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2012 Ford Super Duty F-250
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2WD Reg Cab 137" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $27,189 $29,065
2WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $29,101 $31,190
2WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $29,277 $31,385
4WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $29,866 $32,040
2WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $30,326 $32,550
2WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $30,496 $32,740
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $30,500 $32,745
4WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $31,783 $34,170
4WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $31,954 $34,360
2WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $32,846 $35,350
4WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $33,003 $35,525
2WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $33,011 $35,535
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $33,178 $35,720
4WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $33,223 $35,770
2WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $34,870 $37,600
2WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $35,037 $37,785
4WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $35,774 $38,605
4WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $35,954 $38,805
2WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $36,917 $39,875
2WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $37,097 $40,075
4WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $37,804 $40,860
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $37,984 $41,060
2WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $39,208 $42,420
2WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $39,379 $42,610
4WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $39,743 $43,015
4WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $39,914 $43,205
4WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $42,039 $45,565
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $42,214 $45,760
2WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,497 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,667 $47,375
4WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,327 $50,330
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,503 $50,525
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4WD Crew Cab 172" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $45,486 $49,395
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $50,660 $55,145
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $54,009 $58,865
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $58,490 $63,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,189
$45,486
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,065
$49,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$484 / month
$823 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
67.6 67.6
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.0 68.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 42.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 67.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 68.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
35.2 35.4
Overhang, Front (in)
38.1 38.1
Frame Width, Rear (in)
37.6 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
118.9 154.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
227.6 263.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
96.7 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
76.6 79.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.4 52.4
Wheelbase (in)
137.0 172.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 8.0
Cab to Axle (in)
56.3 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.0 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
69.3 60.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.0 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
77.3 77.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
63.5 60.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.9 50.9
Tailgate Width (in)
60.6 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x 0.3 15.4 x 0.5
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)
13.7 x 0.5 14.5 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35.0 37.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
49.6 52.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.5 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.7 50.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 2910
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
660 660
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
660 660
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 2910
Rear Tire Order Code
TBK TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 2910
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
660 660
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Order Code
TBK TBK
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
3200 6125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12500 17500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12800 24500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1875 2625
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
10000 13300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6200 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
19000 33000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2540 3411
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3950 6000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3346 4767
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
21.0 38.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
2100 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
157 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 750
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 5500 400 @ 2800
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Turbocharged Diesel V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
405 @ 4500 800@ 1600
Engine Order Code
996 99T
Displacement
6.2L/379 6.7L/406
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.12 3.12
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.31
Trans Order Code
44P 44W
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Transfer Case Model
NA New Venture 271
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.97 3.97
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.72
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.51 1.51
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code
137" WB 172" WB
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Ford Twin-I-Beam Dana Super 60 Monobeam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5250 6000
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.30
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6100 9000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 9500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3950 6000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.30
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
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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