Compare 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2008 Ford Super Duty F-450

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2008 Ford Super Duty F-450
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2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $22,380 $24,460
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $25,167 $27,505
4WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $25,263 $27,610
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $25,441 $27,805
2WD Reg Cab 133" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $25,766 $28,160
2WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $26,493 $28,955
2WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $26,768 $29,255
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $27,953 $30,550
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $28,049 $30,655
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $28,227 $30,850
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $28,323 $30,955
4WD Reg Cab 133" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $28,648 $31,310
4WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,376 $32,105
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $29,609 $32,360
4WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,650 $32,405
2WD Crew Cab 153" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $29,883 $32,660
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $29,883 $32,660
2WD Crew Cab 167" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $30,158 $32,960
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $30,835 $33,700
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $31,110 $34,000
2WD Crew Cab 153" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $31,457 $34,380
2WD Crew Cab 167" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $31,732 $34,680
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $32,299 $35,300
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $32,491 $35,510
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $32,574 $35,600
4WD Crew Cab 153" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $32,761 $35,805
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $32,761 $35,805
4WD Crew Cab 167" LT w/1LT N/A N/A $33,036 $36,105
2WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $34,147 $37,320
4WD Crew Cab 153" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $34,339 $37,530
2WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $34,422 $37,620
4WD Crew Cab 167" LT w/2LT N/A N/A $34,614 $37,830
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,181 $38,450
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,456 $38,750
4WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $37,030 $40,470
4WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $37,304 $40,770
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2WD Crew Cab 172" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $36,599 $39,710
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $39,223 $42,625
2WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $41,797 $45,485
2WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $44,209 $48,165
2WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $44,209 $48,165
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $44,271 $48,235
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,634 $50,860
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $46,634 $50,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,380
$36,599
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,460
$39,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$662 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Chevrolet Silverado HD is a focused work truck with excellent capabilities.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.9 35.6
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 37.6
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 36.5
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.5 154.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
224.7 262.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
11.3 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 96.6
Height, Overall (in)
76.4 79.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.1 52.4
Wheelbase (in)
133.0 172.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.6 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
55.9 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 95.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.8 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
75.5 77.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 63.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 50.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 0.79 15.35 x 0.47
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)
13.0 x 1.8 14.53 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 38
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 18.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.3 49.5
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QIZ TFB
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3042 3415
Spare Tire Order Code
ZIZ - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 646
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E 225/70R19.5G
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 643
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 3415
Rear Tire Order Code
QIZ TFB
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 3415
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E 225/70R19.5G
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 646
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10400 18500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1560 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2600 4625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10400 16000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
18500 27000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2931 4723
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9200 14500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6084 5600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2189 3567
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4200 4700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 19.5 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 19.5 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 750
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 HD 135
Engine
Fuel System
SFI Turbo-Charged OHV
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
373 @ 4400 625 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
LY6 99R
Displacement
6.0L/366 6.4L/- TBD -
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
353 @ 5400 325 @ 3000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbo Diesel V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
HD Automatic w/OD HD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 5.79
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 13.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.10
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 5.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 3.30
Trans Order Code
MYD 447
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA Yes
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code
E63 172" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Crew Cab 8'
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.30
Axle Type - Front
Independent Dana Monobeam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4800 7000
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6084 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Dana Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6900 11000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4800 5600
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder-Type

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