Compare 2012 Ford Super Duty F-450 vs 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2012 Ford Super Duty F-450
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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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
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2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,354 $29,100
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,168 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,351 $31,225
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,131 $32,055
2WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $29,950 $32,205
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,052 $33,035
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,236 $33,230
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,945 $33,985
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,129 $34,180
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $32,229 $34,655
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $32,410 $34,850
4WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT N/A N/A $32,880 $35,355
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,830 $35,990
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $34,013 $36,185
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $33,991 $36,550
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $34,172 $36,745
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $35,293 $37,950
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT N/A N/A $35,474 $38,145
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $37,055 $39,845
2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,130 $39,925
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $37,237 $40,040
2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $37,311 $40,120
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,427 $42,395
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $39,608 $42,590
4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,059 $43,075
4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ N/A N/A $40,241 $43,270
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $42,356 $45,545
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
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
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 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.0 65.2
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
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
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
58.6 NA
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 Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
37.5 36
Fuel Tank Location
Midship - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
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
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 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2910 2580
Rear Tire Order Code
TBK QHQ
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
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
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
3411 2431
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
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
Transfer Case Model
New Venture 271 NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
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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