,161 $27,420
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW SLT N/A N/A $25,000 $28,395
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,860 $30,500
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW Laramie N/A N/A $26,995 $30,715
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW ST N/A N/A $27,333 $31,050
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,699 $31,475
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW SLT N/A N/A $28,339 $32,220
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $29,694 $33,795
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $30,063 $34,195
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW Laramie N/A N/A $30,515 $34,750
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $31,069 $35,365
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW ST N/A N/A $31,091 $35,420
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW SLT N/A N/A $32,097 $36,590
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $33,245 $37,895
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $33,774 $38,510
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW Laramie N/A N/A $34,273 $39,120
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $34,780 $39,680
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW SLT N/A N/A $34,916 $39,710
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $36,956 $42,210
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $37,608 $42,800
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW Laramie N/A N/A $39,297 $44,805
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $41,990 $47,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,778
$24,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,470
$27,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$457 / 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 Hip Room (in) 67.4 65.1
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 67.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.9 37.1
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2 39.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 118.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 226.4 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 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 49.9
Wheelbase (in) 137.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 7.6
Cab to Axle (in) 56.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.6 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.6 66.4
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
Brakes
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
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 Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 38 35
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 49.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.7 47.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TBK TPY
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code TBK TPY
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 664 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 664 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TBK TPY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 664 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900 1085
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 10850
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3111 3183
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8800 11000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6100 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2393 2824
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 4110
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 18.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) HD 115 136
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3750 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 995 EZA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.38
Trans Description Cont. HD Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.79 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.10
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.23 5.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.48
Trans Order Code 445 DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Super Duty F-250 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code 137" WB 140.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Reg Cab 8' Box
Suspension
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 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Leaf Leaf
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 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder-Type Ladder
 
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