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Selected Style 4WD Crew Cab 172" XL
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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
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,354 $29,100
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $29,950 $32,205
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,168 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $32,229 $34,655
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,130 $39,925
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,351 $31,225
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $32,410 $34,850
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,311 $40,120
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,052 $33,035
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $33,991 $36,550
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,427 $42,395
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,236 $33,230
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $34,172 $36,745
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,608 $42,590
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,131 $32,055
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $32,880 $35,355
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,945 $33,985
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $35,293 $37,950
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,059 $43,075
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,129 $34,180
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $35,474 $38,145
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,241 $43,270
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,830 $35,990
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $37,055 $39,845
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,356 $45,545
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $34,013 $36,185
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $37,237 $40,040
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,538 $45,740
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,486
$27,354
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,395
$29,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$823 / month
$485 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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 Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 65.2
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 67.6 60.3
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Leg Room (in) 42.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 41.3
Second Hip Room (in) 67.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 154.2 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 263.0 225.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 9.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 79.7 77.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.4 52.6
Wheelbase (in) 172.4 133.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 9.8
Cab to Axle (in) 56.3 56.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 80.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 35.4 38.7
Overhang, Front (in) 38.1 38.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.6 62.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.0 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 77.3 75.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.9 50.6
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 61.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.0 97.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.5 x 0.6 13.8 x 1.57
Brake Type Pwr 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) 15.4 x 0.5 14.17 x 1.34
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 37.5 36
Fuel Tank Location Midship - TBD -
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 52.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 50.4 44.9
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2910 2580
Rear Tire Order Code TBK QHQ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2910 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 660 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R17E NA
Front Tire Order Code TBK QHQ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2910 3195
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 660 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R17E LT245/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 660 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2625 1530
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 6125 2550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 17500 10200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 24500 10200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 13000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3411 2431
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 6000 4400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4767 3165
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 13300 9300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9000 6200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 33000 16000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 38.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 157 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 2100 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 750 NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 800@ 1600 380 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 99T L96
Displacement 6.7L/406 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 2800 360 @ 5400
Engine Type Turbocharged Diesel V8 Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Model New Venture 271 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.67
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.97 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.72 NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.53
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 1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.12 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.31 2.36
Trans Order Code 44W MYD
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift HD Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Body Code 172" WB E63
Body Style Crew Cab Pickup Reg Cab 8' Fleetside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Semi Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.31
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9500 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 6000 4400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.30 3.73
Axle Type - Front Dana Super 60 Monobeam Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 6000 4400
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.30 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9000 6200
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year NA - TBD -
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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