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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 137" XL
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Drivetrain

Cab Size

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $27,189 $29,065
2WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $30,496 $32,740
2WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $29,101 $31,190
2WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $32,846 $35,350
2WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $36,917 $39,875
2WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $29,277 $31,385
2WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $33,011 $35,535
2WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $37,097 $40,075
2WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $30,326 $32,550
2WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $34,870 $37,600
2WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $39,208 $42,420
2WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,497 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $30,500 $32,745
2WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $35,037 $37,785
2WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $39,379 $42,610
2WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $43,667 $47,375
4WD Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $29,866 $32,040
4WD Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $33,223 $35,770
4WD SuperCab 142" XL N/A N/A $31,783 $34,170
4WD SuperCab 142" XLT N/A N/A $35,774 $38,605
4WD SuperCab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $39,743 $43,015
4WD SuperCab 158" XL N/A N/A $31,954 $34,360
4WD SuperCab 158" XLT N/A N/A $35,954 $38,805
4WD SuperCab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $39,914 $43,205
4WD Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $33,003 $35,525
4WD Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $37,804 $40,860
4WD Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $42,039 $45,565
4WD Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,327 $50,330
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $33,178 $35,720
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $37,984 $41,060
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $42,214 $45,760
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,503 $50,525
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL
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Cab Size

Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.1
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 68.0
Second Leg Room (in) - 42.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 67.6
Second Head Room (in) - 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.9 50.9
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 - TBD -
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
Brakes
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) 13.4 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0 37.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 660 660
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Order Code TBK TBK
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1875 2625
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
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3346 4767
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
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 21.0 38.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 750
Maximum Alternator Watts 2100 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 157 157
Engine
Displacement 6.2L/379 6.7L/406
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
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
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.67
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.97
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.72
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code 137" WB 172" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Suspension
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
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
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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