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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 137" XL
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,486
$27,189
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,395
$29,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$823 / month
$484 / 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
Second Leg Room (in) 42.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 67.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 68.0
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 68.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) 67.6 67.6
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 35.4 35.2
Overhang, Front (in) 38.1 38.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 37.6
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 154.2 118.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 263.0 227.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 96.7
Height, Overall (in) 79.7 76.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.4 52.4
Wheelbase (in) 172.4 137.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 56.3 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.0 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.6 69.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.0 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 77.3 77.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.6 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.9 50.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.5 x 0.6 13.7 x 0.5
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 13.4 x 0.3
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 37.5 35.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 50.4 47.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 52.5 49.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 20.5
Tires
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) 2910 3195
Rear Tire Order Code TBK TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2910 3195
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
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2910 3195
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - TBK
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 17500 12500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 24500 12800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2625 1875
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 6125 3200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9000 6200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 33000 19000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3411 2540
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 6000 3950
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4767 3346
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 13300 10000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 38.9 21.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 2100 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 750 NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 157 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 650
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 800@ 1600 405 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99T 996
Displacement 6.7L/406 6.2L/379
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 2800 385 @ 5500
Engine Type Turbocharged Diesel V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
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 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 New Venture 271 NA
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.97
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.72 NA
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.12 3.12
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.31 2.31
Trans Order Code 44W 44P
Summary
Body Style Crew Cab Pickup Regular Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW
Body Code 172" WB 137" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.30 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9000 6100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9500 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 6000 3950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.30 3.73
Axle Type - Front Dana Super 60 Monobeam Ford Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 6000 5250
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring 2-Stage Leaf
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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