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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 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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,486
$27,189
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,395
$29,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$823 / month
$484 / 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
Passenger Capacity
6 3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 - TBD -
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)
35.4 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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.9 50.9
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
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 0.5 13.4 x 0.3
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)
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
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)
37.5 35.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 20.5
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBK
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
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
Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
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
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.12 3.12
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.31
Trans Order Code
44W 44P
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
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
6000 5250
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Leaf
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
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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